Pancho and Lefty MP3
By The Bureau of Internal Land Use
Laura Williams: 12 String Guitar, Vocals
Damon Williams: Banjo, Vocals
Written by country singer and songwriterTownes Van Zandt, “Pancho and Lefty” was first recorded for his album,
The Late Great Townes Van Zandt in 1972.
In 1977, Hoyt Axton covered it on his album Snowblind Friend followed by Emmylou Harris for her album, Luxury Liner. When recorded by Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson it became a
number one country hit.
It was chosen as one of the Top 100 Western songs of all time
by Members of the Western Writers of America.