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14 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

Folk Rock Royalty

The Jangle Brothers boasts an all-star lineup of veteran players consisting of singer/guitarists John York and Billy Darnell and bass player and singer Chad Watson.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Dr. John, Blues

16 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Montclair's Al Mercuro co-directs Roger McGuinn DVD

On the concert DVD included with the two-CD box set "Stories, Songs & Friends," Springsteen says "That riff, I mean, it is THE classic 12 string riff of all time," about the opening guitar riff of The Byrds' 1965 hit "Mr. Tambourine Man."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Bruce Springsteen, Music, Entertainment

18 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Big And Little Brother Are Watching

Julia Angwin talks about the many ways that the government, private businesses, and criminals can and do collect our private data.

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Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Pop/Rock, US News, Liberal Political News

Yesterday | South Wales Argus

Byrds McGuinn To Play Cardiff Glee Club

Legendary former Byrds frontman and founding member, Roger McGuinn will returns for a string of UK dates this September including an appearance at Cardiff Glee Club on November 4. The Bryds' era defining songs like "Eight Miles High", "Mr Tambourine Man", "Turn, Turn, Turn" and "All I Really Wanna Do" became classics of the new folk rock sound.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Roger McGuinn

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Advocate

Crosby, Stills, & Nash debuted at Woodstock, play Saenger on Saturday

Graham Nash, Stephen Stills, David Crosby. Anyone who listened to Top 40 radio in the mid to late '60s heard their voices even before they became the supergroup known as Crosby, Stills, & Nash.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Stephen Stills, The Hollies, Buffalo Springfield

Wed Aug 20, 2014

HeraldSun.com

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During the folk revival of the late 1950s and early 1960s, musicians would gather in Washington Square Park, New York City.

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Related Topix: Folk, Tift Merritt, Country, Australia, Oceania, World News, Pop/Rock, Louisiana

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

One Track Mind: Jackson Browne, "The Birds of St. Marks"...

Jackson Browne explores a Byrds-ian jangle on this full-band version of a song for Nico that's been laying around since 1970.

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Related Topix: Jackson Browne, Pop/Rock

Christian Retailing

The Byrds' classic tune recut for 'The Song' movie soundtrack

The biblical text that inspired The Byrds' No. 1 hit "Turn! Turn! Turn!" provides a cinematic backdrop for The Song , a new film releasing to theaters Sept.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 14, 2014

News Observer

Desert Rose Band members gather for acoustic show in Carrboro

A founding member of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Byrds, as well as the Flying Burrito Brothers, Manassas and Desert Rose Band, Hillman spent much of his career playing to large audiences in cavernous arenas and music halls.

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Related Topix: Country, Carrboro, NC, Pop/Rock, The Flying Burrito Brothers

Christian Newswire

Chart-topper 'Turn! Turn! Turn!' Inspires New Recording,...

The Byrds' Roger McGuinn Re-Cuts Iconic Song for Anticipated Movie Soundtrack Album Features Ricky Skaggs, Emmylou Harris, McGuinn, NEEDTOBREATHE and 11 Original Songs Capitol Records to Distribute Soundtrack for THE SONG on September 16 Contact: Paige Collins, 615-358-8285 NASHVILLE, Aug. 14, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Ancient biblical text ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Needtobreathe, Nashville, TN

The River 105.9 FM

Happy Birthday David Crosby

Hear in the Spotlight today at 10am on The River with Renee DiNino! 1941, Born on this day, David Crosby, 73, The Byrds, Crosby Stills Nash & Young.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Hispanic Business

Take a turn at MMOCA show

So it goes in art. So it goes in life. The philosophical "Turn Turn Turn" is about the course of seasons, the ongoing cycles of life, using images mostly from MMOCA's permanent collection.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Advocate

Duo works for veteran musician Hillman

Chris Hillman flew high with the Byrds in the mid-1960s; helped launch alternative country music with Gram Parsons in the Flying Burrito Brothers in the late '60s; joined Stephen Stills in the early '70s to blend blues, rock and country in Manassas; reunited with fellow Byrds Roger McGuinn and Gene Clark in the McGuinn, Clark, and Hillman trio in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Chris Hillman, Country, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Gram Parsons, Stephen Stills, Entertainment

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'It just popped up': Roger McGuinn on the Byrds' happenstance beginnings

Roger McGuinn says the Byrds came together by nothing more than happenstance, and they were named in much the same way.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Roger McGuinn

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Ultimate-guitar.com

Cover Power: 12 Cover Songs More Famous Than Originals [Columns]

Music covers are definitely a massive trend in the rock world these days, as guitar-driven covers of today's popular songs tend to pop up in a matter of days after the original.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jimi Hendrix, J.J. Cale, Blues, Fleetwood Mac, Metal, Metallica

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Album review: Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Hypnotic Eye

Most rock fans agree TP and his cracking Heartbreakers had a decade-long dream run after their self-titled debut in 76. Their taut Beatles/Byrds pop-rock welded to a nuggetty rock 'n' roll attitude and Petty's economic songs made their albums sound like collections of snappy singles.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Tom Petty, The Heartbreakers, The Beatles

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