Townes Van Zandt - Quotes

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I'm the mold that grunge was grown in.

I'm the mold that grunge was grown in.

I don't know why I write really depressing songs. I'm a kind of melancholy guy, I suppose. But I figure I'm about normal. ---->>>

I don't think you can ever do your best. Doing your best is a process of trying to do your best.

I don't think you can ever do your best. Doing your best is a process of trying to do your best.

I don't envision a very long life for myself. I think my life will run out before my work does. I've designed it that way. ---->>>

What I do is between me and the Lord, to examine and possibly alter the state of grace in which I live, and thereby the state of grace of anybody who listens. ---->>>

Human's can't live in the present as animals do; they just live in the present. But human's are always thinking about the future or the past. ---->>>

I'd like to write some songs that are so good that nobody understands them. Not even myself. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 03-07, 1944
Birthplace:
Die: 01-01, 1997
Occupation: Musician

John Townes Van Zandt (March 7, 1944 – January 1, 1997), best known as Townes Van Zandt, was an American singer songwriter. He is widely regarded for his poetic, often heroically sad songs. In 1983, six years after Emmylou Harris had first popularized it, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard covered his song "Pancho and Lefty", scoring a number one hit on the Billboard country music charts (wikipedia)