Rounding of the Gram theme this week by starting with two essential purchases.
For watching – the Fallen Angel DVD written by ex-Long Ryder and Gram Parsons expert Sid Griffin (on a side note I am reliably informed the two photos that I used in the Grevious Angel post earlier this week were rescued by Sid from an A&M bin in L.A. in 1978 ) and Gandulf Hennig the DVD release contains extra footage that didn’t appear on the original broadcast edition shown on the BBC back in 2004 and is a must watch if you’re a Gram fan, there are contributions from the Parson’s family, Peter Buck and Chris Hillman as well of course as Emmylou and Keith Richards. For reading – Twenty Thousand Roads is an all encompassing biography heavy on the detail – well worth getting your hands on, I am on the look out for a reasonably priced copy of Sid Griffins biog
Gram at Amazon UK
The excellent Band of Heathens have a smart cover of Sin City available for download at their site
Original sin Gram Parsons – Sin City
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