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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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In Bruges
In Bruges Soundtrack
(2008)
The Big Lebowski
The Big Lebowski Soundtrack
(1998)
Seven Psychopaths
Seven Psychopaths Soundtrack
(2012)

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 2017 American Made (performer: "Black Widow Blues") / (writer: "Black Widow Blues")
  Hell on Wheels (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Gambit (2016) ... (performer: "Waitin' Around to Die" - uncredited) / (writer: "Waitin' Around to Die" - uncredited)
 2016/II Hell or High Water (performer: "Dollar Bill Blues" - as Townes Van Zandt) / (writer: "Dollar Bill Blues" - as Townes Van Zandt)
  Billions (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Where the F*ck Is Donnie? (2016) ... (performer: "Waiting Around to Die" - uncredited) / (writer: "Waiting Around to Die" - uncredited)
  Master of None (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Nashville (2015) ... (performer: "Be Here to Love Me") / (writer: "Be Here to Love Me")
 2015 Patriot (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2015) ... (writer: "If I Needed You" - uncredited)
 2015 Zurich ("Tower Song")
  Parenthood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Lean In (2014) ... (performer: "Be Here To Love Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Be Here To Love Me" - uncredited)
 2014 The Connection (performer: "Waitin' Around to Die" (as "Waitin' 'Round to Die")) / (writer: "Waitin' Around to Die" (as "Waitin' 'Round to Die"))
  True Detective (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- After You've Gone (2014) ... (performer: "Lungs" - uncredited) / (writer: "Lungs" - uncredited)
 2014 Calvary (performer: "Snake Song") / (writer: "Snake Song")
 2012 The Motel Life (performer: "Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold") / (writer: "Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold")
 2012 The Broken Circle Breakdown (writer: "If I Needed You")
 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)
 2011 Winter's Children (Documentary short) (writer: "If I Needed You" - uncredited)
 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)
 2010 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Bullet (2010) ... (performer: "Snake Song")
 2010 Skateland (writer: "PANCHO AND LEFTY")
 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 (performer: "Rex's Blues") / (writer: "Rex's Blues")
 2008 In Bruges (performer: "St John the Gambler" - as Townes Van Zandt) / (writer: "St John the Gambler" - as Townes Van Zandt)
  Friday Night Lights (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Nevermind (2007) ... (performer: "Two Hands" - uncredited) / (writer: "Two Hands" - uncredited)
 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")
  Deadwood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- The Whores Can Come (2005) ... (performer: "Hey Willy Boy" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hey Willy Boy" - uncredited)
 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")
 2000 The Second Death (Short) (performer: "St.John the Gambler", "Highway Kind") / (writer: "St.John the Gambler", "Highway Kind")
 1998 Stepmom (writer: "If I Needed You")
 1998 The Big Lebowski (performer: "Dead Flowers")
 1990 Big Bad John (writer: "Pancho and Lefty")
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CD: "A Far Cry from Dead" (BSP)

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Alternate Names:

Townes Van Zandt

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Trivia:

Legendary country balladeer who wrote songs for Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Merle Haggard and Norah Jones. See more »

Trademark:

Somber, Poetic Lyrics

Star Sign:

Pisces

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