Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lone Star Performance.(Journal North Venue)

Byline: Mike Easterling Of the Journal

* Veteran Texas singer-songwriters show no signs of losing their touch

Two of the ranking heavyweights of the Texas singer-songwriter idiom return to Santa Fe on Thursday when Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Guy Clark perform.

As they slide gracefully into elder statesman status as members of a fertile musical community that has produced some of popular music's best and most enduring work, Gilmore and Clark show no signs of losing their touch. With the recent reunion -- and rediscovery -- of his legendary 1970s band the Flatlanders, Gilmore's popularity may, in fact, just be reaching its apex, while Clark continues to churn out work rivaled by only a select few of his peers, including the late Townes Van Zandt. …

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