All posts tagged “Townes Van Zandt

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Tecumseh Valley

We’re always making value judgements, and we do it at lightning speed. I like this, I don’t care for that, that’s ok, oh no, not that. We do it about art and music and literature and everything else. I’m OK with that. For instance with… Read More

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Tecumseh Valley

I was surfin around the YouTube machine and stumbled onto this performance of Tecumseh Valley by Townes Van Zandt with Nancy Griffith. This song stops me in my tracks every time I hear it. Sad. Beautiful. Just about perfect. This is like a desert island… Read More

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Broke Down Engine

I feel like a broke down engine ain’t got no drivin’ wheel. Tonight’s Daily Dose takes us back to Blind Willie McTell and his 12-string guitar. Here he is from 19 and 33. I was a teen-aged blues freak, and it didn’t stop into early… Read More