The Byrds – Play The Songs Of Bob Dylan

All the Dylan you’ll ever need by folk-rock troubadours on one CD The Byrds predominately made a name for themselves via their superb interpretations of Dylan, versions some might say surpassed even those of the original author himself. So a compilation devoted solely to Dylan covers makes a lot of sense, especially since they recorded… Read More The Byrds – Play The Songs Of Bob Dylan

The Byrds – Mr Tambourine Man

Heavily influenced by the Beatles, The Byrds rapidly transcended their folk origins and incorporated the electric vigour of The Fab Four, thus inadvertently creating a whole new sound in the process. And just like the Beatles, they also had the look, growing their hair long, but unlike their idols, The Byrds wore individual outfits of… Read More The Byrds – Mr Tambourine Man

The Byrds – Younger Than Yesterday

Often considered as one of The Byrds finest efforts, Younger Than Yesterday was the last LP on which all original members (sans Gene Clark) functioned as a cohesive whole. Recorded and released at a time when the band’s tapestry was at its richest and most mature, still, those same threads were beginning to unravel, with… Read More The Byrds – Younger Than Yesterday

The Byrds – The Notorious Byrd Brothers

As a group, The Byrds had more talent than they knew what to do with, and who were a sort of California equivalent to The Beatles (only with superior harmonies, and a certain darker sensibility), whose interpretations of Bob Dylan were as seminal as they were authoritative. David Crosby also brought a political element to… Read More The Byrds – The Notorious Byrd Brothers