Not much but somehow Eastsider readers were able to find a connection. Last week, an Eastsider story on Echo Park’s tallest structure, the Citibank building, generated a comment from a reader who noted that country rocker Gram Parsons once posed in front of the tower for a photo that became a book cover. “I like to think of [the image] as the Abbey Road of Echo Park,” said the reader who goes by the alias Palmero. Wait a minute, said another reader named Mr. Rollers. Parsons actually posed in front of the Burrito King at Sunset Boulevard and Alvarado Street – what is now the Citibank tower is in the background. Palmero conceded that point and then provided a link to a clip of a 1977 Dutch documentary showing another legendary musician – Warren Zevon – paying a visit to the same Burrito King. That is how we ended up with the above video of Zevon talking up machaca burritos at the corner of Alvarado and Sunset in Echo Park. Where will The Eastsider comments lead to next?
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