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Steve Earle & The Dukes
Steve Earle & The Dukes are touring in support of their new recording, GUY, released in March 2019. GUY is a 16–song tribute to the legendary songwriter Guy Clark. GUY appears ten years after Earle’s GRAMMY Award-winning album TOWNES, his tribute to his other songwriting mentor, Townes Van Zandt.
Steve Earle met Guy Clark after hitchhiking from San Antonio to Nashville in 1974. A few months after his arrival, Earle replaced a young Rodney Crowell as bassist in Guy’s band. Regarding the impact his mentors made in his life, Earle says “Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark were like Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg to me.”
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