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The Best of Townes Van Zandt

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Published 6 years, 11 months ago 10 comments

Description: In Texas troubadour circles, the songwriting of the late Townes Van Zandt has long elicited the reverence that the rest of the world reserves for Bob Dylan. This 17-song collection justifies such devotion, while providing newcomers with an expansive introduction to the bluesy bard whose lyrics illuminate the soul's darkest recesses. Using the simplest language to explore the deepest truths, Van Zandt mines a bittersweet vein of metaphysical bleakness on "Flyin' Shoes," "Tower Song," "Waiting Around to Die," the tragic "Tecumseh Valley," and the transcendent "To Live Is to Fly." T ... (more)
Manufacturer: Tomato
Release date: 10 September 2007
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0820550200220 UPC: 820550200220
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