Archive for the 'Blaze Foley' Category

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Blaze Foley did not have it easy. An Arkansas-born, Texas-raised country artist who was revered by the likes of Townes Van Zandt and Merle Haggard, Foley lived and died in obscurity. The man had it all: a penchant for writing simple but achingly poignant songs of heartbreak and struggle and a deep, unadorned and gruff […]

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

“Blaze is one of the most spiritual cats I’ve ever met; an ace finger picker; a writer who never shirks the truth.” -Townes Van Zandt Blaze Foley was a bright shining star in the world of dark emotive country and folk music in the 1970s and 80s, before being gunned down in a murderous quip […]