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Gram Parsons

Biography

Songwriter and guitarist most widely known for his period using the Byrds as well as the Soaring Burrito Brothers. His enthusiasm for nation music created while he was students at Harvard College or university and founded the International Submarine Music group in 1966 whose just album, Safe in the home, came out following the group got split. He was named an integral contributor in the mixing of the united states and rock and roll genres. He endured his father’s suicide and his mother’s alcoholism as a kid. He was raised with just a little sister called Avis. He cited Elvis Presley as you of his first musical influences.

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Full Name Gram Parsons
Date Of Birth November 5, 1946
Died September 19, 1973, Joshua Tree, California, United States
Place Of Birth Winter Haven, FL
Profession Songwriter
Education Bolles School, Harvard University
Nationality American
Spouse Gretchen Parsons Carpenter
Children Polly Parsons
Parents Avis Connor, Ingram Cecil
Siblings Diane Parsons
Music Groups The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers, International Submarine Band, Delaney & Bonnie
Star Sign Scorpio

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
War Dogs2016performer: "Ooh Las Vegas" / writer: "Ooh Las Vegas"
Limitless2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Judge2014performer: "Well Sweep Out The Ashes In The Morning"
Parenthood2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Wristcutters: A Love Story2006performer: "A Song For You" / writer: "A Song For You"
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous2005writer: "Ooh Las Vegas"
Elvis Costello and the Imposters: Live in Memphis2005Video documentary writer: "Wheels"
Grand Theft Parsons2003lyrics: "Thousand Dollar Wedding", "Return Of The Grievous Angel", "A Song For You" / music: "Thousand Dollar Wedding", "Return Of The Grievous Angel", "A Song For You" / performer: "Thousand Dollar Wedding", "Return Of The Grievous Angel", "A Song For You", "Love Hurts" / writer: "Hot Burrito #2"
Festival Express2003Documentary writer: "Lazy Day" - as G. Parsons
The Wire2002TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Slaughter Rule2002writer: "Blue Eyes"
Jerry Maguire1996performer: "She" / writer: "She"
Heavy1995writer: "How Much I've Lied"
Bodies, Rest & Motion1993writer: "Hot Burrito #1", "Juanita", "Do You Know How It Feels"
Planes, Trains & Automobiles1987writer: "Wheels" 1969 - as Graham Parsons
Carry It On1970Documentary writer: "Hickory Wind"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Trip1967/IIHouse Band Member (uncredited)

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Together Again for the Last Time1998Video documentaryHimself
Celebration at Big Sur1971DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Gimme Shelter1970DocumentaryHimself (as The Flying Burrito Brothers)
Playboy After Dark1969TV SeriesSinger

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
CMT: The Greatest - 40 Greatest Albums2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Musikprogrammet - programmet om musik2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Emmylou Harris: From a Deeper Well2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Gram Parsons: Fallen Angel2004DocumentaryHimself

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