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Gram Parsons: Another Country

Sean O'Hagan, Guardian, The, 12 September 1998

Twenty-five years ago, Gram Parsons died in a remote desert motel, the victim of a prodigious appetite for drugs and alcohol that shocked even Keith Richards. He was 26, and had made six unsuccessful albums, yet his work was to have a profound influence on popular music.

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