Cover of a Townes Van Zandt song. Done on an Iowa LPG (License Plate Guitar) and Iowa Saxophone.

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Comment by Uncle John on July 18, 2021 at 5:00pm

I will take that as an endorsement, Pick.  Thanks!

Comment by the anonymous pick on July 18, 2021 at 3:30pm

YUP

Comment by Uncle John on July 18, 2021 at 1:08pm

I've never been called 'almost heavy metal.'   But that LPG with bass mag pup has that sound.  So I don't mind at all.  Thanks, Rick.

Comment by Richard Sundberg on July 18, 2021 at 11:33am

Excellent cover Uncle! My third listen, better each time. Almost heavy metal for traditional players, love it!

Comment by Uncle John on July 17, 2021 at 9:52pm

Thanks, Andries. 

Thanks, Dave,  Agreed, Dave.  He was one of the few best of the singer songwriters.

Comment by Dave Lynas on July 17, 2021 at 7:08pm

Excellent Unc. I love that song. Townz tells it right. He’s my hero.

Comment by A.D.EKER on July 12, 2021 at 10:57am

Fine lyrics UJ !  never heard that one from TvZ ,lefty and pancho ,and a load of other vinger pickers are by him, while this one opens up a texan hearth by all means ! thanks ! good ballance indeed !

Comment by Uncle John on July 9, 2021 at 9:26pm

I should check that our, Alan.

Thanks, Rope.   Yup.  What a song writer and hard liver.

Thank you, Tee.

Comment by t-belly johnson on July 9, 2021 at 7:11pm

Nice one John 

Comment by Rope Walker Country Star on July 9, 2021 at 4:57pm

Great choice for a song, and I like your version: putting’ it in the folk tradition instead of the kinda fast boogie blues shuffle. I always like that verse ‘bad news from Houston’ like it really captured a time and place, and TVZ and the poor man precarious hard livin’ musician life.

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