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Clyde "Skip" Battin (Born 2/18/34 in Gallipolis, Ohio) was a successful singer-songwriter, musician, performer and recording artist. Skip's early musical career began in 1956 when he collaborated with Gary Paxton and formed The Pledges, the same duo, later successfully recording under the title Skip & Flip. Gallipolis is a city located in Gallia County, Ohio. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... The performing arts include theater, motion pictures, drama, comedy, music, dance, opera, magic and the marching arts, such as brass bands, etc. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... See also: 1955 in music, other events of 1956, 1957 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Cameo-Parkway Records formed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Kal Mann & Bernie Lowe. ... Skip & Flip was a U.S. pop duo, Skip Battin (b. ...


Skip is probably best known for his work as a bass player and songwriter with The Byrds from 1970 to 1973 with whom he recorded three albums and toured extensively, many of his contributions co-written with long time collaborator and songwriter Kim Fowley. Skip was latterly a member of New Riders of the Purple Sage with whom he recorded four albums from 1974 to 1976. This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... The Byrds (formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1964) were an American rock band. ... See also: other events of 1970 list of years in music 1970s in music // Charles Wuorinen, aged 32, becomes the youngest composer ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. ... See also: other events of 1973 list of years in music 1970s in music // January 9 - Mick Jaggers request for a Japanese visa is rejected on account of a 1969 drug bust, putting an abrupt end to The Rolling Stones plans to tour the Orient. ... Kim Fowley (born 1942) is an American pop and rock singer, songwriter, and record producer, best known for helping record the 1966 novelty record Theyre Coming to Take me Away, Ha Ha, recorded by Jerry Samuels under the name of Napoleon XIV. The B-side consisted of the A... New Riders of the Purple Sage New Riders of the Purple Sage was a 1970s country rock band from Marin County, California. ... See also: 1973 in music, other events of 1974, 1975 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music // January - The Ramones form. ... See also: 1975 in music, other events of 1976, 1977 in music, 1970s in music and the list of years in music // January 6 - Peter Frampton releases Frampton Comes Alive! January 7 - Kenneth Moss, a former record company executive, is sentenced to 120 days in the Los Angeles County Jail...


Skip's career continued successfully and included stints with the The Flying Burrito Brothers, live and recorded collaborations with notable country rock musicians and numerous solo projects. The Flying Burrito Brothers were an early country rock band, best known for their massively influential debut album, 1969s The Gilded Palace of Sin. ... Country rock is a musical genre formed from the fusion of rock and roll with country music. ...


Skip Battin passed away on the evening of July 6th, 2003, of complications from Alzheimer's disease in a care facility in Salem, Oregon. The word Salem can have many meanings. ... Official language(s) None Capital Salem Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 9th  - Total 98,466 sq mi (255,026 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 2. ...


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The Byrds
Roger McGuinn | Chris Hillman | David Crosby | Gene Clark | Michael Clarke
Gram Parsons | Kevin Kelley | Clarence White | Gene Parsons | John York | Skip Battin
Discography
Studio albums: Mr. Tambourine Man | Turn! Turn! Turn! | Fifth Dimension | Younger Than Yesterday | The Notorious Byrd Brothers | Sweetheart of the Rodeo | Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde | Ballad of Easy Rider | (Untitled) | Byrdmaniax | Farther Along | Byrds
Live albums: Live at the Fillmore - February 1969
Compilations: The Byrds' Greatest Hits | The Best of The Byrds: Greatest Hits, Volume II | The Byrds Play Dylan | The Essential Byrds
Box Sets: The Byrds
The Byrds (formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1964) were an American rock band. ... James Roger McGuinn (born July 13, 1942) is an American singer-songwriter, who was born as James Joseph McGuinn III in Chicago, Illinois. ... Chris Hillman on the cover of his album The Other Side (2005) Chris Hillman (born Christopher Hillman December 4, 1944, in Los Angeles, California), was one of the original members of The Byrds (1965) with Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark, David Crosby, and Michael Clarke. ... David Crosby David Van Cortland Crosby (born August 14, 1941) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. ... Harold Eugene Clark (born Tipton, Missouri, November 17, 1944 - died May 24, 1991) was an American singer-songwriter, and one of the founding members of the folk-rock group The Byrds. ... Michael Clarke, real name Michael James Dick (June 2, 1944 - December 19, 1993), was the drummer for the American rock music group The Byrds from about 1964 to about 1968. ... Gram Parsons (November 5, 1946 – September 19, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist born Ingram Cecil Connor, III. A solo artist as well as a member of both The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers, he is best known for a series of recordings which anticipate the... Kevin Kelley (born Kevin Philip Kelley on June 29, 1967 in Brooklyn, New York) is a professional boxer and former television commentator. ... Clarence White (June 7, 1944 - July 14, 1973) was a guitar player for The Byrds and the Kentucky Colonels. ... Gene Parsons is an american drummer, best known for his work with The Byrds from 1968 to 1972, although officially still a member until the groups dissolution in 1973, he had not performed with them after 1972, as Roger McGuinn was on a reunion tour with the other original members. ... John York and his wife, Denise DeBartolo York , are the current owners of the San Francisco 49ers. ... Mr. ... Turn! Turn! Turn! (album) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Fifth Dimension is the third album by The Byrds, released in the summer of 1966. ... Younger Than Yesterday is the fourth album from folk-rock group The Byrds. ... The introduction of this article does not provide enough context for readers unfamiliar with the subject to understand later content. ... Sweetheart of the Rodeo is an album by American country rock band The Byrds, released on July 29, 1968 (see 1968 in music). ... Dr. Byrds & Mr. ... The Ballad of Easy Rider was an album by the rock band The Byrds in October 1969 on Columbia Records. ... -1... Byrdmaniax is an album by American band The Byrds, released in 1971 (see 1971 in music). ... Farther Along is an album by American band The Byrds, released in 1971 (see 1971 in music). ... Byrds is a rock music album by American band The Byrds from 1973. ... Live at the Fillmore - February 1969 is a live album released by American band The Byrds in 2000 on Columbia Records. ... The Byrds Greatest Hits is the first compilation release by The Byrds. ... The Byrds Play Dylan is unique album released by American band The Byrds in 2002 on Columbia Records featuring twenty interpretations of Bob Dylan songs from their entire career, regardless of line-up. ... The Essential Byrds is a comprehensive two-CD compilation album released by American band The Byrds in 2003 on Columbia Records. ... The Byrds is a boxed set released by American band The Byrds in 1990 on Columbia Records. ...

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[bomp] Skip Battin obit (233 words)
Battin played on albums that included the Byrds' Farther Along in 1971 and the group's untitled 1970 album that was known simply as "The Byrds." He was also a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers and the New Riders of the Purple Sage.
Battin was born on February 18th, 1934 in Gallapolis, Ohio.
Battin led different groups under his name in the early '60s, then formed the Evergreen Blueshoes.
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