Trampled by Turtles and Deer Tick – “White Freightliner Blues”

Trampled by Turtles performed at Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheater in Austin, Texas on Jan. 14. Opening act Deer Tick invited TBT to join in a cover of Townes Van Zandt’s “White Freightliner Blues.” The video was shot by Evan Adamson and Scott Perry, edited by Scott Perry and mixed by Adam Krinsky.

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Helmut Flaag

about 4 months ago

If only these guys moved me half as much as say one of Bob Seger's mediocre tunes. I'm thinking "Like a Rock" or "Accompany Me." Makes you wonder what happened to this idea of writing a song that contains actual human emotion. Like Zuckerberg pretending to be a real human boy.

On the subject of worshipful cults, Townes Van Zandt had exactly one good song. One and a half if you count ""Pancho and Lefty." But even if you had no place to fall, Austin would be last on your list. A sad shell of its former self and currently owned by Jeffrey Bezos. You can hop from one rooftop to the next going sixty miles west until you finally breathe a sigh of relief you are no longer in this godforsaken hell-scape of overpriced WTF.

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