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The High Flying Byrds

Never a smooth flight, members came and went – Personalities clashed and reconciled.  And the Byrdies sang….

Jim McGuinn (Roger McGuinn)

Jim McGuinn found himself in Greenwich Village in New York City in 1957 where he worked as a sideman for The Limeliters as well as The Chad Mitchell Trio.

In 1962 he began accompanying Bobby Darin in recording sessions as a guitarist and a vocalist.  In 1963 he found session work with Colorado’s Judy Collins and then Simon and Garfunkle.  He then made his was out to Southern California and before long  “The Jet Set – a joint venture between Jim McGuinn and Gene Clark came together.  They were soon joined by David Crosby and in short order The Byrds were born.

Gene Clark

Gene Clark was born in November of 1944 in Tipton, Missouri Harold Eugene Clark.  As a young teenager during his high school years he forms “Joe Meyers & the Sharks” in 1959 and a few years later “The Rum Runners”.  The next year in 1963 he joins “The Surf Riders” before being invited into “The New Christy Minstrels” where he works for over a year.

Then in 1964 he would meet Jim McGuinn in California where they would form “The Jet Set”.

Gene Clark died on May 24th, 1991 at the age of 45 most likely attributed to alcohol abuse.

Chris Hillman

Chris Hillman was born in December of 1944 in Los Angeles, California Christopher Hillman.  His family had an estate in San Diego County where Chris would cut his teeth in music first in 1960 with a group called “The Scottsville Squirrel Barkers, a group which included future Flying Burrito, Eagle, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band etc., member Bernie Leadon.

Next he joined up with a bluegrass combo “The Golden State Boys” in 1962 who would release one long play.  This band would soon change it’s name to “The Hillmen” which included the brothers Vern and Rex Gosdin and Don Parmley who would to on to form “The Bluegrass Cardinals” (Parmley provided the banjo tracks for the TV Show “The Beverly Hillbillies”.

After “The Hillmen, Chris did a brief stint in the folk group “The Green Grass Revival” another Randy Sparks innovation.

Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke was born in June of 1946 in Spokane, Washington Michael James Clark.  Clarke was a “baby-boomer” who came to his alignment with the Byrds with very little musical experience.

Clarke had never drummed at all not even owning a drum set when he was hired.  In addition, Clarke was the lone Byrd who was not a songwriter and only made a few contributions along the way – minor ones at that.  His stay with the group did not run smoothly with Clarke walking out of the “Notorious Byrd Brothers” sessions.  He did return and continued to perform with the band for a couple of months but was soon dispatched.

Clarke died on December 19th, 1993 at the age of 47 succumbing to liver failure from a young life of overindulgence with alcohol.

David Crosby

David Crosby was born in August of 1941 in Los Angeles, California David Van Cortlandt Crosby.   In 1964 Crosby made the acquaintance of Jim McGuinn and Gene Clark in “The Jet Set”.

Crosby’s strength was found in his harmonizing vocals a skill which would guide him into the super group “Crosby, Stills and Nash” and then “Young”.

Things ran smooth for a while with Crosby, but trouble loomed just down the road.

The Byrds 1964 Original Lineup & Chart Success

All five members were in place with Jim not yet becoming “Roger” using his middle name from James Roger McGuinn. With this lineup they cut their first two LP’s.

LP – Columbia 2372/9172 – “Mr. Tambourine Man” – #6 Billboard – 1965

 

“Mr. Tambourine Man” hit the charts in the summer of 1966 reaching number 6 (their highest chart position during their run) on the Billboard Charts and resulted in two single hit records, the title song which reached number 1 for one week as well as “All I Really Want to Do” charting at number 40 later in the summer.

The group was assisted by the “Wrecking Crew” with Hal Blaine, Leon Russell. Jerry Cole, and Larry Knechtel participating on the title track and “I Knew I’d Want You”.

Singles from “Mr. Tambourine Man” Long Play

45 – Columbia 4-43271 – “Mr. Tambourine Man” b/w “I Knew I’d Want You” – #3 Billboard – 1965

45 – Columbia 4-43332 – “All I Really Want To Do” b/w “I’ll Feel A Whole Lot Better” – #40 Billboard – A Side – #103 Billboard Bubbling Under Charts – 1965

LP – Columbia 2454/9254 – “Turn! Turn! Turn! – #17 Billboard – 1966

This lineup’s second LP charted in January of 1966 reaching the number 17 position.  This time Terry Melcher sat in on “He Was A Friend of Mine” playing organ.  The title track would become their biggest hit record staying at number 1 for three weeks, a song penned by folk singer Pete Seeger.

A second single charted as a two sided hit, “It Won’t Be Wrong” at number 63 and the flip “Set You Free This Time” reaching number 79.

Byrds Singles from “Turn! Turn! Turn!” Long Play

45 – Columbia 4-43424 – “Turn! Turn! Turn” b/w “She Don’t Care About Time” – #1 Billboard – 1966

45 – Columbia 4-43501 – “Set You Free This Time” b/w “It Won’t Be Wrong” – #63 & #79 Billboard – 1966

The Byrds 1966 Lineup & Discography

Gene Clark was the first of the originals to depart the Byrds and so they carried on as a foursome for the next two long plays.

Clark was a major contributor to the song writing effort behind the Byrds’ success but before long several factors would lead to his departure including not enjoying travel, fear of flying, disenchantment with his role and more and so he chose to depart in early 1966.

LP -Columbia 2549/9349 – “Fifth Dimension” – #24 Billboard – 1966

Although departed from the group – Clark had contributed to about half the tracks on this “Fifth Dimension” primarily contributing vocals.  Van Dyke Parks played organ on “5D” (Fifth Dimension)”.

Byrds’ Singles from “Fifth Dimension” Long Play

45 – Columbia 43578 – “Eight Miles High” b/w “Why” – #14 – 1966

(This single depicted all five original Byrds whereas the LP depicted four)

45 – Columbia 43702 – “5 D (Fifth Dimension)” – b/w “Captain Soul” – #44 – 1966

45 – Columbia 43766 – “Mr. Spaceman” b/w “What’s Happening” – #36 Billboard – 1966

Non Charting Single from 1966

45 – Columbia Promo Only JZSP 116476 – “He Was A Friend of Mine” – Released November, 1966

JFK Tribute

LP – Columbia 2642/9442 – “Younger Than Yesterday” – #24 Billboard – 1967

The four Byrds were supplemented on “Younger Than Yesterday” by Vern Gosdin, Hugh Masekela, future Byrd Clarence White, Jay Migliori and Cecil Barnard.

Byrds’ Singles from “Younger Than Yesterday” Long Play

45 – Columbia 4-43987 – “So You Want To Be A Rock ‘N’ Roll Star” b/w “Everybody’s Been Burned” – #29 Billboard – 1967

45 – Columbia 4-44054 – “My Back Pages” b/w “Renaissance Fair” – #30 Billboard – 1967

45 – Columbia 4-444157 – “Have You Seen Her Face” b/w “Don’t Make Waves” – #74 Billboard – 1967

LP – Columbia 2716/9516 – “The Byrds’ Greatest Hits” – #6 Billboard – 1967

LP – Columbia 2775/9575 – “The Notorious Byrd Brothers” – #47 Billboard – 1967

Other musicians participating included (but not limited to): Clarence White, Red Rhodes, Gary Usher, Hal Blaine, Barry Goldberg, James Burton, Dennis McCarthy and many more)

Byrds’ Singles from “The Notorious Byrd Brothers” Long Play

45 – Columbia 4-44362 – “Goin’ Back” b/w “Change is Now” – #89 Billboard – 1967

45 – Columbia 4-44230 – “Lady Friend” b/w “Old John Robertson” – #82 Billboard – 1967

(The two tracks on this single were not included on any of the above LP’s)

The Byrds October 1967 Lineup

For short time in 1967 the original Byrd lineup reunited in a manner – with Gene Clark returning due to David Crosby withdrawing for a short time due to a three week absence by David Crosby after experiencing an anxiety attack during while on the road.  However he did not record with the group during that time.

The Byrds 1967/1968 Lineup & Discography

Lots of changes for the Byrds during this period of time, with only McGuinn and Hillman staying on.  This lineup with some in and some out were responsible for the “Sweetheart of the Rodeo” LP.  The Byrds who appeared on this long play included all five of the above with White contributing before becoming a full-time Byrd post Gram Parsons.

Gram Parsons

Gram Parsons was born in November of 1946 in Winter Haven, Florida Ingram Cecil Connor III.  In his early years he was a member of “The Pacers” and then “The Legends” in Florida.  His tastes then migrated to folk music and he joined a group called “The Shilos out of Shiloh, South Carolina while still in high school.  That group broke up in 1965.

And so in 1966 he co-founded “The International Submarine Band” in 1966.  The Submarines headed out to southern California and it was there they recorded their one LP “Safe At Home”.  Parsons came into contact with Chris Hillman and was invited to help replace the departed of David Crosby and Michael Clarke which occurred in late 1967.

Hillman in later years would deny that Parsons was ever a “card carrying contracted member” of the Byrds, but his was not in reality the case.  Parsons wouldn’t stay around for long, departing after recording “Sweetheart of The Rodeo”.  He would move on in 1969 to form “The Flying Burrito Brothers” with fellow Byrd Chris Hillman.  That band would also feature former Byrd Michael Clarke.

In the early 1970’s Gram would team up with Emmylou Harris performing together.  Gram Parsons died while on a retreat in the Joshua Tree National Monument was found dead – attributed to an overdose of substance.  His death occurred on September 19th, 1973 at the very young age of 26.

Clarence White

Clarence White was born in Jun of 1944 in Lewiston Maine Clarence Joseph LeBlanc.

His family moved from the East Coast to the West Coast when Clarence was 10 years old.  At that young age he teamed up with his two brothers (Roland and Eric) forming a trio “The Three Little Country Boys” who were in reality a bluegrass combo.  The band expanded in 1957 and became “The Country Boys”.

The group landed a recording contract and released four singles from 1960 into 1963.  They morphed soon into “The Kentucky Colonels” releasing albums on World Pacific and Briar International.

Clarence and fellow Kentucky Colonel and brother Roland White backed Tut Taylor on a 1964 long play.  The Colonels closed shop in 1965 and Clarence White backed Rick Nelson, The Gosdin Brothers and even The Monkees.  He would next back Byrd Gene Clark for a short time where he hooked up with Chris Hillman who was a Byrd at the time.

Then in 1967 he worked as a member of the band “The Reasons” a group which included Gene Parsons another future Byrd.  This group also worked as “Nashville West”.  Their studio work would surface later in the 1970’s.  White’s next move was to join the Byrds where he would replace Gram Parsons who suddenly departed in 1968.

Clarence died on July 14th, 1973 – yet another young Byrd – at the age of 29 being struck down by a car – He and brother Roland had just completed doing a brief reunion with “The Kentucky Colonels”.

Kevin Kelley

Drummer Kevin Kelley was born in March of 1943 in Los Angeles Kevin Daniel Kelley.  Kevin was a U.S. Marine and upon his discharge in 1965 he returned to Southern California and joined “The Rising Sons” (Taj Mahal and Ry Cooder were both members as was drummer Ed Cassidy who departed to join the band “Spirit”).

The Rising Sons broke up and Kevin took a job in a retail store.  He was approached by his cousin Byrd Chris Hillman and he accepted an invitation to join the popular band.  He lasted for one LP – “Sweetheart of the Rodeo” and then was promptly dispatched – mainly based on Clarence White’s disgruntlement with the drummer.

LP – Columbia 9670 – “Sweetheart of the Rodeo” – #77 1968

Other musicians contributing to this album were John Hartford, Earl Ball, Barry Goldberg, Roy Husky, Lloyd Green, and Jaydee Maness.

Byrds Singles from “Sweetheart of the Rodeo”

45 – Columbia 4-44499 – “You Ain’t Going Nowhere” b/w “Artificial Energy” – #74 Billboard – 1968

45 – Columbia 4-44643 – “I Am A Pilgrim” b/w “Pretty Boyd Floyd” – September, 1968

LP – ABC 9 – “The Byrds and Steppenwolf – Candy –  (The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” – 1968

The Byrds 1968/1969 Lineup & Discography

Hillman, Gram Parsons and and Kelley all depart the volatile group during this time period, which saw the release of two long plays, “Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde” and “The Ballad of Easy Rider” both in 1969.

Gene Parsons

Gene Parsons was born in September of 1944 in Morongo Valley, California Gene Victor Parsons.  His first musical stint was in a duo with Gib Guilbeau called “Guilbeau & Parsons”.  A bit later they were joined by future Byrd Clarence White and Wayne Moore to form “The Nashville West” named after a nightclub where they played.

Gene Parsons was brought to the Byrds by Clarence White replacing Kevin Kelley.  He would stay on for four years contributing to four of their long plays.

John York

John York was born in August of 1946 in White Plains, New York John Foley York.  John York was first a member of “The Bees” before coming to The Byrds (“Byrds and Bees”???) and also was with the “Sir Douglas Quintet” but not an original member.

Previous to the Byrds, York had worked as a session musician doing work with “The Mamas and Papas” and Johnny Rivers as well as touring backing former Byrd Gene Clark.  John signed on with The Byrds in the Fall of 1968 taking the place of Chris Hillman.  He stayed for nearly a year before being replaced by Skip Battin.

LP – Columbia CS 9755 – “Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde” – #153 Billboard – 1969

Lloyd Green played pedal steel on “Drug Store Truck Drivin’ Man”

Single from the “Dr. Byrds and Mr. Hyde” Long Play

45 – Columbia 4-44746 – “Bad Night at the Whiskey” b/w “Drug Store Truck Drivin’ Man” – June, 1969

LP – Columbia 9942 – “The Ballad of Easy Rider” – #36 Billboard – 1969

Additional musicians included Terry Melcher, Glen Hardin, and Byron Berline.

Singles from “Ballad of Easy Rider” LP

45 – Columbia 44990 – “Ballad of Easy Rider” b/w “Oil In My Lamp” – #65 Billboard – 1969

(An alternate “B” side was included on a second pairing – shown below)

45 – Columbia – 45071 – “Jesus Is Just Alright” b/w “It’s All Over Now Baby Blue” – Billboard #97 – 1970

Single from this time period not on above LP’s:

45 – Columbia 4-44868 – “Lay, Lady, Lay” b/w “Old Blue” – #132 Billboard Bubbling Under Charts – 1969

Additional Byrds’ Long Play Released During This Time Period

“Preflyte contained work from “The Jet Set”  – Seven of the tracks on this LP had never been released previously – The LP outsold the “Dr. Byrds” LP by a considerable margin.  No singles were released from the project.  All five original Byrds appeared on this LP.

LP – Together 1001 – “Preflyte” – #84 Billboard – 1969

Skip Battin

Skip Battin joins the Byrds effectively being the final new addition to the group.

Skip Battin was born Clyde Battin in February of 1934 in Gallipolis, Ohio making him the oldest of the Byrds.  Skip debuted early on in rock and roll as one-half of the recording duo “Skip and Flip” with “Flip” being Gary Paxton.  Battin recorded solo and worked extensively around the Hollywood scene before landing a spot in 1970 as bass player for the Byrds.

Upon departing from what was in reality the end of the Byrds he recorded one solo LP and then joined “The New Riders of the Purple Sage” between 1974 and 1976.  Then it was on to “The Flying Burrito Bros.” along with fellow former Byrd Gene Parsons.

He did a brief stint in 1983 with a Michael Clarke version of “The Byrds” and then worked as a part of “The Byrds Celebration” yet another temporary assemblage of Byrds.

Skip Battin succumbed to Alzheimer;s disease on July 6th, 2003 at the age of 69.

LP – Columbia 30127 – “The Byrds (Untitled)” – #40 Billboard – 1970

Additional musicians on this LP included Terry Melcher, Sneaky Pete Kleinow and Byron Berline.

Single from “The Byrds (Untitled)”

45 – Columbia 4-45259 – “Chestnut Mare” b/w “Just A Season” – #121 Billboard Bubbling Under Charts – 1970

LP – Columbia 30640 – “Byrdmaniax” – #46 Billboard – 1971

Additional musicians included Terry Melcher, Byron Berline, Merry Clayton, Jimmi Seiter, Larry Knechtel and Sneaky Pete Kleinow.

Single from “Bydrmaniax” Long Play

45 – Columbia 4-45440 – “Glory, Glory” b/w “Citizen Kane” – #110 Billboard Bubbling Under Charts – 1971

LP – Columbia 31050 – “Farther Along” – #152 Billboard – 1971

45 – Columbia 4-45514 – “America’s Great National Pastime” b/w “Farther Along” – November, 1971

Singles from this time period not on a long play

45 Extended Play – Columbia Special Products 10287 – “The Byrds” – 1971

 

 

LP – Columbia 31795 – “The Best of the Byrds Greatest Hits, Volume II” – #114 Billboard – 1972

LP – Columbia 32183 – “Preflyte” – #183 Billboard – 1973

LP – Asylum 5058 – “Gene Clark, Chris Hillman, David Crosby, Roger McGuinn, Michael Clarke”

Additional musicians on this LP included Wilton Felder, Johnny Barbata and Dallas Taylor.

LP – Columbia 36293 – “The Byrds Play Dylan” – 1979

LP – Columbia 37335 – “The Original Singles 1965-1967 Volume 1” – 1981

LP – Re-Flyte 70318 – “Never Before” – December, 1987

LP – Rhino 70244 – “In The Beginning” – 1988

CD Box Set – Columbia 46773 – “The Byrds” – #151 Billboard – 1990

LP – Sundazed/Columbia 5200 – “Younger Than Yesterday” – 2003

LP – Sundazed/Columbia 5201 – “The Notorious Byrd Brothers” – 2003

LP – Sundazed/Columbia 5215 – “Sweetheart Of the Rodeo” – 2008

Pre-Byrds Recordings

Skip Battin Pre Byrds Recordings (Clyde)

45 – Rev 3517 – The Pledges V (Skip with Gary Paxton) – “Betty Jean” b/w “Bermuda Shorts” – 1958

45 – Rev 3523 – The Pledges  (Skip with Gary Paxton) “Why Not Confess” b/w Johnny Risk” – 1958

45 – Brent 7002 – “It Was I” b/w “Lunch Hour” – #11 Billboard – 1959

45 – Brent 7005 – “Fancy Nancy” b/w “It Could Be” – #71 Billboard – 1959

45 – Shad 5015 – Chuck and Chuckles (Skip with Gary Paxton) – “One Hundred Baby” b/w “Bury The Hatchet” – 1959

45 – Brent 7010 – “Cherry Pie” b/w “(I’ll Quit) Cryin’ Over You” – #11 Billboard – 1960

45 – Brent 7013 – “Hully Gully Cha Cha Cha” b/w “Teenage Honeymoon” – #109 Billboard Bubbling Under Charts – 1960

45 – Brent 7017 – “Willow Tree” b/w “Green Door” – September, 1960

45 – Shad 5016 – Clyde Gary & Orchestra (Skip with Gary Paxton) – “Tami’s Dance” b/w “Chestnut Drive” – 1960

45 – Time 1031 – “Doubt” b/w “Betty Jean” – 1961

45 – Brent 7028 – “One More Drink For Julie” b/w “Over the Mountain” – February, 1962

45 – Indigo 143 – “Can’t Stop Twistin'” b/w “Quarter to Three In Moscow” – May, 1962

45 – Invicta 1000 – “The Marathon” b/w “More Marathon” – May, 1962

45 – Russ-Fi 7002 – “Daybreaker” b/w “Beat” – July, 1962

45 – Lotus 601 – “Blues in the Night” b/w “Eenie” – 1962?

45 – Invicta 9001 – “In The Soup” b/w “Dance of the Sand Fleas” – 1963

45 – Invicta 9008 – (Teak Battyn and the Battmen) “Something’s Gotta Hold Of Me” b/w “Please Forgive Me” – 1963

45 – Groove 65 – “Ten Feet Tall” b/w “What’s Mine Is Mine” – 1965

45 – Groove 55 – “Searchin'” b/w “She Acts Like We Never Have Met” – January, 1965

45 – Egan 924-11 – “Mr. Responsibility” b/w “Love Minus Zero” – October, 1965

45 – Aurora 159 – “Night Time Girl” b/w “The Dating Game Theme” – March, 1966

45 – Record 11 – “Mr. Responsibility” b/w “High Coin” – 1967

 

Gene Parsons Pre Byrds Recordings

LP – Warner Bros. 2687 – “Melodies” – 1973

45 – Bakersfield International 1001 – “Louisiana Rain” b/w “Sweet Suzannah” – 1967

Gram Parsons Pre Byrds Recordings

LP – LHI 12001 – “Safe At Home” – Released April, 1968

45 – Ascot 2218 – “The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!” b/w “Truck Driving Man” – June, 1966

45 – Columbia 4-43935 – “Sum Up Broke” b/w “One Day Week” – November, 1966

45 – LHI 1205 – “Luxury Line” b/w “Blue Eyes” – February, 1968

45 – LHI 1217 – “Miller’s Cave” b/w “I Must Be Somebody Else You’ve Known” – October, 1968

Chris Hillman Pre-Byrds Recordings

LP – Crown 5346 – “Blue Grass Favorites” – 1963

Clarence White Pre Byrds Recordings

LP – Briar International 109 – “The New Sound of Bluegrass America” – released 1963

LOP – World Pacific 1821 – “Appalachian Swing!” – 1964

LP – World Pacific 1829 – “Dobro Country” – September, 1964 – September, 1964

(with Clarence and Roland White providing backing)

45 – Sundown 45-131 – “I’m Head Over Heels in Love With You” b/w “Kentucky Hills” – released in 1960.

45 – Republic 2013 – “The Valley Below” b/w “High on a Mountain” – released 1961

45 – Hi-Lee 1804 – “Carolina Sweetheart” b/w “I Ain’t Gonna Worry” – released October, 1962

45 – Briar International 45-150 – “Just Joshing” b/w “To Prove My Love For You

45 – World Pacific 427 – “Ballad of Farmer Brown” b/w “For Lovin’ Me” – released May, 1965

Kevin Kelley Pre-Byrds Recordings

45 – Columbia 4-43534 – “Candy Man” b/w “The Devil’s Got My Woman” – February, 1966

Post Byrds Recordings

Skip Battin Post Byrd Recordings

LP – Signpost 8408 – “Skip Battin” – 1972

45 – Signpost 70010 – “Ballad of Dick Clark” b/w “The St. Louis Browns” – November, 1972

Gene Clark Post Byrd Recordings

LP – Columbia 2618 – “Gene Clark with the Gosdin Brothers” – February, 1967

LP – A&M 4158 – “The Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark” – 1968 (“Dillard and Clark”)

LP – A&M 4203 – “Through the Morning, Through the Night” – 1969 (Dillard and Clark)

LP – A&M 4292 – “White Light” – 1971

LP – Columbia 31123 – “Collector’s Series: Early L.A. Sessions” – 1972

LP – Asylum 1016 – “No Other” – #144 Billboard – 1974

LP – RSO 3011 – “Two Sides to Every Story” – June, 1977

LP – Takoma 7112 – “Firebyrd” – 1984

LP – 4 Men with Beards 115 – “White Light” – 2008

LP – Sundazed 5345 – “White Light” – 2011

LP – High Moon Records 02 – “Two Sides To Every Story” – 2012

45 – Columbia 4-43903 – “Echoes” b/w “I Found You” – November, 1966

45 – Columbia 4-44088 – “So You Say You Lost Your Baby” – April, 1967

45 – A&M 995 – “Train Leaves Here This Mornin'” b/w “Out On the Side” – November, 1968 (with “Dillard and Clark”)

45 – A&M 1033 – “Don’t Be Cruel” b/w “Lyin’ Down The Middle” – February, 1969 (with “Dillard and Clark”)

45 – A&M 1087 – “Why Not Your Baby” b/w “The Radio Song” – July, 1969 (with “Dillard and Clark”)

45 – A&M 1165 – “Don’t Le Me Down” b/w “Rocky Top” – February, 1970 (with “Dillard and Clark”)

45 – Asylum 45222 – “Life’s Greatest Fool” b/w “From A Silver Phial” – December, 1974

45 – Red Earth 12206 – “American Dreamer” – 1977 (Flip side by Hugo Montenegro)

45 – RSO 876 – “Home Run King” b/w “Lonely Saturday” – June, 1977

45 – Sundazed/Columbia 192 – “Only Colombe” b/w “The French Girl” – 2008

45 – Sundazed/A&M 240 – “One In a Hundred” b/w “She’s The Kind Of Girl” – April, 2012

45 – Sundazed/Columbia 241 – “Why Not Your Baby” b/w “Lyin’ Down The Middle” – April, 2012 (As “Dillard & Clark”)

45 – Sundazed/Columbia 253 – “Echoes” b/w “I Found You” – November, 2012

David Crosby Post Byrds Recordings

LP – Atlantic 8229 – “Crosby, Stills and Nash” – #6 Billboard – 1969

LP – Atlantic 7200 – “Deja Vu” – #1 Billboard – 1970

LP – Atlantic 902 – “4 Way Street” – #1 Billboard – 1971

LP – Atlantic 165 – “Crosby, Stills Nash and Young Month Celebration” 1971

LP – Atlantic 7203 – “If I Could Only Remember My Name” – #12 Billboard – 1971

LP – Atlantic 7220 – “Graham Nash/David Crosby” – #4 Billboard #1972

LP – Atlantic 18100 – “So Far” – #1 Billboard – 1974

LP – Atlantic 902 – “Wind On the Water” – #6 – Billboard 1975

LP – Atlantic 956 – “Whistling Down The Wire” – #26 Billboard – 1976

LP – Atlantic 19104 – “CSN” – #2 Billboard – 1977

LP – Atlantic 19117 (Reissue) – “Crosby, Stills and Nash” – 1977

LP – Atlantic 19118  (Reissue) – “Deja Vu” – 1977

LP – Atlantic 19119 (Reissue) – “So Far” – 1977

 

LP – ABC 1042 – Crosby and Nash Live – #52 Billboard – 1977

LP – Atlantic 1102 – “The Best of Crosby/Nash” – #150 Billboard – 1978

LP – Atlantic 16026 – “Replay” – #122 Billboard – 1980

LP – Atlantic 19360 – “Daylight Again” – #8 Billboard – 1982

LP – Atlantic 80075 – “Allies” – #43 Billboard – 1983

LP – Atlantic 81888 – “American Dream” – #16 Billboard – 1988

LP – A&M 5232 – “Oh Yes I Can” – #104 Billboard – 1989

LP – Atlantic 82107 – “Live It Up” – #57 Billboard – 1990

LP – Atlantic 7567 CD – “Thousand Roads” – #133 Billboard – 1993

LP CD – Atlantic 82654 – “After The Storm” – #98 Billboard – 1994

LP CD – Reprise 57536 – #26 Billboard – 1999

LP – Atlantic 76537 CD – “Greatest Hits” – #24 Billboard 2005

LP – Sanctuary 6076 CD – “Crosby Nash” – #142 Billboard – 2006

LP – Reprise 512606 – “Deja Vu Live” – 2008

LP Box Set – Rhino “CSNY 1974” – 2014

LP – Ground Up Music 25319 – “Lighthouse” – October, 2016

45 – Atlantic 2652 – “Marrakesh Express” b/w “Helplessly Hoping” – #28 Billboard – 1969

45 – Atlantic 2676 – “Suite Judy Blue Eyes” b/w “Long Time Gone” – #21 Billboard 1969

45 – Atlantic 2723 – “Woodstock” b/w “Helpless” – #11 Billboard – 1970

45 – Atlantic 2736 – “Teach Your Children” b/w “Carry On” – #16 Billboard – 1970

45 – Atlantic 2740 – “Ohio” b/w “Find The Cost of Freedom” – #14 Billboard – 1970

45 -Atlantic 2760 – “Our House” b/w “Deja Vu” – #30 Billboard – 1970

45 – Atlantic 2792 – “Music Is Love” b/w “Laughing” – #95 Billboard – 1971

45 – Atlantic 2809 – “Orleans” b/w “Traction In the Rain” – 1971

45 – Atlantic 2873 – “Immigration Man” b/w “Whole Cloth” – #36 Billboard – 1992

45 – Atlantic 2892 – “Southbound Train” b/w “The Wall Song” – #99 Billboard – 1972

45 – ABC 12140 – “Carry Me” b/w “Mama Lion” – #52 Billboard – November, 1975

45 – ABC 12165 – “Take the Money & Run” b/w “Bittersweet” – March, 1976

45 – ABC 12185 – “Love Work Out” b/w “Bittersweet” – May, 1976

45 – ABC 12199 – “Out of the Darkness” b/w “Broken Bird” – #89 Billboard – July, 1976

45 – ABC 12217 – “Spotlight” b/w “Foolish Man” – #109 Billboard Bubbling Under Charts – August, 1976

45 – Atlantic 3401 – “Just A Song Before I Go” b/w “Dark Star” – #7 Billboard – 1977

45 – Atlantic 3432 – “Fair Game” b/w “Anything At All” – #43 Billboard – 1977

45 – Atlantic 3453 – “I Give You Give Blind” b/w “Carried Away” – January, 1978

45 – Atlantic 4058 – “Wasted On The Way” b/w “Delta” – #9 Billboard – 1982

45 – Atlantic 89969 – “Southern Cross” b/w “Into The Darkness” – #18 Billboard – 1982

45 – Atlantic 89888 – “Too Much Love To Hide” b/w “Song For Susan” – #69 Billboard – 1983

45 – Atlantic 89812 – “War Games” b/w “Shadow Captain” – #45 Billboard – 1983

45 – Atlantic 89776 – “Raise A Voice” b/w “For What It’s Worth” – September, 1983

45 – Atlantic 89003 – “American Dream” b/w “Compass” – October, 1988

45 – Atlantic 88966 – “Got It Made” b/w “This Old House” – #69 Billboard – 1989

45 – Atlantic 88966 – “This Old House” (Promo Both Sides) – January, 1989

45 – Atlantic 88732 – “Chippin’ Away” (Promo Both Sides) – 1990

45 – Atlantic 87909 – “Live It Up” b/w Chuck’s Lament” – June, 1990

45 – Atlantic 87360 – “Hero” – #44 Billboard – April 1993 (with Phil Collins a “A” Side)

Roger McGuinn Post Byrds Recordings

45 – (No Label) – “Ballad of Easy Rider” (Promo both sides) – August, 1969

45 – Columbia 45931 – “Draggin'” b/w “Time Tube” – September, 1973

45 – Columbia 10019 – “Same Old Sound” b/w “Gate of Horn” – August, 1974

45 – Columbia 10044 – “Peace On You” b/w “Without You” – October, 1974

45 – Columbia 10201 – “Lover of the Bayou” b/w “Easy Does It” – 1975

45 – Columbia 10385 – “Take Me Away” b/w “Friend” – July, 1976

45 – Columbia 10543 – “American Girl” b/w “I’m Not Lonely Anymore” – May, 1977

McGuinn, Clark and Hillman Post Byrd Recordings

45 – Capitol 4693 – “Don’t You Write Her Off” b/w “Sad Boy” – #33 Billboard – 1979

45 – Capitol 4739 – “Surrender to Me” b/w “Little Mama” – #104 Bubble Under Charts – 1979

45 – Capitol 4763 – “Backtage Pass” b/w “Bye Bye Baby” – September, 1979

45 – Universal 66006 – “You Ain’t Going Nowhere” b/w Don’t You Hear Jerusalem Moan”

Gene Parsons Post Byrds Recordings

LP – Warner Bros. 2687 – “Kindling” – 1973

LP – Sierra 8703 – “Melodies – 1979

 

Gram Parsons Post Byrds Recordings

LP – Reprise 2123 – “Gram Parsons” – January, 1973

LP – Reprise 2171 – “Grievous Angel” – #195 Billboard – 1974

LP – Shiloh 4088 – “Gram Parsons” – 1979

LP – Sierra Briar Records 8701 – “Nashville West” – 1978

(This LP was with fellow former Byrd Clarence White)

45 – Reprise 557 – “Cry One More Time” b/w “Streets Of Baltimore” – January, 1973

45 – Reprise 1139 – “That’s All It Took” b/w “She” – January, 1973

45 – Reprise 1192 – “Love Hurts” b/w “In My Hour Of Darkness” – February, 1974

45 – Sierra 105 – “The New Soft Shoe” b/w “Love Hurts” – 1982

45 Extended Play – Sierra 104 – “Gram Parsons and the Fallen Angels” – 1982

45 – Warner Bros. 50013 – “Return of the Grievous Angel” b/w “Hearts On Fire” – January, 1982

45 – Warner Bros. 57411 – “Love Hurts” by Gram Parsons and The Fallen Angels featuring Emmylou Harris – (Flip by Jenny and Johnny) – April, 2011

45 – Rhino 547635 – “Brass Buttons” (Flip side by “The Lemonheads”) – April, 2015

John York Post Byrd Recordings

45 – Country Star 1084 – “Love’s Misfortunes” b/w “Star of the Bar Room” – 1986

Byrds with The Flying Burrito Bros. Post Byrds Recordings

Gram Parsons, Chris Hillman, Michael Clarke and Skip Battin all did time with the “Flying Burrito Bros” generally during the early days of the group.

LP – A&M 4175 – “The Gilded Palace of Sin” – #164 Billboard – 1969 (with Parsons and Hillman participating with David Crosby making a guest appearance)

LP – A&M 4258 – “Burrito Deluxe” – 1970 (with Parsons, Hillman and Clarke participating)

LP – A&M 4295 – “The Flying Burrito Bros.” – #176 Billboard – May, 1971 (with Michael Clarke and Chris Hillman)

LP – A&M 4343 – “The Last of the Red Hot Burritos” – #171 Billboard – 1972 (with Hillman, Gram Parsons, and Clarke)

LP – A&M 3631 – “Close Up The Honky Tonks: The Flying Burrito Bros. 1968-1972 – #158 Billboard – 1974 (with Hillman, Clarke, Parsons, and David Crosby contributing)

LP – A&M 33817 – “Flying Again” – #138 Billboard – 1975 (with Gene Parsons contributing)

LP – Columbia 34222 – “Airborne” – 1976 (with Gene Parsons contributing)

LP – 4 Men With Beards 135 – “The Gilded Palace of Sin” – 2007

Flying Burrito Bros. Singles from the 1969-1971 Era

45 – A&M 1067 – “The Train Song” b/w “Hot Burrito #1” – June, 1969

45 – A&M 1166 – “If You Gotta Go” b/w “Cody, Cody” – February, 1970

45 – A&M 1189 – “Older Guys” b/w “Down in the Churchyard” – June, 1970

45 – A&M 1277 – “White Line Fever” b/w “Colorado” – July, 1971

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