The appealingly delightful Townes Van Zandt’s “For the Sake of The Song” originally appeared on the music legend’s debut album of the same name released in 1968. It was later re-recorded in a more stripped-down version off his self-titled third ...

While Townes Van Zandt’s “If I Needed You” is not one of his signature songs, it never fails to showcase his incredible knack for songwriting. The moving ballad comes with all the qualities that make a country song renowned. During ...

While many find Townes Van Zandt as a reckless drunk and a hopeless idealist, no one can deny that he’s the best Texas songwriter of our time. His musical legacy continues to inspire a generation of performers while his classic ...

Townes Van Zandt never released an album on a major label and only sold a very few ones in his lifetime. He totally evaded mainstream commercial success and was never much concerned with his career. Still, Townes Van Zandt songs ...

On New Year’s Day in 1997, Townes Van Zandt died at his home in Smyrna, Texas, with friends and family nearby. A spokeswoman for Sugar Hill, the music label for which he recorded, revealed the cause was apparently a heart ...

Ever since Townes Van Zandt’s “Pancho and Lefty” was recorded in 1972 for his album The Late Great Townes Van Zandt, it has been widely considered as his most enduring and renowned song. Written by Townes Van Zandt himself, the ...

Happiness and success, defeat and problems are the two sides of the coin. Truth be told, we encounter these in our life journey. Also, no human has not experienced these events in life. However, we need to understand that despite ...

The committed troubadour, Steve Earle, took fifteen cuts from his hero, Townes Van Zandt. Simply entitled, Townes, the album is a collection of songs most meaningful to Earle of the trendy singer-songwriter. Earle met Van Zandt while performing in Houston, ...

https://www.shazam.com/track/5139809/cryin-eyes “I’ll Be Here In The Morning” conveys everyone to leave their worries behind. A country ballad that will remind everybody, no matter what you’re going through, that there is a sense of peace that will prevail in our hearts ...

Last March 7 would have been Townes Van Zandt’s 74th birthday. Even though the songwriter’s no longer around, his country music influence and legacy continue to thrive in our hearts and memories. Many of his tunes vividly depicted his troubled ...