Archive for the 'The Byrds' Category

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

“The more you drink, the better you’re gonna like us,” Roger McGuinn tells the crowd of Angelenos early on during this set. “And the more we drink, the better we’re gonna like you…” And indeed, this is a well-lubricated performance, teetering occasionally on the edge of disaster, but generally keeping it together. Barely. If you’re […]

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Taken from the excellent Earl Scruggs: The Bluegrass Legend: Family and Friends — the 1972 flick that captures Scruggs and his two sons playing with the Byrds and Dylan, then taking a pilgrimage to Joan Baez’s Laurel Canyon home. Get your mind off the wintertime. words/ m garner

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

I’ve danced around posting on this watershed album for two-plus years now — all the while featuring a variety of its players (Gram Parsons, Chris Hillman, etc.) solo work, as well as their work on various other projects (Manassas, Burrito Brothers). This is due, in part, to the significance the album has played, both in […]