A Deeper Blue: The Life and Music of Townes Van Zandt

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University of North Texas Press, 2008 - Music - 300 pages
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A biography of Townes Van Zandt which traces his background as the scion of a prominent Texas family; his troubled early years and his transformation from promising pre-law student to wandering folk singer; his life on the road and the demons that pursued and were pursued by him; and the women who loved and inspired him.
 

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A DEEPER BLUE: The Life and Music of Townes Van Zandt

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Honest, unbiased look at the troubled career and existence of one of America's greatest songwriters and performers.Beginning with the Van Zandt family's deep roots in Texas, debut author Hardy draws ... Read full review

A Deeper Blue: The Life and Music of Townes Van Zandt (North Texas Lives of Musicians)

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Writer and musician Hardy offers the second recent biography of the uncompromising Texas singer/songwriter Townes Van Zandt (1944-97), following John Kruth's 2007 To Live's To Fly. Both books examine ... Read full review

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Contents

The Van Zandts of Texas
7
No Lonesome Tune
13
Where I Lead Me
20
No Place to Fall
33
Sanitarium Blues
46
Waitin for the Day
52
For the Sake of the Song
72
Dont You Take It Too Bad
92
Dollar Bill Blues
150
Still Lookin for You
173
No Deeper Blue
196
Flyin Shoes
221
The Blue March
245
Afterword
268
Endnotes
271
Audio and Video Sources
288

Highway Kind
111
White Freightliner Blues
132

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