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Chris Hillman

Chris Hillman
Born: Dec 4, 1944 in Los Angeles, CA
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: Along with frequent collaborator Gram Parsons, Chris Hillman was the key figure in the development of country-rock, virtually defining the genre through his seminal work with the Byrds and the Flying Burrito Brothers. Hillman was born on December 4, 1944, in Los Angeles, where he grew up listening to ...Read full biography
Morning Sky
Released: 1982
Label: Sugar Hill
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A back-to-the-roots album (of sorts), Hillman has given up the bass in favor of the mandolin and acoustic guitar for this mostly acoustic album of other people's tunes. The band is made up of people with ...Read full review
Ever Call Ready
Released: 1978
Label: Micro Werks
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This is one of the more obscure recordings in the vast discography of Chris Hillman. The group the mandolinist nominally leads, with fellow Flying Burrito Brothers alumni Bernie Leadon (on acoustic guitar) ...Read full review