Release Date: 16 October 2015
Format: LP Vinyl
|Townes Van Zandt Flyin' Shoes Limited Edition Blue Vinyl LP
First 1,000 LPs on Limited Edition Blue Vinyl. Beautifully remastered & repackaged with full-colour booklet, sleeve notes, interview & full lyrics to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the beginning of
Townes Van Zandt's musical career.
Townes Van Zandt's 1978 debut studio album for Tomato Records was produced by the legendary Chips Moman at Nashville's American Studios & contains some of the Texas troubadour's strongest songs: 'When She Don't Need Me', 'Loretta', 'No Place To Fall' (later a Townes duet with Willie Nelson) and the haunting title track, plus an inspired cover of Bo Diddley's 'Who Do You Love'.
This release features a replica LP sleeve with original Milton Glaser designed artwork and Wood Newton photography. With a 12-inch 4-panel full-colour LP insert.
The death of Townes Van Zandt in 1997 at age 52 robbed the world of a troubled genius as well as one of America's finest songwriters. While his albums never sold in large quantaties, his reputation and popularity has grown greater by the year inspiring books, a documentary and renewed interest from the media, passionatly loyal fans and contemporaries such as Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Emmylou Harris who have covered his songs to the upper-reaches of the American charts.
Loretta / No Place To Fall / Flyin' Shoes / Who Do You Love? / When She Don't Need Me / Dollar Bill Blues / Rex's Blues / Pueblo Waltz / Brother Flower / Snake Song