|14 Nov 2003|
Dead, Not Buried
The fight over Townes recordings and publishing rights Dallas Observer story by Robert Wilonsky local copy
|10 Dec 2001|
Interview with J.T. Van Zandt
excerpted from: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ LoneStarMusic.com's Texas music newsletter December 2001 Issue 12 Order online or call 1-800-TX-MUSIC ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2) Artist Of The Month - Townes Van Zandt Click here to read our Interview with Townes' son, J.T.: http://www.lonestarmusic.com/townes.asp local copy
|20 Aug 2001|
New album with Guy Clark, Steve Earle, Townes Van Zandt
From: will skinner Guy list - this press release came to me yesterday. by the song selection, i'm thinking late 1980's for the recording date. i'll be carrying this at our new Guy Clark site www.guyclark.com and at Guy's upcoming shows. Onward.........Will KOCH PROGRESSIVE TO RELEASE LIVE ALBUM WITH STEVE EARLE, TOWNES VAN ZANDT & GUY CLARK ON OCTOBER 9, 2001 New York, NY... August 17, 2001... KOCH Progressive will release Steve Earle, Townes Van Zandt & Guy Clark - Together at the Bluebird Café - release on October 9, 2001. Hear the respect and admiration these craftsmen have for each other. Listen to "Pancho and Lefty," "Randall Knife" and "Copperhead Road." As Steve Earle put it, "Townes Van Zandt is the best songwriter in the whole world, and I'll stand on Bob Dylan's coffee table in my cowboy boots and say that." Scott Kuchler, Director of KOCH Progressive says. "We're excited to have such an important piece of history on our label and to be able work with such extraordinary talent." Three friends, three poets, three masters- laughing, singing and tellin the stories behind the songs captured forever on this extraordinary album, Together at The Bluebird Café. This release is truly one of the Bluebird Café's most legendary and magical evenings ever. Also available on the Bluebird Café series are: Michael Johnson, Angela Kaset, J. Fred Knobloch & Jelly Roll Johnson, Don Schlitz, Bob DiPiero, Don Henry and Harley Allen. Track Listing: 1) Baby Took A Limo To Memphis 2) My Old Friend The Blues 3) Katie Belle 4) The Cape 5) Valentine's Day 6) Ain't Leavin Your Love 7) Randall Knife 8) Tom Ames' Prayer 9) A Song For 10) Dublin Blues 11) I Ain't Ever Satisfied 12) Pancho And Lefty 13) Immigrant Eyes 14) Mercenary Song 15) Tecumseh Valley 16) Copperhead Road
|19 May 2001|
TVZ at the new Country Hall of Fame
Date: Fri, 18 May 2001 18:59:27 -0500 From: "Jeanene Van Zandt"
|16 May 2001|
TVZ Tribute album play list
Date: Wed, 16 May 2001 23:51:00 -0500 From: "Jeanene Van Zandt"
|Fri, 23 Mar 2001|
TVZ Tribute album in development
In a message dated 3/22/01 9:32:04 AM Central Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes: << the TVZ tribute album that will be coming out on Pedernales (Willie >Nelson's label). Does anybody know who else takes part on this project beside of Steve and Willie? Message: 4 Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2001 10:05:22 -0600 From: "Jeanene Van Zandt"
|Sat, 28 Oct 2000|
Some new items
First, a review on Wrecks Bells' new album, "A Dog's Life", features several references to Townes, and the album includes covers of two songs written by Townes. Also, if you are contemplating buying Townes recent album "A far Cry From Dead", you should do so soon, as per this notice placed recently on the abouttownes mail list: Try Jeanene's website, http://www.townesvanzandt.com, for availability (while they last). Message: 4 Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 13:29:38 -0500 From: Bill Lavery
|Wed, 17 May 2000
Jeanene Van Zandt Interview on NPR - web archive
Message: 8 Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 08:29:22 -0000 From: "Ed Heffelfinger"
|Wed, 17 May 2000
TVZ Tribute Portland Oregon!
5/25 Portland OR ~ A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt - A benefit for the Van Zandt children featuring: Casey Neill, Andrew Calhoun, The Rackets, Dave Carter & Tracey Grammer, Jeff Rosenberg, Jackstraw, more. Laurelthirst, 2958 NE Glisan, Portland OR, 9 pm, 503-232-1504 Casey Neill put this together, and has contacted Jeanene and received her blessings and considerable support. Casey Neill Trio (often a duo or Trio+) and Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer are rising stars on the folk scene who are Portland based. Jackstraw is a great bluegrass group, and Andrew Calhoun is a nationally known, long-time singer songwriter. All have (or are working on) TVZ material. Here is the latest linup from Casey: Hi all! Here's that email Ive been promising regarding te 25th of May tribute to Townes Van Zandt at the Laurelthirst. The event is a benefit for Townes & Jeanene's kids. Here is a very rough preliminary song list so there is no overlap. Suggestions, comments, updates on songs & all are encouraged. I don't have Andrew Calhoun's email, so please foreward if you know it. Sets may vary in length etc... & we ask that everyone be flexible as there are alot of acts etc... OK, songs: Zak Borden - No Lonesome Tune, Brand New Companion, Before I Wake in the Morning Michael Burley - Tecumseh Valley, Blaze's Blues Andrew Calhoun- Mr Mud & Mr Gold, Catfish Song Jeff Rosenberg- Eric Andersen & Townes co-writes Casey Neill- Lover's Lullaby, Lungs The Rackets- Snow Don't Fall, Colorado Girl, My Proud Mountains James Low- Waiting Round to Die Katya Chorover- No Place to Fall Jackstraw- White Freightliner Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer- Snowin on Raton, If I Needed You, Pancho & Lefty
|Wed, 8 March 2000
TVZ Tribute at the Ryman!
Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2000 12:45:39 -0600 From: "Jeanene Van Zandt"
|Wed, 2 Feb 2000
A new single:
"To Live's To Fly" is at your Radio Station!
Hey Townesfolk! Just wanted everyone to know that the second single "To Live's to Fly" from AFCFD was sent out Friday. Most of you know about the shake-up at Arista. Townes is in a kind of limbo state with them as far as any action goes. We still don't know what's going to happen there and may not know until July when the execs contracts run out. In the mean time the single had already been pressed, special give away TLTF t-shirts were sitting in their boxes already paid for by me, so I talked the folks at Arista into letting me send it out on my own which mom and I did. We put a nice press package together with the single and shirt and flung them out into the world. You should have seen the look on the postoffice staffs faces when we kept making trips to the car for more bags and boxes until we had the whole counter covered with Townes. We would appreciate any good vibes you guys can send out, but even more important it would be great if you would call and suggest to your radio station to play the song. Later today I will post a list of the radio stations that were serviced so you can see if one is in your area. Since there is no action at Arista we have to create our own action for Townes. Show your support! Call your local radio station! If everyone would get the telephone # of the station closest to you and put it somewhere handy and use it, we together can help Townes FLY!!! I thank each and every one of you that takes the time to help out. "To Live's to Fly"!!! If they don't have the single yet, Keep Calling! If you hear them play it, call and praise them for it. This is what it takes. Take 5 minutes out of your day and show your support! Hope everyone has a fantastic day :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-0 :-) Jeanene Van Zandt
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