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Texas Album Hall of Fame: Townes Van Zandt
Caroline Sallee of Caroline Says recounts how Townes Van Zandt drew her to Texas
"...Townes Van ZandtTownes Van Zandt (1969)..."

Sept. 1, 2017 Music Feature

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.
"...yet impressionistic, Margaret Brown’s film tribute to the singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt brings the late musician and his career..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Townes Van Zandt Reviewed
"...Townes Van ZandtA Gentle Evening With Townes Van Zandt (Dualtone)..."

June 14, 2002 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Townes Van Zandt

Jan. 9, 1998 Music Feature

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

June 14, 2002 Music Feature by Andy Langer

The Ballad of Townes & Blaze
The twisted but not-so-tall tale of Van Zandt and Foley, Lonesome Dove meets Barfly
"...Townes Van Zandt, played by Austin's Charlie Sexton, is hearing..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Features Feature by Sybil Rosen

Playing Townes
Charlie Sexton and Richard Linklater talk about the role of a lifetime
"...Blaze Foley, I knew I wanted Charlie to play Townes. And since he introduced us, it seemed appropriate to..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Features Feature by Ethan Hawke

Alejandro, Blaze & Townes Shake the Continental Club
Escovedo sets up Blaze duo Ben Dickey and Charlie Sexton
"...Although Dickey and Sexton play counterparts Blaze Foley and Townes Van Zandt in the upcoming Ethan Hawke film Blaze,..."

July 2, 2018 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Tribute to Townes
Footage from Steve Earle's in-store performance at Waterloo Records
"...songs from what he called "the migratory path" of Townes Van Zandt. This footage from the Chronicle's Richard Whittaker..."

May 21, 2009 Music Post by Austin Powell

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
"...in Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt..."

March 11, 2005 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

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

Jan. 10, 1997 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

Dead Rabbits
Townes Van Zandt's Insight
"...I got a call the other morning telling me Townes Van Zandt had died, my first thoughts were on..."

Jan. 10, 1997 Music Feature by Ed Ward

My Years With Townes Van Zandt
Twenty years with Townes Van Zandt riding shotgun
"...Harold F. Eggers Jr. served as Townes Van Zandt's road manager, co-producer, and business partner from..."

Dec. 21, 2018 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Outlaw Sounds
Ethan Hawke and Ben Dickey on their favorite Blaze Foley and Townes Van Zandt songs
"...I'd been playing Blaze the whole time. 10 From Townes Van Zandt..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Features Feature by Ben Dickey

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

March 30, 2017 Music Post by Doug Freeman

High, Low, and In Between
Steve Earle talks Townes
"...tracing the winding and wrecked path of his idol, Townes Van Zandt...."

June 19, 2009 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Dancing About Architecture
A Fright on the Townes
"...Media had sent a very special press kit for Townes Van Zandt's new album, A Far Cry From Dead...."

June 18, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

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..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Music Feature by Andy Langer

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

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

A Walking Contradiction
Exploring the legacy of one of Austin's great, unsung singer-songwriters, Blaze Foley
"...well as Foley's hero and friend, the late, great Townes Van Zandt...."

Dec. 24, 1999 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

Page Two
'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..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Column by Louis Black

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

July 19, 2013 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Off the Record
The battle for Townes Van Zandt's legacy wages on, Willie and the Doggfather get Half Baked in Amsterdam, and Pinetop Perkins gets his mojo working
"..."It's finally over," exclaims Jeanene Van Zandt, the court-appointed executrix of Townes Van Zandt's estate,..."

April 25, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Townes Van Zandt
Gift Guide
"...Townes Van ZandtFor the Sake of the Song (Fat Possum)..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Music Review by Doug Freeman

You Coulda Walked Around the World
The LBJ of Lone Star songwriters lays siege to the Cactus Cafe
"...Every time Townes Van Zandt played the Cactus Cafe in the late..."

Aug. 20, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Lyle Lovett
"...to go and hear songwriters like Guy Clark and Townes Van Zandt and Willis Alan Ramsey, and get to..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Music Feature by Jody Denberg

Page Two
Steve Earle brings Townes Van Zandt's ghost along on Silver City's magical mystery tour; it hangs around for the Toronto Film Festival
"...documentary, Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt, of which I am executive producer and..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Column by Louis Black

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

Aug. 31, 2001 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Blaze
The life and legacy of Austin's ill-fated Duct Tape Messiah
"...explored the addiction issues he shared with his friend Townes Van Zandt, helped introduce a new generation of music..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Rock & Roll Books
"...Live's to Fly: The Ballad of the Late, Great Townes Van Zandt..."

June 1, 2007 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

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