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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
Desert Rose
Released: 1984
Label: Sugar Hill
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Chris Hillman was never the songwriter of the caliber of Gene Clark, Gram Parsons, or Stephen Stills, his bandmates back in the heady days of folk-rock and early country-rock, so it's not surprising to ...Read full review
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