Gram Parsons dies at 26 after taking a shot of liquid morphine in his room at Joshua Tree Inn. Parsons had been recovering from drug and alcohol addiction, but relapsed during his trip to Joshua Tree National Park. “He was clean and took a strong shot,” his friend Keith Richards says. “It’s the one mistake you don’t want to make.”
Here, there’s only you and a favorite album, the one you could play for the rest of your days and never grow tired of it. (Fortunately, this island comes with a really excellent solar-powered sound system.) These are the albums our marooned music lovers chose.