Gram Parsons (November 5, 1946 â€“ September 19, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist. A solo artist as well as a member of the International Submarine Band, The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers, he is best known for a series of recordings which anticipate the so-called country rock of the 1970s and the alt-country movement that began around 1990. Parsons described his records as "Cosmic American Music". He died of a drug overdose at the age of 26. In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked him #87 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
Parsons was born Cecil Ingram Connor, III in Winter Haven, Florida, the grandson of citrus fruit magnate John Snively, with extensive properties both there and in Waycross, Georgia, where Parsons was raised. A sister, "Little" Avis, soon followed. His father, "Coon Dog" Connor, suffered mood swings and abruptly committed suicide two days before Christmas Day 1958. Parsons' mother Avis subsequently married Bob...
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Track listing: Return of the Grievous AngelHearts on FireI Can't DanceBrass Buttons$1000 WeddingMedley Live From Northern Quebec: Cash on the Barrelhead / Hickory WindLove HurtsOoh Las VegasIn My Hour of DarknessReturn of the Grievous Angel (instrumental)Did You Sing 'Hickory Wind' at the Grand Ole Opry? (Interview)What Differences Do You See Between Pure Country and Country Rock? (Interview)
Track listing: She (alternate version)That's All It Took (alternate version)Still Feeling Blue (alternate version)Kiss the Children (feat. Barry Tashian)Streets of Baltimore (alternate version)We'll Sweep Out the Ashes in the Morning (alternate version)The New Soft Shoe (alternate version)Return of the Grevious Angel #1 (alternate version)In My Hour of Darkness (alternate version)Ooh Las Vegas (alternate version)I Can't Dance (alternate version)Sleepless Nights (alternate version)Love Hurts (alternate version)Brass Buttons (alternate version)Hickory Wind (alternate version)Brand New HeartacheSleepless NightsThe Angels Rejoiced Last Night
Track listing: Still Feeling BlueWe'll Sweep Out the Ashes in the MorningA Song for YouStreets of BaltimoreSheThat's All It TookThe New Soft ShoeKiss the ChildrenCry One More TimeHow Much I've LiedBig Mouth BluesGP Radio PromoHow Did You Meet Emmylou Harris? (Interview)What Is the Story Behind 'A Song for You'? (Interview)What Is the Story Behind 'The New Soft Shoe'? (Interview)WBCN Interview With Maxine SartoriLove HurtsSin City
Track listing: Blue EyesLuxury LinerMiller's CaveHickory WindYou're Still on My MindThe Christian LifeYou Don't Miss Your WaterOne Hundred Years From NowChristine's Tune (Devil in Disguise)Sin CityDo Right WomanDark End of the StreetWheelsJuanitaHot Burrito #1Hot Burrito #2High Fashion QueenOlder GuysCody, CodyWild HorsesSing Me Back HomeDo You Know How It Feels To Be LonesomeI Must Be Somebody Else You've KnownKnee Deep in the Blues
Track listing: CodineWheel of FortuneAnother Side of This LifeHigh Flyin' BirdNovember NightsZah's BluesReputationThat's the Bag I'm InWillie JeanThey Still Go DownPride of ManThe Last Thing on My MindHey Nellie NellieShe's the Woman I Love / Good Time MusicBrass Buttons (1965)I Just Cant Take It AnymoreSearchin'Candy Man
Track listing: Still Feeling BlueWe'll Sweep Out the Ashes in the MorningA Song for YouSheThat's All It TookThe New Soft ShoeKiss the ChildrenCry One More TimeHow Much I've LiedBig Mouth BluesReturn of the Grievous AngelHearts on FireI Can't DanceBrass Buttons$1000 WeddingMedley; Cash on the Barrelhead / Hickory WindLove HurtsOoh Las VegasIn My Hour of DarknessStreets of Baltimore
Track listing: Return of the Grievous AngelHearts on FireI Can't DanceBrass Buttons$1000 WeddingMedley: Cash on the Barrelhead / Hickory Wind (live)Love HurtsOoh Las VegasIn My Hour of Darkness
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