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Gram Parsons

Gram Parsons
Born: Nov 5, 1946 in Winter Haven, FL
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Died: Sep 19, 1973 in Joshua Tree, CA
Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: Gram Parsons is the father of country-rock. With the International Submarine Band, the Byrds, and the Flying Burrito Brothers, the songwriter pioneered the concept of a rock band playing country music, and as a solo artist he moved even further into the country realm, blending the two genres to the point ...Read full biography
Safe at Home
Released: 1968
Label: Sundown/Magnum Records
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Safe at Home, Gram Parsons' first full-length album (and the only LP he would record with the International Submarine Band), today sounds like a dry run for the country-rock he would later perfect with ...Read full review
Grievous Angel
Released: 1974
Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab
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Gram Parsons fondness for drugs and high living are said to have been catching up with him while he was recording Grievous Angel, and sadly he wouldn't live long enough to see it reach record stores, dying ...Read full review
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