A Live Tribute to Guy Clark
Texas music legend Guy Clark turns 70 this Sunday. Tomorrow night, a who’s-who of Texas music, from Lyle Lovett and Rodney Crowell to Shawn Colvin and Joe Ely, will take the stage of the Long Center to pay tribute. Ray Wylie Hubbard expressed the consensus:
Guy Clark is kind of like the holy trinity; I mean there’s Billy Joe Shaver, Townes Van Zandt, and Guy Clark. Those are the big three, in my opinion. … There’s this incredible respect for Guy that — I think I would be grateful for lines that he doesn’t use.