Jess Williamson Covers Townes Van Zandt On New ‘Texas Blue’ EP

EP: Jess Williamson - Texas Blue

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Two years in the past, on the peak of lockdown-era pandemic, LA singer-songwriter Jess Williamson launched her Sorceress LP. Aside from a Hand Habits collab launched not lengthy after the album, we haven’t heard from her since. However Williamson is again at the moment with a pair of latest recordings, packaged collectively as an EP known as Texas Blue.

Each of the songs on Texas Blue are covers tied to the Lone Star State; Williamson first encountered every of them upon shifting to Austin as a teen. First is a canopy of Townes Van Zandt’s “Loretta (Flyin’ Sneakers),” the opener and sort-of title observe from 1978’s Flyin’ Sneakers. Subsequent is the standard “Texas River Music.” Each characteristic Ben Schwab on guitar, bass, and organ and Noah Jeffries on mandolin and fiddle, and each are attractive.

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