Rexs blues by townes van zandt, released 15 may 2007. Well, i been up the mississippi to the manitoba line ive been downstream to the gulf of mexico followed the sun out west to californ. The diverse musical styles made the album van zandt s most listenable, even when the lyrics were at their most desperate. Rexs blues townes van zandt chords and lyrics for guitar. Well ride the blue wind, high and free shell lead you down through misery leave you low, come time to go alone and low as low can be. Townes van zandt biography childhood, life achievements. Townes van zandt texas troubadour releases discogs. Tidal is the first global music streaming service with high fidelity sound, hidef video quality, along with expertly curated playlists and original content making it a trusted source for music and culture. As a commemoration to the songwriting genius of the late great townes van zandt, heres a roundup of the many artists whove covered his songs. Rexs blues live, a song by townes van zandt on spotify. Townes van zandt townes van zandt releases discogs. The book also reveals that van zandt wrote the goodtime country blues romp aint leavin your love the day after his wife jeanene brought their newborn baby home in march 1983.
Download townes van zandt mp3 songs and albums music downloads. Stream patrick coman rexs blues townes van zandt by forthesakeofthesong from desktop or your mobile device. The late townes van zandt was arguably the best country songwriter of the last twentyfive years. As much a poet as a musician, van zandt was a true musicians musician and songwriters songwriter who wrote dozens of enduring classics that live on. This is another stalwart collection from townes van zandt, and not a dud in the bunch.
Well ride the blue wind, high and free shell lead you down through misery leave you low, come time to go alone and low as low can be well, if i had a nickel, id find a. Ride the blue wind high and free shell lead you down through misery leave you low, come time to go alone and low as low can be. Much of van zandts musical canonsongs such as pancho and lefty, read more. Bill worked in the computer industry and taught computer classes. The late great townes van zandt is a 1972 studio album by texas singersongwriter townes van zandt. Townes van zandt rear view mirror 2017, pink, vinyl. Its sometimes the case with van zandt that you feel like he never did get down on record a performance worthy of this song or that. In 2012, van zandt was inducted into the texas heritage songwriters hall of fame. For the sake of the song, our mother the mountain, townes van zandt, delta momma blues, high, low and in between, and the late great townes van zandt. Born in fort worth, texas into a wealthy family, van zandt was a thirdgreatgrandson of isaac van zandt a prominent leader of the republic of texas and a second greatnephew of khleber miller van zandt a major in the confederate army and one of the founders of fort worth townes s parents were harris williams van zandt 191966 and dorothy townes 19191983. Learn to play guitar by chord tabs using chord diagrams, transpose the key, watch video lessons and much more. It was the second album that he recorded in 1972, and a followup to high, low and in between.
Whether he was singing a quiet, introspective countryfolk song or a driving, hungry blues, van zandt s lyrics and melodies were filled with the kind of h. Van zandt cowrote gone, gone blues with mickey white. Townes van zandts songs stream online music songs listen. The songs on in the beginning were recorded in his first nashville recording sessions in 1966, predating the release of for the sake of the song by two years. Much of van zandt s musical canonsongs such as pancho and lefty, read more. Among the tracks written for these albums were to live is to fly, pancho and lefty, and if i needed you. The album features two of his most covered songs, the western outlaw ballad pancho and lefty and the gentle love song if i needed you.
By townes van zandt ride the blue wind high and free shell lead you down through misery leave you low, come time to go alone and low as lo. This live set was my first van zandt albumn and its a keeper. Townes van zandt is the third studio album by the american singersongwriter townes van zandt, released in september 1969 by poppy records. It earned him a prestigious status in america and europe. Topics ondadrops, ondarock, buster blue, townes van zandt. By 1994, after a stream of live rerecordings of his older material, van zandt had begun to seem like a songwriter whose best songs, good as they were, were behind him. Vinyl indie exclusive, released by townes van zandt, on 03082019. Kelly willis rex s blues written by townes van zandt jay farrar e a e ride the blue wind high and free e a e itll lead you down through misery e a e leave you low, come time to go a e a e alone and low as low can be e a e if i had a nickel id find a game e a e if i won a dollar id make it rain e a e if it rained an ocean id drink it dry a e a e and lay me down dissatisfied e a e legs to. Townes van zandt rear view mirror 2017, vinyl discogs. The melodies here are strong, the lyrics full of van zandt s razor sharp insight, and the production is sparse and to the point, bringing to mind the inconspicuous polish of high, low and in between. Listen to white freight liner blues by townes van zandt on slacker radio and create personalized radio stations based on your favorite artists, songs, and albums.
Eight of these ten songs was recorded with van zandt playing solo on his guitar. Townes van zandt talking thunderbird blues youtube. Townes van zandt s sky blue offers insight into a mercurial mind at his prime a new collection of unearthed solo recordings from 1973 offers a tantalizing glimpse at the creative process of a. Sky blue is a posthumous album by texas singer and songwriter townes van zandt, recorded. With lyrics that were poignant, intelligent and sensitive he weaved stories that were sometimes bitter, sometimes haunting and often hilarious. Ride the blue wind, high and free shell lead you down through misery leave you low, come time to go alone and low, as low can be. Townes van zandt s music doesnt jump up and down, wear fancy clothes, or beat around the bush. Ondarock makes no claims of ownership to any of the songs, that are sole property of their s, artists, record labels and publishing. Townes van zandt big country blues lyrics genius lyrics. The song above is not stored on the chordie server. No deeper blue demonstrated that the muse was still.
Townes van zandt lyrics, songs and albums lyricsfreak. Ride the blue wind high and free shell lead you down through misery leave you low, come time to go. When van zandt died, he left a shoe box full of unreleased poems and lyrics with a request that broza set them to music. Listen to townes van zandt soundcloud is an audio platform that lets you listen to what you love and share the sounds you create 683 tracks. Country, folk rock, folk pop, contemporary country, altcountry, progressive country, outlaw country, country blues studio albums. Worth blues live at factory theatre in sydney on 8 april 2012. Steve earle performing rexs blues townes van zandtft. The marriage produced a son, john townes van zandt ii born april 11, 1969 in houston tx. You will get 2 track for free after confirming your account. Townes van zandt was recorded at bradleys barn in nashville. Buy for the sake of the song by townes van zandt on bleep. Flyin shoes 1978 folk townes van zandt download folk. Find buy and download country music by townes van zandt.1344 614 397 495 408 157 1441 1557 1323 420 1134 1069 1361 193 732 811 796 1529 561 318 1278 1247 1216 152 1443 158 1256 1568 1464 1557 1541 232 1429 1417 718 1333 361 1360 742 846 212 408 73