Song of the Day: Townes Van Zandt – “Dead Flowers”

Today marks the birthday of late singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt, who was born on this day in 1944. It’s also one day after the 20th anniversary of the film The Big Lebowski, which featured Van Zandt’s cover of The Rolling Stones’ “Dead Flowers” on its memorable soundtrack. The song played over the final scene of the movie, which obviously grows in cult classic status every year. The Dude abides.

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