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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
McGuinn, Clark & Hillman
Released: 1979
Label: Phantom Import Distribution
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Although Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark, and Chris Hillman were founding members of the Byrds, when they reunited as a trio at the end of the 1970s they seemed determined to create a sound that did not remind ...Read full review
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