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The Gram Parsons Story

From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
Length: 59:01

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Biographical portrayal of the legendary Gram Parsons

Rs_logo_small Cecil Ingram Connor III, also know as Gram Parsons. Who is this guy, and why do we care about his death? Well, he created country rock. Credited for shoving Rock and Country together, Gram Parsons is even credited with influencing The Rolling Stones. Heard of Honky Tonk Woman? Gram Parsons wrote it. This and much more in this fun musical journey through Gram Parsons' brilliant career. Just wait to hear how he died!

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Cecil Ingram Connor III, also know as Gram Parsons. Who is this guy, and why do we care about his death? Well, he created country rock. Credited for shoving Rock and Country together, Gram Parsons is even credited with influencing The Rolling Stones. Heard of Honky Tonk Woman? Gram Parsons wrote it. This and much more in this fun musical journey through Gram Parsons' brilliant career. Just wait to hear how he died!

Timing and Cues

Note: Features 1 minute music bed during both breaks.

Floating Break OQ: "Back in a minute - Rock School."

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
I Still Miss Someone The International Submarine Band Safe at Home. Sundown Records 1968 02:47
Life in Prison The Byrds Sweetheart of the Rodeo. Music on Vinyl 1968 02:47
Christine's Tune The Flying Burrito Brothers The Gilded Palace of Sin. A&M / Universal Distribution 1969 03:02
Sweet Virginia The Rolling Stones Exile on Main Street. Universal Music Mexico 1995 04:26
Love Hurts Emmylou Harris Duets. Reprise 1990 03:40
If You Gotta Go The Flying Burrito Brothers Burrito Deluxe. A&M / Universal Distribution 1970 01:49
Ooh Las Vegas Gram Parsons Grevious Angel. Warner Bros. 1974 03:29
Still Feeling Blue Gram Parsons GP. Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab 1973 02:42
Honky Tonk Women The Rolling Stones Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out!. ABKCO Records 1970 03:34

Related Website

http://kslu.org/rock_school/