Justin Townes Earle: Living 'The Good Life' : World Cafe Named for both singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt and his father, Steve Earle, Justin Townes Earle makes music that's a credit to his roots. The Good Life references a wide array of musical influences with a style that sounds at once old and new.

Justin Townes Earle: Living 'The Good Life'

Justin Townes Earle in Studio on World Cafe 5/6/08

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Set List

  • "Lone Pine Hill"
  • "Hard Livin'"
  • "Who Am I to Say"
  • "You May Care"

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Named for singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt and offspring to Steve Earle, Justin Townes Earle plays music that's a credit to his roots. His debut, The Good Life, references a wide array of musical influences with a style that sounds at once old and new. The best aspects of classic country take on a tinge of rock to create a uniquely 21st-century Americana record.

At 25, the younger Earle crafts modern songs with elements of blues, classic country and rock. In a session with host David Dye, Earle plays songs from his new album.

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