Live 1973 [Rhino]

Live 1973 [Rhino]
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CD Details

  • Released: March 1, 1997
  • Originally Released: 1997
  • Label: Rhino

Entertainment Reviews:

Musician - 6/93, p.93
"...Recorded for a New York radio broadcast, Parsons' performance of heart-breaking originals and unusual covers demonstrates his rousing spontaneity and emotional purity....Then-unknown Emmylou Harris offers strong vocal accompaniment..."

Tracks:

  • 1.We'll Sweep Out The Ashes
  • 2.Country Baptizing
  • 3.Drug Store Truck Drivin' Man
  • 4.Big Mouth Blues
  • 5.The New Soft Shoe
  • 6.Cry One More Time
  • 7.Streets Of Baltimore
  • 8.That's All It Took
  • 9.Love Hurts
  • 10.California Cottonfields
  • 11.Six Days On The Road
  • 12.Encore Medley: Bony Moronie / Forty Days / Almost Grown

Product Description:

& The Fallen Angels.
Personnel: Gram Parsons (vocals, acoustic guitar); Emmylou Harris (vocals, acoustic guitar, tambourine); N.D. Smart II (vocals, drums); Jock Bartley (electric guitar); Neil Flanz (pedal steel guitar); Kyle Tullis (bass).
Reissue producers: John M. Delgatto, Marley Brant.
Recorded live for WLIR-FM at Ultra Sonic Recording Studios, Hempstead, New York on March 13, 1973. Originally released on Sierra Records (6003). Includes liner notes by Sam Sutherland and John M. Delgatto and original release liner notes by Sid Griffin.
& The Fallen Angels.
Personnel: Gram Parsons (vocals, acoustic guitar); Emmylou Harris (vocals, acoustic guitar, tambourine); N.D. Smart II (vocals, drums); Jock Bartley (electric guitar); Neil Flanz (pedal steel guitar); Kyle Tullis (bass).
Reissue producers: John M. Delgatto, Marley Brant.
Recorded live for WLIR-FM at Ultra Sonic Recording Studios, Hempstead, New York on March 13, 1973. Originally released on Sierra Records (6003).
Personnel: Gram Parsons (vocals, acoustic guitar); Emmylou Harris (vocals, acoustic guitar, tambourine); N.D. Smart II (vocals, drums); Jock Bartley (electric guitar); Neil Flanz (steel guitar); Kyle Tullis (electric bass).
Liner Note Authors: Sam Sutherland; John Delgato; Sid Griffin.
Recording information: Ultra Sonic Recording Inc., Hempstead, NY [live] (03/13/1973); Ultra Sonic Recording Studios, Hempstead, NY (03/13/1973).
Photographers: Ginny Winn; Anita Pallenberg; Lewis Porter.
Gram Parsons is one of those rare artists whose influence on music vastly exceeds his record sales. As a member of the International Submarine Band, the Byrds, and the Flying Burrito Brothers--and then later as a solo artist--Parsons' recordings rarely made a dent in the Billboard charts. Even so, today's country traditionalists and alt.country rockers alike trace their roots to Parsons and his soulful fusion of country, rock, and R&B.
Just six months before he died of a drug overdose, Parsons and his band performed an on-air radio concert to promote his then-current album, GP. That concert, subsequently released as LIVE 1973, captures Parsons and his band in all their ragged glory. This album would be notable for no other reason than that it features a then-unknown Emmylou Harris on harmony vocals, but Harris' presence is just one of LIVE 1973's many assets. Parson's touring band, for example, is a spirited bunch that infuses Parsons' honky-tonk with a rock-and-roll attitude. Parsons and Harris sing beautifully together, running through a number of songs from GP, an achingly slow version of "Love Hurts," and the Merle Haggard rarity "California Cottonfields." A must for all true country fans.

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  • Sales Rank: 98,664
  • UPC: 081227272623
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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