Songs You May Have Missed #89

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Owsley: “The Hard Way” (2003)

It was only when I was in the process of posting this that I found out that Owsley (William Reese Owsley III) died in April of 2010 at age 44 of an apparent suicide. The power pop songwriter and guitarist earned great admiration from fans despite limited recorded output.

See also: https://edcyphers.com/2013/03/30/songs-you-may-have-missed-376/

See also: https://edcyphers.com/2013/01/11/recommended-albums-36/

A song he wrote, “Threaten Me With Heaven” was recorded posthumously by Vince Gill and was nominated for a Grammy. See Gill perform it here:

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