I’ve always thought that the Flying Burrito Brothers had one of the worst band names ever. But their 1969 debut album has one of the best titles ever: The Gilded Palace Of Sin. Not a bad short-term trade-off. I do, however, like burritos.
Gram Parsons was the Pied Piper of Country Rock. When he left the Byrds, Chris Hillman soon followed. As his subsequent career proved. Hillman was more of a country guy than a rocker. Parsons was always restless and left the Flying Burrito Brothers after only recording two albums with them. I told you he was restless. A restless guy in a Nudie suit.
The Gilded Palace Of Sin was where it all began:
Here’s the whole damn album via Spotify: