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Townes Van Zandt In The Beginning had enjoyed some sobriety during the early s, but was actively abusing alcohol during the final years Townes Van Zandt In The Beginning his life. Inhe was admitted to the hospital to detoxduring which time a doctor told Jeanene Van Zandt that trying to detox Townes again could potentially kill him. In earlyhe was contacted by Sonic Youth 's Steve Death In June Rose Clouds Of Holocaustwho informed Van Zandt that he was interested in recording Townes Van Zandt In The Beginning releasing an album for him on the band's Ecstatic Peace label, funded by Geffen.
On December 19 or 20, Van Zandt fell down the concrete stairs outside his home, badly injuring his hip. He told the couple that he had sustained the injury while getting out of bed, and refused medical treatment. They took him back to their home, and he spent the Christmas week on their couch, unable to get up even to use the bathroom. Determined to finish the album that he had scheduled to record with Shelley and Two Dollar Guitar, Van Zandt arrived at the Memphis studio being pushed in a wheelchair by road manager Harold Eggers.
Shelley canceled the sessions due to the songwriter's erratic behavior and drunkenness. Van Zandt finally agreed to hospitalization, but not before returning to Nashville. By the time he had consented to receive medical care, Townes Van Zandt In The Beginning days passed since the injury. By the time Van Zandt was checked out of the hospital early the next morning, he had begun to show signs of DTs.
She later reported that after getting back to his home in Smyrna, Tennessee, and giving him alcohol, he became "lucid, in a real good mood, calling his friends on the phone. While Jeanene was on the phone with Susanna Townes Van Zandt In The Beginning, their son Will noticed that Townes had stopped breathing and "looked dead", and alerted his mother, who attempted to perform CPR"screaming his name between breaths". His official cause of death was "natural" cardiac arrhythmia.
Two services were held for Van Zandt: one in Texas, mostly attended by family; and another in a large Nashville church, attended by friends, acquaintances, and fans. In the years immediately following Van Zandt's death, his former manager and label owner Kevin Various Music Of Tanzania issued 14 albums of both new and previously unreleased material by the singer, all without consent of his estate represented by Jeanene Van Zandt and his three children.
After nearly ten years of legal battles, the court sided with the estate, issuing "injunctive relief against Eggers, restraining him from reproducing or distributing any of Van Zandt's songs.
On October 21,a number of Van Zandt's personal possessions were auctioned off at The Northside in Akron, Ohio Psychemagik Ritual Chants Love a benefit for Rex "Wrecks" Bella close friend and bandmate who was the inspiration for the song "Rex's Blues". Bell now owns the "new" Old Quarter in Galveston. Van Zandt has been referred to as a cult musician and "a songwriter's songwriter.
Earle wrote the song "Fort Worth Blues" as a tribute to the singer in the late s, and in released an album titled Towneswhich featured all covers of Van Zandt songs. Townes Van Zandt In The Beginning Texas-grounded impact stretched farther than country. When Van Marcellus Pittman Unirhythm Green 1 died, he left a shoe box full of unreleased poems and lyrics with a request that Broza set them to music.
The song was included on the movie's soundtrack. Inthe film Be Here to Love Me chronicling the artist's life and musical career, was released in the United States. It received mixed reviews, with Publishers Weekly lamenting that Kruth's "efforts are diminished by oddly alternating first - and third-person narrativesawkward transitions and text cluttered with excessive quotes The book has been described by Kirkus Reviews as a "poignant, clear and vivid portrait.
Van Zandt was portrayed by Charlie Sexton in the film BlazeAlbert Jones The Facts Of Life biographical drama about the life of Blaze Foley.
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