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Townes Van Zandt

for the sake of the song



Released: 14th Sep 2009



Released: 16th Jun 2014

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an auspicious debut offering from a talent of the first order - These songs make clear that Van Zandt's genius was already fully formed & as both a composer & a performer he was a man of rare gifts.

Produced by former Sun Records legend Cowboy Jack Clement & recorded in Nashville during the fall of 1968, 'For The Sake Of The Song' appeared on the tiny Poppy label, received no marketing support & subsequently no commercial success at all. It is however, an essential & landmark work from a master songwriter.

for the sake of the song