Songs Of Tribute
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Songs Of Tribute

SONGS OF TRIBUTE For my Waitin’  Around to Die column in Rhythms I recently took a look at some of the outstanding releases in the field of tribute albums. Specifically those that fall under the umbrella of Americana and alt-country, whether it’s in recognition of an artist’s body of work or a fundraiser to assist them … Continue reading

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WATCH: Gram Parsons ‘Fallen Angel’ Documentary

Fallen Angel (2004) was made by director and musician Gandulf Hennig and American music journalist, musician and biographer Sid Griffin. Friends, contemporaries and devotees of Gram Parsons talk about the importance of his work and the bizarre circumstances of his early death. Rare footage of his performances shows why Gram Parsons has become a legend. Interviewees include Gram’s … Continue reading

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NEW RELEASE: The Flying Burrito Bros | Close Up The Honky Tonks (remastered reissue)

Following Gram Parsons’ death in 1973  A&M Records issued a double-LP, 23-song compilation, Close Up the Honky Tonks.  It contained one LP of tracks from The Flying Burrito Bros first two records, adding the non-LP single The Train Song. The second LP introduced 11 previously unreleased tracks including covers of The Bee Gees’ To Love Somebody, Chuck Berry’s Roll Over, … Continue reading