14 hrs ago
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.
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."
18 hrs ago
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.
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.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
HSNWS 8-21 southern folklife collection photo 1.jpg
During the folk revival of the late 1950s and early 1960s, musicians would gather in Washington Square Park, New York City.
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.
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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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.
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)
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.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
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.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
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)
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.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
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.
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.