T Bone Burnett on Murder Ballads and Willie Nelson, Holy Man

T Bone Burnett on Murder Ballads and Willie Nelson, Holy Man

T Bone Burnett One By WillieT Bone Burnett is a celebrated record producer (Counting Crows’ August and Everything After; Elvis Costello’s King of America; the Oh Brother, Where Art Thou and Cold Mountain soundtracks; Alison Krauss and Robert Plant’s Raising Sand, etc.) and an Oscar-winning songwriter (“The Weary Kind,” from Crazy Heart). He also happens to be a noted authority on American roots music and—maybe above all else—a proud son of Fort Worth. Subscribe Apple Podcasts — Google Podcasts — Spotify — Stitcher On this episode of One by Willie, T Bone touches on all those topics as he explores one of the darkest corners of Willie’s songwriting catalog, the early-sixties murder ballad “I Just Can’t Let You Say Goodbye.” The song first appeared on an album that has long…View Original Post

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