October 22, 2021

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Frank Turner, Stephen King and Billy Bragg pay out tribute to Justin Townes Earle who has died

Frank Turner, Stephen King and Billy Bragg pay tribute to Justin Townes Earle who has died

Frank Turner, Billy Bragg and Stephen King are between a host of stars who have paid tribute to Nashville singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle, who has died aged 38.

A statement together with a photo of Earle was posted to the musician’s official Fb website page previously now (August 24). It reads: “It is with incredible unhappiness that we tell you of the passing of our son, husband, father and pal Justin.

“So lots of of you have relied on his tunes and lyrics more than the years and we hope that his songs will continue on to manual you on your journeys.”

The put up also shared lyrics from Earle’s 2014 keep track of, ‘Looking for a Place to Land’, taken from ‘Single Mothers’: “I’ve crossed oceans / Fought freezing rain and blowing sand / I have crossed lines and roadways and questioning rivers / Just hunting for a spot to land”.

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It is with great unhappiness that we inform you of the passing of our son, spouse, father and pal Justin. So many…

Posted by Justin Townes Earle on Sunday, August 23, 2020

The son of Steve Earle, Justin shared nine albums all through his profession, with the latest – ‘The Saint Of Missing Causes’ – unveiled in Might of previous 12 months.

Earle’s result in of loss of life is not recognized to the community at the time of producing.

On social media, tributes to Earle had been shared by his contemporaries, musicians and fans.

Folks group The Head and The Heart said in a tweet: “We experienced the satisfaction of playing a several exhibits with each other. He was this kind of an huge songwriter and reliable soul.”

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Frank Turner extra: “Sad information about Justin Townes Earle. We performed a handful of shows with each other around the several years. He was a 7 days young than me but constantly felt like an more mature soul. A type dude and a wonderful songwriter. RIP.”

Billy Bragg also expressed his sadness, writing: “I’m saddened to hear that we have shed Justin Townes Earle and at this sort of a youthful age. I worked with him final yr and found him to be a outstanding songwriter and generous soul. My ideas go out to his relatives and mates.”

In the meantime, author Stephen King compensated his respects. “It seems that Justin Townes Earle has died. I hope it is a hoax but fear it is not. What a decline,” he reported.

You can read a host of tributes under: