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AUDIO: Townes Van Zandt (1986)

Holger Petersen, Rock's Backpages Audio, 4 January 1986

The Texas troubadour talks about his rootless youth; getting his songs covered by stars; the dangers of the road; bluesmen in general and Lightnin' Hopkins in particular; songwriting, "sky" songs and 'Pancho and Lefty'; and sharing a house with Guy Clark and Rodney Crowell! Read a transcript of the audio here.


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