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  1. A mescal-loving diva and 26 more things to know about in SanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MySanAntonio.com

    ... includes Patsy Torres, Gene ... more When his debut album appeared in 1986, there was no mistaking the Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark-inspired Texas artist in 1986 with songs like "This Back Porch" (written with Texas A&M friend Robert Earl Keen), ...

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  2. Patricia Arquette Starring in Comedy Produced by Singer/Songwriter Haroula RoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Here The Blue is reminiscent of Daniel Lanois' production if he could have worked with Judee Sill or Townes Van Zandt - a couple of Rose's main inspirations for the album. The album title is a phrase from in an Emerson poem entitled "The River" that ...

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  3. William Clark Green finds his place on Billboard's Country and Indie chartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... that's part folk, part country and part rock 'n' roll - putting him in the Texas songwriting tradition of Townes Van Zandt, Lyle Lovett, Jerry Jeff Walker, Steve Earle and Green's hero, Willis Alan Ramsey. Unlike some writers, particularly those who ...

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  4. Townes Van Zandt to join Nashville Songwriters Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Newsday

    Texas singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt will be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, along with songwriters Aaron Barker, Beth Nielsen Chapman and Bob Morrison. The critically acclaimed Zandt wrote "Pancho and Lefty," ''To Live is to Fly," ''Waitin' Around to Die," and "Be Here to Love Me," and influenced a generation of songwriters in Nashville.

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  5. Townes Van Zandt to join Nashville Songwriters Hall of FameNASHVILLE...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Northern Life

    Texas singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt will be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, along with songwriters Aaron Barker, Beth Nielsen Chapman and Bob Morrison. The critically acclaimed Zandt wrote "Pancho and Lefty," ''To Live is to Fly," ''Waitin' Around to Die," and "Be Here to Love Me," and influenced a generation of songwriters in Nashville.

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  6. Songwriters showcase Aug. 12 at SpeakeasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Capital Weekly

    ... now. He writes with a strong commitment to the clear and honest styles of songwriters such as JJ Cale, Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark and Lucinda Williams. Neils and Lalor perform a wide range of acoustic numbers including blues and country from the ...

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  7. LIVE: Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival @ Walsh Farm, 7/15/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Nippertown!

    ... harmony, stinging solos by all three members and great lead vocals primarily by Muench. A fine rendition of Townes Van Zandt's "Loretta" with three-part harmony and stellar mandolin playing by Craven closed the set, but it was a stirring rendition ...

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  8. Ballad traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Missoula Independent Online

    Hayes Carll steps beyond his influences Townes Van Zandt is among the most influential artists manqué of the last 20 years.

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  9. Fondrens Woodson Research Center expands Houston Folk Music ArchiveRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Dobson has been described as "the Hemingway of Texas music" by the Houston Press. A contemporary of Townes Van Zandt and a favorite of John Prine, he was a key figure in the group of Texans who coalesced in Austin and Houston in the early '70s and ...

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  10. The Wainwright Sisters finally get their act togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | North Shore News

    ... songs, songs written by their father, and covers of country tunes by the likes of Jimmie Rogers and Townes Van Zandt. All the songs relate to children or babies, and all of them are "morbid and negative in some way," Martha explains. The traditional ...

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  11. The Good, the Bad and the NoodlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Eugene Weekly

    ... John Denver. "With a slight shift in the breeze," you exclaim, "Taylor's sound could return to vogue like Townes Van Zandt or Kris Kristofferson, and this bespectacled phony will clutch onto his vinyl copy of Mud Slide Slim and The Blue Horizon like ...

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  12. Hayes Carll remains a country boy at heartRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Georgia Straight

    Hayes Carll is often considered the logical heir to songwriting greats Kris Kristofferson, John Prine, and Townes Van Zandt, but if it hadn't been for a chance encounter during his adolescence he could just as easily have been the next Jack Kerouac. "When I was a teenager, I thought I wanted to be an author or a short-story writer.

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  13. Austin singer Schmidt to perform at Crimson MoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | The Times

    ... He has amassed a loyal following for his poetic, poignant imagery, drawing comparisons to Leonard Cohen, Townes Van Zandt and Dave Carter. Sing Out Magazine's said of him, "Schmidt is a force of nature: a blue moon, a hundred-year flood, an ...

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  14. Rufus, Martha and Lucy Wainwright to perform at Montreal's Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | CBC News

    ... will perform songs from their families' repertoire along with other folk classics like Simon & Garfunkel or Townes Van Zandt. They perform Wednesday, July 6 through Friday. Tickets to those shows, which will take place at ThA A tre du Nouveau ...

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  15. Defending folk's good name, Kevin Morby pulls out the stops at Boot and SaddleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... ); mellower tracks like "Miles, Miles, Miles," "Parade," and "Black Flowers" (which, along with a cover of Townes Van Zandt's "No Place To Fall," he played solo) would feel right at home at The Gaslight CafA (of Greenwich Village). CBGB might ...

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  16. For Max Jury, boy bands gave way to soul singers as he discovered his own voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Digital Trends

    ... because that was just around the house and the world I lived in. No new country, mostly Willie Nelson and Townes Van Zandt. Those are the big ones. I listened to... A lot of country, too... No new country, mostly Willie Nelson and Townes Van Zandt. ...

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  17. Hubbard still gains converts as 'the Wylie Lama'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... emerge as a survivor. Maybe it has something to do with going forth armed with three names, not just two? (Townes Van Zandt, who had been one Hubbard's Texas cohorts, was not as fortunate, Hubbard might note.) Whatever their secrets, Hubbard makes ...

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  18. New WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Bohemian.com

    Raised in Petaluma, singer and songwriter Ismay has been immersed in the music of the American West since she can remember. The granddaughter of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass founder Warren Hellman, Ismay grew up playing and singing the songs of seminal musicians like Townes Van Zandt as well as contemporary masters like Cat Power's Chan Marshall.

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  19. L-Acoustics Out With The Avett Brothers On True Sadness TourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | ProSoundWeb

    Special Event Services of Winston-Salem, NC recently specified a system combining L-Acoustics ' K1 and K2 systems for an extensive North American outing with The Avett Brothers. Described by the San Francisco Chronicle as having the "heavy sadness of Townes Van Zandt, the light pop concision of Buddy Holly, the tuneful jangle of the Beatles, the raw energy of the Ramones," The Avett Brothers combine bluegrass, country, punk, pop, folk, rock, indie, honkytonk and ragtime to produce a unique sound that can be a challenge to reinforce in a concert setting.

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  20. Rainy and the Rattlesnakes open for Reischman's JaybirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... along with seven others on the album. It also includes a cover of Reischman's "The Cypress Hills" and Townes Van Zandt's "Pancho and Lefty." Longtime acquaintances of Reischman's, Rainy and the Rattlesnakes hope to open the show with a mandolin duet ...

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