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Ramblin' Rhodes: 45 years of columns make for some notable quotes

...that turned to country music, like The Byrds and Buffalo Springfield, but particularly through The Byrds because of Gram Parsons, Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman (with their 1968 album Sweetheart of the Rodeo). They kind of introduced English...
Pop Rocks: And the best albums are ?

...that means spinning both barroom ballads about spiritual awakenings and cautionary tales of the road. The surprising result is a complete and cohesive record. It's essential Cosmic American Music, and somewhere, Gram Parsons is smiling.
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...Doors) CORIANDER BLUE ? Carolina ? Acoustic Country ? (Brandi Carlisle is woken up in a honkytonk by the ghost of Gram Parsons) LIVINGROOM LEGENDS ? Got Your Love ? Romantic rock Southern-style ? (Fleetwood Mac with infinitely more twang) IPPIE MUSIC...

...King 9 Neil Diamond 8 Stevie Ray Vaughan 7 Cheap Trick 6 The Commodores 5 Jimmy Buffett 4 Roxy Music 3 Albert King 2 Gram Parsons 1 Quincy Jones DVD HAIKU 'District 9' Sci-fi metaphor for South African unrest drenched in spaceman goo.
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Rockin' country

...with the Blowfish. "It's who I am and where I am as an artist," he said. "I love all that California country - Gram Parsons and Dwight Yoakam and the Bakersfield stuff. But I also love Brad Paisley. I wanted to make a record I would listen...
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...that defined Mr. Krueger's earlier work, opting instead for country-tinged tunes. Think less Ray Davies, more Gram Parsons. The songs are catchy and packed with complex lyrical metaphor and honest emotion. That's the good news. The bad...
Steven Uhles
Pop Rocks

...own. There were times when Mr. Nickel would turn a simple phrase and chord change so beautifully that comparisons to Gram Parsons and Neil Young became easy. There were others when it felt like he was trying too hard, stuck in a rut of emulating...
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'Magic' Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

...Gypsy Biker generated particularly passionate debate, with the web consensus settling on Pat Tillman, Dick Cheney, Gram Parsons - even Jerry Seinfeld. Now in the fourth decade of his career, Mr. Springsteen still inspires the sort of fanaticism...
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...8, New Orleans' Honey Island Swamp Band brings us its "Bayou Americana" sound -- think Little Feat, The Band, Gram Parsons.LEARN MORE: (706) 736-1221, www.honeyislandswampband.comLISTEN UP: Listen to clips from Chocolate Cake...
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Night of 'Sweetheart of the Rodeo' planned

...recording from the brief period that alt-country pioneer Gram Parsons played with the California band. A commercial bomb...with a laugh. "I'm ready to spread the gospel of Gram Parsons all day long." Reach Steven Uhles at (706) 823-3626...