In Memory of Rusty Weir   1 comment

Been thinking about Austin in the ’70s and ’80s and started getting some of those old feelings. I’m reblogging this October 2009 posting with a little updating. — kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

Rusty Wier Art II

Photo-Artistry by kenne

This past week, my friend Dave Parsons lost a very close “Austin day’s” friend, Rusty Weir. He died on October 9th at the young age of 65. Somewhere in my years of friendship with Dave, Rusty’s name came up – I can’t remember when, but the conversation probably had to do with music and friendship. It was obvious that Dave was proud to have been Rusty’s friend since the ’60s, as he would share a story or two in a language only a friend could truly express. Such moments are always endearing.

I knew Rusty only as an Austin Texas singer-songwriter (Don’t It Make You Wanna Dance), someone Joy and I enjoyed seeing at Wunsche Brothers’ Café and Saloon in Old Town Spring, Texas during the late ’80s, which also created endearing moments for us.

After having hosted the September meeting of the Society…

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Posted June 10, 2020 by kenneturner in Information

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  1. Hey, I didn’t know you knew Dave Parsons. I’ve known him a long time because of Langdon Weekend in Granbury, a gathering of poets and artists that happens yearly. I shared a cab with Rusty Weir in Austin once after his concert. It was interesting. My friend Jamie Carter Huckabay was with me. It was a memorable situation. Interesting to see this here today.

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