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Legend [Import]

Townes Van ZandtAudio CD
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Product Details

  • Audio CD (May 30, 2005)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Snapper UK
  • ASIN: B0002TRURA
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #154,780 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. If I Needed You
2. Pancho & Lefty
3. Snow Don't Fall
4. No Lonesome Tune
5. Silver Ships Of Andilar
6. Heavenly Houseboat Blues
7. Be Here To Love Me
8. Kathleen
9. Snake Mountain Blues
10. St John The Gambler
11. Our Mother The Mountain
12. For The Sake Of The Song
13. None But The Rain
14. Waiting Around To Die
15. Lungs
16. Colorado Girl
17. I'll Be Here In The Morning
18. Nothin'
19. Tower Song
20. Come Tomorrow
See all 46 tracks on this disc

Editorial Reviews

Two CD compilation covers the artist's most creative period, when he was recording for the Poppy & Tomato labels between 1968 & 1978, & includes six duets with country stars including Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, & Freddy Fender. Snapper Music. 2004.

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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars country blues/ from Pittsburgh June 13, 2004
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Format:Audio CD
Legend, good title for this disc. For the price you get 46 songs of well-produced tunes. I'm more of a blues/rock listener,but was looking for something different and I found it. Van Zandt is a masterful troubadour. When I can feel the pain of heartache and the beauty of love in words and song, well isn't that what good music is all about. He is hard to compare to anyone, but I hear a mellow Steve Earle and some Dylan. I hear whiskey-soaked storys throughout Legend,any real man can relate to these songs.Van Zandt's jammin' buddy,Guy Clark said,"A self-destructive, depressive,reclusive alcholic is not, perhaps, built to last. And that, according to Legend was Townes Van Zandt.If you like music that epitomizes life, Get This.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Legendary February 14, 2007
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
What more can I say? This is an excellent collection of a music legend's early works. If you are at all interested in the blend of folk, blues, and country that is Townes van Zandt, you can't go wrong buying this one.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect.... July 29, 2007
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
If you like Townes this is the essential CDs to own. He was/is one of the greatest hardly known singer/songwriters of our time.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Best March 2, 2009
By J. Ott
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
There are so many good Texas songwriters, but for my money Townes was the best. It's just too bad the record buying public didn't feel the same. Many folks are familiar with some of his songs thanks to other performers such as Emmylou, etc., but it's hard to beat the world weary and true treatment that Townes gave this material. I drive many miles for work and Disc One rarely leaves my car. Listen to the man that Steve Earle considered his mentor- you won't regret it.
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