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On June 8th, 2009, BYRDS FLYGHT celebrated its 10th anniversary online.

Byrds Flyght's blog at http://byrdsflyght.blogspot.com/

Blog is now (as from December 26, 2010) also at http://byrdsflyght.ucoz.com/blog

Byrds Flyght's blog for Byrds-related spare copies is at http:/byrdsitemsforsale.blogspot.com/

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LATEST UPDATES : 13 january 2011

Byrds Flyght's blogs at http://byrdsflyght.blogspot.com/ and at http://byrdsflyght.ucoz.com/blog

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Collector's Items (from Whin Oppice Collection)

Byrds Discography

Roger McGuinn Discography

Chris Hillman Discography

David Crosby Discography

Gene Clark Discography  

Michael Clarke Discography

Clarence White Discography

Gene Parsons Discography

Skip Battin Discography

Recommended CDs

Recent Releases

Byrds Songs Covered By Other Artists

Byrds Items For Sale

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Horst-Peter Schmidt from Cologne, Germany, has resurrected his band Starbyrd and recorded new tracks, which are currently in the final mixing stage.

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Byrds Flyght has recently acquired an original copy of an 8 mm movie featuring the original lineup of The Byrds.

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Gene Parsons sings lead and plays on a year 2000 live version of Sweet Desert Childhood on a Various Artists compilation released in 2006.

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Gene Parsons plays pedal steel guitar and sings harmony vocals on all tracks from a double live CD by The Steven Bates Band.

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Chris Hillman's musical autobiography (82 min video)

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David Crosby has started recording his next solo album, with his son James Raymond producing, and Don Garcia recording, mixing and co-producing.

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Empty Room by The Rogers-Nienhaus Band Featuring Skip Battin has been re-released with one hidden bonus track written and sung by Skip Battin.

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Will James is running a petition to induct Gram Parsons into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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Flying Burrito Brothers' FLYING AGAIN and AIRBORNE albums (featuring Gene Parsons and Skip Battin) re-released as a "2 on 1" CD on the british T-Bird label (a subsidiary of Sony)

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John York new 5-track album titled CAMEOS.

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Francesco Lucarelli just released his CD titled FIND THE LIGHT.

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Jimi Hendrix' quote by Gene Parsons :
 

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Clarence White (and Byrds) fans should check The Adios Lounge at http://theadioslounge.blogspot.com for a series of 10 incredibly interesting posts about Clarence White.

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You can get professionally made Byrds and Byrds-related  tee-shirts from Peggy's website at http://www.cypresscowboy.com

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In 1984, Skip Battin guested on an LP called Personal Exile, by italian singer-songwriter Max Meazza.

Now, a track from this LP (Small Hand Big Heart) has been released as a CD single, credited to Max Meazza & Skip Battin.

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Silver Meteor (with Clarence White and Gene Parsons) released for the first time on CD (with bonus tracks) by Sierra Records.

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Byrds collector supreme Whin Oppice sent us pictures and details about the new items that he recently acquired

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Bill Kaffenberger's new release of original material is now available at CD Baby for digital download. 

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Gene Parsons just confirmed to us that he plays on a 2008 CD called Love Revolution by a band called The Human Revolution

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Roger McGuinn's Thunderbyrd performance at the first Rockpalast Festival (German TV 1977) has been released on CD and DVD

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Want to spend some time with GENE PARSONS?

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Two albums by John York: Arigatou Baby and Koto, have been re-released by GRA Records at http://www.gragroup.com/johnyork.html .

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Previously unseen pictures of The Byrds in Holland, 1970 were sent to us by Philip from The Netherlands.

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Byrds collector Whin Oppice sent us pictures and details about his incredible latest finds.

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Chris Hillman plays mandolin on a 1982 single by Donna Loren

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The debut issue of "Fantastic Expedition" is just out.

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Horst-Peter Schmidt (Byrds-influenced artist from Germany - "The Crown Prince of The Rickenbacker 12 String Guitar") has just released a new CD called Phoenix.

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A very informative article by Paul King about The Byrds Remastered Albums 1996-2000

The Byrds Remastered Albums 1996-2000

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Long lost SKIP BATTIN album from 1973 to be released at last !

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The Byrds and the Woodstock Festival

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New blog only for offering our spare copies of Byrds related items for sale.

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The GRAM PARSONS FORUMS have moved

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Clarence White Special at this blog:

http://www.adioslounge.com/2009/07/clarence-white-strap-yourself-to-tree.html

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John York kindly checked Byrds Flyght's JY Discography Page and sent us some details, corrections and deletions.

http://users.skynet.be/byrdmaniax/discoyork2.htm

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Tony Poole, leader of the Byrds-influenced 70s band Starry Eyed & Laughing, releases new CD

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Barry McGuire and John York have just released a live CD

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Songs that will appear on CSN's forthcoming album of covers:

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David Meinzer sent us more previously unseen pictures of The Byrds

See them here: http://users.skynet.be/byrdsfollower/byrdswithguerin.htm

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Home movie from 1958, featuring Clarence White

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Byrds Tribute album from 1976 discovered

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Vern Gosdin passed away

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Recent Gene Parsons Interview (03/30/2009)

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David Crosby appears on Al Jardine's new CD

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Roger McGuinn sings and play a new track on a CD titled My Favorite Martin

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Starry Eyed And Laughing releases (Byrds-sounding band)

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Clarence White participation on a single - unknown until now

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Planned for release soon: The Roots Of Gram Parsons

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New CD Release: The Roots Of The Byrds

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Roger McGuinn on Will Dailey's new CD-Ep called Fashion Of Distraction

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New book now published: The Gilded Palace Of Sin by Bob Proehl

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New Clarence White book + 2 Cds has just been released by Clarence's brother Roland White.

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New Clarence White CD released by Sierra Records

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John York plays guitar on two tracks by Bobby Jameson.

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David Meinzer sent us three previously unseen pictures of The Byrds (September 1972, with John Guerin)

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Mystery Drummer: Solved at last !

http://users.skynet.be/byrdsflyght/onebyone.htm

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Byrds Flyght visits another kind of Birds...

Click Here

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THE BEST BYRDS RELATED BOOK IN DECADES !

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Chris Hillman (along with Al Perkins, Bill Bryson, Steve Hill, Dan McCorison and more...) plays Mandolin and High Strung Guitar on a LP from 1984, by a singer called Daniel McClenaghan.

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Ron Martin  and Marco Zanzi's Byrds-influenced band The Piedmond Brothers CD released

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The Desert Rose Band fans and friends finally have their favorite band's first DRB website

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SIERRA RECORDS (John Delgatto) always have Byrds and Byrds-related CDs for sale...

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Ron Martin  and Marco Zanzi's Byrds-influenced band The Piedmond Brothers

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The Chymes Of Freedom have released their new CD

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New Byrds Flyght page lists all Byrds songs covered by other artists

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Gene Clark on The Flying Burrito Brothers' version of Tried So Hard : the end (?) of a myth.

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Nice Find: the original very first edition of the Byrds' first single

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Some changes have been brought to the Skip Battin Discography, after we've received an e-mail from Ron Scuderi, who disputes Skip's involvment in some of his recordings

Skip Battin Discography

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Whin Oppice sent us a very interesting about WHAT IS AN ACETATE?

Click on the link to visit the special page.

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New biography and discography pages for The Flying Burrito Brothers (1968-2006)

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The BYRDS ITEMS FOR SALE page has been updated  - items added !

Please visit it HERE and ask for details (also for items not mentioned there)

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SIERRA RECORDS has launched a new website. 

Sierra Records' John Delgatto is a true Byrds fan, and has released many Clarence White and Gram Parsons 

recordings in the past.

You can visit SIERRA RECORDS' new website at http://sierrarecordsbookshomevideo.goemerchant7.com/

BYRDS FLYGHT recommends SIERRA RECORDS for buying BYRDS related recordings

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March 2, 2004 THE BYRDMANIAX / BYRDS FLYGHT DISCOGRAPHY PAGES HAVE MOVED.

HERE ARE THE NEW LINKS:

The Byrds

Gene Clark

Chris Hillman

Roger McGuinn

David Crosby

Michael Clarke

Gram Parsons

Kevin Kelley

Clarence White

Gene Parsons

John York

Skip Battin

 

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Be Sure To Check The RECENT RELEASES Page Regularly !

Lots of new Byrds - related CDs and LPs are being released !

 

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          A COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF THE BYRDS UNOFFICIAL RECORDINGS             

......and more !  

Welcome Byrds Fans ! One of this site's ambitions is, among other things, to list every possible appearance

by the Byrds or by ex-Byrds on unofficial records. This is a work in progress, so if you know of other

unofficial recordings on which the Byrds or ex-Byrds appear, please leave us a message.

Your help will be appreciated.

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 DISCLAIMER :  This site by no means encourages manufacturing, trading, selling or buying unofficial recordings. These are illegal, and infringe the artists' and the record companies' copyrights and royalties. This site is aimed at the loyal fans who want to know what recordings circulate.

cannot offer any guidance or suggest where such recordings can be purchased.

DOES NOT BUY, SELL OR TRADE UNOFFICIAL RECORDINGS.

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CHOOSE THE PAGES YOU WANT TO VISIT :      

  BYRDS RELATED NEWS 

  UNOFFICIAL AUDIO RECORDINGS : VINYL

  UNOFFICIAL AUDIO RECORDINGS : CDs

  UNOFFICIAL AUDIO RECORDINGS : MP3 FORMAT

  UNOFFICIAL VIDEO RECORDINGS : VHS VIDEO TAPES 

  UNOFFICIAL VIDEO RECORDINGS : VIDEO DISCS (VCDs and DVDs)

  SOME INTERESTING BYRDS LINKS

  FOR YOUR VISUAL PLEASURE  Byrds picture sleeve singles & EPs

  ANOTHER PLEASURE FOR YOUR EYES  Byrds posters

  DO THESE ONES BRING BACK MEMORIES ?  Byrds Related posters

  BYRDS RARITIES ON VINYL  what would you do to get these ones ?

  BYRDS RELATED RARITIES ON VINYL  some of these are even rarer !

  VARIOUS KYNDS OF BYRDS   who was when in what line-up ?  

  SOME BYRDS RELATED ITEMS FOR SALE  (OFFICIAL ITEMS ONLY) 

  BYRDS PICTURES   some of them rarely seen ! 

  BYRDS RELATED PICTURES  some of them even rarer !

  BYRDS ONE BY ONE   individual features 

  RECENT BYRDS RELATED OFFICIAL RELEASES  recent CDs with at least one Byrd on them 

  BYRDS BIBLIOGRAPHY & SONGBOOKS  most of what's been written and published 

  BYRDS FANZINES made by byrdmaniacs 

  BYRDS RADIO LPs and CDs  exclusive performances & interviews

  BYRDS PROMO SINGLES  7" records sent to radio stations for promotional purposes

  BYRDS PROMO LPs   12" records sent to radio stations for promotional purposes

  BYRDS SHEET MUSIC   for musicians and collectors

  BYRDS FLYGHT SITE NEWS   what's new on this site.

  BYRDS CONCERT DATES 1965-1973  tentative list - additions and corrections welcome !

  BYRDS ALBUMS ON TAPE  remember reel-to-reel tapes ?

  BYRDS RELATED ALBUMS ON TAPE  real reel to reel relics

  BYRDS MONO LPs  different mixes

  BYRDS COLLECTABLES the rest of it - what's not on the other pages

  BYRDS RELATED COLLECTABLES the rest of it - what's not on the other pages (solo)

  BYRDS (& related) ENTRANCE TICKETS you needed these to get in !

  BYRDS OF A FEATHER Byrds (1965-1967) Tribute Band

  BYRDS GIGS ex-Byrds planned performances

  BYRDS REVIEWS ex-Byrds performances reviews by Byrds Flyght visitors

  THANKS   to all those who have helped me keep these pages updated 

  BYRDMANIAX DISCOGRAPHY PAGES  Richard Russell's Byrds & related Discography Pages 

  BYRDS (& Related) 4 tracks and 8 tracks  Cartridges

   BYRDSFLYGHT's RECOMMENDED CDs mostly Byrds sounding records and CDs
   BYRDS COVERS a list of Byrds songs performed by other artists (and more)

 

RICKY MANTOAN - a musician from Italy and a true BYRDS fan !

Click HERE to go to the special page !

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A Great Story about The Byrds at the BOSTON TEA PARTY show on Feb 22, 1969

Click HERE

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French painter Michel Genty is influenced by The Byrds and names some of his works by Byrds songs titles...

Visit the special page here: http://geocities.com/byrdsflyght2/genty.htm

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What's the connection between The Byrds and Linda Ronstadt?

Read and view it here http://users.skynet.be/byrdmaniax/ronstadt.htm

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Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen in the Netherlands, May 2006

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Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen in Kalamazoo, Michigan, August 28 2005

See pics HERE

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Crosby, Stills & Nash - Brussels, Belgium, June 9, 2005  http://users.skynet.be/byrdmaniax/csnbrussels2005.htm

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DAVID CROSBY and GRAHAM NASH in Paris, France, March 2005  See Pics and Set List HERE

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Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen concert in the Netherlands

See Cobi Kamp's pictures at http://users.skynet.be/fa409087/utrecht2006.htm

Read Huib Krijgsman's review at http://www.geocities.com/byrdsflyght/reviews.htm

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Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen concert at McCabe's, April 1st 2006

Read Alan Rockman's review HERE

Rick Vito in Belgium April 15th, 2005

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The Desert Rose Band Live In Germany 1993

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Flying Burrito Brothers Live In Germany 1985

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Richard Baker's trip to Nashville...read all about it HERE

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The CRY Recordings : A Story by Mike Masterson

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ROGER MCGUINN in BELGIUM June 11th, 2004

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New BYRDS FLYGHT page...NEAR MISSES...worth visiting...

http://users.skynet.be/fa388247/misses.htm

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David Crosby may hold the rights to The Byrds name, but who is behind http://www.byrds.com?

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Richard Baker's memories of Byrds, Burritos, Gram, Chris, Emmylou...and more.

Read Richard's very interesting lengthy article and view pictures HERE

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UNUSUAL pressing of Roger McGuinn's THUNDERBYRD CD

Can You Spot the Difference?

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Byrds Flyght's own review (with pictures) of Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen's performance in Utrecht, Holland on may 13, 2003

Read it HERE 

PICTURES ADDED ON MAY 16, 2003

MORE PICTURES ADDED ON MAY 20, 2003

MORE PICTURES ADDED ON MAY 28, 2003

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WHAT DOES BYRDS FLYGHT's WEBMASTER DO WHEN HE'S NOT IN FRONT OF HIS COMPUTER?

He attends Rock Festivals!

Find out by clicking here (and yes, it IS Byrds-related!) (better said, Thunderbyrd-related)

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Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen in the Netherlands, May 2006

Chris Hillman (& Herb Pedersen) at the Bottom Line, New York, on august 5, 2003 HERE

CHRIS HILLMAN and HERB PEDERSEN Podunk Bluegrass Festival see pics and review here

CHRIS HILLMAN, HERB PEDERSEN and BILL BRYSON live in Costa Mesa, CA see pics here

Byrds-related project called STARBYRD - read all about it HERE

DOYLE MADDEN and The Madmen - the SKIP BATTIN connection - Read all about it HERE

Read a GENE CLARK interview HERE (lifted from the Files Section of the Gene Clark List Yahoo! Group)

See PICTURES of The Scottsville Squirrel Barkers reunion (april 27, 2003) HERE

THE BYRDS IN AMSTERDAM 1971 - previously unseen pictures !

THE BYRDS interviews in Holland, 1971

THE BYRDS ON TV IN HOLLAND, MAY 1971 - 18 actual pictures !

MCGUINN-HILLMAN IN BRUSSELS, February 1980 previously unseen pictures !

THE BYRDS IN SWEDEN, February 1967 previously unseen pictures !

Follow this link for Jim McGuinn's connection to Hoyt Axton HERE

THE  TRUTH  ABOUT  THE  JOINT  BYRDS / BOB DYLAN ALBUM  THAT  NEARLY  HAPPENED...

Ever seen so many Byrds on one single picture ?

 AMAZING ! What is Roger McGuinn's favorite guitar ?   Find out HERE

BYRDS FLYGHT EXCLUSIVE ROGER MCGUINN INTERVIEW (january 2000)

Roger McGuinn in Rotterdam 12/12/99 : HERE is the review

The Various Faces of THE INTERNATIONAL SUBMARINE BAND

From The Past...SKIP BATTIN'S BYRDS CELEBRATION IN BRUSSELS 1996

HERE is what MOJO MAGAZINE has to say about BYRDS FLYGHT  (Spring 2001)

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13 january 2011

News  Collector's Items (from Whin Oppice Collection)  Byrds Discography  Roger McGuinn Discography  Chris Hillman Discography  David Crosby Discography   Gene Clark Discography   Michael Clarke Discography

Clarence White Discography  Gene Parsons Discography   Skip Battin Discography  Recommended CDs  Recent Releases  Byrds Songs Covered By Other Artists Byrds Items For Sale

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23 june 2010

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News   Collector's Items (from Whin Oppice Collection)   Byrds Discography  Roger McGuinn Discography   Gene Clark Discography   Michael Clarke Discography  Chris Hillman Discography   Clarence White Discography  

Gene Parsons Discography  Skip Battin Discography   Recommended CDs   Recent Releases   Byrds Songs Covered By Other Artists   Byrds Items For Sale

 2 march 2010

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News   Collector's Items (from Whin Oppice Collection)   Chris Hillman Discography   Byrds Items For Sale  Roger McGuinn Unofficial Vinyls

28 december 2009

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News  Chris Hillman Discography    Michael Clarke Discography   Gram Parsons Discography   Clarence White Discography    Gene Parsons Discography   Skip Battin Discography

Recent Releases   Byrds Songs Covered By Other Artists   Byrds Items For Sale  

14 september 2009

News  Recent Releases  Byrds Songs Covered By Other Artists  Byrds Items For Sale The Byrds Remastered Albums 1996-2000

20 july 2009

News   Gene Clark Discography   David Crosby Discography  John York Discography  Recent Releases   Recommended CDs   Byrds Songs Covered By Other Artists

Byrds Items For Sale

4 june 2009

Byrds Flyght's blog at http://byrdsflyght.blogspot.com/   News   Byrds Songs Covered By Other Artists  Byrds Items For Sale  

1 may 2009

News   Recent Releases   Roger McGuinn Discography   David Crosby Discography    Byrds Songs Covered By Other Artists   Byrds Items For Sale

22 march 2009

Byrds Flyght's blog at http://byrdsflyght.blogspot.com/

News   Recent Releases   Clarence White Discography    Byrds Bibliography   The CRY Story   Byrds Songs Covered By Other Artists   Byrds Items For Sale

17 february 2009

Byrds Flyght's blog at http://byrdsflyght.blogspot.com/   News   Recent Releases   Byrds Discography   Roger McGuinn Discography   David Crosby Discography

Clarence White Discography    Gene Parsons Discography   Skip Battin Discography    Byrds Bibliography   Byrds Songs Covered By Other Artists

Byrds Items For Sale

21 january 2009

News   Recent Releases   Byrds Discography   Chris Hillman Discography   Gene Clark Discography   Michael Clarke Discography   Gram Parsons Discography

Clarence White Discography   Byrds Rare LPs  Byrds Items For Sale

23 december 2008

News  Recent Releases  Roger McGuinn Discography   David Crosby Discography   John York Discography   Byrds Songs Covered By Other Artists   Byrds Items For Sale

6 november 2008

News   Recent Releases   Roger McGuinn Discography   Chris Hillman Discography   The CRY Story   Byrds Bibliography   Byrds Songs Covered By Other Artists

Byrds Items For Sale

7 october 2008

News   Recent Releases   Chris Hillman Discography  Byrds Items For Sale

Previous Updates are HERE 

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