Grievous Angel : An Intimate Biography of Gram Parsons (Paperback)

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There has never been a better time for a book on Gram Parsons. At the thirty-year anniversary of his death, his sound, a mix of country and rock 'n' roll, is absolutely everywhere. Popular musicians of today trace their inspiration to pick up a guitar to when they first heard his music. His songs and his style have had a lasting effect on the music of our time.
Now, together with Parsons's daughter, Polly, Jessica Hundley has created an intimate and extensive biography that brings together never-before-seen photos and illustrations, unpublished letters, and in-depth interviews with some of the many artists whose work was shaped by Parsons, including Keith Richards, Emmylou Harris, Wilco, and Ryan Adams, among many others.
"Grievous Angel is the tribute that the legions of Parsons fans have been waiting for -- a book that brings to life the story of the Southern boy who revolutionized the way music sounds.

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Publisher Perseus Books Group
Mfg Part# 9781560256731
SKU 31220017
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1560256737
Release Date 11/9/2005
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.5L x 0.75T
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Editors Note A portrait of the late country-rock performer, co-written by his daughter, draws on unpublished letters and interviews with artists whose work was inspired by Parsons, in an account that explores his lasting influence on music today. Original.
Editors Note 1 There has never been a better time for a book on Gram Parsons. At the thirty-year anniversary of his death, his sound, a mix of country and rock 'n' roll, is absolutely everywhere. Popular musicians of today trace their inspiration to pick up a guitar to when they first heard his music. His songs and his style have had a lasting effect on the music of our time. Now, together with Parsons's daughter, Polly, Jessica Hundley has created an intimate and extensive biography that brings together never-before-seen photos and illustrations, unpublished letters, and in-depth interviews with some of the many artists whose work was shaped by Parsons, including Keith Richards, Emmylou Harris, Wilco, and Ryan Adams, among many others. Grievous Angel is the tribute that the legions of Parsons fans have been waiting for—a book that brings to life the story of the Southern boy who revolutionized the way music sounds.
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