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My Years with Townes Van Zandt: Music, Genius, and Rage


My Years with Townes Van Zandt

The book’s author, Harold Eggers, Jr., was Townes Van Zandt’s road manager and producer for more than 20 years. A year before Van Zandt died at age 52, Eggers started working with the musician on his autobiography. Van Zandt revealed his life, music, creativity, demons, and inner soul in detail to Eggers, saying, “the most important thing is to tell the truth, no matter what. I want everyone to feel my pain. Let all the ghosts and demons have their say. That’s what I’ve done my whole life.” This is the book Van Zandt asked Eggers to write.

My Years with Townes Van Zandt: Music, Genius, and Rage,
by Harold F. Eggers, Jr., with L. E. McCullough, Backbeat Books,

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