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The Byrds
Formed: 1964 in Los Angeles, CA
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Disbanded: 1973
Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Clarence White, Chris Hillman, Gene Clark, Gram Parsons, Gene Parsons, Skip Battin, Michael Clarke, David Crosby, Kevin Kelley, Roger McGuinn, ...See All
Biography: Although they only attained the huge success of the Beatles, Rolling Stones, and the Beach Boys for a short time in the mid-'60s, time has judged the Byrds to be nearly as influential as those groups in the long run. They were not solely responsible for devising folk-rock, but they were certainly more ...Read full biography
Sweetheart Of The Rodeo (Legacy Edition) [Legacy Edition]
Released: 1968
Label: COLUMBIA/LEGACY
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A lot of extras from the sessions for Sweetheart of the Rodeo surfaced before the 2003 release of this two-CD set, on both the 1990 Byrds box set and the 1997 single-CD expanded edition of the album. This ...Read full review
Sweetheart Of The Rodeo
Released: 1968
Label: COLUMBIA/LEGACY
Critics' Rating:
The Byrds' Sweetheart of the Rodeo was not the first important country-rock album (Gram Parsons managed that feat with the International Submarine Band's debut Safe at Home), and the Byrds were hardly ...Read full review
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