Kenny Butterill

Americana Artist, Songwriter & Producer

Radio & Press Reaction to “The Townes You Left Behind”
“a long time coming, this is the best Townes Van Zandt tribute so far. Butterill’s songwriting and delivery rise to the occasion, connecting us to the essence of Townes.”
Dallas Dobro, Strawberry Music Festival and KPIG Radio

“Kenny’s song is such a fitting and touching tribute to Townes. The recording and production have a warm and intimate feel to them which fits perfectly with the heartfelt lyrics about the songwriting legend.”
Michael Johnathon, host of the WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour

“a definitive song about Townes that should be heard, … having known Townes, I think he would have liked it.”
XM Satellite Radio

“a very, very beautiful song”
Remo Ricaldone, Susa Onda Radio Italy

“A wonderful tribute song”
Barry Thistleton, CMRU Magazine, UK

“Will please the many Townes fans”
Phil Roberts, Dune FM Radio, UK

“Superb number well performed”
John Brookfield, Pathfinder Magazine, UK

“Pleasant easy listening”
Graham Hassall, Radio Nightingale, UK

“Great writer & singer”
Stuart Cameron, Radio Caroline, Europe

“Kenny is already a favourite”
Alex Cullum, B&S Radio, Norway

“Like this guy very much”
Brian Ahern, CM&M Magazine, UK

“Solid honest singer/songwriter”
Theo Oldenburg, Radio Winschoten, Germany

“A touching song”
Dann Hansen, Roskilde Dampradio, Denmark

“A worthy tribute”
Laurence Richardson, CMRU Magazine, UK

“Very impressed with it”
Rein Wortelboer, Peelgrass Radio, Holland

John Tortosa, RNE Radio, Spain

“Very enjoyable release”
Alain Demers, Brest Radio, France

“Very nice tribute”
Al Field, Triple U FM, Australia

“A very, very good recording”
John Buckley, Radio Kerry, Ireland

“Very good song”
Sandy Drummond, 3 NRG Radio, Australia

“Heartfelt tribute”
Steve Morewood, CMP Magazine, UK

Yvonne Bartle, Hawkesbury Radio, Australia

“A must for Townes Van Zandt fans”
Jim Johnson, Pathfinder Magazine, UK

“Townes will watch over you”
Ted Clark, JRRI Radio, Holland

“Fitting tribute to a legend”
Tony Crooke, Stafford Radio, UK

“.. a very fine and exquisite song”
Christian Claesberg/Andrea Stolle
Old Stringhouse Music, Radio Teutoburger Wald (RTW), Germany

“a very soothing song that is easy on the ears”.
Christian Lamitschka, Western Store, Germany

“Good tribute to Townes”
Otto Waldoft, Radio Gladsaxe, Denmark

“Sombre lyrics”
Maurice Hope, CMRU Magazine, UK

“Pleasant voice”
Sue McCarthy, Southern Country Magazine, UK

“This is excellent”
Paul Chapman, Linedance DJ, UK

“A nice tribute recording”
Barry Dixon, Now Dig This Magazine, UK

“A Good tribute”
Ray Grundy, Metro Country Radio, UK

“A great single”
Dave Smith, Thatcham Radio, UK

“Nice soft voice in a blues style”
George Johnson, Mobile DJ, UK

“Emotional and very good voice”
Giovanni Scazzola Radio Gold, Italy

“A good tribute”
Stewart Fenwick, Central FM Radio, UK

“An interesting tribute song”
Peter Anderl, RTT Radio Tirol, Austria

“Good track”
Tammy Cline BBC Radio Humberside, UK

“Great tribute to a fine singer songwriter”
Dieter Vulpus, Radio Frankfurt, Germany

“Very good record”
B Van Der Vliet, Osker Radio, Belgium

“Wonderful song and great production”
Lucien Knapen Radio VRW, Belgium

“Great song and music”
Leo Van Camp, Bevel Radio, Belgium

“Liked it”
Alfonson Pella, Radio Biella, Italy

“A Nice tribute”
Trudy Burke, 88.9 WYN FM Radio, Australia

“This is very good”
Mauris Benvenutti, Radio Contro, Italy