When “This One’s For Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark,” a double-disc collection of the Texas-born songwriter’s music, was released in 2012, the contributors — all accomplished songwriters — talked about what made Clark’s songwriting and collaboration special and influential.
“(His was) the most informative friendship or relationship I had as far as what it takes to make a good song,” Rodney Crowell said in interviews with American-Statesman contributor Brian Atkinson, who wrote the liner notes for the album. “Guy was the guy who knew what a good song was.”
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