Wednesday, June 29, 2011

GP: Grevious Angel

I'm working on another portrait at the same time as Prince, a very different performer, and one of my all-time favorite singers, the late Gram Parsons.  I recently read a biography on Gram, "Twenty Thousand Roads" and became a lot more interested in his personal story.  Here are a couple clips of the man.

First, a montage to "Brass Buttons":

And here's a trailer for a documentary on the singer's life, which looks like it emphasizes the mythology surrounding his persona.  A little intro for those who are unfamiliar: