Byrds, the

Byrds, the The Byrds were an American rock band in the 60s and 70s of the twentieth century.

The group was founded in 1964 in Los Angeles by vocalist and guitarist Jim McGuinn (he later changed his name to Roger McGuinn ) , David Crosby and Gene Clark . Later joined Chris Hillman and Michael Clarke joined the group .

The music is characterized by different currents that are brought together , especially folk and rock , folk rock which yielded . Many of the songs that the band released were also originally from folk artists like Bob Dylan . The sound of The Byrds is mainly inspired by the sophisticated harmonies and the typical 12 - string guitar sound of the British group The Searchers .

Later, the group was more his own way , with the absolute highlight the album "The Notorious Byrd Brothers " . The next album , titled " Sweetheart Of The Rodeo " , was strongly tinged country and was initially only moderately received. Nashville, the center of country music in the U.S. , was shocked that a rock band proved able to bring . Such album Only in the years that followed, it became clear that the band was in fact the founder has been in the country-rock genre .

Due to the many personnel changes the band gradually lost much of its luster . The original lineup came together in 1973, once for an album that is simply given the title of " The Byrds " . A sequel was also not given here .
Gram Parsons began after his stint in The Byrds The Flying Burrito Brothers . David Crosby started with Stephen Stills , Graham Nash and Neil Young, Crosby , Stills , Nash and Young .

Discography:
    Mr. Tambourine Man (1965)
    Turn! Turn! Turn! (1965)
    Fifth Dimension (1967)
    Younger Than Yesterday (1967)
    The Notorious Byrd Brothers (1968)
    Sweetheart of the Rodeo (1968)
    Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde (1969)
    Ballad of Easy Rider (1969)
    (Untitled) (1970)
    Byrdmaniax (1971)
    Farther Along (1971)
    Byrds (1973)
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Byrds, the Fifth Dimension, the

BYRDS, THE - Fifth Dimension, the

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2012 EU reissue on 180g LP = On their third album Fifth Dimension from 1966 The Byrds started showing a more LSD-tinged side of themselves with the Psychedelic Rock of songs such as "Eight Miles High" and "I See You" and a preference for the Indi...

Byrds, the Mr Tambourine Man

BYRDS, THE - Mr Tambourine Man

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(Originally released in 1965)2012 EU reissue vinyl LP edition, pressed on audiophile 180gram VIRGIN VINYL and is an exact reproduction of the rare mono version the first ever reissue of this monumental recording unavailable for over 35 years cut ...

Byrds, the Dr Byrds & Mr Hyde

BYRDS, THE - Dr Byrds & Mr Hyde

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2012 EU reissue on 180g audiophile vinyl =Chris Hillman, Gram Parsons, and Kevin Kelley all left the Byrds in wake of the release of Sweetheart of the Rodeo, leaving Roger McGuinn to assemble a new band from scratch. Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde, the first a...

Byrds, the Sweetheart of the Rodeo

BYRDS, THE - Sweetheart of the Rodeo

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2010 EU reissue on 180g-Sweetheart of the Rodeo might not be the most commercial album of The Byrds, but today the record is considered to be one of the most influential country-rock albums in the history of music.

Byrds, the Sanctuary IV

BYRDS, THE - Sanctuary IV

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(originally single released in 1968)2002 US limited edition 14track LP pressed on High Quality 180gram VIRGIN VINYL originally singles released in 1968 First time on vinyl for all tracks annotation by Byrds Roger McGuinn Chris Hillman and Kevin Kelle...