Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Gene Parsons Recordings brought to our attention

Gene Parsons recordings just brought to our attention:

Gene Parsons sings lead and plays on a year 2000 live version of Sweet Desert Childhood on a Various Artists compilation released in 2006.

The CD is called Some Of The Very Best Of Local Licks Live and was released by The Coast (KOZT FM in Mendocino)

Gene Parsons plays pedal steel guitar and sings harmony vocals on all tracks from a double live CD by The Steven Bates Band. The CD is called Killer Rock And Roll - Live At The Caspar Inn - August 16th, 2008.

He sings lead vocals on Disc 1 Track 6 (California Blues).

Friday, November 19, 2010

Chris Hillman's video autobiography

Click hereunder for Chris Hillman's musical autobiography (82 min video)


Wednesday, November 17, 2010

New David Crosby solo album in the make

David Crosby has started recording his next solo album, with his son James Raymond producing, and Don Garcia recording, mixing and co-producing.

Monday, November 15, 2010

New Skip Battin song released

Empty Room by The Rogers-Nienhaus Band Featuring Skip Battin has been re-released with one hidden bonus track written and sung by Skip Battin.

The extra track is CHINA MOON

You can order the CD by going to the band's website at

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Flying Burrito Brothers live CD to be released

According to some sources, The Flying Burrito Brothers concert at The Fillmore East, NYC (November 7, 1970) will be officially released on CD by Universal / MCA in February 2011.

The CD will be titled "Authorized Bootleg"

How funny, as this concert is already known to many FBBs fans, as it is widely circulating on bootleg CDs and tapes (see image hereunder).

Lineup: Chris Hillman, Michael Clarke, Bernie Leadon, Sneaky Pete Kleinow and Rick Roberts

Tracks: Lazy Days / One Hundred Years From Now / My Uncle / Cody, Cody / Christine's Tune (aka Devil In Disguise) / I Am A Pilgrim / Dixie Breakdown / Willie And The Hand Jive / Wild Horses / Feel Good Music / Hot Burrito #2 / Six Days On The Road

Gram Parsons Petition

Will James is running a petition to induct Gram Parsons into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Your signatures are needed, so go to this page and please sign it:

Thank you in advance.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Flying Burrito Brothers albums re-released

The Flying Burrito Brothers' FLYING AGAIN and AIRBORNE mid-seventies albums (featuring Gene Parsons and Skip Battin) have been re-released as a "2 on 1" CD on the british T-Bird label (a subsidiary of Sony)