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Townes van Zandt (1944–1997)

Townes van Zandt was born on March 7, 1944 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. He was married to Jeanene Munselle, Cindy and Fran Petters. He died on January 1, 1997 in Smyrna, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »

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  True Detective (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- After You've Gone (2014) ... (performer: "Lungs" - uncredited) / (writer: "Lungs" - uncredited)
 2012 The Motel Life (performer: "Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold") / (writer: "Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold")
 2012 Seven Psychopaths (performer: "Mr Mud And Mr Gold") / (writer: "Mr Mud And Mr Gold")
 2012 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lyle Lovett (2012) ... (writer: "White Freightliner Blues", "Pancho and Lefty" - uncredited)
 2012 Lawless (writer: "The Snake Song" - as Townes Van Zandt)
 2010 Tung metal (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Hvem I helvede er Lead Poison? (2010) ... (music: "I en lille båd der gynger")
- Det er fucking romantisk (2010) ... (music: "I en lille båd der gynger")
 2010 True Blood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hitting the Ground (2010) ... (performer: "Waiting Around To Die" - uncredited)
 2009 Crazy Heart (performer: "If I Needed You" (1981)) / (writer: "If I Needed You" (1981))
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Six (2009) ... (writer: "Be Here to Love Me" - uncredited)
 2009 Leaves of Grass ("Rex's Blues")
 2008 In Bruges (performer: "St John the Gambler" - as Townes Van Zandt) / (writer: "St John the Gambler" - as Townes Van Zandt)
 2006 Off the Black (performer: "If I Needed You") / (writer: "If I Needed You")
  Six Feet Under (TV Series) (2 episodes, 2005) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- All Alone (2005) ... ("To Live is to Fly")
- Ecotone (2005) ... ("To Live is to Fly")
- Singing for Our Lives (2005) ... (performer: "To Live is to Fly") / (writer: "To Live is to Fly")
 2004 Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (Documentary) (performer: "Rake", "Be Here To Love Me", "Waitin' Round to Die", "Nothin'", "Where I Lead Me", "Brand New Companion", "High, Low and In Between", "Delta Momma Blues", "At My Window", "Highway Kind", "Snake Song", "To Live's to Fly", "Flyin' Shoes", "My Proud Mountains", "Don't You Take it Too Bad", "Black Crow Blues", "Marie", "Mr. Mudd & Mr. Gold", "Dollar Bill Blues", "Pancho & Lefty", "St. John The Gambler", "If I Needed You", "When She Don't Need Me", "Rex's Blues") / (writer: "Rake", "Be Here To Love Me", "Waitin' Round to Die", "Nothin'", "Where I Lead Me", "Brand New Companion", "High, Low and In Between", "Delta Momma Blues", "At My Window", "Highway Kind", "Snake Song", "To Live's to Fly", "Flyin' Shoes", "My Proud Mountains", "Don't You Take it Too Bad", "Black Crow Blues", "Marie", "Mr. Mudd & Mr. Gold", "Dollar Bill Blues", "Pancho & Lefty", "St. John The Gambler", "If I Needed You", "When She Don't Need Me", "Rex's Blues", "No Place to Fall")
 1998 Stepmom (writer: "If I Needed You")
 1998 The Big Lebowski (performer: "Dead Flowers")
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Died the same day that his idol, Hank Williams, passed away. Some of his ashes are buried in Dido Cemetery, Tarrant County, Texas. See more »

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