Stuff that works. Guy Clark

Clark and Van Zandt were best friends for many years until Van Zandt's death in 1997, and Clark has included a Van Zandt composition on most of his albums Crowell was Clark's co-writer on "She's Crazy for Leavin'", which in 1989 became the third of five straight number-one hits for Crowell
Numerous artists have charted with Clark-penned tunes On his passing, the described him as "a king of the Texas troubadours", declaring his body of work "as indelible as that of anyone working in the Americana idiom in the last decades of the 20th century"

After he graduated from high school in 1960, Guy spent almost a decade living in Houston as part of the folk music revival in that city.

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Freeway" and "" helped launch his career and were covered by numerous performers, including Steve Earle and Brian Joens
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Other live material can be found on his album Keepers
Guy Clark
After two months on crutches, he began to perform again on July 4 at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, DC, where he appeared with
The CD won Americana Album of the Year at the 2012 In the 1970s, the Clarks' home in Nashville was an open house for songwriters and musicians, and it features in the film , an evocation of the songwriter scene in Nashville at that time
That same year, bluegrass leader Ricky Skaggs hit number one with Clark's "Heartbroke", a song that permanently established his reputation as an ingenious songwriter His family moved to in 1954

Clark credits as being a major influence on his songwriting.

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Clark at the 2009 Newport Folk Festival Background information Birth name Guy Charles Clark Born 1941-11-06 November 6, 1941 , U
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The Great Rock Discography 5th ed
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It features originals along with a Townes Van Zandt song titled ""
It appeared on Presley's 2017 album Clark won the in 2014 for
In 1982, made it to the Country Top 20 with Clark's "New Cut Road" Clark is frequently referred to as the Fifth Highwayman

Among the many others who have covered Clark's songs are , who took "Oklahoma Borderline" to the Top 10 in 1985; , who introduced "Desperados Waiting for a Train" to a new generation that same year; , whose interpretation of "" rode into the Top 10 in 1987; and , who recorded Clark's "" in 1988.

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Earle released the tribute album Guy in 2019
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The final song that Clark completed was co-written with and titled "Cheer Up Little Darling"