Saturday, November 6, 2010

His Life was not exactly a Macca song, was it?

Gram Parsons oughta be 64 today.

Pointless to think about what he may have accomplished if he hadn't been in such a hurry to die—so don't do that, allright?—but I do wish he coulda maybe burned just a few degrees less intensely, and stuck around.

Two videos featuring Gram & Emmylou—A Song for You first, then Return of the Grievous Angel. I love how in A Song for You, when Gram delivers the line, "So take me down/to your dance floor", he pronounces dance with a long A (daynce). Fucking kills me, you know? (He is one of my own. And I love him.)

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