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Townes Van Zandt: Live at the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas

Townes Van Zandt:  Live at the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas (1977) Adam: Legend (by which I mean Wikipedia) has it that the Old Quarter could “Comfortably accommodate 60 patrons” and that “More than 100 jammed into the room” for this … Continue reading

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“There’s one in every crowd/for cryin’ out loud”

Waylon Jennings – “Honky Tonk Heroes” from Honky Tonk Heroes (1973) The exploration of country music has been a recurring theme on this blog (as well as on some of our favorite brother-blogs such as Setting the Woods on Fire … Continue reading

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Country Blues

Hank Williams – “Long Gone Lonesome Blues” (1950) Hank Williams – “Weary Blues From Waitin’” (recorded ca. 1951) Weary. Lonesome. Long Gone. This is the sound of stately anguish. Like all the greats, Hank Williams creates a world with his … Continue reading

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“I can’t buy no beer”

Hank Williams – “My Bucket’s Got a Hole in It” (1949) and “Dear John” (1950) from 40 Greatest Hits (1978) After Jordy’s post on the Flying Burrito Brothers a month or so back, I’ve decided to try to get into … Continue reading

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Filed under 1940s, 1950s, Americana, Country, Singer-Songwriter