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Townes Van Zandt

Richard Wootton, Omaha Rainbow, December 1977

TOWNES VAN ZANDT is no longer such a well kept secret, known only to a handful of dedicated fans. Thanks to his new manager and long-time friend, John Lomax, who has spent the past 18 months disentangling Townes' business affairs, and artists like Emmylou Harris and Hoyt Axton who have brought his songs to the attention of the music world, his career is on the upsurge after years of bad luck.

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