movieman1957

What Are You Listening To?

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Highway;

I'm very impressed that you know about Gram Parsons. Few people - even hard core music fans - seem to be familiar with the music of this talented guy who revived ( and maybe reinvented) country /"roots" music in the late '60s. He wrote some great songs, and doesn't get enough credit for that.

He was, like so many legendary musicians of that era, a casualty of drug abuse, and died tragically young. 

Thank you for posting something by him.

 

("That said", I should note that "The Russians are Coming" was not typical of Parsons'  songwriting.)

 

Here's one of his saddest and most beautiful songs:

 

 

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