I am a HUGE, HUGE, Byrds fan. So I am especially excited that Byrds co-founders Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman will celebrate the 50th anniversary release of the Sweetheart Of The Rodeo album by performing that landmark work in its entirety at a series of upcoming concerts. Roger and Chris will be backed by Marty … Continue reading Byrds Reunion — Rejoice!!
Founding members of the Byrds Chris Hillman and Roger McGuinn will set out across the U.S. this summer to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the band’s seminal country-rock album Sweetheart of the Rodeo. The duo will be backed by Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives as they perform songs from the landmark album and tell … Continue reading Byrds Co-Founders Announce ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’ 50th Anniversary Tour
I was reading our own web platform, Classics Du Jour, about the “10 Lesser Known Facts About Joni Mitchell…” and at the end was a “related” story about Chris Hillman. I clicked on that and discovered the new Chris Hillman album produced by Tom Petty! I’ve always felt that CDJ served a very meaningful purpose, … Continue reading Rediscovering Chris Hillman
Original Byrds members David Crosby, Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman haven’t performed together since the group reunited at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction in 1991. And while there’s no sign of a Byrds reunion any time soon, the three did collaborate on Hillman’s forthcoming solo album, due out next month. Bidin’ My … Continue reading Original Byrds Members Reunite on Chris Hillman’s New Solo Album
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