Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Happy Birthday Gram ...your music lives on Thank goodness

"Gram Parsons was born Cecil Ingram Connors on November 5, 1946 in Winterhaven, Florida
He as the was the godfather of two sub-genres of country music, alt.country and country rock, or what he coined as “cosmic American music.) He was also the man that brought Emmylou Harris from folk to country music and led Keith Richards toward country music that showed up as influences on Exile on Main Street and Sticky Fingers. Gram’s legacy can still be felt today and many artists owe him a debt of gratitude." Twang Nation

1 comment:

Jen said...

Happy Birthday, Gram!