How Charley Crockett’s Hard Living Shaped New Album ‘Lonesome As a Shadow’

Charley Crockett knows the value of a good story. He's been living one for most his life, a poor kid from south Texas whose ancestry traces back to Davy Crockett. He got his start busking on the streets of New Orleans and the subway platforms of New York City, but it was only recently that Crockett's story began to look like it might have a happy ending.

"You know how you get to be a

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