Archive for Category: "Gram Parsons"

Why Los Angeles is Gram Parsons Country

Why Los Angeles is Gram Parsons Country

Why Los Angeles is Gram Parsons Country By Courtney Sudbrink, Editor Gram Parsons has yet to be honored by a Country Music Hall of Fame induction. Whether or not this is an oversight or slap in the face to the Sin City Sound,  it seems Nashville’s hesitation to pay the Fallen Angel well deserved respect, […]

A list of songs to sulk to

A list of songs to sulk to

What better way to start a weekend in Los Angeles than with a list of Country songs about heartache and disappointment…. 1. “Cold, Cold Heart” by Hank Williams Sr. Here, Williams tells the story of being in a relationship with someone who is emotionally damaged from their past and doesn’t know how to love. That’s […]

Nashville Country Jamboree

When I first came across this album, I figured it would be a cheesy novelty record. With a name Nashville Country Jamboree (touted as Nashville’s First Country-Rock Group) and one hell of a lame lookin’ album cover, it didn’t seem promising. But, looks can be deceiving. Turns out, this record’s a rare gem. Upon first […]

Michael Nesmith… Yes, that guy from the Monkees

Whenever I tell people I like the Monkees, I get shit for it.  And I’m guessing when people think of the Monkees, they don’t think Country music.  But, it turns out Michael Nesmith (the guy that wore the hat), is one of my favorite country musicians.  Nesmith was a real musician who wound up in […]