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And now she has started the Gram Parsons Foundation, which helps musicians deal with substance abuse recovery."I get to work with alcoholics and addicts that are creatives like my father.
I get to understand who my father was at an extremely intimate level.
By: Alex Ashlock Gram Parsons was another casualty of the hard rocking days of the 1960s and 70s, but in his brief lifetime he was a hugely influential musician.
He's called by some the "father of country rock." Parsons mixed blues, folk and rock to create what he called "cosmic American music," playing with The Byrds and the Flying Burrito Brothers, influencing the Rolling Stones.
Polly Parsons' Turnaround You might say she saw the writing on the wall, coming from a family tree that included alcohol abuse and suicide on both sides.To this day, Polly says she still gets letters from fans of her father, sometimes from teenagers, who say they grew up with his music, it was what their parents played while they danced in the living room."The other thing that is repetitious in nature with the letters that I receive, is Gram brought me through some of the darkest times in my life, and for that I am forever grateful," she said.She's also grateful to have her father's songs, bittersweet though they may be to her today, including "Thousand Dollar Wedding," which she says was written for her mother."The pain in his voice about the state of the affairs that they were in in that moment is so potent, you know? After today's events in Austin, Polly says she hopes to schedule events to support the Gram Parsons Foundation in other cities.If you raise your eye brows if you're going up on a note, she goes right up with you in perfect pitch.
She's beautiful," Gram Parsons said of the partnership in an undated interview on one of his albums."I think that that power and that grace that he had with Emmylou, it was pivotal in his life. I just wish they would have had more time together," Polly Parsons said of her father's work with Harris.Gram Parsons died of a drug overdose in a hotel room in Joshua Tree, California in 1973, when his daughter Polly was just a little kid.