In his all-too-short life, Gram Parsons helped kickstart the “Americana” genre with his passion for country, rock, and folk music.
A whole host of songs reflect unrequited love. One of the best is Walter Egan’s 70s hit about Stevie Nicks, “Magnet and Steel.”
The Byrds’ take on “Mr. Tambourine Man” and “Chimes of Freedom” created a new way to hear Dylan — and established the band as perhaps Dylan’s most inspired interpreter.