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Justin Townes Earle - In Memoriam

Justin Townes Earle
Joshua Black Wilkins
Justin Townes Earle

Singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle has died at the age of 38. The death was announced family in a social media post on the late musician's Instagram feed. 

Known for this old-soul roots blues and modern Americana, the Nashville native is son of singer and actor Steve Earle. 

We spoke with Justin Townes Earle in 2010 before a concert in the WAMC listening area and the release of his album "Harlem River Blues."

Sarah has been a public radio producer for over fifteen years. She grew up in Saranac Lake, New York where she worked part-time at Pendragon Theatre all through high school and college. She graduated from UAlbany in 2006 with a BA in English and started at WAMC a few weeks later as a part-time board-op in the control room. Through a series of offered and seized opportunities she is now the Senior Contributing Producer of The Roundtable and Producer of The Book Show. During the main thrust of the Covid-19 pandemic shut-down, Sarah hosted a live Instagram interview program "A Face for Radio Video Series." On it, Sarah spoke with actors, musicians, comedians, and artists about the creative activities they were accomplishing and/or missing.
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