Blaze Foley

Blaze Foley

Blaze Foley


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Big Cheeseburgers and Good French Fries
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Clay Pigeons
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You'll Get Yours Aplenty
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Livin' in the Woods in a Tree
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If I Could Only Fly


  • The Lost Muscle Shoals Recordings (feat. Muscle Shoals Horns)

    May 2017 • 10 songs

  • The Dawg Years (1975-1978)

    Dec 2016 • 20 songs

  • Duct Tape Messiah

    Apr 2011 • 16 songs

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Blaze Foley


The colorful yet tragic life of Austin singer/songwriter Blaze Foley -- who was shot and killed in 1989, at the age of 39, while trying to defend an elderly friend -- reads like the most heart-piercing of country ballads. It's no wonder then that extraordinary artists like Foley's friend and hero Townes Van Zandt and Lucinda Williams penned odes to him (Van Zandt's "Blaze's Blues" and Williams' "Drunken Angel"). As for Foley's craft, no less than Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard covered Foley's "If I Could Only Fly" in 1987. (Haggard would go on to re-record the song and make i...
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