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In the winter of 1997, Elia Arce and I went to the Grand Canyon. Joe Garcia had played a piece of music for me that ran through my head the whole time. I wrote the lyrics there. "And when I die, I won't lie down, I won't close my eyes" came from something I'd read that a Tian An Men Square protester may have said.


from Deserted Sessions - Rancho de la Luna - 1995​-​2004, released April 25, 2018
Crow (Ted Quinn- Joe Garcia) - Originally released as Dig Your Own Cactus on the album, "Postcards from Joshua Tree" (1998)


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Ted aka Teddy Quinn, a singer, songwriter, artist, activist, journalist in Joshua Tree, California, helped foster the burgeoning Hi Desert Music community at places like Beatnik Cafe, Joshua Tree Saloon, Pappy & Harriets, Radio Free Joshua Tree & Rancho de la Luna, since the early 90s, helping to define the sound associated with this Bohemian outpost in the Mojave. TBA: An autobiodocart film! ... more

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