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Steve Van Zandt’s Soulfire
Springsteen henchman and Sopranos boss hits the road and classrooms
"...Miami Steve Van Zandt, Silvio Dante, Frank Tagliano – a phone..."

May 24, 2018 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt
Vivid yet impressionistic, this documentary tribute to the musician Townes Van Zandt brings the life and the music of this songwriter's songwriter into focus.
"...impressionistic, Margaret Brown’s film tribute to the singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt brings the late musician and his career into..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Townes Without Pity
The battle for Townes Van Zandt's legacy
"...none of my damn business." As one of Townes Van Zandt's closest friends, Clark is apparently hellbent on staying..."

June 14, 2002 Music Feature by Andy Langer

The Dean of Texas Songwriters
Townes Van Zandt Dead at 52
"...a major blow on New Year's Day when Townes Van Zandt, the dean of Texas songwriters, passed away at..."

Jan. 10, 1997 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

I Live My Broken Dreams
This year's rock docs examine the 'outsider myth' and more among the likes of Daniel Johnston, Townes Van Zandt, and Wild Man Fischer
"...Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt..."

March 11, 2005 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

Guy Clark Biographer Tamara Saviano
“He shared things with me he didn’t share with other people”
"...triangle of the subject, his wife Susanna, and Townes Van Zandt. April 7, the Texas Heritage Songwriters’ Association honors..."

March 30, 2017 Music Post by Doug Freeman

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'Be Here to Love Me' captures the poetry and loss of the late great Townes Van Zandt
"...On the cover this week is Townes Van Zandt. Margaret Brown's film Be Here to Love Me:..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Column by Louis Black

High, Low, and In Between
Steve Earle talks Townes
"...When Steve Earle was only 16 years old, he had already..."

June 19, 2009 Music Post by Doug Freeman

35 Years of the Austin Music Awards
Living in a dream
"...guest star Stevie Ray Vaughn [sic], Extreme Heat, the Van Wilks Band, Chinanine, and an all-star jazz group called..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature by Doug Freeman

Austin Music Awards’ Message of Love
35th annual local prom sets a new standard
"...set, country sirens the Trishas took the stage with Savannah Welch carefully steadying herself on a new prosthetic leg..."

March 13, 2017 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Denny Laine Saves the World
British Invasion pioneer played it, sang it, saw it all
"...quite big. In fact, the drummer from ELO, Bev Bevan, was in that band with me. It was called..."

April 26, 2018 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

This Old Porch
Appraisal of Sunday's Texas Heritage Songwriters HOF Awards
"...when I saw Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keen, and Steve Earle all on the ACL Live stage Sunday night...."

March 6, 2012 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Frank Erwin Center, April 17
"...guitar work on "Mansion on the Hill," Sopranos star Steve Van Zandt's searing "Murder Incorporated" guitar solo, the keyboard..."

April 21, 2000 Music Review by Christopher Gray

A Son of the Fathers of Texas
Steve Mendell's life, work, and music filled in the gaps
"...bittersweet reminder of the transience of life. “My cousin Steve Mendell passed away August 19 at age 65, after..."

Sept. 24, 2012 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Yard Dog Turns 20
Dream Syndicate and Mekons frontmen art – rock
"...and tomorrow they celebrate with music and art by Steve Wynn and Jon Langford...."

Sept. 4, 2015 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Beaver Nelson
"...meditates on growing old gracelessly. A burnished cover of Steve Van Zandt's "Men Without Women" fits in skillfully among..."

Sept. 9, 2016 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Hey Ho, Let’s Go!
Thumbs up for Joey Ramone's new solo disc
"...gather the frontman's contemporaries to fill in the blanks. Steve Van Zandt, Joan Jett, Lenny Kaye, Cheap Trick's Bun..."

July 18, 2012 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band
"..."Sherry Darling" and "I'm a Rocker." Springsteen dueled with Steve Van Zandt on "Prove It All Night" and dueted..."

April 10, 2009 Music Review by Austin Powell

Spotlight: Jessi Colter
Jessi Colter picks up the pieces and the pace.
"...his first gig. The show corrals the likes of Steve Van Zandt, Hank Jr., Tony Joe White, and Was..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

TV Eye
A tribute to Nancy Marchand, matriarch of The Sopranos, who died of lung cancer on June 18.
"...(James Gandolfini), Carmela, Dr. Melfi (Lorraine Bracco), and Silvio (Steve Van Zandt), but no Livia. I even went so..."

June 30, 2000 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

We Were From Texas
Texas Triangle: Guy Clark, Susanna Clark, Townes Van Zandt
"...of fame. A black and white photo of Townes Van Zandt, his haunted eyes somehow tracking around the room,..."

July 19, 2013 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

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Steve Earle brings Townes Van Zandt's ghost along on Silver City's magical mystery tour; it hangs around for the Toronto Film Festival
"...screening. Cartoonist Tom Tomorrow (Dan Perkins) projected select strips; Steve Earle and Kris Kristofferson played songs; Sayles and Renzi..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Column by Louis Black

Waitin' 'Round to Live
The making and subsequent success of Poet: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt
"...Poet: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt opens with Guy Clark's version of "To Live's..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Steve Earle
"...Steve EarleTownes (New West)..."

May 15, 2009 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Life and Work, Light and Dark
How the legacy of Townes Van Zandt more than met its match in 'some dumb New York girl'
"...of Be Here to Love Me, her toast-of–the-music-and-film-world Townes Van Zandt documentary. At one point, she pauses to put..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Townes Van Zandt
"...Townes Van Zandt Anthology 1968-1979 (Fuel 2000) Poet: A Tribute to..."

Aug. 31, 2001 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

The 2016-17 Austin Music Awards’ Texan Tower of Song
Thirty-five years of AMAs? More like 181 years of Texas on one stage, on one night!
"...local. Not that year, actually. In 2015, he materialized Steven Van Zandt for the Ian McLagan spanner. Last March,..."

March 10, 2017 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Street Cred to Burn
The 1996-97 Austin Music Awards
" Austin music in 1996: Minus a single transcendent, galvanizing band to rally around, Austin's edgier outposts lost a..."

March 7, 1997 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Austin Music Awards Show Performers 1983-2016
Every AMA performance lineup of the past 34 years
"...Band with special guest Stevie Ray Vaughan, Extreme Heat, Van Wilks Band, Chinanine, Concept..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature

Page Two: Counting to 10
Lynd Ward, Blaze Foley, and the impossibility of a simple list
"...Haggard, Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett, and John Prine. Townes Van Zandt and Lucinda Williams both wrote songs about him:..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Column by Louis Black

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