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: