Townes Van Zandt - For The Sake Of The Song (Oct 2018 Essentials ROTM)

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  1. DavidA

    DavidA The sun's not yellow, it's chicken

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    @vinylmeplease - any chance of getting a good pic/video of the "midnight blue" of the vinyl. Like the idea, just want some eye candy on it!
     
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    I am no longer a VMP member but just popping in here to say that VMP turned me onto Townes when his s/t album was in the store way back in 2015. As for the pick, I wouldn't have chosen this album, the arrangements don't really fit with his style too well. He re-recorded most of the tracks on this album for his s/t album because he didn't like how they sounded. But if it gets more people onto Townes I'm all for it. Personally his s/t, Our Mother The Mountain or Live at the Old Quarter would have been better choices IMO.
     
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    Can't wait, very excited for this one. Wish it were Colter Wall though.
     
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    I’m not a big country fan, but I do enjoy Townes. Very excited to hear this one!
     
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    Never listened to TVZ before this was guessed as RoTM, so I think I would've preferred a treatment of his "best" album, but I get the pick and maybe it'll be a good intro for me to the artist. I think I'll be keeping it.
     
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    It really seems that this would be the underdog of the TVZ discography...is it really any wonder why VMP chose it???

    Excited to delve into this record once it lands.
     
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    I gotchu!
     
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    I’ve actually never really dug too deeply into TVZ. Which is weird because many of the folks I love, love him. Some even named their kids after him. I did pick up Live at the Old Quarter and it’s amazing. Looking forward to this one.
     
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    Hey guys, tap me on the shoulder when the videos come in, please?
     
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    Anyone know the turntable in that video?
     
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    From the primer:

    This sounds like the life BoJack Horseman's Dad, Butterscotch Horseman, wanted.
     
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    I'll certainly check it out, but there's not much here to make me want to get it.
     
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