August 24, 2016 Record of the Day

Flying-Burrito-BrothersOne-time members of the Byrds, Gram Parsons and Chris Hillman went on to form the Flying Burrito Brothers. Their music was a blending of Country, Folk, Rock, and Soul. Their first album, which made Rolling Stone magazine’s “500 Greatest Albums Of All Time, was called “The Gilded Palace Of Sin.” Although not a commercial success, it influenced Country stars like Vince Gill and Alan Jackson. Released on A & M records in 1969 a copy can get you $400.00 today.

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