This special sale of $4.99 from amazon is a deal ! The CD is rare and available for $27.87. It can be downloaded from itunes for $8.91.
This album was released 4 mo after Parson's death at age 28. It features Emilylou Harris on all but one track. She was Originally to be featured on the cover for her collaboration on the album. It was nixed by Parson's widow who was jealous of Harris.
Parson's was a pioneer of country rock -- he preferred the term "Cosmic American Music"
He was once a member of International Submarine Band, The Byrds,The Flying Burrito Brothers, and of course, had a collaboration w/Emmylou Harris.
This album is listed in Rolling Stones top 500 lp's of all time.
The duets of Parsons and Harris go straight to the heart. David Crosby and Linda Ronstadt are featured on songs on this rock classic.
If you haven't heard it before, give it a try, you won't be disappointed.
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