Townes Van Zandt Timeline & Appearance Schedule 1940s-1970s

with selected setlists, photos, posters, articles, and links

Version 4/11/15 by Hans & Len with assistance from Patrick

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EVENT TYPE: P=Performance LE=Life event O=Record releases & other career events
Year Mon Day(s) Ty pe Location City State /Coun- try Notes Sources Other source info Cert. Addit. notes
194437LETownes van Zandt is bornFort WorthTXseveralTownes parents were : Harris Williams & Dorothy Townes van Zandt1

195699LETownes saw Elvis Presley appearing @ the Ed Sullivan ShowBillingsMTseveral / Townes sister : Donna Spence1
19561225LETownes becomes his first guitar as a Christmas giftBillingsMTHis father asked Townes to learn play "Fraulein" >He could play it already before new yearsdayseveral / Townes sister : Donna Spence"Fraulein" written by Lawton Williams was a big hit for Bobby Helms then1

19631xxLETownes fall or jumped from his 3th Floor Varsity Manor Apartment balconyBoulderCOIn a recorded interview with Bill Hedgepath Townes later tells he lived on the fourth storeyseveral1 or 2exact date unknown
19639xxLETownes saw Fran Petters @ Tulagi'sBoulderCOTownes worked there as doorman/bouncerseveral1 or 2exact date unknown
1963 /1964xxxx PBarefood Charley'sBoulderCO several appaerances his friend Bob Myrick was manager of the venueA Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly only the first months of 1964 1 or 2exact date(s) unknown

19643-4-5-6Mar 14 until Jun 19LEthe Titus Harris ClinicGalvestonTXInsulin Coma & Electro Shock Therapy > almost 40 treatmentsArticle1

196537LEthe family fishing camp /boathouseGalvestonTX Quiet celebrate of Townes 21th birthday with his familyA Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly1
1965825LEthe Petroleum ClubHoustonTX Celebration Townes & Fran's marriageseveral1
1965825 / 26*LERiver Oaks Baptist Church-Townes married Fran PettersHoustonTX severalthe wedding ceremony took place @ 25 aug.Celebration @ 26 aug.*1*Because of an new military daft law taking effect the 26th of august >otherwise Townes possibly had to go to Vietnam
1965latexx PJester LoungeHoustonTX several appearances-sometimes opening for Ligtnin' HopkinsA Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly A Deeper Blue & To live's to Fly 2unknown dates

19661xxLETownes father : Harris Williams van Zandt died suddenlyHoustonTXthe funeral /services was in the River Oaks Baptist Churchseveral1 or 2exact dates unknown
1966224PHouston Jewish Community CentreHoustonTX with Jerry Jeff WalkerTo Live's To Fly 1
1966xxxx PJester LoungeHoustonTX several appearancesOfficial released :Live @ the Jester Lounge-sometimes opening for Lightnin' Hopkinsrecordings available 1 or 2exact dates unknown
setlist: 1966-xx-xx the Jester Lounge-Houston-TX-1966.txt 1 items
1966xxxx PSand Mountain CoffeehouseHoustonTX several appearancesTo Live's To Fly -sometimes Wrecks Bell opened 1 or 2exact dates unknown
1966xxxxPDavid Hargis Halfway CoffeehouseBeaumontTX several appearancesavailable articles -other regular performers Guy Clark,Jery Jeff Walker,Janis Joplin & othersarticle available 2exact dates unknown
1966 or 1967 xxxxPthe Dust BowlTulsaOK G.Barnes article in the Deseret News-1990/09/062exact dates unknown
1966 or 1967 xxxxPthe ZodiacOklahoma CityOK with Guy Clark & Doc Watson2exact dates unknown

19674xx Pthe Trailer were Townes & Fran lived at the timeHoustonTX C.L.Milburn recordings known as"the Trailer Tapes"several > available recordings & old emails by C.L.Milburnrecordings ,contract & other rare items available1 or 2April is a little unsure
setlist: 1967-04-xx trailer tapes.txt poster/ad.: 2: other: 3 items
1967710Pthe Beverly S.Sheffield Zilker Hillside TheaterAustinTX Summer Music Festival-KHFI FM(know as 96.7 KISS.FM)Len's old list -Rod Kennedy was organiser 1 or 2
1967xxxx POhio Folk FestivalAthensOH Eric Andersen in To Live's To Fly & Blue Riverarticle available 2exact dates unknown
1967xxxx Pthe Eleventh DoorAustinTX several appearancesseveral2exact dates unknown
1967xxxx PSand Mountain CoffeehouseHoustonTX several appearances 1 or 2exact dates unknown
1967xxxx PDavid Hargis Halfway CoffeehouseBeaumontTX several appearancesavailable articles -other regular performers :Guy Clark,Jerry Jeff Walker,Janis Joplin & othersarticle available 2exact dates unknown
1967xxxx Pthe Second FretPhiladelphiaPA opening for Todd Rundgren's Woody Truck StopRay Benson (Asleep At The Wheel) article article available 2exact dates unknown
1967 & 1968xxxx PGerde's Folk CityGreenwich VillageNY several appearances > sometimes EmmyLou Harris openedDVD :Be Here To Love Me/EmmyLou Harris -her first visit @ A TvZ gigarticle available 2exact dates unknown

19681xxPthe Good News Folk Club & Coffeeshop San AntonioTXA comment for"Be Here To Love Me" by Arvie & Jim Beal.Jr1
19681earlyP(Doyle) Jones studioHoustonTXrecording a demo record produced by Mickey Newbury & his partner Jay Boyett >probably the basic recordings for "In The Beginning" ??A Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly & several other sourcesMickey and Townes became good friends & Mickey & Jay became TvZ's first managers*1 or 2exact dates unknown -Jay did all the work-Mickey keeped this secret for TvZ
19681earlyP(Doyle) Jones studioHoustonTXTownes met "Cowboy"Jack Clement through Mickey Newbury and signed a publishing contract with Hall-ClementA Deeper Blue & To Live's To Fly & several other sourcesJack Clement's friend Lamar Fike introduced Townes to Kevin Eggers1 or 2exact dates unknown
19682earlyLETownes signed a recordingcontract with Kevin Eggers Poppy labelNew York CityNYKevin also partly took over the managment from Newbury/BoyettA Deeper Blue & several other sourceslate januari or early februari 1968 > first recordings already @ 1968-02-191 or 2exact dates unknown
1968219PMGM studiosNew York CityNYrecording sessions of 2 songs-possible for a single & "For The Sake Of The Song""the MGM Labels 1961-1982" by Michel Ruppli-pages 367 /368 map with annotation 1Recorded songs :Waiting Around To Die & Talking Karate Blues
article(s): 1968-02-19 and 1968 04-03-Townes van Zandt recordingsessions at the MGM studio-New York City-NY.txt1 items
196843PMGM studiosNew York CityNYrecording sessions of @ least 7 songs-possible for "For The Sake Of The Song""the MGM Labels 1961-1982" by Michel Ruppli-pages 372 /373 /374map with annotation 1Recorded songs :Tecumseh Valley -Sad Cinderella -Many A Fine Lady -Sixteen Summers,Fifteen Falls-I'll Be There In The Morning -All Your Young Servants & the Velvet Voices xxx Possible the other songs for Townes first Album xxx
19685earlyOTownes first single Waiting Around To Die/Talking Karate Blues released on PoppyNew York CityNYthe billboard 1968-05-11 page : 22 (new releases)1
1968718PMGM /Sunset studiosHollywood/Los AngelesCArecording sessions of 5 songs -possible for "Our Mother The Mountain""the MGM Labels 1961-1982" by Michel Ruppli-page 591map with annotation 1Recorded songs :Apt.213* -Don't Take It Too Bad -Snake Mountain Blues- Be Here To Love Me & Why She's Acted That Way> * = Black Jack Mamma
article(s): 1968-07-18 22 and 23 Townes van Zandt recordingsessions at the MGM studio-Hollywood-Los Angeles-CA.txt1 items
1968722PMGM /Sunset studiosHollywood/Los AngelesCArecording sessions of 4 songs -possible for "Our Mother The Mountain""the MGM Labels 1961-1982" by Michel Ruppli-page 591map with annotation 1Recorded songs :Tecumseh Valley -My Proud Mountains-St.John The Gambler & Our Mother The Mountain
1968723PMGM /Sunset studiosHollywood/Los AngelesCArecording sessions of 9 songs -possible for "Our Mother The Mountain""the MGM Labels 1961-1982" by Michel Ruppli-page 591map with annotation 1Recorded songs :Black Widow Blues-Kathleen's Strings- Miss Carousel-Like A Summer Thursday -She Came And She Touched Me -Turnstyled Junkpiled -Second Lovers Song -Hunger Child Blues & Tower Song
19687xxPOwen Bradley's "Quonset Hut"studioNashvilleTNWorking on "For The Sake Of The Song"/First album >produced by "Cowboy"Jack Clement himselfseveral sourcesthis is a little conflicting report with the recordings above-Just finishing off/mixing ??1 or 2exact dates unknown- released early august 1968 >source billboard -1968-08-10 page : 62
19688earlyO"For The Sake Of The Song /First album" released on PoppyNew York CityNYthe Billboard 1968-08-10 page : 621
1968117PMGM studiosNew York CityNYBell Sound Studios > booked recording sessions for 10 songs- No other details"the MGM Labels 1961-1982" by Michel Ruppli-page 416map with annotation 1 or 2No other information available-unsure mixing of "Our Mother The Mountain" or recordingsessions for "Townes van Zandt"
article(s): 1968-11-07 the MGM studios-New York City-NY.txt1 items
1968121Ithe Steve Allen TV Show(CBS TV)*Los AngelesCAthe Time Picayne('s) of 1968/11/26 & 1968/12/01 & Bob Myrick in A Deeper Blue-page 2771other participaters were Joanne Woodward,Pat Harrington.Louise Hueber & the Irish Rovers
article(s): poster/ad.: 3 items
1968xxxx PSand Mountain Coffee HouseHoustonTX several appearances A Deeper Blue 1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1968xxxxPthe Eleventh DoorAustinTXseveral appearancesseveral sources2all exact dates unknown
1968xxxx Pthe Chequered FlagAustinTX several appearances the Path to Kerrville,Rod Kennedy & the Improbable Rise Of Redneck Rock:New Edition by Jan Reid page : 36PDF available 2all exact dates unknown
1968xxxxPDavid Hargis Halfway CoffeehouseBeaumontTXseveral appearancesavailable articles -other regular performers :Guy Clark,Jerry Jeff Walker,Janis Joplin & othersarticle available2all exact dates unknown
1968xxxx Pthe Quiet KnightChicagoIL Frenchy Burrito,the Mosquito DiariesPDF available 3No other information available-unsure
1968xxxx PLamar UniversityLamarTX with Guy Clark & Hargis & Distefanoavailable article article available 2

1969411LETownes & Fran's son JohnTownes(J.T.) is bornHoustonTXseveral sources1
19694lateO"Our Mother The Mountain" released on PoppyNew York CityNYthe Billboard 1969-04-26 page :671 or 2exact date unknown
1969604/05/06/07/08 PSteve Paul's the SceneNew York CityNY with the Children Of GodAd poster availableposter available1
poster/ad.: 2: 2 items
1969830Othe Holy Rosary ChurchHoustonTXTownes was @ the mariage of John Lomax III & Julia "Bidy" Taylorarticle available1
1969911/12/13/14/15 Pthe Bitter EndNew York CityNY with Turley RichardsNew York Venues ads-poster availableboth available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
19699xxO"Townes Van Zandt" released on Poppy New York CityNYseveral sources1exact date unknown
19691023/24 /25/26 Pthe Main PointBryn MawrPA with Andy RobinsonMain Point performers page page available 1
poster/ad.: 1 items
19691126P Revue "Poppy Gives Thanks" @ the Carnegie HallNew YorkNY with Mandrake Memorial & Dick GregoryOfficial released :A Gentle Evening with TvZrecordings available 1
setlist: 1969-11-26 A Gentle Evening with Townes van Zandt.txt gig pic(s): poster/ad.: 2 items
1969late spring or early summerPrecording sessions @ Bradley's Barn for "Townes Van Zandt"NashvilleTNreleased septembre 1969 >produced by Jack Clement & Kevin Eggersofficial released recordings available1 or 2exact dates unknown
pic(s): 2: 3: other: 3 items
1969xxxxPGerde's Folk CityGreenwichNYEmmyLou Harris opened3 or 4 unsure
1969xxxxPSand Mountain Coffee HouseHoustonTXseveral appearancesA Deeper Blue1 or 2exact dates unknown
1969xxxx Pthe Chequered FlagAustinTXseveral appearancesthe Path to Kerrville by Rod KennedyPDF available2exact dates unknown
1969xxxxPthe Eleventh DoorAustinTXseveral appearancesJohn Lomax III interview "Follow What You Hear Inside" on American Music Projectarticle available2exact dates unknown
1969xxxxPthe Sword In The StoneOklahoma CityOKseveral appearances1 or 2This venue was on Townes agenda with clockwork regularity during these early years exact dates unknown
1969spring or summerPthe Old QuarterHoustonTXseveral appearances >Wrecks Bell & his first partner Cecil Slayton bought the club spring 1969>soon Dale Soffar bought Cecil's partFran Petters/Lohr & Wrecks Bell in A Deeper Blue2Promotion gigs for"Our Mother The Mountain" exact dates unknown
1969spring or summerPSeveral Unknown New York/North East Venuesseveral appearancesA Deeper Blue2Promotion gigs for"Our Mother The Mountain" exact dates unknown
1969fallPGerde's Folk CityGreenwichNYA Deeper Blue2exact dates unknown
1969fallPSeveral Unknown Oklahoma VenuesOKwith Guy ClarkA Deeper Blue2Guy & Townes saw Susanna Clark for the first time
1969latePSeveral Unknown Texas VenuesTXseveral appearances with the Delta Momma BoysA Deeper Blue2the Delta Momma Boys are: TVZ,Cado Parrish Studdard III & Matthew Moore ** Townes mettet these 2 friends during an Oklahoma tour earlier that year
1969latePthe Old QuarterHoustonTXMickey White in A Deeper Blue2exact dates unknown
1969lateor early 1970Pthe Whiskey A Go Go ClubHollywoodCAopening for Johnny RiversA comment by Glenn Christmas on Blue Sky3no other information available

1970116LEFran & Townes divorcedHoustonTXseveral sources1
197047Pthe Campus Store @ the Cornell UniversityIthacaNYwith Mandrake Memorialthe Cornell Daily Sun-1970-04-07 & available Add posteravailable1
article(s): 1970-04-07 the Cornell Daily Sun-Ad available.htm poster/ad.: 2 items
197047Pthe Anabel Taylor Hall @ the Cornell UniversityIthacaNYwith Mandrake Memorialthe Cornell Daily Sun-1970-04-07 volume 86-no 121 page 4available1
197048POneonta State Campus Field House 9.00pmOneontaNYwith Mandrake Memorialthe Oneonta Star-1970-04-04 page 5available1
19704xxPOlivet CollegeOlivetMIwith Mandrake MemorialA comment on You Tube2 or 3exact date unknown
1970417Pthe Valparaiso National Armory AdmissionValparaisoINwith Mandrake Memorialthe Vidette Messengers of 15 & 17-04-1970available1
article(s): 1970-04-17 Page 4 — The Cornell Daily Sun 17 April 1970 — The Cornell Daily Sun.htm4 items
1970418PA peace festival @ the University of WisconsinEau ClaireWIwith Mandrake Memorial & many othersPepper Fog gigs & Twin Cities Music Highlightsboth available1
article(s): 1970-04-18 Twin Cities Music Highlight.htm3 items
1970421PSinclair Auditorium @ the Coe CollegeCedar RapidsIAwith Mandrake Memorialthe Coe College Cosmos-1970-04-18 & 20 both available1
197058PAlexander Hall @ the Princeton University 8.30pmPrincetonNJwith Mandrake MemorialPapers Of Princeton 1970-04-30 & PDF available-page 4both available1
article(s): 1970-05-08 the Franklin News Record-Somerset-NJ page 4.htm1 items
197059PUnknown VenueMorrisOHwith Mandrake MemorialWas visible on google/later access denied2
19705 > for 2 weeksPMilwaukee radio & record sceneMilwaukeeWIthe Billboard of 1970-05-23 page 30 & available photophoto available1 or 2exact venues & dates unknown
1970523PMilwaukee Radio Studio- for WZMF-fmMilwaukeeWIthe Billboard of 1970-05-231
article(s): 1970-05-23.htm1 items
1970527 /28/29/30/31Pthe Bitter End circuitNew York CityNYwith the Chapinsseveral sources-theBillboard-ad posterad poster available1
197061/2/3/4/5/6/7/8Pthe Bitter End circuitNew York CityNYwith the Chapinsseveral sources-theBillboard-ad posterad poster available1
197067PEnvironment Benefit @ the Electric CircusNew York CityNYwith Mandrake Memorial & many othersthe Village Voice -1970-06-05available1
19706xxPFarrago @ St Andrews Presbyterian CollegeLaurinburgNCwith Mandrake Memorialthe Lance-1971-02-18 & 25both available 1 or 2exact date unknown-Mandrake Memorials last gig
1970827PKPFT radio studiosHoustonTXHostess Juliet Brownshort recording available1
19709xxPSeveral Pennsylvania CollegesPAknown from the 1970-08-27 interview @ KPFT radio interview by Juliet Browninterview available1 or 2exact dates/venues unknown
1970104 or 5PUnknown/Unnamed CollegeMontgomeryWVA Deeper Blue page 1011 or 2the day Townes heard of Janis Joplin's death
19701020Pthe Bob Fass radio show-radio unnameble-WBAI fmNew York CityNYseveral sourcesrecordings available1
setlist: 1970-10-20 TvZ BobFass.txt 1 items
19701119/20 /21Pthe Texas Christian UniversityFort WorthTXthe Billboard of 1970-11-21- page 381
1970late spring or early summerPCentury Sound Studios(RCA)New York CityNYrecordings for "Delta Momma Blues" > producted by Ron Frangipaneseveral /Wikipedea1 or 2exact dates unknown >must be around july/august >the album is released in octobre source : the Billboard 1970-10-17
pic(s): poster/ad.: other: 2 items
19709xxLETownes met Mickey White @ the Old QuarterHoustonTXWrecks knew both Townes & Mickey > he introduced Mickey to TownesA Deeper Blue page 981 or 2exact dates unknown >must be around august/septembre
19701017O"Delta Momma Blues" released on Poppy New York CityNYthe Billboard : 1970-10-171
1970xxxxPthe Chequered FlagAustinTXseveral appearancesthe Path To KerrvillePDF available2
1970latexxPthe Family HandHoustonTXarticle live @ Liberty Hallarticle available2 or 3date(s) unknown
1970late5 daysPthe Potpourri CoffeehouseAustinTXMickey White in A Deeper Blue page 992the old name of the Cactus Cafe-5 days of gigs- date(s) unknown

1971118/19/20 /21/22/23PSt Lawrence UniversityCantonNYthe Billboard 1971-01-23 page 261
article(s): 1971-01-18 until 23-St Lawrence University-Canton-NY.htm1 items
197125 & 6Pthe Union BarDavidsonNC2 gigs a day 7.30 & 9.30the Davidsonian 1971-02-05PDF available1
article(s): 1971-02-05 Davidsonian-page 2.pdf1 items
197127Pthe Morrison Room @ the Davidson CollegeDavidsonNCthe Davidsonian 1971-02-05PDF available1
197128/9 /10/11/12/13/14PCampus Coffeehouse @ the Pembroke State UniversityPembrokeNCthe Robesonians 1971-02-05 page 12 &1971-02-12 page 71
1971220/21/22/23/24PFarago @ St Andrews Presbyterian CollegeLaurinburgNC2 articles in the Lance 1971-02-18 & 25both available1
19712Pthe Pratt InstituteBrooklynNY Wrecks Bell and/or Mickey White supported Townes @ several tours during this periodWrecks Bell in an articleavailable2exact date unknown
1971springPUniversity of East CarolinaGreenvilleNCarticle availablePDF available2exact date unknown
1971320PInterview in Guy & Suzanna Clark's ?? upstairs appartment(Truxillo Arms ??)HoustonTXhost Andy Winnegar for KTXT Lubbock -TX radio stationrecordings availablerecordings available1Truxillo Arms was a sort of a hippie jump >Not only Guy & Suzanna's apartment but with changin settlers
1971320Pthe Old QuarterHoustonTXalso John Lomax jr. performedAndy Winnegar's Interview-1971-03-20 > emails by Andy1
1971326/27Pthe Texas Rose CafeHoustonTXwith Rockin Horse & Mike Bear Stoneposter/flyer availableavailable poster/flyer1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1971416Pthe Basement Coffee House @ A & MCollege StationTXposter availableavailable poster1
poster/ad.: 1 items
19715xxOthe David Frost Show on CBS -episode 196New York CityNYknown from the 1971-03-20 interview-exact date unknown aired 1971-07-06recorded interview available1 or 2other participaters were Patrick Wayne,Christopher Mitchum,Albert Brooks,the Letterman & Kate Webb-exact recording date unknown
197165/6/7/8/9 /10/11/12Pthe Main PointBryn MawrPAwith Kate Taylorthe Billboard 1971-06-05 page 202not on the Main Point performers list ???-postpoined ???
197176Othe David Frost Show on CBS -episode 196New York CityNYair date-pre recorded show -see 1971-05-xxthe airdate- recorded already in maiarticle available1other participaters were Patrick Wayne,Christopher Mitchum,Albert Brooks,the Letterman & Kate Webb
article(s): 1971-07-06 the David Frost show.htm1 items
197178OTownes signed a publishing deal with United ArtistsNew York CityNY
19717latePthe Larrabee Sound StudiosLos Angeles CArecordingsessions for "High Low And In Between" > produced by Jim Malloy & Kevin Eggersseveral sources1 or 2exact recording dates unknown > released Decembre 1971 >source the Billboard :1971-12-04 pages 13 & 14
19718earlyPthe Larrabee Sound StudiosLos Angeles CArecordingsessions for "High Low And In Between" > produced by Jim Malloy & Kevin Eggersseveral sources-the Albuq.Tribune of 1971-08-06 /Leslie Jo Richards is murdered 1971-08-03known from an available comment by Deborah Mills1 or 2exact recording dates unknown > released Decembre 1971 >source the Billboard :1971-12-04 pages 13 & 14
197183LEGuy & Suzannas apartmentLong BeachCATownes had broken in the apartment to tell Leslie Jo Richards was killed in Leucadia-CA-she was hitchhicking from LA to Houstonseveral sources-the Albuq.Tribune of 1971-08-06 /Leslie Jo Richards is murdered 1971-08-03known from an available comment by Deborah Mills1
article(s): 1971-08-03--Leslie Jo Richards murdered.htm1 items
1971821OPoppy records nationwide distribution rights moves from RCA to UDC (a UA division)RCA did the distribution during the last 2 yearsthe billboard 1971-08-21 pages : 1 & 81
19719 or 10xx/xxPthe Old QuarterHoustonTX2 days with the Allman Brothers BandA Deeper Blue page :1153
1971fallLEBentaub Houston University HospitalHoustonTXTownes overdosed on heroin in his mom's house-he was pronounced dead on arrivalFran Lohr in A Deeper Blue pages : 108 /109 & To Live's To Fly page 151the docters knocked a front teeth out in order to put the tubes down his throat1 or 2exact date(s) unknown
1971early 124 ?O"High Low And In Between" released on PoppyNew York CityNYthe billboard 1971-12-04 pages :12 & 131
1971xxxxPthe Libery HallHoustonTXKnown from a photo by John Lomax III in the Music Fest Magazine3unsure -possible date 1970

1972122OTownes signed a new managment affilliation with Greengrass EnterpricesNew York CityNYGreengrass will be concerned with copyrights & the book publication of TvZ's lyric/poetry worksthe Billboard 1972-01-22 page 181managersteam is :Ken Greengrass-Kevin Eggers & Phil Lawrence
19723earlyPPassim CoffeehouseCambridgeMAthe Harvard Crimson-1972-03-09article available1 or 2exact date(s) unknown
1972317/18/19PFirst Dripping Springs ReunionDripping SpringsTXwith Waylon Jennings,Willie Nelson,Kris Kristoffersen,John Prine & othersA Deeper Blue1
19724xxPthe Old QuarterHoustonTXwith the Allman Brothers Bandmessage by Ivan Koop Kupper on facebook2Benefit concert after the Old Quarter burnt down
1972429PMercer UniversityMaconGATownes met Daniel Antopolski in William Hedgepath's House were Townes many times lived when in Georgiathe Billboard 1972-04-29 page 36 & available articlearticle available1
19725first weekPFinnegan's WakeBaltimoreMDwith the Little Hans Bandwww.ohomusic.comarticle available2
1972512PLoyola UniversityChicagoILwith Doc Watson ,Spencer Davis & George Gerdesthe Billboard 1972-05-06 page 261
article(s): 1972-05-12 and 13 Seals and Crofts page.htm2 items
1972512 or 13POhio Folk Festival @ the University of OhioAthensOHsome of the other participaters were Seals & Crofts,Flying Burrito Bros,Tom Rush,Arlo Guthrie,Eric Andersen & othersEric Andersen-the Festival poster &the Billboard 1972-05-06 page 16,also an Seals & Crofts pageseveral available1
1972515/16/17/18/19/20Pthe Last ResortAthensGATownes asked Daniel Antopolski to go on tour with him in Texasthe Billboard 1972-05-06 page 161
1972522/23/24 /25/26/27Pthe BistroAtlantaGATownes asked Daniel Antopolski to go on tour with him in Texasthe Billboard 1972-05-06 page 161
197261/2&3PKerrville Festival @ the Kerrville Municipal AuditoriumKerrvilleTXseveral sources1
197265/6/7/8 /9/10PCastle CreekAustinTXthe Billboards1972-05-20 page 18 & 1972-05-06 page 361
1972613/14/15/16/17Pthe RubaiyatDallasTXwith Daniel AntopolskyArticle available & the Billboard 1972-05-27 page 141one of these days Townes wrote Pancho & Lefty * & Daniel Sweet Loving Music-* other information said P&L was already written earlier in Memphis-TN
19726xxPthe Old QuarterHoustonTXappearances with Doug GittingsDoug Gittings & available poster2 or 3dates unknown
197278OTownes signed a publishingdeal with United ArtistsNew York CityNYTownes signed a publishing deal with U.A.>for all past & future compositions incl.possible title songs for new U.A. filmsthe Bilboard 1972-07-08 page 31first publishing will be Townes last released album "High Low And In Between"
1972830/31Pthe Flick CoffeehouseMiamiFLwith Chris Smitherthe Flick's facebook pageArticle available1
pic(s): poster/ad.: 2 items
197291/2 &3Pthe Flick CoffeehouseMiamiFLwith Chris Smitherthe Flick's facebook pageArticle available1
1972late summerOJack Clement StudiosNashvilleTNrecordingsessions for "The Late Great TVZ" done by Jack Clement himself >Chuck Cochran did the arrangmentsthe Billboard 1972-10-071 or 2exact dates unknown-possible july or early august 1992 >the album will be released in septembre >source : the Billboard 1992-09-02 page 4
pic(s): 2: 2 items
197292O"The Late Great Townes Van Zandt"released on PoppyNew York CityNYthe Billboard 1972-09-02 page 41
19727 until 12xxLETownes lived with Guy & Suzanna in their house in NashvilleNashvilleTNTownes came to cut "the Late Great TvZ " album he stayed for half a yearA Deeper Blue1 or 2exact months unknown
19727 until 12xx PBishop's PubNashvilleTNseveral appearances-Guy Clark introduced Rodney Crowell to TownesTo Live's To Fly page 1432exact dates unknown
197210xxPthe Peabody UniversityNashvilleTNwith Guy Clark,Richard Dobson & Rat CreekRichard Dobson in the Gulf Stream Boys1 or 2

1973xxxxPStudio for WMMR-fmPhiladelpiaPAa list made by Chris FriedrichC Friedrich's old list available3no other information available
19731O"If I Needed You" released on Doc & Merle Watsons album "Then And Now"NashvilleTNRecorded late 1972 produced by "Cowboy" Jack Elliot for Tomato recordsseveral sources1
19731xxPthe Last ResortAthensGAwith David OlneyDavid Olney in I'll Be Here In The Morning3possible this is the februari gig
197326Pthe Last ResortAthensGAknown from available photosphotos available1
gig pic(s): 2: 3: 2 items
1973222/23 /24/25??Liberty HallHoustonTXhanging around with Gram Parsons (drugs related)John Lomax III in an interviewarticle available2 or 3unknown if also Townes a did gig(s)
1973323/24Pthe Southern Methodist UniversityDallasTXthe Billboard 1973-03-24 page 321
197341PUnsure venue/possible the VanguardKansas CityMOfor the United Artists United Roadshow with Spencer Davis-Doc Watson-George Gerdesthe Billboard 1972-12-09 page 221
1973511PU.S. Cellular ArenaMilwaukeeWIwith Frank Zappa,Mahavishnu Orchestra & John Hammondseveral sourcesArticle available1
article(s): 1973-05-11-Milwaukee-with Frank Zappa and others.htm1 items
1973520Pthe Last ResortAthensGAknown from available photosphotos available1
gig pic(s): 2: 3: 2 items
1973523 + (/24/25/26/27)P Kerrville Festival @ the Kerrville Municipal AuditoriumKerrvilleTXopening night with Willis Allen Ramsey-Bill & Bonny Hearne-Blue Grass Ramblers-Plum Nelly-Robert Shaw & Flaco Jiminez and conjuntothe Billboard 1973-05-19 page 72 & Texas Monthly mai 1974 page : 100Some recordings available1
1973720/21/22Pthe Old QuarterHoustonTXrecorded on portable four track by Earl Willis >years later (1977) releasedofficial released as live @ the Old Quarter-Houston-TX1Wrecks mailed me once,there were 5 days of recordings
setlist: 1973-07-20 the Old Quarter-Houston-TX.txt 1 items
19737 or 8 earlyxxPKPFT radio studios-the Don Sanders radio show "On The Air"HoustonTXevery Monday 8-11 pm broadcastedA Deeper Blue page : 131 & Texas Monthly march 1975- page :881 or 2the day Townes saw Cindy Morgan for the first time
19738xxLE2 / 3 weeks in the Colorado mountainsCOFor the first time with the then 15 year old Cindy MorganA Deeper Blue page : 1331
1973919Pthe Whole Coffeehouse @ the University Of MinnesotaMinneapolisMNseveral sourcesRecordings & a poster available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
19731020Pthe Millerville UniversityMillerville /LancasterPAthe Billboard 1973-10-131
19731025/26/27PPassim CoffeehouseCambridgeMAthe Harvard Crimson :1973-10-25article available1
1973earlyxxPthe Saxon PubAustinTXPeggy Underwood in A Deeper Blue page :126 & ad in Texas Monthly-novembre 1973 page :322exact date unknown
1973xxxxPthe RubaiyatDallasTXA week with Lonne KnightLonnie Knight @ YouTube2 or 3Lonnie recorded Pancho & Lefty on his 1974 album "Familie In The Wind"
1973xxxxPthe Iron Horse Music HallNorthamptonMAwith David OlneyDavid Olney in I'll Be Here In The Morning3no other information available
1973xxxxPUnknown venueLaramieWYA comment on A Truer Sound3 or 4no other information available
1973xxxxPBishop's PubNashvilleTNseveral appearancesTo Live's To Fly2 or 3dates unknown
1973xxxxPthe Old QuarterHoustonTXseveral appearancesDoug Gittings & available posterposter available2 or 3dates unknown

1974127PPassim CoffeehouseCambridgeMAthe Harvard Crimson of 1974-01-24article availablesure1
article(s): 1974-01-27.htm1 items
19743xxPthe Castle CreekAustinTXknown from a photo by Scott Newtonphoto available2exact date unknown
19744 or 5xxPthe University Of HoustonHoustonTXwith Mickey WhiteTo Live's To Fly & No Deeper Blue3
19745 & 6xxPJack Tracks Studio- recording sessions for "Seven Comes Eleven"NashvilleTNyears later (1993) released as "the Nashville Sessions"-several songs used for "Flying Shoes"(1978)-see 1974-08-10To Live's To Fly & No Deeper Blue2exact date(s) unknown -Garth Fundis & Chuck Cochran did the production
1974523PKerrville Festival @ the Quiet Valley RanchKerrvilleTXSeveral sources1
1974524PArmadillo World HeadquartersAustinTXwith Taj MahalSeveral sourcesPDF available1a benefit for Mance Lipscomb
article(s): 1974-05-24-PDF-page 21-Taj Mahals benefit for Mance Lipscomb at the Armadillo World Headquarters-Austin-TX-1974-05-24.pdf1 items
197474/5 & 6PTexas World Speedway College StationTXwith Willie Nelson & others @ the 2th edition of Willie's picnicSeveral sources Poster available1
gig pic(s): poster/ad.: 1 items
19747xxPthe Oxford HotelDenverCOthe Billboard 1974-07-27 page 321 or 2exact date unknown
19747 ?xxPUnknown Venue perhaps the Wooden Nickle or the Grubstake Crested ButteCOTo Live's To Fly page :140I believe this is a gig in the Wooden Nickel3very unsure venue & date
1974810PJack Tracks StudioNashvilleTNTownes have completed his 7th album : Seven Comes Eleven >At first not released >Kevin Eggers refused or could not pay the studio billthe Billboard 1974-08-10then not released album-most of the songs are later new recorded released on "Flyin' Shoes"1 or 219 years later in 1993 released as "the Nashville Sessions "
1974823PTemporary Union BuildingDentonTXwith John D. Loudermilkthe Denton Record Chronicle 1974-08-241
19749lateOTownes takes on Johnny Guess as his driver/roadmanagerHoustonTXJohnny Guess aka Jimmie Joe Wanker had bought a brand new motorhome called "the Blue Unit"several sources1 or 2exact date unknown
197410xxP the RubaiyatDallasTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysMickey White in To Live's To Fly2 or 3date unsure
gig pic(s): 2: 3: 2 items
197410xxPStephan F.Austin UniversityNacogdochesTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysWrecks Bell & available photosphotos available1the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys are :TvZ,Mickey White,Wrecks Bell & sometimes guest performances by Richard Dobson
197411xxPEarl Of Old TownChicagoILwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysA Deeper Blue2 or 3date unsure
197411xxPthe Instant Karma SpringfieldILwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysTo Live's To Fly2 or 3 date unsure
197411xxPCharlotte's Web RockfordILwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysTo Live's To Fly2 or 3date unsure
197411 or 12xxPSweethart Of Texas Hall & SaloonHoustonTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysTo Live's To Fly2 or 3date unsure
197411 or 12xxPthe Castle CreekAustinTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysTo Live's To Fly2 or 3date unsure
197412xxPthe HopFort WorthTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysTo Live's To Fly2 or 3dates unsure 3 days of gigs before the start of the Rocky Mountain trip
19741231Pthe Mangy Moose SaloonTeton Village/Jackson HoleWYwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysRichard Dobson in the Gulfstream Boys3date unsure other sources give 1995-01-01 as first gig
1974xxxxPthe Wait Chapel @ the Wake Forest UniversityWinston SalemNCLen's old list3I have no other information
pic(s): 2: 3: gig pic(s): 3 items
1974xxxxPClub PassimCambridgeMAwith Steve Hawleyarticle :travels with Steve Hawleyarticle available3date unsure
1974xxxxPthe Castle CreekAustinTXknown from a photophoto available3date unsure

197511/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9 /10/11/12/13Pthe Mangy Moose SaloonTeton Village/Jackson HoleWYwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysA Deeper Blue,To Live's To Fly & the Gulfstream Boys1 or 2
1975121/22 ??Pthe Oxford HotelDenverCOwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysA Deeper Blue,To Live's To Fly & the Gulfstream Boys2gigdates unsure
19751xxPthe GrubstakeCrested ButteCOwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysA Deeper Blue,To Live's To Fly & the Gulfstream Boys2gigdates unsure
19751 or 2xxPPioneer InnNederlandCOwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysA Deeper Blue,To Live's To Fly & the Gulfstream Boys2gigdates unsure
19752xxPthe Castle CreekAustinTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysRichard Dobson in the Gulfstream Boys2gigdate unsure
1975227/28Pthe Sweethart Of Texas Hall & SaloonHoustonTXwith Eric Taylorthe Rice Tresher page 8 & partly ticketPDF & part of a ticket available1
1975315Pthe Sweethart Of Texas Hall & SaloonHoustonTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysRichard Dobson in the Gulfstream Boys2Richard Dobson opened
1975510Pthe Sweethart Of Texas Hall & SaloonHoustonTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys,Rocky Hill & David Rodriquezavailable poster1Richard Dobson opened
poster/ad.: 2: 2 items
1975523/24PKerrville Festival @ the Quiet Valley RanchKerrvilleTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysSome recordings availablerecordings available1blues workshop & appearance
197564/5/6/7/8Pthe SceneNashvilleTNwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys ??advertisment visible in the film "Be Here To Love Me"1
1975930PAustin City LimitsAustinTXwith Clifton ChernierSeveral sources-recordings availablerecordings available1aired on tv 1976-02-15
setlist: 1975-09-30-Austin City limits 1975.txt 1 items
19751011Pthe Old QuarterHoustonTXan email by Hank Kastner : Well remembered and noted in my diary for that day !!1
197512xxPthe Castle CreekAustinTXwith Mickey WhiteA Deeper Blue2
1975FallOTownes is thinking of escaping the music society >no succes > poor businessAustinTXKevin Eggers have financiel problems > plans didn't come from the ground >almost no gigsTo Live's To Fly :chapter 171inpossible to give exact dates/ last year Seven Comes Eleven not released >No promotion money > poor business
pic(s): 2: 3: 4: 4 items
197512lateOTownes & Uncle Seymours trailersClarksville/AustinTXrecording sessions for the film-Heartworn Highways by James Szalapskisome recordings & the film available1the welknown recordings with Uncle Seymour Washington

19761 or 2xxPDean Scott'sHoustonTX2exact date unknown
19761 or 2xxPthe Old QuarterHoustonTXRichard Dobson in the Gulfstream Boys2exact date unknown
1976428/29/30Pthe Jefferson Davis InnLexingtonKYLen's old list @ available posterposter available2exact date unknown- unsure 1975 or 1976
poster/ad.: 1 items
19766xxOJohn Lomax III is Townes new managerNashvilleTNJohn Lomax III & several other sources1 or 2exact date unknown
19766xxOAdvertisment in the Rolling Stone magazine >Townes van Zandt fanclubJohn Lomax III & several other sources1 or 2exact date unknown
19768xxLEOne week trip in the Colorado Mountains with CindyAspenCODuring this week Townes & Cindy decided to leave Clarksville and to move to Nashville to get Townes songs better heardA Deeper Blue page :1491 or 2exact dates unknown
1976summerxxPthe RoxyLos AngelesCADianna Davidson & Tracey Nelson openedTim McMullen2 or 3exact date unknown
1976summerxxPthe TroubadourLos AngelesCAJohn Lomax III in To Live's To Fly page :1652exact date unknown
19769 ??xxLETownes & Cindy moved to Nashville/FranklinFranklinTN1 or 2exact date unknown
197610xxPCountry Music Assocation ConventionNashvilleTNwith Guy Clark,Waylon Jennings,Jerry Jeff Walker & othersA Deeper Blue1 or 2Townes was very drunken, Guy said he wouldn't see him anymore
19761030Pthe Austin OuthouseAustinTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysAvailable posterposter available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
197612xxPthe Castle CreekAustinTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain BoysA Deeper Blue2exact date unknown
poster/ad.: 1 items

1977115OPancho & Lefty released on Emmylou Harris album Luxury Liner (Warner Bros)Later that year is Snowblind Friend by Hoyt Axton with also with Pancho & Lefty releasedseveral sources1
197739PCafe Deja VuRaleighNCposter availableposter available1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1977311Pthe Cat's CradleChapel HillNCrecordings availablerecordings available17 songs official released on Rear View Mirror # 1
setlist: 1977-03-11 the Cats Cradle-Carrboro-NC.txt gig pic(s): 2: 2 items
1977318Pthe GryphonPittsboroNCLen's old list2I have no other imformation
19774xxPPromotional instore appearance @ "Dirty"Jack's Record RackMilwaukeeWIan email by Martin A.Miller >he worked @ the record store that timeMartin told the gigs @ the Blue River Cafe were solo performances2Townes tried to promote the two gigs @ the Blue River Cafe-He signed records and shated with the few customers of the recordstore
19774xxPthe Blue River CafeMilwaukeeWIsolo appearancesan email by Martin A.Miller2exact date unknown- Martin is not sure 1976 or 1977
19775xxPAunt Charley'sAtlantaGAWilliam "Bill" Hedgepath famous interviewarticles available2
1977525O"live @ the Old Quarter-Houston-TX" released on Tomato recordsNew York CityNYthe Billboard 1977-05-211
1977526/27 /28/29PKerrville Folk Festival @ the Quiet Valley RanchKerrvilleTXseveral sources & some recordings some recordings available1Townes was performer (5-28) & judge
poster/ad.: 1 items
197762/3 & 4Pthe Liberty HallHoustonTXwith the Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys > also Hoyt Axton performedavailable poster >"The Return Of The Hemmer Ridge Mountain Boys"poster available1
gig pic(s): poster/ad.: 2: 2 items
197788Pthe Starwood ClubHollywood/Los AngelesCAthe Omaha Rainbow issue # 15articles available2
19778 or 9xxPAntinino'sPittsburgPAFrenchy Burrito in the Mosquito DiariesPDF available2 or 3
19778 or 9xxPthe Lightnin' Bar @ Mann's HotelMcKeesportPAFrenchy Burrito in the Mosquito DiariesPDF available2 or 3only two songs/1 with Frenchy Burrito
19778 or 9xxPunknown venue possible John & Peter'sNew HopePAFrenchy Burrito in the Mosquito DiariesPDF available2 or 3
1977916/17Pthe Main PointBryn MawrPAwith Paula Lockheartthe Mainpoint performers list & Chris Friedrich's old listboth available 1second day 2 gigs 8.00 & 10.00
1977920/21Pthe Lonestar CafeNew York CityNYsolo appearancesthe Village Voice 1977-10-03 page 31 & ad posterAd poster available 1
poster/ad.: 1 items
1977922PRockland Community CollegeSuffernNYthe New York Times 1977-09-22 page 251
1977923/24Pthe Childe HaroldWashingtonDCthe Washington Post 1977-09-231
1977925PRock Creek ParkWashingtonDCthe Washington Post 1977-09-231
19779xxPunknown venue possible Harvard Square Theatre or Club PassimCambridgeMAavailable articlearticle available1 or 2exact date & venue unknown
1977xxxxOHarold Eggers becomes Townes new caretaker/roadmanagerseveral sources 1 or 2exact date unknown >Harold toured with Townes the second half of the year
pic(s): 2: 3: 4: gig pic(s): other: 2: 3: 6 items
1977fallxxOJohn Lomax III is working on Townes lyrics/sheet music/photo bookNashvilleTNthe songbook "For The Sake Of The Song " is now a collectors item.several sources & the Omaha Rainbow of decembre 19771 or 2exact dates unshure
197712midOTownes signed two sessions of 250 limited editions of For The Sake Of The Songthe songbook "For The Sake Of The Song " is now a collectors item.several sources & the Omaha Rainbow of decembre 19771 or 2exact dates & venues unknown
1977xxxxPthe Rome InnGuadaloupe County/AustinTXLarry Monroe in the Austin Chronicle2 or 3
1977xxxxPUnnamed Venue (North) San AntonioTXarticle in "the Texas Observer" 1997-01-30comment on Blue Sky2 or 3Possible the Rome Inn (see 1 above)

19781 or 2xxLETownes broke his arm > Townes & Mike Ewah had a car accident in Franklin-TNFranklinTNMike was driving > both Townes & Mike were very drunkTo Live's To Fly & A Deeper Blue : page 1641
19782 & 3severl daysPAmerican Studios : recording sessions for "Flying Shoes"NashvilleTNproduced by Chip Moman & Kevin EggersTo Live's To Fly & A Deeper Blue1
1978321OMessage by John Lomax III in a newspaper:the basic tracks for 14 songs are cuttedNashvilleTNRecorded with a crew of top-shelf musicians by Chip Moman ** Townes wasn't able to play guitar >he had broken his armTo Live's To Fly page :198the release is planned for 1978-051
19783 or 4xxPseveral unnamed local venuesNashvilleTNwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" RowlandA Deeper Blue2 or 3dates unsure
19784earlyPunknown venuesLos AngelesCAwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" RowlandA Deeper Blue2 or 3dates unsure
1978418PMaintenance Shop @ the Iowa State UniversityAmesIAwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" RowlandMaintenance Shop performers & "other venues" performer lists both available1opening for John Lee Hooker @ the first gig of this tour
article(s): 1978-04-18 Maintenance Shop at the Iowa State University-with John Lee Hooker.htm2 items
1978419PFull Compass Soundstudio for WIBA fmMadisonWIwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" RowlandA Deeper Blue1possible with John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
1978420/21 Pthe Quiet KnightChicagoILwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" RowlandA Deeper Blue1possible with John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
1978423/24PBunky'sMadisonWIwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" Rowland A Deeper Blue1possible with John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
1978425/26Pthe Blue River CafeMilwaukeeWIwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" Rowland A Deeper Blue1possible with John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
1978427/28PLarry Joe'sAugustaGAwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" RowlandA Deeper Blue2 or 3dates a little unsure-distance ??
1978429/30PGilly's DaytonOHwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" Rowland Ä Deeper Blue2dates a little unsure
19785xxO"Flying Shoes" released on TomatoNew York CityNYTo Live's To Fly & several other sources1 or 2exact date unknown
197853PGreat Midwestern Music HallLouisvilleKYwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" RowlandA Deeper Blue & available photosphotos available1possible with John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
gig pic(s): 2: 3: 4: 3 items
197856 & 7PMariah CoffeehouseEast LansingMIwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" RowlandA Deeper Bluerecordings available 1978-05-061opening for John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
setlist: 1978-05-06 Mariah Coffeehouse-East Lansing.txt other: 2: 2 items
1978512 & 13PMy Father's PlaceRoslyn /Long IslandNYwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" RowlandA Deeper Blue & available article1opening for John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
article(s): 1978-05-12 My Fathers Place.htm pic(s): poster/ad.: 2: 3: 4: 6 items
1978514??WNEW fm studiosNew YorkNYinterview by Vin Scelsaarticle available1
article(s): 1978-05-14 Vin Scelsa interview.htm1 items
1978515/16Pthe Lonestar CafeNew York CityNYwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" RowlandA Deeper Blue & available ad posterposter available1"the Two Days Each Tour"
poster/ad.: 2: 2 items
1978517/18Pthe Cellar DoorWash DC /GeorgetownDCwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" RowlandA Deeper Blue & the Washington Post 1978-05-181"the Two Days Each Tour"
19785xxPunknown venueBostonMAwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" RowlandA Deeper Blue2dates & venue a little unsure
19785xxPunknown venueSt LouisMOwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" RowlandA Deeper Blue2possible with John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
1978526/27/28PKerrville Folkfestival @ the Quiet Valley RanchKerrvilleTXsolo performance ?several sources1
19786earlyPthe Great American Music HallSan FranciscoCAwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" RowlandA Deeper Blue2possible with John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
197867 & 8Pthe Rainbow TavernSeattleWAwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" RowlandÄ Deeper Blue2possible with John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
19786xxPthe Euphoria TavernPortlandORwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" Rowland A Deeper Blue2possible with John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
19786xxPthe PlaceEugeneORwith Owen Cody & Danny "Ruester" Rowland A Deeper Blue2possible with John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
197871OMessage in the BillboardNashvilleTNTvZ is now represented by Lamar Fike's managment in Nashvillethe Billboard 1978-07-01 page :541
197877Pthe Blue OnionNormanOKwith Owen Cody,Danny "Ruester" Rowland & Jimmie GrayA Deeper Blue & available recordings/partly official released as "Rear View Mirror" (1989)recordings available 1possible with John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
setlist: 1978-07-07 the Blue Onion-Norman-OK.txt 1 items
197885P"Night Ride" @ radio KLAKDenverCOhost Bill Ashfordthe Billboard 1978-08-051 or 2date is a little unsure- possible the airdate-pre recorded ??
1978915LEWilliamson County Courthouse-Townes married Cindy MorganFranklinTNseveral sources1
1978104 & 5Pthe Lonestar CafeNew York CityNYwith Owen Cody,Danny "Ruester" Rowland & Jimmie GrayA Deeper Blue & available ad posterposter available1with Josh White jr-"the Two Days Each Tour"
poster/ad.: 2: 2 items
197810xxPthe Cellar DoorWash DC /GeorgetownDCwith Owen Cody,Danny "Ruester" Rowland & Jimmie GrayA Deeper Blue2possible with John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
197810xxPunknown venueBostonMAwith Owen Cody,Danny "Ruester" Rowland & Jimmie GrayA Deeper Blue2possible with John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
19781015 ?PU.S.Folksinger benefityBloomingtonINwith Owen Cody,Danny "Ruester" Rowland & Jimmie GrayA Deeper Blue2possible with John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
19781016/17PBlack Sheep Repertory TheaterManchesterMIwith Owen Cody,Danny "Ruester" Rowland & Jimmie GrayA Deeper Blue & available photophoto available1possible with John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
19781018/19Pthe Quiet KnightChicagoILwith Owen Cody,Danny "Ruester" Rowland & Jimmie GrayA Deeper Blue & available photophoto available1possible with John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
gig pic(s): 2: 1 items
197810xxPthe HummingbirdIndianapolisINwith Owen Cody,Danny "Ruester" Rowland & Jimmie GrayA Deeper Blue2possible with John Lee Hooker-"the Two Days Each Tour"
1978127PInterview & live @ Thirsty Ear Concert fm @ the Boston CollegeBostonMAwith John Lee HookerBoston College/the Heights 1978-12-04 page 2PDF available1WZBC 90.3 fm

1979113Ostrange message in the Billboard 1979-01-13FranklinTNthe message:TVZ has rescheduled all his dates after febr.1-to work on his next LP for Tomato ??1Townes should work on a new album @ his Franklin farm ??
1979321Punknown venueBirminghamALwith Guy Clark3
1979528PKerrville Folkfestival @ the Quiet Valley RanchKerrvilleTXseveral sourcesarticle available (Kerrville PDF)1
1979xxxxPHarvard Square TheatreCambridgeMAwith Guy Clarkwww.aucoustic guitar forum.com3
1979825Punknown venue possible the Good Woman CoffeehouseNashvilleTNwith Danny "Ruester" Rowland3
19791228/29PPoor David's PubDallasTXthe Dallas Morning News1

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