Blaze Foley :: Clay Pigeons

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 voice — the kind that exudes a reality of hard earned wisdom. Country singer “Lost John” Casner, a friend of Foley’s, said about him, “"There is an uncompromising honesty…There's . . .

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