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  1. Riveting new book narrates folksinger Pete Seeger's experience of the McCarthy eraRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... All the Flowers Gone?" "Turn! Turn! Turn!" and "If I Had a Hammer" became hits respectively for the Kingston Trio, the Byrds and Peter, Paul & Mary. By the end of his life, Seeger had been honored by the Kennedy Center, had received the Presidential ...

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  2. [Band Uprising] 9 and the Numbers bring back nostalgic goodness with folk rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    ... showcased its retro-funk twist to lighthearted folk-rock, much like a Korean tribute to the '60s American band The Byrds. Though they have only released three follow-up EPs since their debut nearly five years ago, the musicians admit that they don't ...

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  3. 'I completely dismissed her': David Crosby on the night...Read the original story

    Saturday | Something Else! Reviews

    David Crosby admits that "she's so show business." But something happened when the Byrds and CSN legend saw Lady Gaga at this year's MusiCares event.

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  4. TDIM - Kurt Cobain's Mark IV-style Mosrite Gospel guitar sold for $100,000 - 17th AprRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | MTV India

    ... Elton John and Bernie Taupin's song writing piano which sold for $140,000 and a 1966 Rickenbacker guitar owned by The Byrds Roger McGuinn's sold for $99,000. The guitar was for a long time in the possession of Sluggo, a punk guitarist of whom the ...

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  5. Crosby, Stills & Nash coming to Paso RoblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | SanLuisObispo.com

    ... inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice both as members of Crosby, Stills & Nash, and as members of The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield and The Hollies, respectively. According to a Nederlander Concerts news release, the three will perform ...

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  6. David Crosby back on track with five-night runRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Wave

    ... lines that brought that classic's distinctive sound back to life. "This is where we met and put together the Byrds," Crosby pointed out, noting the importance of the Troubadour after the song. He then mentioned that another member of that seminal ...

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  7. Crosby, Stills and Nash to play Aiken Theatre in AugustRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Evansville Courier & Press

    ... Nash and Young. All three have been inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice. Crosby for his work with The Byrds, Stills for playing in Buffalo Springfield and Nash for his vocal and lyrical time with The Hollies. They've also been inducted ...

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  8. More - ABC ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    A new documentary sheds light on the mercurial talent that was one-time member of The Byrds, Gene Clark, a character full of contradictions as well as sublime music.

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  9. Roger McGuinn live @the KateRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... for tickets or call 860.510.0453 Mr. Tambourine Man not only lived history, he made it. As the leader of The Byrds, he was in the forefront, combining the rock beat of the Beatles with the folk sensibilities of Bob Dylan, to create the genre known ...

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  10. Trax 041013Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Pasadena Weekly

    Must be something in the UK drinking water. From the opening bars of "Shelter Song," it's clear this Kettering quartet knows its Beatles from their Byrds, and a host of psychedelic '60s rock besides.

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  11. Young riders learn cycling for fun, fitness and competitionRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Bellingham Herald

    What: The B.Y.R.D.S. conducts weekly rides for youth of all levels of ability from ages 6 to 18. The rides are on Monday and Thursday evenings, as well as Saturday mornings through spring and summer.

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  12. Today in Rock: April 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Examiner.com

    On this day in 1944 Gene Parsons, future singer-songwriter and musician of The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers, is born in Morongo Valley, California.

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  13. My Conversation with Music Legend David CrosbyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The Huffington Post

    ... since undergoing heart surgery earlier this year. As a founding member of two pioneering musical groups -- the Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young -- Crosby helped create the folk-rock sound. He recently released his first solo album in 20 years, ...

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  14. The Grievous Angel returns to the Star BarRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    The founder of a blend of R&B, folk, soul, and rock dubbed "cosmic American music," Parsons, who died at the age of 26, was known for his work in the Byrds, the Flying Burrito Brothers , and the International Submarine Band.

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  15. The Grievous Angel returns to the Star BarRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    The founder of a blend of R&B, folk, soul, and rock dubbed "cosmic American music," Parsons, who died at the age of 26, was known for his work in the Byrds, the Flying Burrito Brothers , and the International Submarine Band.

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  16. The Aristocratic Psych Pop of King Friday's 'A Chart Making Work of Staggering Genius'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | The Stranger

    ... song that ends way before you want it to after 133 seconds. I'm hearing traces of the frillier bits of the Byrds and the Move , and the vocals soar somewhere among Paul McCartney's upper register, Paul Simon, and David Crosby. Unlike a lot of new ...

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  17. Brass knows no boundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Daily Record

    ... took me to the Whiskey-A-Go-Go on the Sunset Strip and encouraged me to do whatever I wanted." After playing on the Byrds' "So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star," he had some hits of his own: "Up, Up and Away" and "Grazing in the Grass." The ...

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  18. Media Pass podcast: Chris Hillman of the Desert Rose Band and The ByrdsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Recordpub.com

    ... the scenes look at your favorite artists and events. This week, Chris Hillman, one of the original members of The Byrds, talks about a new album and how he is his own worst critic when it comes to songwriting. Hillman and the Desert Rose Band will ...

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  19. Hugh Masekelaa s most memorable musical momentsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | New York Post

    ... country, beginning an exile that lasted three decades. Byrds' bassist Chris Hillman came up with the bass hook to The Byrds' single while playing a recording session with Masekela himself, who then lent his horn to this classic music industry ...

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  20. April 2ndRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | NewMexiKen

    ... during the Sixties, Russell played on countless records, including many of Phil Spector's productions and hits by the Byrds, Paul Revere & the Raiders, and Gary Lewis & the Playboys. He also played piano in the house band for Shindig! ABC-TV's ...

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