Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Hardcore Troubadours – Steve Earle's Tribute to Townes Van Zandt

By Michael Keating

Steve Earle picks up the phone sounding raspy and apologetic. He’s on what must feel like an endless promotional blitz before kicking off his solo tour at The Music Hall in Portsmouth May 28. He’s just done his umpteenth radio interview and he’s on his way to an in-store gig at a record store in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury.

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Some video clips of Earle and a trailer for "Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zant" can be found after the jump.