Justin Townes Earle Son of Steve Earle Dead at 38.

Justin Townes Earle Son of Steve Earle Dead at 38
Justin Townes Earle in a concert

Justin Townes Earle Son of Steve Earle, who were known for his dedication in music is no longer with us. The singer- songwriter was famous for his mixture of old time root music with Americana modern music, he was just 38 yeas old.

The cause of death was not revealed, the death news was officially announce on Earle’s Instagram handle with the caption :

It is with tremendous sadness that we inform you of the passing of our son, husband, father and friend Justin. So many of you have relied on his music and lyrics over the years and we hope that his music will continue to guide you on your journeys.
You will be missed dearly Justin 💔
“I’ve crossed oceans
Fought freezing rain and blowing sand
I’ve crossed lines and roads and wondering rivers
Just looking for a place to land”

Justin Townes Earle was born on Jan 4, 1982 he is named after the famous folk song writer who was also a good friend of his father “Mr. Townes Van Zandt”.

“My mother hated Townes Van Zandt. My first name was supposed to be Townes, but my mother would not have it,” he said. “She hated him because of the trouble that Dad and him got into, but she still played his music.” Justin Townes Earle said in an interview.

Earle was grown up in Nashville by his mother Carol Ann Hunter. In his teenage once he cut his teeth onstage with a weekly gig at Spring water Supper Club. 

Earle started work with EP Yuma in 2007 and was about to release a number of albums with Bloodshot Records Label. The song which is mentioned above “Harlem River Blues” was also the song of the year at Americana Honors 2011. He performed this song on the Late show with David Letterman.

Earle was in alcohol and drugs like his father. He fight with his addictions during the career, but as he told Chris Shiflett on the Walking the Floor podcast in 2017, he was sober when he began making records. “I got all my craziness out of the way as a coffeehouse musician and a roadie,” he said.

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