Gram Parsons T-Shirt - Portrait Tee
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Gram Parsons T-Shirt - This T-Shirt design is from a portrait of Gram painted by Michael Foulkrod especially for Worn Free.
Gram Parsons was to play with the Byrds for a short time, but enough to make to make his presence known musically as he inspired the country direction for “Sweetheart of the Rodeo” and encouraged them to record it in Nashville.Gram, whose entrée to music had been fairly new so far, was spending a lot of time hanging out with his idols and buddies, the Rolling Stones who were then enjoying wild success in the US. Supposedly under their influence he decided not to accompany the Byrds on tour to South Africa, due to the apartheid situation. However such a decision was expressed very late in the day to the rest of the band thus ending his time with the Byrds not to mention pissing them off.
After falling out for a few months, Chris and Gram reconciled and weeks later Chris himself left the Byrds and. the two formed the Flying Burrito Brothers, a band that would go on to influence everyone from The Eagles to Beck.
This Worn Free Tee is custom made from super soft washed cotton. So comfy it will be an instant favorite in your T-Shirt rotation. Worn Free reproduces classic vintage style 'fully licensed' tees, in this case featuring Gram Parsons.