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Albums from the MC5, Neil Young, Flying Burrito Brothers et al

Review by John Mendelssohn, UCLA Daily Bruin, 7 May 1969

"I guess you could say our thing is a condemnation of everything that is false and deceitful in our society." — John Sinclair, of the ...

Rocking into religion

Essay by Geoffrey Cannon, The Guardian, 27 May 1969

Gods, bishops, priests and worshippers ...

Burritos and Byrds: A talk with Gram Parsons and Chris Hillman

Interview by uncredited writer, Helix, 4 September 1969

THE FLYING Burrito Brothers, in their own bittersweet honkytonk way, have become the subject of much foolish controversy. Hailed by numerous critics, fans, and even ...

The Flying Burrito Brothers

Profile and Interview by uncredited writer, Circus, March 1970

WHAT IS the world coming to when the Jefferson Airplane, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and the Grateful Dead get cut to pieces by a ...

Delaney & Bonnie & Friends: On Tour; Flying Burrito Brothers: Burrito Deluxe; John Phillips: Wolfking of LA

Review by Richard Williams, The Times, 20 June 1970

THAT DELANEY AND BONNIE have been instrumental in reshaping a considerable part of the ethos of modem pop music is indisputable. Eric Clapton, the charismatic ...

Gram Parsons, The Burrito Ego Man

Interview by Jacoba Atlas, Melody Maker, 25 July 1970

LOS ANGELES, Tuesday: Gram Parsons, founder of the Flying Burrito Brothers, was a Byrd, a southerner and a Harvard College Drop-out. With the formation of ...

Chris Hillman: The Byrd who found his wings and began to fly

Retrospective and Interview by Caroline Boucher, Disc and Music Echo, 6 February 1971

Chris Hillman looks back on the Byrds and talks about his 'Brothers' ...

The Flying Burrito Brothers : Last of the Red Hot Burritos

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 22 June 1972

The fourth – and presumably last – album of the Flying Burrito Bros. is, as it were, a departure. Not only is this album live, ...

Flying Burrito Brothers: After The Burritos

Retrospective and Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Let It Rock, October 1972

BY THE TIME rhythm guitarist Gram Parsons left the Byrds shortly after the release of their monumental Sweetheart Of The Rodeo album, country-rock had become ...

Music Makers: Gram Parsons

Interview by Michael Oberman, Evening Star, The (Washington DC), 13 January 1973

WHEN GRAM Parsons formed the International Submarine Band (one of the first country-rock bands to surface in an era of rock and roll) in 1966, ...

Ex-Byrd Gram Parsons Solos: He's No Longer in a Hurry

Interview by Judith (Judy) Sims, Rolling Stone, 1 March 1973

LOS ANGELES — Back in 1969 Gram Parsons, rhythm guitarist, keyboard player and vocalist, and Chris Ethridge, bassist, decided to form a country rock band ...

Parsons the Country Preacher

Interview by Roy Carr, New Musical Express, 12 May 1973

This is the man Presley's musicians turn to when they're sick of those Las Vegas riffs. ...

The Flying Burrito Brothers: Live In Amsterdam

Review by Mick Houghton, Let It Rock, June 1973

THE FIRST double album in rock that I remember was Blonde On Blonde, and to this day it is one of the few which really ...

Gram Parsons: Take Your Partners and Away You Go (One Step back Two Steps Forward)

Essay by Phil Hardy, Let It Rock, July 1973

Rock, Country & Gram Parsons ...

Sneeky Pete Kleinow

Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 15 February 1975

SNEEKY PETE KLEINOW looks like you'd expect a veteran pedal-steel player to look. Green shirt with an elaborate marijuana-leaf motif emblazoned there-on, neatly pressed, white ...

Sneaky Pete Kleinow

Interview by Mick Houghton, ZigZag, March 1975

ZZ: HOW DID you come to be part of the whole related family of Los Angeles musicians? You actually come from Michigan? ...

Flying Burrito Brothers: Southern Californians Bring Me Down

Live Review by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, 2 October 1976

The Flying Burrito Brothers: Hammersmith Odeon, London ...

Flying Burrito Brothers: Sneeky Pete And The Return Of The Flying Journeymen

Interview by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, 16 October 1976

"ASK THEM abouta da name. They gotta no right to use it!"Don't worry, friends, my esteemed Italian colleague doesn't really speak like that, and his ...

More Hot Burritos: the Flying Burrito Brothers

Report and Interview by Mark Leviton, BAM, 7 March 1980

LOS ANGELES — If tradition in music is meaningful in any way, it is because performers can emerge and fade, groups can split up and ...

Flying Burrito Brothers: The Gilded Palace Of Sin/Burrito Deluxe

Review by Terry Staunton, Uncut, June 1997

IN CONTRAST to the pure country of Gram Parsons' seminal early Seventies solo albums, GP and Grievous Angel, his work with the Burritos at the ...

Gram Parsons: Another Country

Retrospective by Sean O'Hagan, The Guardian, 12 September 1998

Twenty-five years ago, Gram Parsons died in a remote desert motel, the victim of a prodigious appetite for drugs and alcohol that shocked even Keith ...

Country Rock

Book Excerpt by James Hunter, Encyclopædia Britannica, 1999

COUNTRY ROCK, the incorporation of musical elements and songwriting idioms from traditional country music into late 1960s and '70s rock, usually pursued in Los Angeles. ...

Gram Parsons, Track by Track

Sleeve notes by Bud Scoppa, Sacred Hearts and Fallen Angels (Rhino), September 2000

The International Submarine Band: Safe at Home ...

Flying Burrito Brothers: Sincity — The Very Best Of The Flying Burrito Brothers (Universal)****

Review by Max Bell, Uncut, September 2002

ALTHOUGH THEY fit neatly into the silver-stitched seams on the patchwork quilt that became the country-rock heritage centre, The Flying Burrito Brothers were neither as ...

The Flying Burrito Brothers: Flying Again/Airborne

Sleeve notes by Terry Staunton, Acacia Records, June 2006

THERE ARE FEW figures in the history of popular music who have been eulogised or mythologised as much as Gram Parsons. It's to be expected ...

Sneaky Pete Kleinow, 1934-2007

Obituary by Andy Gill, The Word, March 2007

AS PEDAL STEEL guitarist with the Flying Burrito Brothers, Sneaky Pete Kleinow probably did more than any other musician to establish that instrument in rock ...

The Flying Burrito Brothers: Gram Parsons Archives Vol 1 – Flying Burrito Brothers Live At The Avalon 1969

Review by Bud Scoppa, Uncut, September 2007

GP & Co, Free At Last After Being Locked Up In The Dead Vault For 38 Years. ...

How the Ghost of Gram Parsons haunts Alt-Country

Retrospective by Mitchell Cohen, Music Aficionado, January 2018

GRAM PARSONS didn't care much for the term "country-rock". And he wasn't thrilled by some of the more candy-coated bands who were able to capitalize ...

see also Byrds, The

see also Country Gazette

see also Eagles, The

see also Chris Hillman

see also Gram Parsons


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