There are times when it's right and proper to simply bury the dead. This is not one of those times... Gram Parsons was one of the most influential musicians of his time; a bitter, brilliant, genius who knew Elvis, tripped with the Stones and fatally overdosed on morphine and tequila in 1973. And from his dying came a story. A story from deep within folklore; a story of friendship, honour and adventure; a story so extraordinary that if it didn't really happen, no one would believe it. Two men, a hearse, a dead rock star, five gallons of petrol, and a promise. And the most extraordinary chase of modern times. Written by
It's better to burn out than to fade away.
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Did You Know?
When Kaufman and the Hippy drive to the airport, there is a modern model pick-up truck in the background parked off the road in the upper right hand part of the screen. See more
Wherever there's a hippie, there's a crime, even if that crime hasn't happened yet. That's what I always say.
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Rhinestones In The Ashes
Written by Roger Alan Wade
& Dennis Knutson
Performed by Roger Alan Wade See more