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Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (2004)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Ely ...
Himself - Musician
Guy Clark ...
Himself - Musician
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Himself - Musician
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Himself - Musician
Donna Spence ...
Herself - Sister
Ann Rice ...
Herself - First Cousin
Luke Sharpe ...
Himself - High School Classmate
John Ruehl ...
Himself - Shattuck Classmate
Bob 'Maverick' Myrick ...
Himself - College Roommate
Frank 'Chito' Greer ...
Himself - Friend
Fran Lohr ...
Herself - First Wife
Jerry Jeff Walker ...
Himself - Musician
Kevin Eggers ...
Himself - Record Producer and Label Owner
Wrecks Bell ...
Himself - Bass Player
David Olney ...
Himself - Musician
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Be Here to Love Me - Chronicles the fascinating and often turbulent life of Townes Van Zandt.

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What would you sacrifice to follow your dream?


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$9,098 (USA) (2 December 2005)

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$129,424 (USA) (24 March 2006)
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Himself - Musician: It made us rethink what we were doing - what a song was all about.
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Features Heartworn Highways (1976) See more »

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Don't You Take it Too Bad
Written by Townes van Zandt
Performed by Townes van Zandt
Copywright: BUG
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Great look into a songwriter whom will be hard to surpass
10 December 2005 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I went to see this film with a limit knowledge of the mans music and next to nothing on the life of the man. This film give a great look into a songwriter that has the ability to put into word, what many people will fail to feel in their lifetime. The mix of footage from the Townes own home footage to live performances and interviews with the people who know him make the whole experience a full one and as you leave you will understand how unique he was, his talent was and his effect on people. The film has been made is such a way that it provides a full spectrum into the life. You will both laugh and feel sorrow at the events that made up the life of Townes Van Zandt.

A must see for music lovers.....


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