Oklahoma

“‘Tecumseh Valley’ by Townes Van Zandt. Oddly enough, he kinda looks like my father on that cover [in this video]. Both my mother and father were born in Tecumseh, and I was born in the town over, Shawnee. Really sad song, but it’s always what I think of.” – Chad Johnston

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Header image: map of Northeast Houston in 1922, courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

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  1. […] is worth tracking down. Also Townes’s music: check it out. For a start, you can hear a song here that featured on my definingplace page. That’s synchronicity for […]

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