Through his groundbreaking work with the Flying Burrito Brothers, the Byrds, the International Submarine Band, and as a solo artist, Gram Parsons singlehandedly created the country rock and genres. A visionary whose personal demons took him from us far too soon, Parsons was largely behind the Byrds' pioneering 1969 country-rock crossover LP Sweeheart of the Rodeo, and directly influenced the Rolling Stones' embrace of country styles circa Let it Bleed and Exile on Main Street.Parsons was a passionate and incredibly gifted songcrafter with a honeyed, disarming voice that's capable of melting the heart of even the most hardened criminal. Thanks to renewed interest via the recent "insurgent country" movement, his poignant music continues to strongly shape the Americana landscape.

Parsons, Gram