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Artist: Nanci Griffith(Arlo Guthrie)

Song: Tecumseh Valley

Album: Other Voices/Other Rooms

Record Company: Elektra / No: 61464

Last Play: Friday, March 30, 2018 7:38 PM

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Price: $16.99

Sales Rank: 4256

Release: March 2, 1993

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Tecumseh Valley
Best version I've ever heard of the Townes Van Zandt classic. Tecumseh valley is in southeastern Kentucky, just about 20 miles southwest of Spencer. My family is from that area, and I remember it well. I can't listen to this song without tears in my eyes. It is an all too accurate accounting of the tough times in appalachian coal country, which are getting tougher all the time. Here's to you, Townes. Steve Earle said you were the best song writer in American history, and I have to agree with him, or Guy Clark will kill me.
posted byRoger Surbaugh on February 26, 2008, 10:53:11 pm
re: Tecumseh Valley
Hey, I agree with you. I would agree with Steve and say he is the best songwriter god ever spit out.
posted by George Dear on April 17, 2008, 08:14:58 am
Tecumseh Valley
Nanci and Arlo do a great job on this song. This album is one of my all-time favorites.
posted by Dorothy Hamm on April 19, 2008, 09:23:47 pm

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