“It is with tremendous sadness that we inform you of the passing of our son, husband, father and friend Justin,” the statement reads. “So many of you have relied on his music and lyrics over the years and we hope that his music will continue to guide you on your journeys. You will be missed dearly Justin.”
Justin Townes Earle, named after Townes Van Zandt, released his debut album Yuma on Bloodshot Records in 2007. His last album The Saint of Lost Causes was released in 2019.