CLA Radio 11/03/17: Byrds Family Tree (1961-1996)

What: A (mostly) chronological stroll through the music of the Byrds, as well as related artists. Alternate show title: Byrds & Company, with more of an emphasis on the country-flavored material than on the psychedelic stuff.

When: Friday, November 3, 2017; 6:00 PM Pacific/9:00 PM Eastern.

Where: Duane FM in the Hughniverse (subscription required).

(And be sure to stay tuned to Duane FM most weeks after my show to hear Generalissimo’s musical response.)

Here’s a fantastic sort of flowchart of the Byrds timeline.

Spotify playlist: Here. (Any selections marked with an asterisk are not included on Spotify.)

Additional info: Hope you can join us in chat!

Twitter info: My Twitter handle is @ConservativeLA. The show hashtag is #CLARadio.

Set list:

Chad Mitchell Trio – Mighty Day – Mighty Day On Campus (1961)
McGuinn on banjo

Les Baxter’s Balladeers – Linin’ Track – Jack Linkletter…Presents A Folk Festival Recorded Live
David Crosby

The Beefeaters (Byrds) – Don’t Be Long – Preflyte Sessions (November 1964)
McGuinn, Gene Clark, David Crosby, session drums and bass

The Byrds – I’ll Feel A Whole Lot Better – Mr Tamborine Man (June 1965)
McGuinn, Clark, Crosby, Chris Hillman, Michael Clarke

The Byrds – Chimes Of Freedom – Mr Tamborine Man

The Byrds – Turn Turn Turn – Turn Turn Turn (December 1965)
McGuinn, Clark, Crosby, Hillman, Clarke

The Byrds – It’s All Over Now Baby Blue – Turn Turn Turn

The Byrds – Eight Miles High – Fifth Dimension (July 1966)
McGuinn, Crosby, Hillman, Clarke, Gene Clark leaves this album

The Byrds – Time Between – Younger Than Yesterday (February 1967)
McGuinn, Crosby, Hillman, Clarke, Clarence White, Vern Gosdin

Gene Clark – Tried So Hard – Gene Clark with the Gosdin Brothers (February 1967)

Nashville West – Intro – Nashville West (Featuring Clarence White) (recorded 1967)

Nashville West – Mental Revenge – Nashville West (Featuring Clarence White)

The Byrds – Wasn’t Born To Follow – The Notorious Byrd Brothers (January 1968)
McGuinn, Hillman, Crosby fired this album, Clarke leaves, Red Rhodes, Clarence White, Jim Gordon

The Byrds – You Ain’t Going Nowhere – Sweetheart of the Rodeo (August 1968)
McGuinn, Hillman, Gram Parsons, Kevin Kelley, Lloyd Green

The Byrds – Nothing Was Delivered – Sweetheart of the Rodeo

The Byrds – Hickory Wind – Sweetheart of the Rodeo

Flying Burrito Brothers – Sin City – The Gilded Palace of Sin (February 1969)

Flying Burrito Brothers – Wheels – The Gilded Palace of Sin

The Byrds – Drug Store Truck Drivin’ Man – Dr Byrds & Mr Hyde (March 1969)
McGuinn, White, John York, Gene Parsons, Lloyd Green

The Byrds – Deportee – Ballad of Easy Rider (November 1969)
McGuinn, White, York, Gene Parsons

Crosby Stills Nash and Young – Deja Vu – Deja Vu (March 1970)

The Byrds – Chestnut Mare – Untitled Unissued (September 1970)
McGuinn, White, Gene Parsons, Skip Battin

The Byrds – All The Things – Untitled Unissued

The Byrds – Truck Stop Girl- Live At Royal Albert Hall (recorded May 1971)
McGuinn, White, Battin, Gene Parsons

The Byrds – Pale Blue – Byrdmaniax (June 1971)
McGuinn, White, Gene Parsons, Battin

The Byrds – Farther Along – Farther Along (November 1971)
McGuinn, White, Gene Parsons, Battin

Graham Nash, David Crosby – Southbound Train – Graham Nash David Crosby (April 1972)

Gram Parsons – That’s All It Took – GP (January 1973)

Clarence White, Roland White, John Hartford – Moonlight Waltz (Live 1973) – Flatpick

The Byrds – Full Circle – Byrds (March 1973)
McGuinn, Clark, Crosby, Hillman, Clarke

Gene Parsons – Drunkards’s Dream – Kindling (November 1973)

Gene Parsons – Sonic Bummer – Kindling

Gene Clark – Life’s Greatest Fool – No Other (September 1974)

Chris Hillman, Herb Pedersen – Close Up The Honky Tonks – Bakersfield Bound (1996)

Chris Hillman, Herb Pedersen – Playboy – Bakersfield Bound

Roger McGuinn, et al – My Back Pages – Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Concert (recorded October 1992)

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