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Townes Van Zandt

sunshine boy

omnivore



2CD

Released: 4th Mar 2013

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this 2 disc compilation features outtakes & alternate versions from his '72 masterpieces & rough demos recorded prior to these historic recording sessions.

in 1972 townes van zandt released two albums commonly regarded as his masterpieces – 'high, low & in between' & 'the late great townes van zandt'. they found van zandt digging deep into his troubled psyche & turning his heartache into soul-stirring art. these recordings offer more superlative material surrounding the creation of those 2 dark & phenomenal country classics. “holy grail stuff” 5/5 - mojo “about as good as anything in this world gets” 10/10 - uncut.

sunshine boy

Tracklist

Disc One – Studio Sessions:

  1. T FOR TEXAS
  2. WHO DO YOU LOVE
  3. SUNSHINE BOY
  4. WHERE I LEAD ME
  5. BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS
  6. NO DEAL
  7. PANCHO & LEFTY (Alternate 1972 Mix without Strings and Horns)
  8. TO LIVE IS TO FLY
  9. YOU ARE NOT NEEDED NOW
  10. DON’T TAKE IT TOO BAD
  11. SAD CINDERELLA
  12. MR. MUDD & MR. GOLD
  13. WHITE FREIGHT LINER BLUES
  14. TWO HANDS
  15. LUNGS
  16. DEAD FLOWERS


Disc Two – Demos:

  1. HEAVENLY HOUSEBOAT BLUES
  2. DIAMOND HEEL BLUES
  3. TO LIVE IS TO FLY
  4. TOWER SONG
  5. YOU ARE NOT NEEDED NOW
  6. MR. MUDD & MR. GOLD
  7. HIGHWAY KIND
  8. GREENSBORO WOMAN
  9. WHEN HE OFFERS HIS HAND
  10. DEAD FLOWERS
  11. OLD PAINT
  12. STANDIN’