"This is an account of a period of time in music history as well as of one man's struggle with his own life, a struggle that uses the creative process as a way to salvation." - Kathleen Hudson, author of Telling Stories, Writing Songs and Executive Director, Texas Heritage Music Foundation "The author talked to many, many people who knew Townes. His work offers a wealth of anecdotes and information." - Louis Black, editor, Austin Chronicle and executive producer of Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt" --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
ROBERT EARL HARDY has been a professional writer for twenty-five years, with articles on twentieth century American music and the arts published in newspapers, journals and magazines, most recently in The Oxford American. Also a musician, since the 1970s. Mr. Hardy has played guitar in bands in the Washington, D.C. area. He lives in Maryland.