The Byrds Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for The Byrds.

Results 1 - 20 of 174 in The Byrds

  1. Book Review: 'Hotter Than a Match Head' by Steve BooneRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... they were very much on the cutting-edge of the coming folk/rock scene. Unlike their West Coast contemporaries like The Byrds, the Spoonful not only wrote their own songs, they played their own instruments on their records. Boone notes his group was ...

    Comment?

  2. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' latest album is an ode to Los...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... studio. The Heartbreakers were birthed in this city, he adds. "We're certainly as L.A. as the Springfield were, or the Byrds," he says, then geekily lists Buffalo Springfield players and their hometowns before focusing on the Doors. His voice rises: ...

    Comment?

  3. The Britannicas - High TeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Something Else! Reviews

    ... songs with a punchy purpose, the band inhabits a plane occupied by the likes of the Searchers, the Byrds, and Dave Edmunds. A nifty mash-up of folk rock, country rock, power pop, and even some rockabilly grooves, carpets the music. Time-traveling ...

    Comment?

  4. Crosby, Stills, Nash & YoungRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Ink 19

    ... they achieved. At loose ends during 1968, and either fired from their respective bands (David Crosby from The Byrds, Stephen Stills from Buffalo Springfield), or, in case of Graham Nash, leaving The Hollies and journeying to America, somehow the ...

    Comment?

  5. How Emmylou Harris Became Americana's Leading LadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Folio Weekly

    ... There was her escape from college in North Carolina to Greenwich Village circa 1966, a fortuitous discovery by The Byrds' Chris Hillman, her travels with Gram Parsons, her evolution into a respected traditionalist, her early championing of eventual ...

    Comment?

  6. Heartbreakers ready to rock againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | SFGate

    ... studio. The Heartbreakers were birthed in this city, he adds. "We're certainly as L.A. as the Springfield were, or the Byrds," he says, then geekily lists Buffalo Springfield players and their hometowns before focusing on the Doors. His voice rises: ...

    Comment?

  7. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers stare at 'Hypnotic Eye'Read the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | The Miami Herald

    ... studio. The Heartbreakers were birthed in this city, he adds. "We're certainly as L.A. as the Springfield were, or the Byrds," he says, then geekily lists Buffalo Springfield players and their hometowns before focusing on the Doors. His voice rises: ...

    Comment?

  8. 'The Man Behind the Music,' the Below Stairs Productions'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | PRWeb

    ... have agreed to participate in this project, including Joni Mitchell, Herb Alpert, Chris Hillman (Founder of The Byrds/Flying Burrito Bros.), Stephen Bishop, and Mark Isham (Composer of A River Runs Through It, et al), Bernie Grundman, Max Bennett ...

    Comment?

  9. Greek Festival to Provide Santa Barbara with a Taste of the Old CountryRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Noozhawk

    ... DJ Pete Loukatos, The Village Greeks and a performance from Chris Hillman , founding member of 1960s rock band The Byrds . The festival will take over Oak Park, at 300 W. Alamar Ave., and feature two dance areas and a $1 raffle with a prize of two ...

    Comment?

  10. Crosby, Stills & Nash thrill Cleveland with harmony and hitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Examiner.com

    ... was either the front man or principal songwriter in a popular '60s group: David Crosby played guitar and sang with The Byrds; Stephen Stills headed up The Buffalo Springfield; and Englishman Graham Nash honed his songwriting chops in The Hollies. Of ...

    Comment?

  11. 12 Amazing Songs With Just Three ChordsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Time

    ... one hell of a catalyst for unadulterated hip-swinging, showing that rather fittingly, it's pretty timeless. Before The Byrds gave it a varnish and took the track to the top spot of the charts, Dylan released 'Mr. Tambourine Man' in April 1965. ...

    Comment?

  12. Patrick Simmons of The Doobie Brothers speaks from the heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Examiner.com

    Patrick Simmons, shown in this photo flanked by Tom Johnston and John McFee will perform in Georgia on July 17. Patrick Simmons, shown in this photo flanked by Tom Johnston and John McFee will perform in Georgia on July 17. Patrick Simmons, or "Pat" as Tom Johnston calls him, is the only member of The Doobie Brothers to stay with the band from the ... (more)

    Comment?

  13. U. Mt. Bethel Supervisors ready to duke it out in 1989 - Almanac July 13, 2014Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 13 | NJ.com

    ... took place to raise money for Africa's starving people. Actor Harrison Ford is 72. Singer-guitarist Roger McGuinn (The Byrds) is 72. Actor-comedian Cheech Marin is 68. Tennis player Anders Jarryd is 53. The moon sets 7:09 a.m. today, rises 9:58 p.m. ...

    Comment?

  14. 'I'm Amazed We Got Away With What We Did': The History ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... With roughly 80 songs to choose from - and that's not counting the time each they spent in Buffalo Springfield , the Byrds and the Hollies - and everybody wanting equal time for their songs, Nash said that opening night in Seattle featured 44 songs ...

    Comment?

  15. Crosby, Stills & Nash Borgata Hotel & CasinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Philly.com

    ... been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame two times: once as Crosby, Stills & Nash, and a second time with The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield and The Hollies, respectively. They have also been inducted into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame, with ...

    Comment?

  16. My fave Music Vault finds: R.E.M., U2, Blondie and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | USA Today

    ... 8 , Harborcoat , Radio Free Europe , Gardening at Night and covers of Do You Believe in Magic? and Gloria with the Byrds ' Roger McGuinn . 2. U2 at California Hall (San Francisco), May 15, 1981. This concert features several tracks from Boy ( I Will ...

    Comment?

  17. My fave Music Vault finds: R.E.M., U2, Blondie and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | USA Today

    ... 8 , Harborcoat , Radio Free Europe , Gardening at Night and covers of Do You Believe in Magic? and Gloria with the Byrds ' Roger McGuinn . 2. U2 at California Hall (San Francisco), May 15, 1981. This concert features several tracks from Boy ( I Will ...

    Comment?

  18. Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 13-19Read the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Weyburn This Week

    July 13: Actor Patrick Stewart is 74. Actor Robert Forster is 73. Singer-guitarist Roger McGuinn of The Byrds is 72. Actor Harrison Ford is 72. Actor-comedian Cheech Marin is 68. Actress Didi Conn is 63. Country singer Louise Mandrell is 60. Actor-director Cameron Crowe is 57. Actor Michael Jace is 52. Country singer-songwriter Victoria Shaw is 52.

    Comment?

  19. 'So many groups used studio musicians': Micky Dolenz...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... most iconic groups. "They used the same musicians [known as the Wrecking Crew ] that the Beach Boys used, and the Byrds, the Mamas and Papas," Dolenz said at Salt Lake Comic Con of the early Monkees recordings. "So many groups at the time used ...

    Comment?

  20. Art for Every Purpose Under Heaven at MMoCARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Madison Magazine

    ... visitors to Turn Turn Turn at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art . Serendipitously, as I read the Bible verse, the Byrds' 1965 folk song interpretation rang out from the back of the gallery. The cyclical nature of life, the ebb and flow of the ...

    Comment?