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Townes Van Zandt – Lungs Lyrics 10 years ago
Steve Earle said that Townes wrote this song while sick with pneumonia on a hotel bed in New York City. It is quite a literal translation. Awesome song.

Townes Van Zandt – Two Girls Lyrics 10 years ago
Yes, the last line should be changed to "Fort Worth's". He changes this line up occasionally on other versions of this song. He's also used "Beaumont's" instead of FW.

Townes Van Zandt – Brother Flower Lyrics 10 years ago
Beautiful song. As is most of Townes' work, but I really love this one. First heard it off 'Rearview Mirror', an excellent version of it.

Townes Van Zandt – Snowin' On Raton Lyrics 10 years ago
Ciberratt, the song you are referring to is called "Snow Don't Fall". A extraordinarily beautiful song, I'm surprised they don't have the lyrics up for it on this site. That song, in addition to "Two Girls", was written in tribute to his girlfriend who was murdered hitchhiking en route to the studio to meet him. And you are correct, he never played it live.

This song however is written about Raton pass, which in Townes' words was "the fastest way to get from Texas to Colorado". He spent much of his young adult years up in the mountains of Colorado during the summer and they were a source of much inspiration in his songwriting. He wrote this pretty little tune later on in his life, and personally, it is one of my favorites.

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