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    John Townes Van Zandt, best known as Townes Van Zandt, was an American songwriter. In 1983, six years after Emmylou Harris had first popularized it, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard covered his song "Pancho and Lefty", scoring a number one hit on the Billboard country music charts. Much of his life was spent touring various dive bars, often living in cheap motel rooms and backwoods cabins. For much of the 1970s, he lived in a simple shack without electricity or... (wikipedia)

    • Died On 1/1/1997

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