Vale Justin Townes Earle, 1982 – 2020
The music world was devastated this week with the news that singer songwriter Justin Townes Earle passed away. JTE, son of troubadour singer songwriter Steve Earle, was a regular visitor to Australian stages, the most recent of tours came in 2019.
For those who came in late, the following is an excerpt from his bio…..”Once compared to a man who wears many suits, in thirty-two short years Justin Townes Earle has experienced more than most, both personally and professionally. Between releasing four full-length-critically-acclaimed albums, constant touring, multiple stints in rehab, a new found sobriety, being born Steve Earle’s son, amicable and not-so-amicable break-ups with record labels, and facing the trials and tribulations of everyday life, it’s safe to say JTE has quite the story to tell.”
“We was always a force of nature to hang out with. He had incredible stories, he had that immense family heritage and history with music”, says Henry Wagons, who paid tribute to his friend on Tower of Song this week.
Listen to Henry Wagon’s Tower Of Song tribute to Justin Townes Earle by clicking here.