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Encyclopedia > The Byrds (boxed set)
The Byrds
Album cover
Boxed Set by The Byrds
Released October 22, 1990
Recorded January 1965-July 1971 & 24 February 1990 & August 1990
Genre Rock
Length 4 hrs 20 min 25 sec
Label Columbia
Producer Terry Melcher, Allen Stanton, Gary Usher, Bob Johnston, The Byrds and Don DeVito
Professional reviews
The Byrds Chronology
Byrds
(1973)
The Byrds
(1990)
Live at the Fillmore - February 1969
(2000)

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This release is notable for its inclusion of rare and unreleased songs (many of which would turn up as bonus tracks on the remastered CDs of the individual albums). It is also notable for its four new recordings featuring Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman and David Crosby. Both Gene Clark and Michael Clarke, still living in 1990, did not take part in the reunion. Joseph Roger McGuinn (July 13, 1942 - ) is an American singer-songwriter, born in Chicago, Illinois. ... Chris Hillman (born December 4, 1944, Los Angeles, California)was one of the original members of [[The Byrds](1965) with Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark, David Crosby, and Michael Clarke. ... David Van Cortland Crosby (born August 14, 1941 in Los Angeles, California) is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter. ... Harold Eugene Clark (Tipton, 1944 - May 24, 1991) was an American songwriter and singer, one of the founding members of the folk rock group The Byrds. ... Michael Clarke may refer to: Michael Clarke (cricketer) Michael Clarke (musician) Michael Clarke Duncan, U.S. actor This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Reaching #151 in the US charts, The Byrds provides a well-executed overview of the band and their music.


Presently, The Byrds is out of print.

Contents


Track listing

Disc 1

  1. "Mr. Tambourine Man" (Bob Dylan) - 2:29
  2. "I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better" (Gene Clark) - 2:31
  3. "Chimes Of Freedom" (Bob Dylan) - 3:50
  4. "She Has A Way" (Gene Clark) - 2:30
  5. "All I Really Want To Do" (Bob Dylan) - 2:03
  6. "Spanish Harlem Incident" (Bob Dylan) - 1:57
  7. "The Bells of Rhymney" (I. Davies/Pete Seeger) - 3:31
  8. "It's All over Now, Baby Blue" (Bob Dylan) - 2:56
  9. She Don't Care About Time" (Gene Clark) - 2:31
  10. "Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)" (Book of Ecclesiastes/Adap. Pete Seeger) - 3:54
  11. "It Won't Be Wrong" (Gerst/Roger McGuinn) - 1:57
  12. "Lay Down Your Weary Tune" (Bob Dylan) - 3:30
  13. "He Was a Friend of Mine" (Roger McGuinn, Traditional) - 2:10
  14. "The World Turns All Around Her" (Gene Clark) - 2:14
  15. "The Day Walk (Never Before)" (Gene Clark) - 3:00
  16. "The Times They Are A-Changin'" (Bob Dylan) - 2:18
  17. "5D (Fifth Dimension)" (Roger McGuinn) - 2:34
  18. "I Know My Rider (Arr. Roger McGuinn/Gene Clark/David Crosby) -2:44
  19. "Eight Miles High" (Gene Clark/David Crosby/Roger McGuinn) - 3:34
  20. "Why?" (David Crosby/Roger McGuinn) - 2:58
  21. "Psychodrama City" (David Crosby) - 3:24
  22. "I See You" (David Crosby/Roger McGuinn) - 2:37
  23. "Hey Joe" (B. Roberts) - 2:25

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Disc 2

  1. "Mr. Spaceman" (Roger McGuinn) - 2:10
  2. "John Riley" (Gibson/Neff) - 2:59
  3. "Roll over Beethoven (live)" (Chuck Berry) - 2:11
  4. "So You Want to Be a Rock'N'Roll Star" (Chris Hillman/Roger McGuinn) - 2:05
  5. "Have You Seen Her Face" (Chris Hillman) - 2:43
  6. "Time Between" (Chris Hillman) - 1:54
  7. "It Happens Each Day" (David Crosby) - 2:44
  8. "Renaissance Fair" (David Crosby/Roger McGuinn) - 1:51
  9. "Everybody's Been Burned" (David Crosby) - 3:06
  10. "The Girl With No Name" (Chris Hillman) - 1:49
  11. "Triad" (David Crosby) - 3:29
  12. "Lady Friend" (David Crosby) - 2:35
  13. "Old John Robertson (45 Version)" (Chris Hillman/Roger McGuinn) - 1:49
  14. "Goin' Back (LP Version)" (Gerry Goffin/Carole King) - 3:27
  15. "Draft Morning" (David Crosby/Chris Hillman/Roger McGuinn) - 2:38
  16. "Wasn't Born To Follow" (Gerry Goffin/Carole King) - 2:02
  17. "Dolphin's Smile" (David Crosby/Chris Hillman/Roger McGuinn) - 1:59
  18. "Reputation" (Hardin) - 3:08
  19. "You Ain't Going Nowhere" (Bob Dylan) - 2:33
  20. "The Christian Life" (Louvin, Louvin) - 2:28
  21. "I Am a Pilgrim" (Traditional) - 3:37
  22. "Pretty Boy Floyd" (Woody Guthrie) - 2:34
  23. "You Don't Miss Your Water" (Bell) - 3:49

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Disc 3

  1. "Hickory Wind" (Buchanan/Gram Parsons) - 3:29
  2. "Nothing Was Delivered" (Bob Dylan) - 3:22
  3. "One Hundred Years From Now" (Gram Parsons) - 2:56
  4. "Pretty Polly" (Chris Hillman/Roger McGuinn) - 2:53
  5. "Lazy Days" (Gram Parsons) - 3:27
  6. "This Wheel's On Fire" (Rick Danko/Bob Dylan) - 4:40
  7. "Nashville West" ([[Gene Parsons]/Clarence White) - 2:28
  8. "Old Blue" (Trad. Arr. Roger McGuinn) - 3:21
  9. "Drug Store Truck Drivin' Man" (Roger McGuinn/Gram Parsons) - 3:53
  10. "Bad Night At The Whiskey" (Roger McGuinn/Richards) - 3:20
  11. "Lay Lady Lay" (Bob Dylan) - 3:16
  12. "Mae Jean Goes to Hollywood" (Jackson Browne) - 2:43
  13. "The Ballad of Easy Rider" (Roger McGuinn) - 2:02
  14. "Oil in My Lamp" (Gene Parsons/Clarence White) - 2:02
  15. "Jesus Is Just Alright" (Reynolds) - 2:08
  16. "Way Beyond the Sun" (Traditional) - 2:56
  17. "Tulsa County" (Polland) - 2:46
  18. "Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos)" (Woody Guthrie/Hoffman) - 3:50
  19. "Lover of the Bayou (live)" (Roger McGuinn/J. Levy) - 4:24
  20. "Willin' (live)" (Lowell George) - 3:13
  21. "Black Mountain Rag (live)" (Traditional) - 1:12
  22. "Positively 4th Street (live)" (Bob Dylan) - 3:04

Gram Parsons, wearing his Nudie suit on the lot of A&M records Gram Parsons (November 5, 1946 – September 19, 1973) was born Cecil Ingram Connor III in Winter Haven, Florida to a wealthy family of fruit growers with extensive properties both there and in Waycross, Georgia, where he was... Richard Clare Rick Danko (December 29, 1942-December 10, 1999) was a Canadian musician and singer, probably best known as a member of The Band. ... Clarence White (June 7, 1944 - July 14, 1973) was a guitar player for The Byrds and several other musical groups. ... Jackson Browne Jackson Browne (born October 9, 1948) is an influential American singer-songwriter. ...

Disc 4

  1. "Chestnut Mare" (Roger McGuinn/J. Levy) - 5:07
  2. "Just A Season" (Roger McGuinn/J. Levy) - 3:49
  3. "Kathleen's Song" (Roger McGuinn/J. Levy) - 2:35
  4. "Truck Stop Girl" (Lowell George/B. Payne) - 3:20
  5. "Just Like A Woman" (Bob Dylan) - 3:58
  6. "Stanley's Song" (Roger McGuinn/Hippard) - 3:11
  7. "Glory, Glory" (Reynolds) - 4:00
  8. "I Trust" (Roger McGuinn) - 3:17
  9. "I Wanna Grow Up To Be A Politician" (Roger McGuinn/J. Levy) - 2:01
  10. "Green Apple Quick Step" (Gene Parsons/Clarence White) - 1:47
  11. "Tiffany Queen" (Roger McGuinn) - 2:41
  12. "Bugler" (Murray) - 3:05
  13. "Lazy Waters" (Rafkin) - 3:32
  14. "Farther Along" (Trad. Arr. Clarence White) - 2:57
  15. "White's Lightning" (Roger McGuinn/Clarence White) - 2:36
  16. "Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)" (Book of Ecclesiastes/Adap. Pete Seeger) - 3:51
  17. "Mr. Tambourine Man" (Bob Dylan) - 5:26
  18. "He Was A Friend Of Mine" (Roger McGuinn, Traditional) - 2:26
  19. "Paths Of Victory" (Bob Dylan) - 3:09
  20. "From A Distance" (Gold) - 3:14
  21. "Love That Never Dies" (Roger McGuinn/Lynch) - 3:54

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