R.I.P. Guy Clark

May 17, 2016

Though not as well known as some Texas songwriters, Guy Clark had quite a following, especially among other songwriters.

I was sad to learn of his passing at age 74.

Many of you may have seen Guy Clark when he went on songwriter tours with Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt, and Joe Ely. I first heard of Guy Clark with the song "Home-grown Tomatoes,' but he had a catalogue of many amazing songs and albums. According to his facebook page, he was a Grammy-winner, Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame member, Academy of Country Music Poet’s Award honoree, and a "fearless raconteur."

He stopped touring in 2012 due to ongoing health problems. No cause of death has been released.