Throwback Thursday, Guy Clark – L.A. Freeway
Guy Clark is a Grammy Award winning Texas Country and folk singer, musician, recording artist, performer, and one of the most celebrated songwriters in the business.
He has released more than twenty albums, and his songs have been recorded by many other artists including Jerry Jeff Walker, Jimmy Buffett, Lyle Lovett, Ricky Skaggs, Steve Wariner, and Rodney Crowell. Guy Clark won the 2014 Grammy Award for Best Folk Album: My Favorite Picture Of You.
Clark was born in Monahans, Texas and eventually settled in Nashville, where he helped create the progressive country and outlaw country genres. His songs "L.A. Freeway" and "Desperados Waiting for a Train" that helped launch his career were covered by numerous performers. Both of those songs were huge hits for Jerry Jeff Walker who was a pioneer in the progressive country era.
It's 'Throwback Thursday' so why don't we go back to one of the songs that helped to launch Guy's career all those years ago with his version of his song L.A. Freeway. Check it out in the above video.