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Townes Van Zandt

Townes Van Zandt
Born: Mar 7, 1944 in Fort Worth, TX
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Died: Jan 1, 1997 in Mt. Juliet, TN
Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: Townes Van Zandt's music doesn't jump up and down, wear fancy clothes, or beat around the bush. Whether he was singing a quiet, introspective country-folk song or a driving, hungry blues, Van Zandt's lyrics and melodies were filled with the kind of haunting truth and beauty that you knew instinctively. ...Read full biography
Live at the Old Quarter
Released: 1977
Label: CoraZong Records
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Townes Van Zandt is better regarded as a songwriter than as a performer, and not without reason -- he was a peerless lyricist with a singular ability to capture the landscape of the heart and soul in words, ...Read full review
Live At The Old Quarter Houston, Texas
Released: 1977
Label: The Orchard
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More Townes Van Zandt albums: Main Albums (28), Compilations (48), DVD/Video (1)
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