[Epub] ↠ To Lives to Fly Author John Kruth – Writerscompany.co.uk

To Lives to Fly In my opinion, the author of a biography should be invisible In reading this book, I ve learned perhaps as much about Mr Kruth the author and his high opinion of himself as I have about the book s supposed subject.It s hard for even a bad writer to mess up a biography about a person who I made it to page 130 but decided to abandon the book its virtue lies in its being the first full length biography of Van Zandt Its failing for me, at any rate lies in its near total lack of insight into its subject mind or soul Kruth s book is good in describing Van Zandt s timeline but he rarely ventures into the man s soul printing Van Zandt s lyrics doesn t equal a thoughtful analysis of the artist On a personal note, I have owned a few of the man s records over the years and have I made it to page 130 but decided to abandon the book its virtue lies in its being the first full length biography of Van Zandt Its failing for me, at any rat Well, I m a big fan of Townes Van Zandt I adore his music, the stories told about him, his thought process and his strange, strange style of writing He moves me, as he moved a lot of people I ve even corresponded with his daughter and wife.John Kruth wrote an interesting book on Townes He told the story of his life, his career, and interesting interviews with people who knew him are scattered throughout It s a passable effort, an interesting study, but it just isn t Townes at the end of the Well, I m a big fan of Townes Van Zandt I adore his music, the stories told about him, his thought process and his strange, strange style of writing He moves me, as he moved a lot of people I ve even corresponded with his daughter and wife.John Kruth wrote an interesting book on Townes He told the story of his life, his career, and inte This is a collection of folks who knew Townes talking about his lifethan a real biography This does not a bad egg make The book actually is really enjoyable in that you get a real sense of who Townes was from those who were closest to him and brief interviews with the man himself interspersed here and there You get to know him enough that it almost painful to read about his passing at the end of the book as well Townes was a brilliant poet and musician, and somewhat of an enigma, that This is a collection of folks who knew Townes talking about his lifethan a real biography This does not a bad egg make The book actually is really enjoyable in that you get a real sense of who Townes was from those w The best way to read this book is with the albums, listening as you go Start with For the Sake of the Song and Live at the Old Quarter, when he arrives in Nashville listen to The Nashville Sessions, and so on You will hear what TVZ s friends and fans are talking about Then watch the film Heartworn Highways for a taste of Texas music in the 1970s The story itself is one of good time boys hell bent on self destruction and the arc of the cowboy poet It broke my heart and made me feel better, m The best way to read this book is with the albums, listening as you go Start with This one s sort of a bummer, but it s TVZ who makes it so You listen to so many folks call him a genius, but then watch him blow it at most every turn And then you hear moments in the songs that back up the genius claim, but then see footage of him and realize he was evenof a goofball than described in the interviews Kruth seems to have done his research and has the tale told mostly through the recollections of those who knew him I wouldn t have minded tales of his first trip, or the f This one s sort of a bummer, but it s TVZ who makes it so You listen to so many folks call him a genius, but the Kruth takes on a tough job thsoe who knew and loved Toenes were and are fiercely protective of him the chapter containing Kruth s interview with Guy Clark saysabout Clark than anything I ve ever read about him Kruth delves, sometimes without much success, into the morass of personal relationships, business dealings and sheer musical brillance that made up Townes Van Zandt s life and what emerges is a portrait of a funny, often wise, and all too screwed up human being There will be oth Kruth takes on a tough job thsoe who knew and loved Toenes were and are fiercely protective of him the chapter containing Kruth s interview with Guy Clark saysabout Clark than anything I ve ever read about him Kruth delves, sometimes without much success, into the morass of personal relationships, business dealings and sheer musical brillance that made up Townes Van Zandt s life and what emerges is a portrait of a funny, often wise, and all too s An excellent, well written and gripping account of the life and death of Townes Van Zandt My one complaint would be that Kruth does sometimes put himself too much in the story and the chapter on Guy Clark is the prime example of this Still this Well written but depressing at end so talented, yet so haunted At Last, The Authorized Biography Of Townes Van Zandt 1944 1997 , Who Wrote Such Unforgettable Songs As Pancho Lefty And If I Needed You Born To A Wealthy Oil Family In Ft Worth, Texas, Hounded By Alcoholism And An Unshakable Depression, Van Zandt Pursued A Nomadic Existence Following His Muse, Whatever The Cost To Himself, Friends, And Family Based On Exclusive Interviews With Everyone Who Knew Van Zandt, Including His Best Friend Guy Clark And Colleagues Like Steve Earle And John Prine, To Live S To Fly Is A Compelling Portrait Of A Complex, Haunted Artist.


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