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Singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle dies, aged 38

(Image credit: Joshua Black Wilkins)

The acclaimed singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle has died at the age of 38. His family revealed the news on the singer's social media early on 24 August with the following message:

Interview: Justin Townes Earle

The post shares lyrics from Earle’s 2014 song, Looking for a Place to Land, from the album Single Mothers: “I’ve crossed oceans / Fought freezing rain and blowing sand / I’ve crossed lines and roads and wondering rivers / Just looking for a place to land”

An acclaimed Americana musician, Townes Earle released nine albums during his career with the most recent, The Saint Of Lost Causes issued in May last year.

Margo Price, Stephen King and Robyn Hitchcock are amongst the artists who have offered the tributes to the musician that you can see below. 

Justin Townes Earle 1982-2020 Steve Earle

A photo posted by @steveearle on Aug 24, 2020 at 1:34pm PDT