Live 1973

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Live 1973
Live album by Gram Parsons
Released 1982
Recorded March 13, 1973
Ultra Sonic Recording Studios
Hempstead, New York
Genre Country
Label Sierra Records
Producer John Delgatto
Marley Brant
Gram Parsons chronology
Sleepless Nights
(1976)
Live 1973
(1982)
Sacred Hearts & Fallen Angels: The Gram Parsons Anthology
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Live 1973 is a recording by Gram Parsons and the Fallen Angels. It was recorded at Sonic Studios in Hempstead, New York on March 13, 1973 during a live radio broadcast from WLIR-FM, a station located in Garden City, New York. The timing of the recording thus sandwiched it between Parsons' only two solo studio albums, GP, and Grievous Angel, although it was not released (on LP) until 1982, long after both studio albums were released and after Parsons' early death. As in Parsons' studio albums, Emmylou Harris provides duet and harmony vocals. The Fallen Angels, however, are not the same band that appeared on the two studio albums. The original album had eleven tracks, but included a 7" 45rpm record with the encore medley on side one, and an interview with Gram, Emmylou, and Jock Bartley plus a version of Hot Burrito #1 performed by Gene Parsons in tribute on the other. When later reissued on CD Rhino Records in 1994 the medley and in between song patter were added but the interview segments and the Gene Parsons track were omitted.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "We'll Sweep Out the Ashes in the Morning" (Joyce Allsup) - 3:34
  2. "Country Baptizing" (Jim Shumate) - 3:50
  3. "Drug Store Truck Drivin' Man" (Roger McGuinn/Gram Parsons) - 4:33
  4. "Big Mouth Blues" (Gram Parsons) - 4:34
  5. "The New Soft Shoe" (Gram Parsons) - 5:02
  6. "Cry One More Time" (Peter Wolf/Seth Justman) - 5:22
  7. "Streets of Baltimore" (Tompall Glaser/Harlan Howard) - 3:08
  8. "That's All It Took" (Darrell Edwards/Charlotte Grier/George Jones) - 2:45
  9. "Love Hurts" (Boudleaux Bryant) - 4:31
  10. "California Cotton Fields" (Dallas Frazier/Earl Montgomery) - 2:32
  11. "Six Days on the Road" (Earl Green/Carl Montgomery) - 3:04
  12. "Encore Medley: Bony Maronie/Forty Days/Almost Grown" (Larry Williams/Chuck Berry) - 5:50

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Deming, Mark. Live 1973 at AllMusic