Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Sep 22nd 2013 10.00am–12.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
The Byrds “Hickory Wind” from Sweetheart of the Rodeo (Legacy Edition) (Columbia / Legacy 2003) —One of only 2 Gram vocals that made it to the original release, the other being "Your Still On My Mind".Buy it!
Gram Parsons & The Fallen Angels “Drug Store Truck Driving Man” from Gram Parsons & The Fallen Angels: Live 1973 (Sierra 1973) —written with Roger McGuinn after a bad experience at the Grand Old OpryBuy it!
The Flying Burrito Bros. “Sin City” from Farther Along (A&M 1988) —a song Gram wrote with Chris Hillman from the masterpiece "Gilded Palace of Sin" Chris Ethridge and Sneaky Pete were the other membersBuy it!
The Rolling Stones “Wild Horses” from The Rolling Stones Singles Collection, the London Years (ABKCO 1989) —Mick & Keith wrote this one for Gram, Gram did a great cover on Burrito Deluxe.Buy it!
The Flying Burrito Brothers “Cody Cody” from Farther Along (A&M 1988) —from the 2nd and last (W/Gram) Burrito release, Burrito Deluxe, Chris Ethridge left Michael Clarke (Byrds) and Bernie Leadon joined, Bernie wrote this one with GramBuy it!
Gram Parsons W/The Flying Burrito Brothers “Hot Burrito #1” from Gram Parsons with the Flying Burrito Bros. Live atg the Avalon Ballroom, 1969 (Amoebarrecords 2007) —A song Gram co-wrote with Chris EthridgeBuy it!
Chris Hillman & Steve Earle “High Fashion Queen” from Return of the Grievous Angel, a tribute to Gram Parsons (Almas 1999) —Old bandmate Chris Hillman joins Steve Earle on this Burrito cover.Buy it!
Peter Holsapple & Susan Cowsill W/The Walking Tacos “A SONG FOR YOU” from Conmemorativo: A Tribute to Gram Parsons (Rhino 1993) —Great cover of this Gram tune from GP.Buy it!
Poco “Brass Buttons” from Crazy Eyes (Sony 1973) —Richie Furay sounding a lot like Gram, the title song of this album was written by Richie for Gram, would have played it, but it's 9 1/2 minutes longBuy it!
The Rolling Creekdrippers “In My Hour Of Darkness” from Return of the Grievous Angel (Almo 1999) —Featuring Buddy & Julie Miller, Victoria Williams, Mark Olson, & Jim Lauderdale, this was the final song Gram wrote before his untimely death, written for his friend, Clarence White.Buy it!
Emmylou Harris “Boulder To Birmingham” from Pieces of the Sky (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2004) —First song Emmy ever wrote paying tribute to Gram who gave her her 1st great opportunity and changed her life.Buy it!
The Flying Burrito Brothers “Farther ALong” from Farther Along: The Best of the Flying Burrito Brothers (A&M 1973) —At Clarence White's funeral Gram stood and led a sing-a-long of this song, 2 months later Gram would join his friend RIP Gram, Thanks for listening, Thanks Rich, See Ya next week.Buy it!
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