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  1. a The Sound of Musica and other great rock music from 1965Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Press-Telegram

    ... This album alone built up enough momentum to take rock into the 2000s. 4. “Turn! Turn! Turn!,” the Byrds. This was our rock and roll bible when we were young. The Byrds were our Beatles. We feel like it's a betrayal putting this at No. ...

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  2. Legend of Lead Belly: It's All TrueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | J.B. Spins

    Written, directed, and produced by Alan Ravenscroft, Legend moves along at a good pace and features some big name talking heads, including Van Morrison, the not-as-out-of-place-as-you-might-think Judy Collins, The Byrds' Roger McGuinn, and The Doors' Robby Krieger, as well as several descendants. It is a tasteful sampling of a towering figure of Americana that ought to help sell a few copies of the Smithsonian Folkways' upcoming five-CD career-surveying box set.

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  3. Smithsonian TV documentary, box set celebrate Lead BellyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Daily Herald

    ... Jean." The documentary features interviews with musicians inspired by Lead Belly, including Roger McGuinn (The Byrds), Eric Burdon (The Animals), Judy Collins and Van Morrison, who says the message of Lead Belly's story is "survival ... against all ...

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  4. Review: Jose Gonzalez Leaves the Bedroom Behind on 'Vestiges & Claws'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Spin

    ... its relative brevity? Moving to answer these existential plights, GonzA lez offers a lyrical throwback to the Byrds' "Turn! Turn! Turn!," noting that "every age has its turn" in the meditative "Every Age." GonzA lez, of course, is familiar with ...

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  5. 8 singer-songwriters bringing back folk's golden ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | OregonLive.com

    Rush is playing a 40th anniversary arena tour this year. Paul McCartney's playing with Kanye West and Rihanna.

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  6. Animal Daydream - Easy Pleasures EPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Examiner.com

    ... and guitars. The opening track "Canyon Road" kicks off with jangly guitars giving it a sound reminiscent of the Byrds before erupting in a plethora of different sounds. Even after the spacey melodies invade the track it still retains that mellow ...

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  7. Why Does Bob Dylan Hate Merle Haggard? A MusiCares Speech ExplainerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | RollingStone

    ... Me, Babe" and "All I Really Want to Do" (the last actually credited to Cher solo but produced by Sonny Bono). (The Byrds went on to record many other Dylan songs, too.) Dylan isn't always effusive about cover versions of his songs: last fall, ...

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  8. Bob Dylan praises some, rips others at award ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | SFGate

    ... for others to sing but it was starting to happen and it couldn't have happened to, or with, a better group." "The Byrds, the Turtles, Sonny & Cher -- they made some of my songs Top 10 hits but I wasn't a pop songwriter and I really didn't want to be ...

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  9. Bob Dylan's touching speech highlights pre-Grammys tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | SFGate

    ... from Peter, Paul & Mary to Jimi Hendrix. "I wasn't a pop songwriter," Dylan said, discussing how artists like the Byrds, Turtles and Sonny & Cher first turned his songs into Top 40 hits. "I really didn't want to be that, but it was good that it ...

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  10. Tom Morello, Bonnie Raitt Pay Tribute to Bob Dylan at MusiCares GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... concert. "I'm honored he wanted us to do it." Crosby and Dylan go back nearly 50 years to when Crosby's then band, The Byrds, had a massive hit with Dylan's "Mr. Tambourine Man," and Crosby predicted that Dylan would be "acutely uncomfortable" with ...

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  11. Tom Morello, Bonnie Raitt Pay Tribute to Bob Dylan at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Billboard

    ... concert. "I'm honored he wanted us to do it." Crosby and Dylan go back nearly 50 years to when Crosby's then band, The Byrds, had a massive hit with Dylan's "Mr. Tambourine Man," and Crosby predicted that Dylan would be "acutely uncomfortable" with ...

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  12. Jimmy Carter presents Bob Dylan with Person of the Year Award at MusiCares eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | UPI

    ... which he recognized the contributions of music trailblazers such as Joan Baez , Jimi Hendrix , Johnny Cash , The Byrds, the Turtles, Nina Simone and Peter, Paul and Mary, and also called out country-western star Merle Haggard , the songwriting duo ...

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  13. Leon Russell to perform at Harvester CenterRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Franklin News-Post

    ... Steve Winwood. During his long career, Russell has also collaborated on projects with The Monkees, The Beach Boys, The Byrds, Jan & Dean, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, Paul Revere & The Raiders, The Rolling Stones, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, The ...

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  14. Ronnie Wood's 1965 Diary to Be Released as Part of a Limited-Edition BookRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | WJZW-FM Washington

    This May, Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood will release a limited-edition book that will give fans an intimate look at his life during his early music career. How Can It Be? A Rock & Roll Diary features an exact reproduction of the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's personal handwritten journal from 1965, when he was just 17 years old and playing in the U.K. group The Birds , not to be confused with the U.S. band The Byrds .

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  15. 1965: In the wake of The Beatles first tour a rock awakening took place in PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Baez, who grabbed the headlines for that show. Folk-rock would be one of the stories of '65 with pioneering band The Byrds playing their first show here at the Civic Arena. They weren't the headliner, though, because the summer of 1965 belonged to ...

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  16. Frisell brings fine-tuned act to ArmoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... his choice. Frisell and his band mates explore material associated with The Beach Boys, Junior Wells, Pete Seeger, The Byrds, Duane Eddy, The Ventures, The Kinks, Chet Atkins, Link Wray, Speedy West and others, along with a couple of Frisell ...

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  17. Lewiston Arts Caf poetry and music series returnsRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... voice is all at once innocent and streetwise. He has opened for artists Janis Ian, Alison Krauss, Roger McGuinn of the Byrds and many more. Arts Cafe serves up an evening of entertainment and intellectual stimulation in an intimate 1960s coffee ...

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  18. Finding the Right Seat with Longtime Bartender Michael Gotovac of Dan Tana'sRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Eater

    ... to talk to all of the other music people in the room, and so that was their beginning. Elton John would come, The Byrds, the Monkees, Guns & Roses. Any funny stories from those times? Oh, lots. Gene Clark, one of the Byrds, was always a little ...

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  19. Bruce Springsteen's Working On A Dream remains deeply misunderstoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Something Else! Reviews

    Sometimes, I find myself very disappointed with the state of music writing. For every well-written and thoughtful review, there are 20 that are full of clichA s, half-truths, and verbiage that does everything but talk about the music.

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  20. Schnauser: Protein for EveryoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... transmigrate classic styles into its modish repertoire. With nods to early Soft Machine, Gentle Giant and even The Byrds, thanks to Alan Strawbridge's charmingly archaic twangy guitar licks on "Buon Natale," the band bridges the gap between Indie ...

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