Having helped invent modern country rock with his contribution to the Byrds' Sweetheart Of The Rodeo, Gram Parsons left the Byrds in protest at their decision to tour South Africa and formed the Flying Burrito Brothers with fellow ex-Byrd Chris Hillman. Gilded Palace Of Sin and Burrito Deluxe are the only two Burritos' albums to feature the restless Parsons.
.Label: Domino.Published: 1994/'There's no title on the CD, but on Domino website (just like at Drag City),
Think of this as a '90s answer to Robert Johnston's seminal blues recordings. One-mic primitive, it effectively captures the strum'n'croon of Louisville, Kentucky's Will Oldham. Just don't dismiss it as an amateur-hour demo--songs like "Whither Thou Goest" and "Pushkin" have a strange allure. Jeff Bateman