Music Recommendation: Townes Van Zandt — “Rex’s Blues”


Music: “Rex’s Blues” from the album SKY BLUE

Artist: Townes Van Zandt

Artist Location: Fort Worth, Texas

Info: SKY BLUE is a posthumously released album; Townes Van Zandt died on 1 January 1997 at age 52.

Creepy Cody, a fan, wrote, “Any and every last treasure we can get from Townes will never be enough. So much beauty, sorrow, and joy. Favorite track: ‘All I Need.’”

Rebecca Bengal: “Booze and ramblin’: the blue, wandering life of Townes Van Zandt”(Guardian)

An album of unreleased recordings by the late country singer has been released on what would have been his 75th birthday – and you won’t find many songs as sad as these.

Price: $1 (USD) for song; $7 for 11-track album

If you are OK with paying for it, you can use PAYPAL or CREDIT CARD.

Genre: Singer-songwriter, country, blues

Townes Van Zandt on Bandcamp


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