Flatlanders Lyrics


by John T. Davis

The windy, expansive universe of West Texas around the town
of Lubbock is distilled from just two elements: the land
and the sky. They keep one another balanced in symmetrical
counterpoint, with the horizon as a distant point of
reference. In this most unadorned of landscapes, sunlight
and shadow charge the Plains and the overarching sky with
improbably transcendental power. This is the panorama that
gave rise to the music of The Flatlanders.

Today, the three prime component members of The
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