If you love the craft of songwriting, chances are you're a fan of Townes Van Zandt, the Texas troubadour considered one of the greatest tunesmiths of all time. Join here to connect with other Townes fans near and far.
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I was on a business trip in Texas, must be 15 years ago now and on the radio comcs the Willie Nelson - Merle Haggard cover of Townes Van Zandt's wonderful Pancho and Lefty. For a New York City boy…Continue
Started by Lon Nork. Last reply by Lon Nork Aug 7, 2013.
In 1981 or 82, Townes played The Rainbow Tavern in The U District in Seattle, WA. I attended with my then girlfriend Britt who was always fun at concerts. I had a cassette tape of what I thought were…Continue
Started by Tim M. Otto. Last reply by Tim M. Otto Oct 4, 2012.
The first Townes I heard was Poncho and Lefty, the Emmylou Harris version about eight years before Willie and Merle. She being a long time songwriter's singer I was hooked from 'his horse was fast as…Continue
Started by Barry Garneau. Last reply by victor pearson Jun 8, 2012.