How Songwriter Gary P. Nunn Influenced Outlaw Country and the Austin Music Scene

How Songwriter Gary P. Nunn Influenced Outlaw Country and the Austin Music Scene

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Picture Austin, Texas, in the Seventies and its most enduring image may not be so obvious: an armadillo. Those hard-shelled, four-legged desert critters were the unofficial mascot of Outlaw country, and immortalized in song by one of the era’s unsung heroes, Gary P. Nunn, who penned the 1973 cult classic “London Homesick Blues.”

“It seemed to be earthy. Its nose was supposed to be close

This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: How Songwriter Gary P. Nunn Influenced Outlaw Country and the Austin Music Scene

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