The Byrds Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for The Byrds.

Results 1 - 20 of 153 in The Byrds

  1. Lobero LIVE Blasting Into the Past with 'Bill Frisell: Guitar in the Space Age!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Noozhawk

    ... From surf and rock classics like the Chantay's "Pipeline," Duane Eddy's "Rebel Rouser," Link Wray's "Rumble," plus the Byrds' "Turn, Turn, Turn," the Beach Boys' "Surfer Girl" and the Kinks' "Tired of Waiting for You," this evening of truly iconic ...


  2. Water Mains, Music and SpringsteenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | My Verona NJ

    ... into the Beatles and the Temptations, Mercuro and Erickson appreciated those same bands, but were heavily into the Byrds and, more specifically, Roger McGuinn's 12-string guitar. Many of us are aware of the award-winning Maroon & White marching ...


  3. The Byrd Who Flew Alone: The Triumphs and Tragedy of Gene ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Austin Chronicle

    Between leaving the Byrds in 1966 and leaving the planet in 1991, Gene Clark created a relatively small but consistently brilliant body of brooding, poetic, baroque country-rock that should have established him as a solo star and major creative force.


  4. Time BetweenRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | Power Line

    Chris Hillman was a teenage bluegrass star on the Los Angeles music scene in the early '60s. Within a few years he had moved from mandolin to bass and become one of the founding members of the Byrds together with Roger McGuinn, David Crosby and Gene Clark.


  5. 5 things lucky people doRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 |

    ... Menon, Director of AIR, introduced Shankar to the renowned violinist Yehudi Menuhin. The American rock band The Byrds who also used to record there heard Shankar's music and incorporated some of his music into their tracks. These tracks came to the ...


  6. Review & Photos | New Riders & Moonalice | AuburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | JamBase

    ... epic love song, "You," and the tropical-feeling ultra- instrumental "Coconut Wireless." A closing sequence of The Byrds' "Eight Miles High" and "TMIOK (Tell Me I'm OK)" featured talented keyboardist Mookie Siegel, who also is a David Nelson Band ...


  7. Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | UPI

    ... Tomei in 1964 (age 50); Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Dennis Wilson (the Beach Boys) and Chris Hillman (the Byrds) (age 70), both in 1944; writer A. Scott Berg in 1949 (age 65); Olympic gold medal pole vaulter Sergey Bubka in 1963 (age 51); ...


  8. Today in Rock: December 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 |

    On this day in 1942 Chris Hillman, future member of The Flying Burrito Brothers and The Byrds, is born in Los Angeles, California. Also on this day Bob Mosley, future member of Moby Grape is born in Paradise Valley, California.


  9. On this day: Referendum in HawickRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 |

    ... TV/film writer and director, 47; Terry Woods, musician (The Pogues, Steeleye Span), 67; Chris Hillman, musician (The Byrds), 70; Marisa Tomei, actress, 50. Births: 1795 Thomas Carlyle, Ecclefechan-born historian and writer; 1865 Edith Cavell, nurse ...


  10. Johnny MarrRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... vociferously disagree, it did always seem that Marr's genius jangly guitar playing (influenced by Roger McGuinn of The Byrds) was the fuel that propelled The Smiths' socially awkward songs into the stratosphere. History being what it is, The Smiths' ...


  11. Graham Nash reflects on 'A Rock & Roll Life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 |

    ... . Nash fantasized a stadium tour of The Hollies and David Crosby's and Stephen Stills' respective pre-CSN bands The Byrds and Buffalo Springfield-all Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, by the way-and then after intermission, Crosby, Stills, Nash ...


  12. Vinyl stores see new competition as proof of growing communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Missourian

    ... that morning. He spent more than an hour browsing through wooden boxes full of vinyl recordings, eventually buying The Byrds' "Fifth Dimension," Stevie Wonder's "Innervisions," The 5th Dimension's "Greatest Hits" and Squeeze's "Cosi Fan Tutti ...


  13. Paint it black: 'Brian Jones: The Making of the Rolling Stones'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 |

    Gene Clark, a founding member of the Byrds, says he wrote the group's first original hit, "Eight Miles High," in a hotel room in Pittsburgh in November 1965, co-authoring it with Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones. Brian Jones first met Bob Dylan during the New York City blackout of 1965, when in the middle of the night, Mr. Dylan tapped lightly on Jones' door and reportedly greeted Jones with, "How's your paranoia meter now, Brian?" The Beatles gave the Stones the song "I Wanna Be Your Man" when they ran into each other as the Beatles were window shopping on King's Road and Paul asked them for a lift.


  14. Music Review: Gene Clark [The Byrds] - 'Two Sides to Every Story' [2014 Deluxe Edition]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    I've been a huge fan of the music of Gene Clark . In fact, when I purchased the 2006 Byrds 4-CD box set, There Is a Season , the first thing I did was to find all of the songs written or co-written by Clark and place them on a single disc.


  15. The Byrds, "Mr. Tambourine Man" from The Only Folk...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Something Else! Reviews

    A Bob Dylan song reimagined into something like the Beach Boys, and also something like the Beatles - and nothing like folk music - propelled the Byrds to their first No. 1. Oh, and started the folk-rock movement.


  16. Hear The WindRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Stereophile

    ... than Gene Clark. To paraphrase the immortal words of Yoda: "There was another." Preceding Parsons tenure in the Byrds (the Missourian Clark was gone by 1967), the singer songwriter who wrote "Eight Miles High" among other early Byrds classics, had a ...


  17. Eliane Elias, Julie Halston and Julie Gold to Play Birdland the Week of Dec 1Read the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 |

    ... Distance" include Nanci Griffith, Donna Summer, Patti LaBelle, Sir Cliff Richard, Raul Malo, Jewel, Elaine Paige, The Byrds, and Judy Collins. Jim Caruso's Cast Party is a wildly popular weekly soiree that brings a sprinkling of Broadway glitz and ...


  18. Guy Webster Captured Hollywood ZeitgeistRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... (and Sonny) and just about anyone else making the scene. He also did album covers, like "Turn! Turn! Turn!" for the Byrds, which was shot at Webster's studio in his parents' Beverly Hills home, according to guitarist Chris Hillman. Webster is the ...


  19. Download "I Saw A Dream Come True" by Gene ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Singer-songwriter Gene Clark 's long out of print 1977 album, Two Sides To Every Story , has been reissued by High Moon records. Clark was a founding member of The Byrds, writing or co-writing several of the band's hits including "Here Without You," "I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better," and "Eight Miles High".


  20. The Mother Hips brings their quintessential California sounds to SLO Brew on Nov. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | New Times SLO

    In the 1960s and '70s, one of California's most creatively potent hotspots was Laurel Canyon, a Los Angeles neighborhood that became the epicenter for folk and rock performers such as Joni Mitchell; Jackson Browne; David Crosby; Stephen Stills, and Graham Nash; The Turtles; Mama Cass; The Byrds; Frank Zappa; Jim Morrison; and many others. The Mother Hips are a contemporary act that would have fit right into that scene, but it was before their time.