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Who is Gram Parsons?
Gram Parsons: Cecil Ingram Connor III, known professionally as Gram Parsons, was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and pianist. Parsons is best known for his work within the country music genre; he also popularized what he called "Cosmic American Music", a hybrid of country, rhythm and blues, soul, folk, and rock. Besides recording as a solo artist, he also worked in several notable bands, including the International Submarine Band, The Byrds, and The Flying Burrito Brothers. His relatively short career is described by AllMusic as "enormously influential" for both country and rock, "blending the two genres to the point that they became indistinguishable from each other.
- also known as Parsons, Gram; Gram Parson; Ingram Cecil Connor III
- born on (69 years ago) in Winter Haven
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Songwriter, singer, singer-songwriter, guitarist, musician
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- died on (42 years ago) in Joshua Tree of drug overdose
- genres: Country rock, Rock music, Country, Folk rock
- read more about Gram Parsons (folk rock artist)
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Blues Licks Encyclopedia (2005)
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