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The National pay tribute to Daniel Johnston with cover of "Devil Town"

12 September 2019, 11:39 | Written by Cerys Kenneally

Last night (11 September) at The National's show in Houston, Texas, the band paid tribute to the late musician by incorporating his "Devil Town" song into their own "Not in Kansas" track.

The National played Houston's White Oak Music Hall last night, and replaced the chorus of "Not in Kansas" with a rendition of Daniel Johnston's "Devil Town".

Their cover also featured additional vocals from Kate Stables, Hannah Georgas, and Kyle Resnick.

"Devil Town" appeared on Daniel Johnston's album 1990.

Daniel Johnston was confirmed to have died from a heart attack aged 58 by his manager Jeff Tartakov last night (11 September).

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