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Townes Van Zandt
John Townes Van Zandt is an American singer and songwriter. He has written many songs, such as "Pancho and Lefty", "For the Sake of the Song", "Tecumseh Valley", "Rex's Blues" and "To Live Is to Fly", which are widely regarded as masterpiece of American Text. His music style is often described as melancholy and poetic. During his early years, Van Zandt was respected for his guitar playing and fingering techniques. In 1983, six years after Emmylou Harris first popularized it, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard covered their song "Pancho and Lefty", reaching number one on the Billboard country music charts. Much of Van Zandt's life was spent visiting the various dive bars, often living in cheap hostel rooms and log cabins. For most of the 1970s, he lived in a simple cabin with no electricity or telephone.
Birth nameJohn Townes Van Zandt
BornMarch 7, 1944, Fort Worth, Texas, US
DiedJanuary 1, 1997, Smyrna, Tennessee, US
GenresCountry, folk, blues
Occupation(s)Musician, singer-songwriter, producer, arranger
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active1965–1996
LabelsPoppy, Tomato, Sugar Hill, TVZ, Fat Possum
Associated actsBlaze Foley, Guy Clark, Steve Earle, Lightnin' Hopkins, Mickey Newbury

About Townes Van Zandt

Country Singer Townes Van Zandt was born in Fort Worth, Texas, United States on March 7, 1944. He dies at the age of 52, on January 1, 1997.

The outlaw country singer and songwriter published three albums:"If I Needed You,""To Live Is to Fly", and"No Place to Fall". Rock Singer Andrew Bird and Folk Singer Gillian Welch are two artists who have performed covers of his songs.

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Townes Van Zandt before becoming famous

Townes Van Zandt was born in the Zodiac sign Pisces (The Fish), and 1944 is also the year of Monkey (猴) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He started playing the guitar at the age of twelve and was diagnosed with manic depression during his adolescent. During his brief time at the University of Houston, he experimented with narcotics and suffered mental breakdowns.

Achievement of Townes Van Zandt

The film Be Here to Love Me, based on his musical career and life as an alcoholic and drug abuser, was released in 2006.

Townes Van Zandt's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He is the father of three children and has been married three times.

Townes Van Zandt on Social Media

Townes Van Zandt on Facebook: @119096611443658.

Townes Van Zandt Collabed with

Folk Singer Neil Young, the singer, referred to him as an inspiration.

Townes Van Zandt Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Townes Van Zandt updated on March 09 2023.