March 16, 1942 — October 23, 2020
Jerry Jeff Walker, the hard-living New York native who became an icon of Texas music, has died at 78. Walker passed away on Friday, October 23, due to complications from throat cancer. He was at his home in Austin until an hour before passing away at Dell Seton Medical Center.
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There was a palpable sense of liberation, both in the audience and on the stage.
The Tried and True Fan Club started decades ago with paper newsletters about Jerry Jeff's schedule and escapades sent out to people's home addresses.
The Jerry Jeff Walker Tried & True Foundation exists to support education in popular music