Had his material cover by Johnny Cash, Ricky Skaggs, Rodney Crowell, Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill, Brad Paisley, Alan Jackson, George Strait, Bobby Bare, Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Chesney, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson…
By Blurt Staff
Sad, tragic news for lovers of singer-songwriters, folk and country – not to mention the Texas troubadour tradition: the legendary Guy Clark has died at the age of 74. According to The Tennessean, Clark passed away in Nashville and “had been in declining health for years, including a lengthy cancer battle.”
Go HERE to read the comprehensive obituary. Below, recall him for his memorable “scraped” vocal style and ability to turn some of the most emotional phrases of the past century.