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Wednesday, September 1st, 2010
10:00 pm

elnoradawn
bluekentucky

COME JOIN US!

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Thursday, April 29th, 2010
9:17 am - A few of my favorite Gram pics

michie_readme


Just because they're always fun to look at!  Happy Thursday!




"Ill be damned.  Here comes your ghost again . . ."

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Tuesday, December 29th, 2009
10:22 am - Gram news

michie_readme

Hello.  Hope everyone had a happy holidays.  According to the Orlando Sentinel, there is a new book about Gram in the works!  Sounds like it will focus on music more than his personal life, and the 'southern culture' which he both influenced, and was influenced by.  Cool.   

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/music/os-abbott-gram-parsons-katie-ball-122509-20091223,0,1507933.column

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Tuesday, December 8th, 2009
3:02 pm - Interesting Gram blog post

michie_readme
Hi,

I ran across an insightful blog post about Gram, which I thought I'd share. As a former Orlando-area resident myself, I sometimes read this guy's blog, and found this interesting: apparently Gram lived for a short time in Winter Park, FL. Granted, I have a personal interest in this because I lived very close to Winter Park (Maitland) and am very familiar with Summerland Ave. I don't know which specific house it was, but I can tell you that all the homes on that street are absolutely gorgeous southern style mansions, complete with mossy live oaks and swaying date palms, and Winter Park is hands-down the most upscale suburb of 'old' Orlando. Would have been a beautiful place to live. A few other insights too . . . enjoy. http://growingbolder.com/blogs/entertainment/music/gram-parsons-9404.html

Another interesting thing - if you ever drive through Winter Haven, there is actually a major street named "Snively Ave", (also lined with opulent mansions).

current mood: nostalgic

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Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
2:33 pm

michie_readme
Hello,

I see no one has posted here for a while, but I'm not going to let that stop me. I was very excited to find this journal. I was aware of GP back in my younger days, but hadn't listened to very much of his music. I only had a "Best of the Flying Burrito Brothers" cassette tape, which I picked up at a used records place. I had originally learned about him through Pamela Des Barres' book, and knew he was a very big influence on the Stones. But somehow, he slipped off my radar. Then, just the other day, I listened to Exile on Main Street, and it reminded me that I had always been meaning to learn more about Gram. And it occurred to me I'd never really scanned the web to see how much Gram info is out there, or tried to meet other fans. So, imagine my delight when I found many blogs and beautiful pictures (Gram was really adorable! :)), and discovered the GREAT videos on You Tube. I've been watching the one where the Burritos sing Christine's Tune over and over. I'd never seen a 'live' performance from them before.

So, here's my survey question, for those of you who still visit this site. Which album should I buy first?

Was anyone here lucky enough to ever see Gram perform? Curious to hear any stories or info anyone has.

current mood: cheerful

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Monday, January 19th, 2009
6:32 pm - ATTENTION ALL GRAM FANS!

spicyhippofood
Hypothetically speaking, let's say someone started a new Gramdom (Gram fandom community).  How many people here would be interested in joining and actually posting to the community.  *raises hand*

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Monday, October 20th, 2008
12:45 am - Is this group still active?

lak611
I just discovered this group and see nobody has posted in over a year.  Is it still active?

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Friday, August 10th, 2007
2:59 pm - Various

opheliablue
I'm relatively new to this community so I don't know if these have been posted before, but here they are anyway:

Gram and Emmylou performing 'Big Mouth Blues' (not great quality but it's old... and anyway, if you're anything like me, just seeing it is enough):



Flying Burrito Brothers - 'Sin City:'



Short clip of Emmylou talking about Gram:



Flying Burrito Brothers - 'Christine's Tune:'



http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=yDY34yrc0vo - no footage here, just stills - Emmylou performing 'Hickory Wind' live in concert in 2000 (I was there!! It was amazing)

The Gram Parsons MySpace tribute page - http://www.myspace.com/gramparsons has some interesting stuff on it - the 'Fallen Angel' documentary (which is brilliant) is available on DVD now (although if you're not in the US and you try and buy it through this page, you can't - but the UK and US Amazon sites have it).

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Friday, July 7th, 2006
7:25 pm

wrongeyedjesus


what's everyone's opinion of Gram Parsons-Fallen Angel (the documentary)?

personally, i think it was great. not quite as awesome as Be Here To Love Me (as far as music documentaries go), but it was interesting.

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Monday, March 13th, 2006
6:15 pm - Actual footage of the Sin City Shoot

myster_jones
My buddy on a show on Ovation in NYC: "Then they got to the part that almost knocked me off my couch. They are interviewing Hillman and he is talking about how he started the Burritos with Gram and in the middle of his interview they cut away and start showing this footage and I recognized it almost immediately. What they showed was video footage from the photo shoot for the cover Gilded Palace of Sin. At first the camera was placed on what I believe was a hill with a wide-angle shot and needless to say, I recognized the Nudie suits, and the shanty they were posing in front of ASAP. Plus the girls that were surrounding them. Then they had a close-up shot of all of them (yes, Gram included) and he is standing there laughing, holding a cig. OK, all of this lasted only about 25-30 seconds (if that) but for one brief moment, in glorious color, I could not believe I was seeing what I saw on the tube. I mean, where the hell did they get that footage from and what happened to the rest of the tape? I am sure there had to be more! It was just incredible. I didn't think ANY footage of that quality existed of Gram, it was just stunning." Anyone shed any light on this tape?

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Tuesday, February 21st, 2006
7:43 pm - Gram Parsons Book

__dirtybird
Grievous Angel: An Intimate Biography of Gram Parsons
Brand New

$12.00 + shipping

Paypal Only Please

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Wednesday, October 12th, 2005
7:39 pm

bad_machine_666
Salutations all.Just another newbie whose joined the flock in the name of The Grievous Angel.Have become a big fan in the last year and recently made a weekend trip out to Joshua Tree where I toasted many a shots of JD to Gram's memory.Drop a line.Cheers.

current mood: satisfied

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Tuesday, May 17th, 2005
11:15 pm

walters_walk
Cool, im in..
sooo..

what recording do you in here prefere? i only listned to his double cd gp/grevious...
it got me hooked, specialy the "all my land is like a wild goose" song.

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Friday, April 8th, 2005
8:19 pm

musicology
Hi Gram fans! I just recently recorded a cover of "A Song For You", my favourite Gram song, and you can listen to it here if you'd like to. I suppose I'd like to hear your thoughts on it, apart from "it's sacrilege!", as I'm already inclined to think that myself. Bear in mind I'm just an amateur in his bedroom with a guitar and a free afternoon.

current mood: anxious

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2005
5:06 pm

brilliantcareer
I noticed no one has posted in here for a long while. I just joined a few weeks ago and would like to say that although I just started listening to Gram Parsons during the past year, but Grievous Angel is already one of my favorite albums. It's just my opinion, but I think "$1000 Wedding" is probably the most gorgeous country song ever written.

current mood: hopeful

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Friday, August 20th, 2004
1:59 pm

jamesela
Just joined the community. I just started listening to Gram in the past year and I honestly can't imagine not knowing and loving his music. I was able to make it to the tribute show in LA. It was such an amazing night and moving tribute.

Cheers!

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Wednesday, August 11th, 2004
1:01 pm - KBCO

soyosauce
I'm new here...a long time Gram Parsons fan...

I'm on a quest to find a (bootleg) recording of Chris Robinson covering a Gram Parsons song last month on KBCO. I caught the last part of it on the radio (KBCO is in Boulder, CO if you don't already know), on Studio C. I can't remember the name of the song, I just remember it was beautifully rendered. I am on a mission to find someone that recorded Chris playing live on the radio. Any leads appreciated!

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Monday, August 2nd, 2004
12:20 am

fu4cky2ou0
i had to join this community. ive been listening to gram parsons ever since i was little. my mom loves him, so i would always hear his records being played, and i guess i just took an interest in his music. anyway, anyone hear about that movie about gram parsons? with johnny knoxville. about how he stole his coffin and cremated it in the desert. well it looks good and i would like to see it.


"brass buttons, green silks, and silver shoes."

current mood: tired

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Sunday, July 11th, 2004
11:06 am - Richards leads Parsons tribute

beernotbombs
"Another goodbye to another good friend."

I'm sorry I missed it.

Cheers!
-g-

current mood: lazy

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Sunday, May 16th, 2004
2:15 pm

ohhh_fatale
I'm selling Gram Parsons stuff on EBay.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=307&item=4013584114

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