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The BYRDS Discography Pages


originally created by Richard Russell in 1999

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The Byrds

Gene Clark

Chris Hillman

Roger McGuinn

David Crosby

Michael Clarke

Gram Parsons

Kevin Kelley

Clarence White

Gene Parsons

John York

Skip Battin

 

Additions / Corrections  made by BYRDS FLYGHT since uploading Richard's original page are written in GREEN color

 

BYRDS DISCOGRAPHIES

 

Skip Battin-related records

This page attempts to comprehensively list every album or single (if exclusive) on vinyl or CD (and some audio and video tapes and some DVDs) that includes material performed, written or produced by Skip Battin.

If you have additions, please contact RAOUL VEROLLEMAN

If you can provide scans of album covers (including variations of those shown here), please e-mail RAOUL VEROLLEMAN.

SKIP BATTIN WAS THE OLDEST, BUT ALSO ONE OF THE MOST PROLIFIC MEMBER OF THE BYRDS.

He made his first record as early as 1957, and his last known recording session was in 1999.

Next to this discography page, Byrds Flyght has uploaded two webpages dedicated to Skip Battin's rare vinyl records.

Click here: First page lists records featuring Skip Battin as a perfomer.

Click here: Second page lists records in which Skip Battin was involved as a producer, a writer/composer or an arranger.

 


  

The Pledges: Bermuda Shorts / Betty Jean

Original release date: 1957 (Rev Records 3517)

Bermuda Shorts
Betty Jean

Note: The Pledges were Skip Battin and Gary Paxton. There is also a version where side A is called HER Bermuda Shorts


 

Gary & Clyde: Why Not Confess? / Johnny Risk

Original release date: 1958 (Rev Records 3523)

Why Not Confess?
Johnny Risk

Note: Clyde & Gary was Clyde "Skip" Battin and Gary Paxton. "Johnny Risk" appeared on a Belgian compilation CD in 1997: "Dance With Me Vol 6" (see image at right)


   

Clyde Battin: The Twister / Daybreak

Original release date: circa 1958-1959 (May Records 108)

Twister
Daybreak

Note: Clyde Battin is, of course, Clyde "Skip" Battin. At right, an early pressing with misspelled name (Batten instead of Battin)


Gary & Clyde: The Twister / The Jackie Look

Original release date: 1959 (May Records)

The Twister
The Jackie Look

Note: Gary & Clyde was Clyde "Skip" Battin and Gary Paxton.


   

Skip & Flip: It Was I / Lunch Hour

Original release date: July 1959 (Brent 7002)

It Was I
Lunch Hour

Note: Skip & Flip was Skip Battin and Gary Paxton. The third image is from a Canadian 78 issued on the Reo label.


 

Skip and Flip: Fancy Nancy / It Could Be

Original release date: 1959 (Brent 7005)

Fancy Nancy
It Could Be

Note: Skip & Flip was Skip Battin and Gary Paxton. The record pictured above is the British release on Top Rank International.


 
Skip & Flip: Cherry Pie / (I'll Quit) Cryin' Over You

Original release date: April 1960 (Brent 7010)

Cherry Pie
(I'll Quit) Cryin' Over You

Note: Skip & Flip was Skip Battin and Gary Paxton.


  

Skip & Fip: Cherry Pie / Skippin' & Flippin'

Original Release date: 1960 (acetate)

Cherry Pie

Skippin' & Flippin'

Note: SKIPPIN' & FLIPPIN' is actually an alternate version of TAMI'S DANCE by THE CLYDE GARY ORCHESTRA


 
Skip & Flip: Hully Gully Cha Cha Cha / Teenage Honeymoon

Original release date: 1960

Hully Gully Cha Cha Cha
Teenage Honeymoon

Note: Skip & Flip was Skip Battin and Gary Paxton.


 
Skip and Flip: Betty Jean / Doubt

Original release date: 1960 (Time Records 1031)

Betty Jean
Doubt

Note: Skip & Flip was Skip Battin and Gary Paxton.


  

Chuck And Chuckles: Bury The Hatchet / One Hundred Baby

Original Release Date: 1960 (Shad Records)

Bury The Hatchet

One Hundred Baby

Note: Chuck And The Chuckles was Skip Battin and Gary Paxton


  

Clyde Gary and his Orchestra: Tami's Dance / Chestnut Drive

Original Release Date: 1960 (Shad Records)

Tami's Dance

Chestnut Drive

Note: Clyde Gary  was Skip Battin and Gary Paxton


  

The Pre-historics: Alley Oop Cha Cha Cha / Oh Blues

Original Release Dare: 1960 (Edsel)

Alley Oop Cha Cha Cha

Oh Blues

Note: Skip Battin plays bass on this single


 
Skip and Flip: Green Door / Willow Tree

Original release date: 1961 (Brent 7017)

Green Door
Willow Tree

Note: Skip & Flip was Skip Battin and Gary Paxton.


  

Skip and Flip: Over The Mountain / One More Drink For Julie

Original release date: 1961 (Brent 7028)

Over The Mountain
One More Drink For Julie

Note: Skip & Flip was Skip Battin and Gary Paxton. This single might have been recorded after Skip Battin was replaced.


Skip & Flip: It Was I 

Original release date: unknown (Swedish EP)

It Was I
Lunch Hour
Fancy Nancy
It Could Be


  

Lettie And Junior: Blues In The Night / Coming Back Home To You

Original Release Date: 1961 (Cub)

Blues In The Night

Coming Back Home To You

Note: Skip Battin produced this single and wrote "Coming Back Home To You".


  

Ron Scuderi: A Million Tears / Night And Day 

Original release date: 1961 (Kimley Records) (some sources say October 27, 1962)

A Million Tears

Night And Day

Note: Ron Scuderi (later known as John K. Fox) was a Skip Battin / Kim Fowley joint production. Skip Battin is also credited with arrangements.

In an e-mail to Byrds Flyght (24 september 2007), Ron Scuderi denied Skip Battin's participation on this record as an arranger, and said he arranged the songs himself, although Skip is cleared credited on both labels as the arranger. According to what Ron Scuderi said in the same e-mail, Skip's only participation on this record is playing a cash register on the song "Night And Day".


Ron Scuderi: Swanee River Shake / Blues In The Night

Original release date: 1961 (Kimley Records) (some sources say December 1, 1962)

Swanee River Shake
Blues In The Night

Note: Ron Scuderi (later known as John K. Fox) was a Skip Battin / Kim Fowley joint production. Side A later appeared on a compilation album called Grab This Dance Volume 23, as well as on several CDs.

In an e-mail to Byrds Flyght (24 september 2007), Ron Scuderi denied Skip Battin's participation on this record.


       

Jack Bartley with The Jackies: The Jackie Look / My Heart Stood Still 

Original release date: 1961 (Kenco Records)

The Jackie Look (We Wanna Look Like Jackie)
My Heart Stood Still

Note: Produced by Clyde "Skip" Battin - Side A written by Clyde Battin)


  

Sir Raybould And The Blue Angels: Big Top / Daybreaker

Original release date: 1961 (Cenco Records)

Big Top

Daybreaker

Note: A pseudonym for Skip Battin (Raybould is Skip Battin's middle name).


  

Kim And The Skippers: Beat / Daybreaker

Original release date: 1961 (Russ-Fi Records)

Beat

Daybreaker

Note: A pseudonym for Kim Fowley and Skip Battin. 


  

The Values: Return To Me / That's The Way

Original Release Date: 1961 (Invicta Records)

Return To Me
That's The Way

Note: Skip Battin produced and arranged this single. Hereunder are scans from the ultra-rare UK picture sleeve release on the Ember label (thanks to Austin Powell).

 


  

Skip and Johnny: The Marathon / More Marathon 

Original release date: 1961 or 1962 (Invicta Records)

The Marathon
More Marathon

Note: Skip and Johnny was Skip Battin and Johnny Leonard


Skip And Johnny: Baby I Love You

Original Release Date: unknown (acetate)

Baby I Love You So

Note: it is not currently known if this single was ever released


Skip And Johnny: Don't Cha Do Me Wrong

Original Release Date: unknown (acetate)

Don't Cha Do Me Wrong

Note: it is not currently known if this single was ever released


Skip And Johnny: Blues In The Night / Eenie

Original Release Date: Unknown (Lotus 601)

Blues In The Night
Eenie

Note: only an acetate copy  of BLUES IN THE NIGHT  has been located by the researchers. And yes, the label is ALL BLACK (well it's in the night, isn't it?).

Update 2011-01-26 : The stock copy has been located and is pictured hereunder.


  

Skip And Johnny: Blues In The Night / Eenie

Original Release Date: Unknown (Lotus 601)

Blues In The Night
Eenie

Note: from the collection of Albert Schei. Many thanks to him for providing the scans. Both sides arranged by Skip Battin. B-side written and composed by Skip Battin.


 

Johnny & The Jacks: Baby I Love You So / Mynie

Original Release Date: Unknown (Tiki 3501)

Baby I Love You So
Mynie

Note: from the collection of Albert Schei. Many thanks to him for providing the scans. Both sides arranged by Skip Battin. B-side written and composed by Skip Battin.


  

Don True: Make Believe Baby / What Does A Dream Mean

Original Release Date: 1962 (Invicta Records)

Make Believe Baby
What Does A Dream Mean

Note: Skip Battin wrote both tracks and did production work


    

Teak Battyn and his Battmen: Something's Got A Hold Of Me / Please Forgive Me

Original release date: 1962 (Invicta Records 9008)

Something's Got A Hold Of Me
Please Forgive Me

Note: A pseudonym for Skip Battin.


  

The Chartermen: Winkin, Blinkin' And Nod / Bad Girl

Original Release Date: 1962 (Invicta Records)

Winkin, Blinkin' And Nod
Bad Girl

Note: arranged by Skip Battin


  

The Camelots: Winkin, Blinkin' And Nod / Bad Girl

Original Release Date: 1962 (Invicta Records)

Winkin, Blinkin' And Nod
Bad Girl

Note: arranged by Skip Battin. This single is identical to the previous one, released as the Chartermen


  

Johnny Leonard: Sea Of Love / Meenie

Original Release Date: 1962 (Invicta Records)

Sea Of Love
Meenie

Note: Johnny Leonard was Johnny in "Skip and Johnny". Skip Battin wrote "Meenie".


Skip Battin Combo: Twist In C Minor

Original Release Date: unknown (acetate)

Twist in C Minor

Note: Twist In C Minor is a working title for QUARTER TO THREE IN MOSCOW


Skip Battin: More Than Yesterday

Original Release Date: 1962 (acetate)

More Than Yesterday

Note: It is not known if this single was actually released commercially


  

Jack Bartley: What Does A Dream Mean? / Once In A Lifetime

Original Release Date: 1963 (Indigo Records)

What Does A Dream Mean? 
Once In A Lifetime

Note: Skip Battin produced this single and wrote "What Does A Dream Mean".


  

Skip Battin Combo: Can't Stop Twistin' / Quarter To Three In Moscow

Original release date: 1963 (Indigo Records 143)

Can't Stop Twistin
Quarter To Three In Moscow


  

Babs Cooper: Honest I Do / Just Couldn't Please You

Original Release Date: 1963

Honest I Do
Just Couldn't Please You

Note: Skip Battin produced this single


  

Denny And Jenny: I Gotta' Go In / Teenage Revolution

Original Release Date: Unknown (Invicta Records)

I Gotta' Go In
Teenage Revolution

Note: (details of SKIP BATTIN's involvment to be added)


Denny And Jenny: Slow Motion / You Tear Me Up

Original Release Date: Unknown (Coronet Records)

Slow Motion
You Tear Me Up

Note:  SKIP BATTIN probably sings on this single


Unknown Artist: Slow Motion 

Original Release Date: unknown (acetate)

Slow Motion

Note: The lead singer is probably Skip Battin - probably same as just above


  

Skip and the Flips: Everyday I Have To Cry / Tossin' and Turnin'

Original release date: 1963 (California 2325)

Everyday I Have To Cry
Tossin' and Turnin'


  

Bobby James: 5000 Years Ago / Memories Linger

Original Release Date: 1963 (Ingido Records)

5000 Years Ago
Memories Linger

Note: arranged and produced by CLYDE "SKIP" BATTIN


The Murmaids: Popsicles And Icicles / Blue Dress

Original Release Date: 1963 (Chatta Hoochie)

Popsicles And Icicles
Blue Dress

Note: Skip Battin did the vocal arrangements for this single


Kim Fowley: Astrology / Other Side

Original Release Date: 1963 (Invecta 9002)

Astrology
Other Side

Note: Skip Battin co-wrote Astrology, which was Kim Fowley's debut single as a solo artist.


  

Doyle Madden with the Madmen: Love is a Game / We're Through

Original release date: circa 1963-1964 (CAM 5235)

Love is a Game
We're Through

Note: Skip Battin plays turkish chimes and possibly other instruments on this 45. Doyle Madden and the Madmen was actually Ken Smith and the Raiders, according to Smith, who provided this information. The recording was made in either North Hollywood, Hollywood or Studio City, Calif. The Cam label was part of the Invicta family of labels.


Skip Battyn: Searchin' / Mr. Responsability

Original release date: 1964 (Groove)

Searchin'
Mr. Responsibility


  

Skip Battyn: Searchin' / She Acts Like We Never Have Met

Original release date: 1964 (Groove 58-0055)

Searchin'
She Acts Like We Never Have Met

Note: She Acts Like We Never Have Met (a Bob Dylan song) is also known as I Don't Believe You.


  

Skip Battyn: What's Mine is Mine / Ten Feet Tall

Original release date: 1964 (Groove 58-0065)

What's Mine is Mine
Ten Feet Tall


  

Skip Battyn: Love Minus Zero / Mr Responsibility

Original release date: 1965 (Egan Records)

Love Minus Zero
Mr Responsibility


      

Skip And The Hustlers: Dance Of The Sand Fleas / In The Soup

Original Release Date: unknown (Invicta Records)

Dance Of The Sand Fleas
In The Soup

Note: Both sides arranged by Skip Battin - Side 1 co-written by Skip Battin


Skip And The Hustlers: Searching For Linda / Come On Here To Me

Original Release Date: 1960 (Seafair Bolo Records 712-713)

Searching For Linda
Come On Here To Me

Note: Skip Battin involvment to be confirmed


  

Bobby Arlin with The Hustlers: Mushroom Machine pt 1 & pt 2

Original Release Date unknown (Tiki Records)

Mushroom Machine pt 1 & pt 2
Mushroom Machine pt 1 & pt 2

Note: this single was arranged by Skip Battin


Rick Nelson: Love And Kisses

Original release date: 1965 (Decca)

Love And Kisses
I Catch Myself Crying 
Love Is Where You Find It
Try To Remember 
Our Own Funny Way
Liz
Say You Love Me
More
Raincoat In The River
Come Out Dancin'

I Should Have Loved You More
I Paid For Loving You 

Note: Skip Battin plays bass on most tracks


 

Skip Battyn and The Group: Night Time Girl / The Dating Game Theme

Original release date: 1967 (Aurora 159)

Night Time Girl
The Dating Game Theme


  

Skip Battin & the Group: High Coin / Mr. Responsibility

Original release date: 1967 (Record Records RR11)

High Coin
Mr. Responsibility


  

Bunky Battin: Motor Psycho Nitemare - pt 1 & pt 2

Original Release Date: 1967 (Plymouth Records)

Motor Psycho Nitemare - pt 1

Motor Psycho Nitemare - pt 2

Note: a pseudonym for Skip Battin


Evergreen Blueshoes: Maybe Someday / Everything's Fine Now

Original release date: 1968 (Living Legend)

Maybe Someday
Everything's Fine Now

Note: Bootleg / counterfeit copies of this single circulate.


Kim Fowley: Good Clean Fun

Original release date: circa 1968

One Man Band
Ode To Sweet 16
Good Clean Fun
Search For A Teenage Woman
Energy
Baby Rocked Her Dolly (Merle Kilgore)
Motorcycle
Kangaroo
Lights The Blind And Lame Can See
Good To Be Around
The Great Telephone Robbery
I'm Not Young Anymore

Note: The extent of Skip Battin's participation is not known. He is known to play bass on this album.


The Calendars: September Song / You Don't Fall In Love

Original release date: unknown

September Song

You Don't Fall In Love

Note: Produced by Skip Battin and Kim Fowley


  

Evergreen Blueshoes: Silver Shadows / Maybe Some Day

Original release date: 1968 (Living Legend)

Silver Shadows
Maybe Some Day


Coogan's Bluff (movie VHS)

Original release date: 1968 

Note: Skip Battyn appears shortly in this movie playing the part of Omega (a hippie). This is mentioned for completeness only, as he doesn't play or sing.


Armageddon: Armageddon

Original release date: 1969 (Amos AAS 7008)

Armageddon Theme
Water Lilly
Another Part of Our Life
Come Tomorrow
Cold Cold Tracks
Cave of the Winds
The Lamp
Bilbo Baggins
Tales of Brave Ulysses
The Magic Song

Note: The credits say "Special thanks to Skip Battyn for assistance on bass."


Evergreen Blueshoes: Evergreen Blueshoes

Original release date: 1969

Life's Railway to Heaven
Walking down the Line
Line Out
Amsterdam in 1968
Everything's Fine Right Now
Johnny B. Goode
The Hedge Hog's Song
The Raven
Mrs. Cohen's Little Boy
Moon Over Mt. Olympus
Jewish Teahouse
The Everblue Express

Note: Skip Battin was a member of Evergreen Blueshoes. This album includes three songs written or co-written by Battin (credited as "Battyn"), Line Out, The Raven and The Everblue Express.


  

Gene Vincent: I'm Back and I'm Proud

Original release date: 1969

Rockin' Robin
In the Pines
Be-Bop-a-Lula '69
Rainbow at Midnight
Black Letter
White Lightning
Sexy Ways
Ruby Baby
Lotta Lovin'
Circle Never Broken
I Heard That Lonesome Whistle
Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair)

Note: Skip Battin (listed as Skip Battyn) "arranged and conducted" the album, and he is credited as a musician on the record. Image at right is a re-release.


Earth Island: We Must Survive

Original release date: 1969 (Philips)

Earth People's Park

Civilization, I Can't Hear A Word

Ride The Universe

Seasons Of Our Lives

This Island Earth

Doomsday Afternoon

Ashes Ashes All Fall Down

Greatest Adventures Of Our Lives

Peace And Understanding Toronto 1970

Mother Earth Is A Beautiful Lover

The Hungry Planet*

Save Our World We Must Survive*

Note: Skip Battin co-wrote tracks marked* with Kim Fowley. He is also rumoured to play bass.


Warren Zevon: Wanted Dead or Alive

Original release date: 1969

Wanted Dead or Alive #
Hitchhikin' Woman
She Quit Me
Calcutta #
Iko-Iko #
Traveling in the Lightning #
Tule's Blues
A Bullet for Ramona
Gorilla #
Fiery Emblems

Note: Skip Battyn is credited with playing bass where noted, #.


   

Byrds: (Untitled)

Original release date: October 1970
 CD reissue: April 11, 1989
 CD reissue: April 21, 1998 (Mobile Fidelity Sound Labs)
 CD reissue: February 2000 (Untitled/Unissued - expanded with second disc)

Lover of the Bayou
Positively 4th Street
Nashville West
So You Want to be a Rock 'n Roll Star
Mr. Tambourine Man
Mr. Spaceman
Eight Miles High
Chestnut Mare
Truck Stop Girl
All the Things
Yesterday's Train
Hungry Planet
Just a Season
Take a Whiff On Me
You All Look Alike
Well Come Back Home


CD Bonus Disc:

All the Things
Yesterday's Train
Lover of the Bayou
Kathleen's Song
White's Lightning Part 2
Willin'
You Ain't Goin' Nowhere
Old Blue
It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
Ballad of Easy Rider
My Back Pages
Take a Whiff on Me
Jesus is Just Alright
This Wheel's On Fire
Amazing Grace (hidden track, not listed)

Note: The image at top left is from the Columbia Records CD (which is identical to the 1970 album cover). The second scan is from the MobileFidelity Sound Labs reissue. Third is the promo CD release with bonus disc (Untitled/Unissued). 

Many other releases can be viewed on Byrds Flyght's Byrds Rare Vinyl pages.


Kim Fowley: The Day The Earth Stood Still

Original release date: 1970 (MNW)

CADILLAC

PRAY FOR RAIN

NIGHT OF THE HUNTER

THE FRAIL OCEAN* (Battin / Fowley)

VISION OF MOTORCYCLES

THE MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY

PRISONER OF WAR

I WAS A COMMUNIST FOR THE FBI 

BIRTH OF A NATION

LONG LIVE ROCK N' ROLL

THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL

IS AMERICA DEAD?


Note: Skip Battin co-wrote one track, marked *


Byrds: Byrdmaniax

Original release date: June 23, 1971

Pale Blue
I Trust
Tunnel of Love
I Wanna Grow Up to be a Politician
Absolute Happiness
Green Apple Quick Step
My Destiny
Kathleen's Song
Jamaica Say You Will

CD Bonus Tracks:

Just Like a Woman
Pale Blue (alternate version)
Think I'm Gonna Feel Better

Note: Image is he original album. Many other releases can be viewed on Byrds Flyghts Byrds Rare Vinyl pages.


  

Byrds: Farther Along

Original release date: Dec. 29, 1971

Tiffany Queen
Get Down Your Line
B.B. Class Road
Bugler
Antique Sandy
Precious Kate
So Fine
Lazy Waters
Bristol Steam Convention Blues


CD Bonus Tracks:

Lost My Drivin' Wheel
Born to Rock and Roll
Bag Full of Money

Note: Image is from the original album. Many other releases can be viewed on Byrds Flyghts Byrds Rare Vinyl pages.


   

Various Artists: Earl Scruggs: His Family and Friends

Original release date: 1972

Nine Pound Hammer (Gary Scruggs)
Lonesome Ruben (Earl Scruggs)
My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountains (Joan Baez)
Love is Just a Four-Letter Word (Joan Baez)
The Last Thing on My Mind (Doc Watson)
Streamlined Cannonball (Doc Watson)
Nashville Skyline Rag (Bob Dylan)
Foggy Mountain Breakdown (Earl Scruggs and Gil Trythal)
You Ain't Going Nowhere* (Byrds)
Nothin' To It* (Byrds)
Salty Dog Blues (Morris Brothers)
On Stop of Old Smokey (Morris Brothers)
Black Mountain Rag (Randy Scruggs)
Fogg Mountain Breakdown excerpt (Earl Scruggs)

Note: Skip Battin plays on both Byrds tracks marked *.  These versions were unavailable elsewhere until they appeared on Earl Scruggs CDs re-releases. Image at center is from the "2 on 1" CD. Image at right is the VHS video release. See Byrds discography for more recent DVD releases.


Skip Battin: Skip Battin

Original release date: 1972

Undercover Man
The Ballad of Dick Clark
Captain Video
Central Park
Four Legs are Better than Two
Valentino
Human Being Blues
The St. Louis Browns
Cobras
My Secret Life


Various Artists: Ciao Manhattan

Original Release Date: 1972 (VHS movie)

Citizen Kane - Skip Battin

Note: This Andy Warhol movie features songs by various artists; there never was a separate movie soundtrack release. According to various sources, Skip Battin performs a solo version of his song Citiezn Kane, that is not available anywhere else. The picture show the UK release on VHS. This movie is now also available on DVD (image at right).


Skip Battin: Ballad of Dick Clark / Ballad of Dick Clark

Original release date: 1973

Ballad of Dick Clark (stereo)
Ballad of Dick Clark (mono)


Skip Battin: Topanga Skyline

UNRELEASED 1973 album

Salty Dog Blues

Bolts Of Blue

Stoned Sober

Relax With Me (version 1)

Relax With Me (version 2)

Don't Go Down The Drain

Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms (version 1)

Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms (version 2)

Hully Gully

Foggy Mountain Top

Wintergreen

Salty Dog Blues (alternate take)

Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms (alternate take)

Foggy Mountain Top (alternate take)

Don't Go Down The Drain

Note: these tracks were recorded in 1973 and were meant to be released as Skip Battin's second solo LP. They remain unreleased. Playing on these tracks are Al Perkins, Roger Bush, Byron Berline, Alan Munde, Roland White, Chris Ethridge, Herb Pedersen, Bob Beeman and Mike Botts. This tape was sent by Skip to his son Brent in august 2002. Work was done on the tape in order to release it on CD, but Skip's death stopped the project. Brent and Scott Stevens are still working to find a way to release it.


Kim Fowley: International Heroes

Original Release Date: 1973 (Capitol Records)

Inernational Heroes

E.S.P. Reader*

King Of Love

Ugly Stories About Rock Stars And The War

I Hate You

Something New

Born Dancer*

So Good Wish You Would

World Wide Love

Dancing All Night

Note: This album contains two songs marked *, written by Skip Battin and Kim Fowley .


New Riders of the Purple Sage: Brujo

Original release date: 1974

Old Man Noll
Ashes of Love
You Angel You
Instant Armadillo Blues
Workingman's Woman
On the Amazon
Big Wheels
Singing Cowboy
Crooked Judge
Parson Brown
Neon Rose

Note: Skip Battin was a member of New Riders of the Purple Sage, circa 1974-1976.


Kim Fowley: Visions Of The Future

Original Release Date: 1974 (Capitol Records)

Hollywood Confidential

Shine Like Radio

Visions Of The Future

California Gypsy Man

I's Great To Be Alive

E.S.P. Reader*

World Wide Love

Forbiden Love

Something New

International Heroes

Save Your Love For A Rainy Day

Film Maker

Mom And Dad

Red China*

Note: This album contains two songs marked *, written by Skip Battin and Kim Fowley .


New Riders of the Purple Sage: Oh, What a Mighty Time

Original release date: October 1975

Mighty Time
You've Been Layin' My Old Lady
Strangers on a Train
Against the Wall, Redneck
Take a Letter, Maria
Little Old Lady
On Top of Old Smoky
Over & Over
La Bamba
Going Round the Horn
Farewell Angelina

Note: Skip Battin was a member of New Riders of the Purple Sage, circa 1974-1976.


Kim Fowley: Animal God Of The Streets

Original Release Date: 1975 (Capitol)

NIGHT OF THE HUNTER

LONG LIVE ROCK'N ROLL

WEREWOLF DYNAMITE

IS AMERICA DEAD ?

RUMBLE

CALIFORNIA SWAMP DANCE* (Skip Battin/Kim Fowley)

HOBO WINE

DANGEROUS VISIONS

AIN'T GOT NO TRANSPORTATION

Note: This album contains one song marked *, written by Skip Battin and Kim Fowley .


The Earl Scruggs Revue: Anniversary Special

Original release date: 1975

Banjo Man
The Swimming Song
Gospel Ship
Bleeker Street Rag
Royal Majesty
Rollin' in my Dreams
Song to Woody*
Third Rate Romance
Hey Porter
Passing Through

Note: Skip Battin performs with the New Riders of the Purple Sage on Song to Woody*. Interestingly, Roger McGuinn is also present on this album.


Flying Burrito Brothers: Airborne

Original release date: 1976

Waitin' For Love to Begin
Out of Control
Big Bayou
Toe Tappin' Music
Linda Lu
Walk on the Water
Northbound Bus
Jesus Broke the Wild Horse
SHe's a Sailor
Quiet Man
Border Town

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985.


New Riders of the Purple Sage: New Riders

Original release date: May 1976

Fifteen Days Under the Hood
Annie May
You Never Can Tell
Hard to Handle
Dead Flowers
Don't Put Her Down
Honky Tonkin' (I Guess I Done Me Some)
She's Looking Better Every Beer
Can't Get Over You
The Swimming Song

Note: Skip Battin was a member of New Riders of the Purple Sage, circa 1974-1976.


Roger McGuinn: Airplay Anthology

Original release: 1977

Mr. Tambourine Man
Turn! Turn! Turn!
Eight Miles High
So You Want to be a Rock 'n' Roll Star
Mr. Spaceman
You Ain't Goin' Nowhere
Chestnut Mare #
Lover of the Bayou #
Dreamland
American Girl

Note: This is a compilation sent only to radio stations. Skip Battin appears on two Byrds songs.


Various Artists: Banjoman soundtrack

Original release date: 1977

Lonesome Ruben (The Earl Scruggs Revue)
Battle of new Orleans (The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
You Ain´t Goin´ Nowhere (Joan Baez)
Freight Train Boogie (Doc & Merle Watson)
T for Texas (The Earl Scruggs Revue)
Roll Over Beethoven (The Byrds)
Me and Bobby McGee (Ramblin' Jack Elliot)
Mr. Tambourine Man (The Byrds)
Black Mountain Rag (Doc & Merle Watson)
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (Joan Baez)
Diggy Liggy Lo (The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
Blowin' in the Wind (Joan Baez)
Foggy Mountain Breakdown (The Earl Scruggs Revue)
Billy Fehr (Ramblin´ Jack Elliot)

Note: This album includes two live Byrds tracks otherwise unavailable.


Flying Burrito Brothers: Close Encounters from the West Coast

Original release date: 1978 (Recorded live, Kudan-Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan)

Big Bayou
White Line Fever
Dim Lights, Thick Smoke
There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight
Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms
Hot Burrito #2
Colorado
Rocky Top
Six Days on the Road
Truck Drivin' Man

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985.


 
Flying Burrito Brothers: Live from Tokyo

Original release date: 1979 (CD, 1991)

Big Bayou
White Line Fever
Dim Lights, Thick Smoke
There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight
Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms
Hot Burrito #2
Colorado
Rocky Top
Six Days on the Road
Truck Drivin' Man

Note: This is the same album as "Close Encounters" that had been released earlier in Japan. The original vinyl cover is at left, and the CD cover is at right. Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985.


     

Sneaky Pete Kleinow: Sneaky Pete Kleinow

Original release date: 1979 (Shiloh)

Cannonball rag
Love of the common people
Leaning on your love
Sleepy lagoon
California and you
Beat the heat
Oklahoma stomp
Trains in the station
Bad seed
Hanaiei

Note: The image at right is from the 1986 Rhino reissue.


Burrito Brothers: Hearts on the Line

Original release date: 1981

That's When You Know It's Over
She's a Friend of a Friend
Isn't That Just Like Love
She Belongs to Everyone But Me
Why Must the Ending Always Be So Sad
Family Tree
Damned If I'll Be Lonely Tonight
Does She Wish She Was Single Again
Too Much Honky Tonkin'
Oh, Lonesome Me

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985.


Skip Battin: Navigator

Original release date: 1981 (Italy only)

Skyscraper Sunset
Willow in the Wind
China Moon
Here Comes Love
Lonely Weekends
Captain Video
Zig Zag
North By Northwest
American East
Citizen Kane


Jim Ringer: Endangered Species

Original release date: 1981

Roseville Fair
Bugler
Wild Horses... Wild Women
Dusty Desert Wind
Still Got That Look
Family Tree
Brand New Jole Blon
Linda's Out There On Her Own
Bayou Blues
Whiskey and Cocaine

Note: The Burrito Brothers (John Breland, Gib Guilbeau, Skip Batten [sic] and Sneaky Pete [Kleinow]) are credited among "good friends and neighbors." The extent of Battin's participation is not known.


 

Ricky Gianco: Non Si Puo Smettere Di Fumare

Original release date: 1982

Non Si Puo Smettere Di Fumare
Eclissa A Milano
A Poker Con Bogart
Ubriaco
Romantice
Come Un Gatto*
Pagate Bandidos
Come Due Ragazzi
La Gente

Note:  Skip Battin plays bass on all tracks, and plays piano and cor on track marked *. This LP also features Byrds related artists such as Sneaky Pete Kleinow, Steve Duncan and Chris Darrow. At right is the 2005 CD re-release with a slightly different photograph.


Max Meazza: Personal Exile

Original release date: 1982 (Appaloosa Italy)


Suspected In Crime

Gamblin' City

Had Enough Of Hard Times

Blue Day

Mississippi Gambler

Fat Cajun Woman

Small Hand Big Heart

Key To Your Hearts

Cold As Ice

Actors In The Park

Note: Skip Battin is credited with background vocals


   

Various Artists: Stamping Ground

Original release date: 1983

Old Blue (live)

Note: This is the videotape release of the 1972 film Stamping Ground. The videotape (beta & VHS formats) includes a live version of Old Blue by the Byrds that is unavailable elsewhere. The film also includes performances by Santana, Pink Floyd, Dr. John, Al Stewart, Canned Heat, T. Rex, Jefferson Airplane, It's a Beautiful Day, Family, Country Joe, and Flock. This concert is also available on DVD.


Various Artists: Beat Club Vol. 14: American Rock

Original Release Date: 80s (LASER DISC)

Rock Me (Steppenwolf)

Mean Town Blues (Johnny Winter)

Let's Work Together (Canned Heat)

Jackson Kent Blues (Steve Miller Band)

With Queen Of New Orleans (Redbone)

Are You Ready? (Pacific Gas And Electric)

Chestnut Mare* (The Byrds)

Here Comes The Sun (Richie Havens)

Games People Play (Joe South)

Animal Crackers (Melanie)

Try A Little Tenderness (Three Dog Night)

Note: This Laser Disc contains one live song by The Byrds marked *, which was otherwise unavailable at the time this release came out


Skip Battin: Don't Go Crazy

Original release date: 1984 (Italy only)

Santa Ana Wind
Wintergreen
Don't Go Down the Drain
Do Not Disturb
Relax with Me
Non E Francesca
La Gatta
Speranza
Fango
Tonight


Skip Battin: European Album, Vol. 1

Original release date: fall 1984 (self-released cassette)

Santa Ana Wind
Wintergreen
Don't Go Down The Drain
Speranza
Questra Sera
China Moon
Zig Zag
North By Northwest
Skyscraper Sunset
Relax With Me

This cassette, personally sold by Skip via mail order, is a compilation of songs from his two Appaloosa albums, plus one otherwise unavailable song, Questra Sera.


 

Flying Burrito Brothers: Cabin Fever

Original release date: 1985 (CD, 1989)

Wheels
Hot Burrito #2
Hickory Wind
Do Right Woman
Uncle Pen
Louisiana Man
She Belongs to Me
Six Days on the Road
Mr. Spaceman
Bugler

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985. The original album is pictured at left, and the CD is at right.


Various Artists: Boys of Rock, Vol. 1

Original release date: unknown

Why (Frankie Avalon)
Til I Kissed You (Everly Bros)
Turn Me Loose (Fabian)
Breathless (Jerry Lee Lewis)
La Bamba (Ritchie Valens)
Tallahassee Lassie (Freddy Cannon)
Ballad Of A Teenage Queen (Johnny Cash)
Hey Little Girl (Dee Clark)
Baby Talk (Jan And Dean)
Rockin Robin (Bobby Day)
True True Happiness (Johnny Tillotson)
It Was I (Skip and Flip)


Various Artists: Heart Of Rock 'N' Roll 1958 - 1959

Original release date: unknown (Time-Life Series)

Don't (Elvis Presley )
A Lover's Question (Clyde McPhatter )
Poor Little Fool (Ricky Nelson )
Among My Souvenirs (Connie Francis )
Enchanted (The Platters )
Oh Julie (The Crescendos )
Venus (Frankie Avalon )
It Was I (Skip and Flip )
So Fine (The Fiestas )
Endless Sleep (Jody Reynolds )
Dance With Me (The Drifters )
Don't You Know (Della Reese )
Love Is All We Need (Tommy Edwards )
This I Swear (The Skyliners )
Devoted To You (The Everly Brothers )
Mr. Blue (The Fleetwoods )
You (The Aquatones )
This Should Go On Forever (Rod Bernard )
(Now and Then There's) A Fool Such As I (Elvis Presley )
Guess Who (Jesse Belvin)


Flying Burrito Brothers: Sneaky Pete Kleinow, Skip Battin, Ricky Mantoan: Live in Italy

Original release date: 1985

My Back Pages
Christine's Tune
Sneaky Attack
Sing Me Back Home
Cannonball Rag
Walk on the Water
You Ain't Going Nowhere
Spanish Harlem
Santa Ana Wind
Speedin' West
Knockin' on Heaven's Door
So You Want to be a Rock 'n' Roll Star


Flying Burrito Brothers: Live from Europe

Original release date: 1986

Streets of Baltimore
Cash on the Barrelhead
Mystery Train
Christine's Tune (Devil in Disguise)
Take a City Bride
Come a Little Closer
Blue Eyes
Citizen Kane
Don't Go Down the Drain
Help is On Its Way

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985.


Flying Burrito Brothers: Live 

Original release date: 1986 (Holland)

Streets of Baltimore
Cash on the Barrelhead
Help is On Its Way
Roll on Brother
Come a Little Closer
Star of the Show
Spittin' Image
Sin City
Christine's Tune (Devil in Disguise)
Foggy Mountain Breakdown
Sitting in a 747
Mystery Train

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985.


Flying Burrito Brothers: Live

Original release date: 1987

Streets of Baltimore
Cash on the Barrelhead
Help is On Its Way
Roll on Brother
Come a Little Closer
Star of the Show
Spittin' Image
Sin City
Christine's Tune (Devil in Disguise)
Foggy Mountain Breakdown
Sitting in a 747
Mystery Train

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985.


Various Artists: The Best of Shiloh and More, Vol. 1

Original release date: 1988

Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's Arms (Flying Burrito Brothers)
White Line Fever (Flying Burrito Brothers)
Norwegian Wood (Greg Harris)
New Banjo (Greg Harris)
Devil's Dream (Greg Harris)
Love of the Common People (Sneaky Pete Kleinow)
Cannonball Rag (Sneaky Pete Kleinow)
Trains in the Station (Sneaky Pete Kleinow)
Blue Eyes (International Submarine Band)
Luxury Liner (International Submarine Band)
Toe Tappin' Music (Gib Guilbeau)
Home of the Blues (Gib Guilbeau)
Lodi (Gib Guilbeau)
Wheels (Flying Burrito Bros.)
Christine's Tune (Flying Burrito Bros.)
Sin City (Flying Burrito Bros.)


Various Artists: Beat Club Special

Original release date: 1988 (8 inches Laser Disc) (LPR 004)

YOU KEEP ME HANGIN' ON - Vanilla Fudge

SO YOU WANT TO BE A ROCK N' ROLL STAR - The Byrds*

 IT DOESN'T MATTER - Manassas

SEE ME FEEL ME - The Who

WALKIN' N THE PARK - Colosseum

KINGS & QUEENS - Renaissance.

Note: live tracks from the Beat Club German TV programs


Flying Burrito Brothers: Hollywood Nights 1979-1982

Original release date: 1990

She Belongs to Everyone but Me
Somewhere Tonight
Baby, How'd We Ever Get This Way
Too Much Honky Tonkin'
Midnight Magic Woman #
My Abandoned Heart
She's a Friend of a Friend
Louisiana
Cheating Kind of Love #
Why Must the Ending Always Be So Sad
Thtat's When You Know It's Over
You #
I Swear I Don't Miss Her Anymore #
She's a Hell of a Deal
Another Shade of Grey
Damned If I'll Be Lonely Tonight
If Something Should Come Between Us
When You're Giving Yourself to a Stranger #
Run to the Night
Coast to Coast
Closer to You
True Love Never Runs Dry
Tell Me It Ain't So

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985. Songs indicated # are CD bonus tracks, which are actually from the Swampwater reunion sessions from 1979 and probably do NOT feature Skip.


Various Artists: Baseball Greatest Hits, Vol. 2

Original release date: 1990

It's a Beautiful Day for a Ballgame (Harry Simeone Songsters)
First Baseball Game (Nat King Cole Orchestra)
Robbie-Doby-Boogie (Brownie McGhee)
Let's Keep the Dodgers in Brooklyn (Phil Foster/Rey Ross)
Baseball, Baseball (Jane Morgan/George Barnes Quintet)
St. Louis Browns (Jane Morgan/George Barnes Quintet)
You've Got to Have Heart (Ross Adle)
Right Field (Peter, Paul & Mary)
Knock It out the Park (Sam & Dave/Dixie Flyers)
Play-By-Play (I Saw It on the Radio) (Terry Cashman)
Hammerin' Hank's Historic Homer (Milo Hamilton)
That Last Home Run (McKinley Mitchell)
Baseball Blues (Claire Hamill)
Will You Be Ready (At the Plate When... (Elmo & Patsy)
Philadelphia Fillies (Del Reeves)
Bingo Long Song (Steal on Home) (Thelma Houston)
Cubbies Are Rockin' (M.C. Gary/D.J. Barry/Aggression)
A Definition of Game for All America (Ernie Harwell)
Na Na Hey Hey ... (C. Norman Ensemble Of The First...)

Skip Battin appears on "St. Louis Browns" from his solo LP.


Byrds (box set)

Original release date: October 1990

Mr. Tambourine Man
I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better
Chimes of Freedom
She Has a Way
All I Really Want to do
Spanish Harlem Incident
The Bells of Rhmney
It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
She Don't Care About Time
Turn! Turn! Turn!
It Won't Be Wrong
Lay Down Your Weary Tune
He Was A Friend of Mine
The World Turns All Around Her
The Day Walk (Never Before)
The Times They Are A-Changin'
5D
I Know My Rider
Eight Miles High
Why?
Psychodrama
I See You
Hey Joe
Mr. Spaceman
John Riley
Roll Over Beethoven
So You Want to be a Rock 'n' Roll Star
Have You Seen Her Face
My Back Pages
Time Between
It Happens Each Day
Renaissance Fair
Everybody's Been Burned
The Girl with No Name
Triad
Lady Friend
Old John Robertson
Goin' Back
Draft Morning
Wasn't Born to Follow
Dolphin's Smile
Reputation
The Christian Life
I Am a Pilgrim
Pretty Boy Floyd
You Don't Miss Your Water
Hickory Wind
Nothing Was Delivered
One Hundred Years From Now
Pretty Polly
Lazy Days
This Wheel's On Fire
Nashville West
Old Blue
Drug Store Truck Drivin' Man
Bad Night at the Whiskey
Lay Lady Lay
Mae Jean Goes to Hollywood
Ballad of Easy Rider
Oil in My Lamp
Jesus is Just Alright
Way Beyond the Sun
Tulsa County
Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos)
Lover of the Bayou
Willin'
Black Mountain Rag
Positively 4th Street
Chestnut Mare
Just a Season
Kathleen's Song
Truck Stop Girl
Just Like a Woman
Stanley's Song
Glory, Glory
I Trust
I Wanna Grow Up to be a Politician
Green Apple Quick Step
Tiffany Queen
Bugler
Lazy Waters
Farther Along
White's Lightning
Turn! Turn! Turn!
Mr. Tambourine Man (with Bob Dylan)
He Was a Friend of Mine
Paths of Victory
From a Distance
Love that Never Dies


Various Artists: The Legacy Album (South Florida Musicians Unite for AIDS Relief)

Original release date: 1991 (cassette only)

I'm Positive (Sister Rose)
Sometime (The Outfit)
Where's A Solution (Jonathan Panks)
Name Of The Game (Ditto)
The Flame (The Byrds)
In My Mind (Chip Mills)
Don't Mind Feeling Good (Jeff Neiman)
Suddenly (Aries)
Are We Getting Closer (Forget The Name)
All In One Sentence (Murray Grant MacDougall)
Ricky, Randy, Robert (One Way)
Fear Of The Unknown (Poetic Injustice)
Don't Give Up Trying (Groove Thangs)
Teach Us To Love (The Legacy Musicians)

Note: This tape that was sold in Florida to raise money for AIDS relief contains one song credited to the Byrds, which was actually Michael Clarke's '90s version of the band (Mike Clarke, Skip Battin, Terry Rogers and Jerry Sorn). This recording is different from the one on the Rogers-Nienhaus CD. The first image  is from a photocopy of the tape cover. The second image is from a scan of the actual tape cover artwork.


Byrds: Up Close

Original release date: January 14-27, 1991 (2CD Media America Inc. radio discs)

Mr. Tambourine Man
I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better
Chimes of Freedom
All I Really Want to Do
Turn! Turn! Turn!
He Was a Friend of Mine (1990 version)
Eight Miles High
Mr. Spaceman
So You Want to be a Rock and Roll Star
Mr. Back Pages
Everybody's Been Burned
It Happens Each Day
Triad
Carry On (Crosby Stills & Nash)
YouAin't Going Nowhere
It Doesn't Matter (Manassas)
Drug Store Truck Drivin' Man
Ballad of Easy Rider
Chestnut Mare
I Wanna Grow Up to be a Politician
King of the Hill (Roger McGuinn solo)
The Trees Are All Gone (Roger McGuinn solo)
Love That Never Dies
From a Distance
Mr. Tambourine Man (Roy Orbison tribute)

Note: CDs sent to radio stations for broadcast circulate among collectors.


Various Artists: I Shall Be Unreleased

Original release date: 1991

Only a Hobo (Rod Stewart)
Love is Just a Four-Letter Word (Joan Baez)
If You Gotta Go, Go Now (Manfred Mann)
Walk Out in the Rain (Eric Clapton)
Seven Days (Ron Wood)
Wanted Man (Johnny Cash with Carl Perkins)
Farewell Angelina (New Riders of the Purple Sage) #
Walkin' Down the Line (Rick Nelson)
Wallflower (Doug Sahm)
(If I Had To Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It) All Over You (Raiders)
Dusty Old Fairgrounds (Blue Ash)
Ain't No Man Righteous, No Not One (Jah Malla)
Quit Your Lowdown Ways (The Hollies)
Golden Loom (Roger McGuinn)
John Brown (The Staple Singers)
Farewell (Dion)
Paths of Victory (Pete Seeger)
Blind Willie McTell (Dream Syndicate)

Note: Skip Battin participates on one recording, #.


Kim Fowley: Hotel Insomnia

Original Release Date: 1992 (Marylin Records)

Failure Rock

1983: Year Of The Bleeding Trees

Back On The Road To Nowhere

Citizen Kane*

Precious Kate*

Share The Night

My Foolish Heart

Angry Young Man

Where The Cactus Grows

Let's Rock And Roll Tonight

Teenage President Talking Blues

Angel Of Fire

I'm Crazy

He Is Very Pretty

Note: This album contaisn two songs marked *, written by Skip Battin and Kim Fowley (also recorded by The Byrds).


New Riders of the Purple Sage: Live on Stage

Original release date: 1992

Panama Red
Little Old Lady
Instant Armadillo Blues
Henry
Glendale Train
Nadine
Singing Cowboy
Take a Letter Maria
I Will Never Make You Blue
La Bamba

Note: Skip Battin was a member of New Riders of the Purple Sage, circa 1974-1976.


Flying Burrito Brothers: Sin City

Original release date: 1992

White Line Fever
Faded Love
Wheels
Do Right Woman
If You Got the Money
Take a City Bride
Waiting for Love
Why Baby Why
Hot Burrito #2
Sin City
Orange Blossom Special
Close Up the Honky Tonks
Beat the Heat
Will the Circle Be Unbroken

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985.


Flying Burrito Brothers: Coast To Coast

Original release date: 1992

She Belongs to Everyone but Me
Somewhere Tonight
Baby, How'd We Ever Get This Way
Too Much Honkey Tonkin'
Midnight Magic Woman #
My Abandoned Heart
She's a Friend of a Friend
Louisiane
Cheating Kind of Love #
Why Must the Ending Always Be So Sad
That's When You Know It's Over
I Swear I Don't Miss Her Anymore #
She's a Hell of a Deal
Another Shade of Grey
Damned If I'll Be Lonely Tonight
If Something Should Come Between Us
When You're Giving Yourself to a Stranger #
Run to the Night
Coast to Coast
Closer to You

True Love Never Runs Dry
Tell Me It Ain't So

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985. Songs indicated # are actually from the Swampwater reunion sessions from 1979 and probably do NOT feature Skip.

 

Flying Burrito Brothers: The Live Collection

Original release date: 1993 (Castle Communication)

Streets of Baltimore
Cash on the Barrelhead
Mystery Train
Christine's Tune (Devil in Disguise)
Take a City Bride
Come a Little Closer
Blue Eyes
Citizen Kane
Don't Go Down the Drain
Help is On Its Way

Big Bayou
White Line Fever
Dim Lights, Thick Smoke
There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight
Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms
Hot Burrito #2
Colorado
Rocky Top
Six Days on the Road
Truck Drivin' Man

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985. This CD compiles two other live CDs (Close Encounters and Live).


Flying Burrito Brothers: In Concert

Original release date: 1994

She Belongs to Everyone but Me
Somewhere Tonight
Baby, How'd We Ever Get This Way
Too Much Honkey Tonkin'
Midnight Magic Woman #
My Abandoned Heart
She's a Friend of a Friend
Louisiane
Cheating Kind of Love #
Why Must the Ending Always Be So Sad
That's When You Know It's Over
I Swear I Don't Miss Her Anymore #
She's a Hell of a Deal
Another Shade of Grey
Damned If I'll Be Lonely Tonight
If Something Should Come Between Us
When You're Giving Yourself to a Stranger #
Run to the Night
Coast to Coast
Closer to You
True Love Never Runs Dry
Tell Me It Ain't So

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985. Songs indicated # are actually from the Swampwater reunion sessions from 1979 and probably do NOT feature Skip.


Gene Parsons: The Kindling Collection

Original release date: May 23, 1994

Gunga Din
Nashville West
There Must Be Someone
Yesterdays Train #
Bristol Steam Convention Blues #
Get Down Your Line #
B.B. Class Road #
Monument
Long Way Back
Do Not Disturb
Willin'
On The Spot
Take A City Bride
Sonic Bummer
I Must Be A Tree
Drunkard's Dream
Banjo Dog
Back Again
Wind And Rain
Sweet Desert Childhood
Out Of Control #
Northbound Bus #

Note: An expanded version of Gene Parsons's 1973 solo album "Kindling." Skip Battin plays on the songs indicated, #.


Sneaky Pete Kleinow: The Legend & the Legacy

Original release date: 1994

Spanish Harlem
Flying Medley: My Back Pages, Peaceful Easy Feeling, Wheels
Louisiana
Silverbird
Turn, Turn, Turn
Hickory Wind
Love is Blue
Unchained Melody
Maria Elena
Beat the Heat
Sleepy Lagoon
Love of the Common People
Cannonball Rag
Oklahoma Rag

Note: The extent of Skip Battin's participation is not known.


Various Artists: Doin' Dylan

Original release date: 1995

Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 (The Black Crowes)
Simple Twist of Fate (Concrete Blonde)
Seven Days (Jimmy Barnes)
Absolutely Sweet Marie (Jason & the Scorchers)
Wanted Man (George Thorogood & the Destroyers)
A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall (Edie Brickell & the New Bohemians)
From a Buick 6 (Gary U.S. Bonds)
Tight Connection to My Heart (Has Anybody Seen My Love) (John Martyn)
It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry (Chris Wilson)
Let's Keep it Between Us (Bonnie Raitt)
Catfish (Joe Cocker)
Ballad of a Thin Man (The Sports)
Like a Rolling Stone (Ana Christensen)
Subterranean Homesick Blues (Dave Stewart & Barbara Gasikin)
This Wheel's on Fire (Siouxsie & the Banshees)
Farewell Angelina (New Riders of the Purple Sage)
Caribbean Wind (The Revelators)
Abandoned Love (The Every Brothers)
Boots of Spanish Leather (Nanci Griffith)
I'll Keep it With Mine (Rainy Day)
All Along the Watchtower (Indigo Girls)
I'll Remember You (Grayson Hugh)
Ring Them Bells (Gordon Lightfoot)
Forever Young (Marc Hunter)
Girl from the North Country (Rod Stewart)
Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues (Nina Simone)
With God on Our Side (Neville Brothers)
Need a Woman (Ry Cooder)
Golden Loom (Roger McGuinn)
Gotta Serve Somebody (David Allen Coe & Lacy J. Dalton)
I Shall Be Released (Shane Howard)
Blind Willie McTell (The Band)

Note: Skip Battin as a member of New Riders of the Purple Sage participates on one song.


Flying Burrito Brothers: Relix Records Best of The Flying Burrito Brothers

Original release date: 1995

Big Bayou
Wheels
Christine's Tune
White Line Fever
Mr. Spaceman
Faded Love
Hot Burrito #2
Citizen Kane
Truck Drivin' Man
Sin City
Rocky Top
Do Right Woman
Close Up the Honky Tonks

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985.


New Riders of the Purple Sage: Relix's Best of the Early NRPS

Original release date: 1995

Henry
Last Lonely Eagle
Cecilia
Dirty Business
Honky Tonk Women
Portland Woman
Panama Red
Glendale Train
Nadine (Is It You)
Siniging Cowboy
La Bamba


Note: Skip Battin was a member of the New Riders circa 1974-1976


Various Artists: Relix's Best of Truck Driving Songs

Original release date: unknown

Six Days On The Road (The Flying Burrito Bros.)
Two Triple Cheese, Side Order Of Fries (Commander Cody)
Beat It On Down The Line (Stackabones)
Diesel On My Tail (Nrps)
Truckin' (Dead Ringers)
Truck Drivin' Man (Flying Burrito Bros.)
Midnight Shift (Commander Cody)
The Wheel (Toni Brown)
White Line Fever (Flying Burrito Bros.)
Hot Rod Lincoln (Commander Cody)
Turn On Your Lovelight (Stackabones)
Hot Burrito #2 (Flying Burrito Bros.)
This Land Is Your Land (Stackabones)

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985.


  

Rogers/Nienhaus Band with Skip Battin: Empty Room

Original release date: 1996

This Disguise
I'm the One
That's Not What I Had in Mind
Tricou House
Empty Room
The Flame
On the Water
Arevederci Rome
Citizen Kane
Amsterdam

Note: Image at right is the 2001 reissue.


Flying Burrito Brothers: Too Much Honky Tonkin' 1979-1982

Original release date: 1996 (2 CD)

She Belongs to Everyone but Me
She's a Friend of a Friend
If Something Should Come Between Us
Closer to You
Somewhere Tonight
Baby, How'd We Ever Get This Way
Too Much Honkey Tonkin'
Midnight Magic Woman #
My Abandoned Heart
Louisiana
Cheating Kind of Love #
Why Must the Ending Always Be So Sad
That's When You Know It's Over
You #
I Swear I Don't Miss Her Anymore #
She's a Hell of a Deal
Damned If I'll Be Lonely Tonight
When You're Giving Yourself to a Stranger #
Run to the Night
Coast to Coast
True Love Never Runs Dry
Another Shade of Grey
Tell Me It Ain't So

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985. Songs indicated # are actually from the Swampwater reunion sessions from 1979 and probably do NOT feature Skip.


Flying Burrito Brothers: Live from Amsterdam 1985

Original release date: 1997

Streets of Baltimore
Cash on the Barrelhead
Help is On Its Way
Star of the Show
Christine's Tune (Devil in Disguise)
Take a City Bride
Burrito Jam
Come a Little Closer
Wheels
Blue Eyes
Citizen Kane
Don't Go Down the Drain
Mystery Train
You Ain't Going Nowhere
Uncle Pen

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985.


Kim Fowley: Outlaw Superman

Original release date: 1998

Memories of a High School Bride (The Players)
The Rebel (The Players)
Little Bitty Girl (The Memories)
Bodacios (The U.S. Rockets)
Inferno (Johnny C. & The Blazes)
Ebony (Johnny C. & The Blazes)
Big Fat Alaskan (Johnny C. & The Outcasts)
Bounty Hunter (Johnny C. & The Outcasts)
The Rise of the Brighton Surf (Bo & Peep)
Goin' Away Baby (Grains of Sand)
Golden Apples of the Sun (Grains of Sand)
John Works Hard (The Laughing Wind)
Secret Police (The Belfast Gypsies)
I'll Do Better Next Time (Joey Covington)
Silver Shadows (Evergreen Blueshoes) #
Man Without a Country (King Lizard)
Hound Dog Savage (Kim Fowley)
25 Hours a Day (Jimmy Jukebox)
Motor Boat (Jimmy Jukebox)
Hollywood Nights (Lance Romance)
(What) If Boys Got Pregnant (The Orchids)
The Worst Record in the World (Aletha & the Memories)

Note: Skip Battin participates on at least one song, #, as a member of Evergreen Blueshoes.


Flying Burrito Brothers: The Masters

Original release date: 1998

She Belongs to Everyone but Me
Somewhere Tonight
Baby, How'd We Ever Get This Way
Too Much Honkey Tonkin'
Midnight Magic Woman #
My Abandoned Heart
She's a Friend of a Friend
Louisiana
Cheating Kind of Love #
Why Must the Ending Always Be So Sad
That's When You Know It's Over
You #
I Swear I Don't Miss Her Anymore #
She's a Hell of a Deal
Another Shade of Grey
Damned If I'll Be Lonely Tonight
If Something Should Come Between Us
When You're Giving Yourself to a Stranger #
Run to the Night
Coast to Coast
Closer to You
True Love Never Runs Dry
Tell Me It Ain't So

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985. Songs indicated # are actually from the Swampwater reunion sessions from 1979 and probably do NOT feature Skip.


Flying Burrito Brothers: Flying Burrito Brothers

Original release date: 1998 (TKO)

Eye Of A Hurricane

I Sent Your Saddle Home

Jukebox Saturday Night

Arizona Moon

Rosetta Knows

Wild Wild West

Midnight Magic Woman

She's a Friend of a Friend

Too Much Honky Tonkin'

Why Must the Ending Always Be So Sad

Closer to You

Somewhere Tonight

She's a Hell of a Deal

True Love Never Runs Dry

White Line Fever

Wild Horses

When It All Comes Down To Love

Dim Lights Thick Smoke

You Ain't Going Nowhere

Bayou Blues

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985. He plays on some songs on this compilation CD.

 

Skip & Flip: It Was I (The Very Best of Skip & Flip)

Original release date: 1998

It Was I (stereo)
Doubt (version 1)
Hully Gully Cha Cha Cha
Teenage Honeymoon
Lunch Hour
Cherry Pie (stereo)
It Could Be (stereo)
The Green Door
One Hundred Baby
Betty Jean
Doubt (version 2)
I'll Quit Crying Over You (stereo)
Willow Tree
Bury the Hatchet
Fancy Nancy (stereo)

Note: Skip & Flip was Skip Battin and Gary Paxton. Some versions of songs are remixed or are alternate takes compared to the original 45s.


Various Artists: Byrd Parts

Original release date: September 15, 1998 (Australia only)

Willie Gene - David Crosby
Come Back Baby - David Crosby
The Only Girl I Adore - Jet Set
When the Ship Comes In - Hillmen
It Won't Be Wrong - Beefeaters
Splendour in the Grass - Jackie DeShannon
Back Street Mirror - David Hemmings
Anathea - David Hemmings
You Don't Miss Your Water - Fred Neil & Gram Parsons
Sum Up Broke - International Submarine Band
One Day Week - International Submarine Band
Why Not Your Baby - Dillard & Clark Expedition
Lyin' Down the Middle - Dillard & Clark Expedition
Don't Be Cruel - Dillard & Clark Expedition
Runaway Country - Doug Dillard Expedition
Just a Season - Terry Melcher
Captain Video - Skip Battin #
Why You Been Gone So Long? - Clarence White
Ode to Billie Joe - Nashville West
Melodies From a Bird in Flight - Gene Parsons
Hot Burrito #1 - Gene Parsons
Don't You Write Her Off - McGuinn Clark & Hillman
Won't Let You Down - McGuinn Clark & Hillman
Turn Your Radio On - McGuinn & Hillman

# This compilation album features one Skip Battin song (#).


New Riders of The Purple Sage: Wasted Tasters 1971-75

Original release date: unknown (Australia RVCD36)

Henry
Glendale Train
Louisana Lady
I Don't Know You
Last Lonely Eagle
I Don't Need Know Doctor
Contract
Rainbow
Sweet Lovin' One
Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (And Loud Music)
She's No Angel
Gypsy Cowboy
Sutter's Mill
Sailin' Panama Red
Lonesome L.A. Cowboy
Kick In The Head
Teardrops In My Eyes
Hello Mary Lou
Dead Flowers
You Angel You
Singing Cowboy
I Heard You Been Layin' My Old Lady
Farewell Angelina

Note: Skip Battin was a member of New Riders of the Purple Sage, circa 1974-1976.


Various Artists: Cosmic Connections

Original release date: unknown (radio show: "Nightbird and Co.: Cosmic Connections with Alison Steele presented by the U.S. Army Reserve, 2LP)

Note: This 2LP radio show includes one side each on New Riders Of The Purple Sage, The Movies, Flo and Eddie and David Sanborn, which music and interviews from each. Track list is unknown at present.


Various Artists: Relix Records Sampler

Original release date: unknown (Relix CD 2015)
Dangerous Relations (Matt Kelly)
Mess Around (Kingfish)
Been So Long (Hot Tuna)
Gypsy Parlor Light (Robert Hunter)
Rumor At The Honky Tonk (Kingfish)
Aim At The Heart (Robert Hunter)
You Write The Book (Max Creek)
Watchin The River Flow (The Heart Of Gold Band)
Strangers On A Train (Lefte Banke)
Come A Little Closer (Flying Burrito Brothers)
Good Morning Little School Girl (Savoy Brown)
Dirty Business (New Riders Of The Purple Sage)

Note: Includes material by both the latter day Flying Burritos (with Skip) and New Riders of the Purple Sage (which also includes Skip).


Various Artists: Rock 'n' Roll Era

Original release date: unknown (Time-Life 2RNR-24)

Shout (Parts 1 and 2) (The Isley Brothers)
I'm Ready (Fats Domino)
Think It Over (The Crickets)
Oh Julie (The Crescendos)
Hey, Little Girl (Dee Clark)
Lavender Blue (Sammy Turner)
The Girl Can't Help It (Little Richard)
Sweet Little Rock and Roller (Chuck Berry)
You Were Mine (The Fireflies)
Teen Beat (Sandy Nelson)
Tragedy (Thomas Wayne with the DeLons)
Dizzy, Miss Lizzy (Larry Williams)
Bad Boy (The Jive Bombers)
When (The Kalin Twins)
Hang Up My Rock and Roll Shoes (Chuck Willis)
Susie Darlin' (Robin Luke)
Only You (The Platters)
At My Front Door (Crazy Little Mama Song) (The El Dorados)
Linda Lu (Ray Sharpe)
Tear Drops (Lee Andrews and the Hearts)
Guitar Boogie Shuffle (The Virtues)
It Was I (Skip and Flip)

Note: Skip & Flip was Skip Battin and Gary Paxton.


Various Artists: Relix Sampler #2

Original release date: unknown

Help Is On The Way
Good Morning Little School Girl
Last Lonely Eagle
Dirty Business
Beat Me, Daddy, Eight To The Bar
Bone Alley
Golden Road
Green Acid At Woodstock
It's Only Love
Goin' Down Slow
My Pledge Of Love
Rumor At The Honky Tonk
Fortune Teller
Breakfast At Lucille's


Note: Includes material by both the latter day Flying Burritos (with Skip) and New Riders of the Purple Sage (which also includes Skip). 


Flying Burrito Brothers: Encounters from the West

Original release date: unknown (Recorded live, Kudan-Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan)

Dim Lights, Thick Smoke
White Line Fever
Hot Burrito #2
Colorado
Six Days on the Road
Truck Drivin' Man

Note: Skip Battin was a member of the Flying Burrito Brothers, off and on, circa 1976-1985. This CD is a partial reissue of the "Close Encounters from the West Coast" (note the slight difference in title).


Pacific Steel Co.

Original release date: unknown

Fat'n Sassy
Spittin' Image
Atrium
Selah
Sheffield Steel
Salty Psaltery
Jay Dee's Boogie
Arrowhead
Tonight is Forever
Rio

Note: Skip Battin participates (as does Gene Parsons) on Sneaky Pete's two songs, Spittin' Image and Tonight is Forever.


Flying Burrito Brothers: The Bicentennial Burritos

Original release date: 1999 (recorded 1976)

Orange Blossom Special
Toe Tappin' Music
Old Tmie Rock and Roll
Sin City
Close Up the Honky Tonks
Do Right Woman
Bon Soir Blues
Diggy Liggy Li
Dim Lights, Thick Smoke
Easy to Get On
Christine's Tune


Flying Burrito Brothers: Too Much Honky Tonkin'

Original release date: 1999

Run to the Night
She Belongs to Everyone But Me
She's a Friend of a Friend
She's a Hell of a Deal
Somewhere Tonight
Tell Me It Ain't So
That's When You Know It's Over
Too Much Honky Tonkin'
True Love Never Runs Dry
When You're Giving Yourself to a Stranger
Why Must the Ending Always Be So Sad
You

Note: Compiled from the Hollywood Nights, In Concert, Too Much Honky Tonkin' And The Masters double CDs.


Flying Burrito Brothers: Louisiana

Original release date: 1999

Another Shade of Grey
Baby, How'd We Ever Get This Way
Cheating Kind of Love #
Closer to You
Coast to Coast
Damned If I'll Be Lonely Tonight
I Swear I Don't Miss Her Anymore #
If Something Should Come Between Us
Louisiana
Midnight Magic Woman #
My Abandoned Heart

Note: Compiled from the Hollywood Nights, In Concert, Too Much Honky Tonkin' And The Masters double CDs. Songs indicated # are actually from the Swampwater reunion sessions from 1979 and probably do NOT feature Skip.


Brian Cutean (Brian QTN): Parakeetfishhead

Original release date: 1999 (self released)

In The Valley

Little Raccoon

A Small World

Good Brother

Callling You

#9-0 Decadedance*

Box Of Maple Avenue

Turning Into Salt

Izara

Pilgrim

Lightbulbs

The Kings Of Time

Note: Skip Battin plays bass on *


Connie Cohen: Heading Out

Original release date: 1999 (self released)

Dancing Away

You Could Be The One*

Ready To Fly

Roots Of Passion

If Everything Was Different

Raise Each Other Up

Queen of Diamonds

Grandpa's Stories

Step Aside

Not Too Late

Grand Forks, ND

Note: Skip Battin plays bass on track marked *. This is the last known  Skip Battin session work


Byrds: Sanctuary III

Original release date: 2000 (Sundazed Records)(180 g vinyl)

Ballad Of Easy Rider (alternate mix)

Oil In My Lamp (alternate version)

Mae Jean Goes To Hollywood

Fido (alternate mix) *

Lover Of The Bayou (studio version)

White's Lightning pt 1

All The Things (alternate version)

Kathleen's Song (alternate version take 3)

Way Behind The Sun 

Build It Up (instrumental)

It's All Over Now Baby Blue (alternate mix) *

White's Lightning pt 2

Note: a collection of rare versions and alternate takes. Tracks marked * were previously unreleased.


Burrito Brothers: Best Of Burrito Brothers

Original release date: 2001 (Curb)

She Belogns To Everyone But Me
Does She Wish She Was Single Again
If Something Should Come Between Us
I'm Drinking Canada Dry
Closer To You
Blue And Broken Hearted Me
Almost Saturday Night
Our Roots Are Country Music
She's A Friend Of A Friend
Oh Lonesome Me

Note: Compiled from other Flying Burrito Brothers and Burrito Brothers CDs. Skip Battin appears on some tracks.


Family Tree featuring ex-Byrds Skip Battin and John York 

Original release date: 2001 (Folkest Dischi Italy)

My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You

Dandelion

Smack Dab In The Middle

She Belongs To Me

Blowin' In The Wind

Catch The Wind

Why You Been Gone So Long

Christine

It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A train To Cry

Witchi Tai To

Note: These tracks were recorded in Italy in 1988 during a Battin/York tour


Thomas & Richard Frost: Visualize 

Original release date: 2002 (Rev-Ola UK)

Prelude / She's Got Love

Where Did Yesterday Go?

December Rain, April Laughter

Woodstock

Gotta Find A New Place To Stay

With Me My Love

Where Are We?

Come Clap Your Hands

The City

The Word Is Love

On Our Way Home

If I Can't Be Your Lover

Hello Stranger

Fairy Tale Affair

Open Up Your Heart

Everyday Judy

Note: Skip Battin plays base on several of these tracks, recorded in 1969 and 1970


The Byrds: 12 Dimensions - The Columbia Recordings 1965-1972

Original release: 2002 (5 CD Box Set)

Byrdmaniax:

Glory, Glory
Pale Blue
I Trust
Tunnel of Love
I Wanna Grow Up to be a Politician
Absolute Happiness
Green Apple Quick Step
My Destiny
Kathleen's Song
Jamaica Say You Will
Just Like a Woman
Pale Blue (alternate version)
Think I'm Gonna Feel Better

Live At The Fillmore 1969

Nashville West
You're Still On My Mind
Pretty Boy Floyd
Drug Store Truck Drivin' Man
Medley: Turn! Turn! Turn!/Mr. Tambourine Man/Eight Miles High
Close Up The Honky Tonks
Buckaroo
The Christian Life
Time Between
King Apathy III
Bad Night At The Whiskey
The Wheel's On Fire
Sing Me Back Home
So You Want To Be Rock 'N' Roll Star
He Was A Good Friend Of Mine
Chimes Of Freedom

Untitled/Unissued:

Lover of the Bayou
Positively 4th Street
Nashville West

So You Want to be a Rock 'n Roll Star
Mr. Tambourine Man
Mr. Spaceman
Eight Miles High
Chestnut Mare
Truck Stop Girl
All the Things
Yesterday's Train
Hungry Planet
Just a Season
Take a Whiff On Me
You All Look Alike
Well Come Back Home
All the Things
Yesterday's Train
Lover of the Bayou
Kathleen's Song
White's Lightning Part 2
Willin'
You Ain't Goin' Nowhere
Old Blue
It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
Ballad of Easy Rider
My Back Pages

Take a Whiff on Me
Jesus is Just Alright
This Wheel's On Fire
Amazing Grace (hidden track, not listed)

Farther Along:

Tiffany Queen
Get Down Your Line
B.B. Class Road
Bugler
Antique Sandy
Precious Kate
So Fine
Lazy Waters
Bristol Steam Convention Blues
Lost My Drivin' Wheel
Born to Rock and Roll
Bag Full of Money

Note: This box set contains the following remastered CDs: Byrdmaniax, Live At The Fillmore 1969, Unititled/Unissued and Farther along; plus 4 rare photos of the band, Pete Frame's 'Family Tree Of The Byrds & the 5½" x 5½" x 6" box has room for eight more previously released remastered discs.

See hereunder for another release with the same title, containing all 13 Byrds Columbia/Sony CDs.


The Byrds: 12 Dimensions - The Columbia Recordings 1965-1972

Original release: 2002 (13 CD Box Set)

Mr Tambourine Man:

Mr. Tambourine Man
I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better
Spanish Harlem Incident
You Won't Have To Cry
Here Without You
The Bells Of Rhymney
All I Really Want To Do
I Knew I'd Want You
It's No Use
Don't Doubt Yourself, Babe
Chimes Of Freedom
We'll Meet Again
She Has A Way 
I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better (alternate version)
It's No Use (alternate version)
You Won't Have To Cry (alternate version)
All I Really Want To Do (single version)
You And Me (instrumental)

Turn Turn Turn:

Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season)
It Won't Be Wrong
Set You Free This Time
Lay Down Your Weary Tune
He Was A Friend Of Mine
The World Turns All Around Her
Satisfied Mind
If You're Gone
The Times They Are A-Changin'
Wait And See
Oh! Susannah
The Day Walk (Never Before)
She Don't Care About Time (single version)
The Times They Are A-Changin (first version)
It's All Over Now, Baby Blue (version 1)
She Don't Care About Time (version 1)
The World Turns All Around Her (alternate mix)
Stranger In A Strange Land (instrumental)

Fifth Dimension:

5D (Fifth Dimension)
Wild Mountain Thyme
Mr. Spaceman
I See You
What's Happening?!?!
I Come And Stand At Every Door
Eight Miles High
Hey Joe (Where You Gonna Go)
Captain Soul
John Riley
2-4-2 Fox Trot (The Lear Jet Song)
Why (single version)
I Know My Rider (I Know You Rider)
Psychodrama City
Eight Miles High (alternate/RCA Studios version)
Why (alternate/RCA Studios version)
John Riley (instrumental version 1)

Younger Than Yesterday:

So You Want To Be A Rock N' Roll Star
Have You Seen Her Face
C.T.A. - 102
Renaissance Fair
Time Between
Everybody's Been Burned
Thoughts And Words
Mind Gardens
My Back Pages
The Girl With No Name
Why
It Happens Each Day
Don't Make Waves
My Back Pages (alternate version)
Mind Gardens (alternate version)
Lady Friend
Old John Robertson (single version)

The Notorious Byrd Brothers:

Artificial Energy
Goin' Back
Natural Harmony
Draft Morning
Wasn't Born To Follow
Get To You
Change Is Now
Old John Robertson
Tribal Gathering
Dolphin's Smile
Space Odyssey
Moog Raga (instrumental)
Bound To Fall (instrumental)
Triad
Goin' Back (version one)
Draft Morning (alternate end)
Universal Mind Decoder (instrumental)

Sweetheart Of The Rodeo:

You Ain't Going Nowhere
I Am A Pilgrim
The Christian Life
You Don't Miss Your Water
You're Still On My Mind
Pretty Boy Floyd
Hickory Wind
One Hundred Years From Now
Blue Canadian Rockies
Life In Prison
Nothing Was Delivered
You Got A Reputation
Lazy Days
Pretty Polly
The Christian Life (rehearsal - take #11)
Life In Prison (rehearsal - take #11)
You're Still On My Mind (rehearsal - take #43)
One Hundred Years From Now (rehearsal - take #2)
All I Have Is Memories (instrumental)

Dr Byrds & Mr Hyde:

This Wheel's On Fire
Old Blue
Your Gentle Way Of Loving Me
Child Of The Universe
Nashville West
Drug Store Truck Drivin' Man
King Apathy III
Candy
Bad Night At The Whiskey
Medley: My Back Pages/B.J. Blues/Baby What You Want Me To Do
Stanley's Song
Lay Lady Lay (alternate version)
This Wheel's On Fire (version one)
Medley: My Back Pages/B.J. Blues/Baby What You Want Me To Do (alternate version - take #1)
Nashville West (alternate version)

Byrdmaniax:

Glory, Glory
Pale Blue
I Trust
Tunnel of Love
I Wanna Grow Up to be a Politician
Absolute Happiness
Green Apple Quick Step
My Destiny
Kathleen's Song
Jamaica Say You Will
Just Like a Woman
Pale Blue (alternate version)
Think I'm Gonna Feel Better

Live At The Fillmore 1969

Nashville West
You're Still On My Mind
Pretty Boy Floyd
Drug Store Truck Drivin' Man
Medley: Turn! Turn! Turn!/Mr. Tambourine Man/Eight Miles High
Close Up The Honky Tonks
Buckaroo
The Christian Life
Time Between
King Apathy III
Bad Night At The Whiskey
The Wheel's On Fire
Sing Me Back Home
So You Want To Be Rock 'N' Roll Star
He Was A Good Friend Of Mine
Chimes Of Freedom

Untitled/Unissued:

Lover of the Bayou
Positively 4th Street
Nashville West

So You Want to be a Rock 'n Roll Star
Mr. Tambourine Man
Mr. Spaceman
Eight Miles High
Chestnut Mare
Truck Stop Girl
All the Things
Yesterday's Train
Hungry Planet
Just a Season
Take a Whiff On Me
You All Look Alike
Well Come Back Home
All the Things
Yesterday's Train
Lover of the Bayou
Kathleen's Song
White's Lightning Part 2
Willin'
You Ain't Goin' Nowhere
Old Blue
It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
Ballad of Easy Rider
My Back Pages

Take a Whiff on Me
Jesus is Just Alright
This Wheel's On Fire
Amazing Grace (hidden track, not listed)

Farther Along:

Tiffany Queen
Get Down Your Line
B.B. Class Road
Bugler
Antique Sandy
Precious Kate
So Fine
Lazy Waters
Bristol Steam Convention Blues
Lost My Drivin' Wheel
Born to Rock and Roll
Bag Full of Money

Note: This box set contains all 13 Byrds Columbia/Sony CDs, plus 4 rare photos of the band and, Pete Frame's 'Family Tree Of The Byrds.


Gene Vincent: White Lightning

Original CD release date: 2003 (Hux Records)
Rockin' Robin
In the Pines
Be-Bop-a-Lula '69
Rainbow at Midnight
Black Letter
White Lightning
Sexy Ways
Ruby Baby
Lotta Lovin'
Circle Never Broken
I Heard That Lonesome Whistle
Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair)

+ unknown tracks by Gene Vincent

Note: Skip Battin (listed as Skip Battyn) "arranged and conducted" the album, and he is credited as a musician on the record. This is a re-release of the "I'm Back And I'm Proud" LP from 1969 with a 1971 BBC session added. Skip Battin is not on the BBC tracks. This might be a bootleg.


Various Artists: Byrd Parts 2

Original release date: 2003 (Raven Records RVCD-168 - Australia only)

You Movin' - The Jet Set

Brisbane Ladies - Hoyt Axton with Jim McGuinn

Baiion - Lex Baxter's Balladeers with David Crosby

Jack Of Diamonds - David Crosby

Get Together - David Crosby

Brotherhood Of The Blues - David Crosby

Beach Ball - The City Surfers with Jim McGuinn

Sun Tan Baby - The City Surfers

Turn Turn Turn - Judy Collins with Jim McGuinn

Why Can't I Have Her Back - Gene Clark

If I Hang Around - Gene Clark

Till Today - The Rose garden

Long Time - The Rose Garden

November Nights - Peter Fonda

Apple Tree - Johnny Rivers

Tuff & Stringy - Clarence White

I'm On My Way Home Again - The Everly Brothers with Clarence White and Gene Parsons

Mae Jean Goes To Hollywood - Johnny Darrell with Clarence White

Willin' - Johnny Darrell with Clarence White

You Ain't Going Nowhere* - Earl Scruggs with The Byrds

Nothin' To It* - Earl Scruggs with The Byrds

Rock Of Ages - Delaney and Bonnie

Tried So Hard - The Flying Burrito Brothers

Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Roger McGuinn and Gene Clark

Shoot 'Em - Thunderbyrd (soundtrack version)

Making Movies - Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman

Jokers Are Wild - The Textones with Gene Clark

Lover's Turnaround - Gene Clark and Carla Olson

Note:  Skip Battin appears on tracks marked * 


Byrds: Special Edition E.P. (DVD)

Original release date: 2003 (Classic Pictures)

Black Mountain Rag

So You Want To Be A Rock And Roll Star

Chestnut Mare

Eight Miles High

Note: this video contains clips from the Byrds appearances on German TV in 1971 and 1972. They were previously not officially available in audio or video. This video also contains clips by Procol Harum, Leon Russell, Steve Marriott, New Grass Revival, Alexis Korner and Jack Bruce


Rick Nelson: Rick's Rarities 1964-1974

Original release date: 2004 (Ace)

I've Been Lookin'
I Need You *
Stop The World (And Let Me Off)
Your Kind Of Lovin'
Freedom And Liberty
Fire Breathin' Dragon
Peddler Man **
Blue Moon Of Kentucky
Outside Lookin' In **
Helpless
Helpless **
Take A Broken Heart
It Doesn't Matter Anymore
They Don't Give Medals (To Yesterday's Heroes)
Try To See It My Way
Freedom And Liberty
I'm Called Lonely
Moonshine
The Lady Came From Baltimore
I Think It's Going To Rain Today
Promises
My Bucket's Got A Hole In It
California Free

Note: this compilation by Rick Nelson contains one previously unreleased song (marked *) featuring Skip Battin on bass, from the sessions of Rick's 'Love And Kisses' album in 1965. Three songs marked ** are previoulsy unreleased recordings featuring Clarence White.


The New Riders Of The Purple Sage: Armadillo World HQ Austin, TX, 6/13/1975

Original release date: january 2005 (Kufala)

I Don't Know You (Dawson)

Panama Red (Rowan)

Lonesome L.A. Cowboy (Rowan)

Austin, Texas (Battin)

Instant Armadillo Blues (Dawson)

Teardrops In My Eyes (Allen / Sutton)

Dirty Business (Dawson)

Henry (Dawson)

Sutter's Mill (Dawson)

Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (Maphis / Fiddler / Lee)

Louisiana Lady (Dawson)

Strangers On A Train (Battin / Fowley)

Portland Woman (Dawson)

I'm Bringing Home Good News (Haggard)

You Angel You (Dylan)

She's No Angel (Ballman / Arnold)

My Dog Peaches (Dawson)

On The Amazon (Battin / Fowley)

Before The Next Teardrop Falls (Peters / Keith)

Over And Over (Dawson)

Whiskey (Dawson)

Crooked Judge (Nelson / Hunter)

I Will Never Make You Blue (Wakefield)

New Orleans (Guida / Royster)

La Bamba (Valens)

Glendale Train (Dawson)

Dead Flowers (Jagger / Richards)

Nadine (Berry)

Note: Skip Battin plays and sings on this live recording


The Earl Scruggs Revue: Anniversary Special Vol 1 / Vol 2

Original release date: 2005 (Gott Discs)

Anniversary Special - Volume One:

Banjo Man

The Swimming Song

 Gospel Ship

Bleeker Street Rag

Royal Majesty

Rollin' In My Dreams

Song To Woody*

Third Rate Romance

Hey Porter

Passing Through

Volume Two:

Rita Ballou

Harbour For My Soul

I've Got A Thing About You Baby

Instrumental In D Major

Every Man Has Got His Own Price

Harley

Broad River

Fairytale

I Still Miss Someone

Someday My Ship Will Sail

Note: this CD compiles both albums previously released on vinyl. Skip Battin appears on * as a member of The New Riders Of The Purple Sage


Gary Paxton: The Gary Paxton Story - Hollywood Maverick

Original release date: february 2006 (Ace Discs)

Betty Jean - THE PLEDGES (aka SKIP & FLIP)*

What Kind Of Girl You’ve Been - GARY PAXTON

It Was I - SKIP & FLIP*

Fancy Nancy - SKIP & FLIP*

Bury The Hatchet - CHUCK & THE CHUCKLES*

Need Your Love - DOUG & FREDDY

Alley-Oop - THE HOLLYWOOD ARGYLES*

Don’t Leave Me Baby - JOE LOVER & THE GAYLADS

Hot Toddy - THE ROD MARSHALL COMBO

Tick Tock - THE INNOCENTS

Midnite Ride - PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS

The Clock - THE HI-TENSIONS

The Turtle & The Hare - PF FLYERS

Sugar Babe - THE MAVERICKS

Never Again - THE PARADONS

You Know You Lied - DOROTHY BERRY & THE SWANS

The International Twist - THE CORDIALS

Darling, I Swear That It’s True - RITCHIE MARSH

Monster Mash - BOBBY “BORIS” PICKETT & THE CRYPT-KICKERS

Razor Blades - SONNY DAY

Honest John - JOHNNY MacRAE

Tryin’ To Be Someone - DAVID & LEE

Your Money Makes You Pretty - GARY PAXTON

I’ve Got Love - DON WYATT

Spookie Movies - GARY PAXTON

Elephant Game Part 1 - RENFRO & JACKSON

We’re Gonna Dance - WEE WILLIE

Shake A Shake - RON HOLDEN

Agent 007 Dance - BUDDY WAYNE

I Can Read Between The Lines - MICKEY ROONEY JR

Nowhere To Go - THE FOUR FRESHMEN

Jesus Is Just Alright - THE ART REYNOLDS SINGERS

 

Note: Skip Battin appears on tracks marked *. He may also appear on other tracks as he was a regular contributor to Gary Paxton's recordings.


 

The Flying Burrito Brothers: Airborne - Flying Again

Original release date: May 2006 (Arcadia)

Easy To Get On

Wind And Rain

Why Baby Why

Dim Lights

You Left The Water Running

Building Fires

Sweet Desert Childhood

Bon Soir Blues

River Boat

Hot Burrito

Out Of Control

Waiting For Love To Begin

Toe Tappin Music

Quiet Man

Northbound

Big Bayou

Walk On The Water

Linda Lu

Border Town

Shes A Sailor

Jesus Broke The Wild Horses

Note: A "two albums on one CD" re-release of both Flying Burrito Brothers albums from the mid-seventies. Skip Battin plays and sings on "Airborne" but not on "Flying Again".


The Byrds: There Is A Season (4 CDs + 1 DVD Box Set)

Original release date: September 2006 (Sony Columbia Legacy)

DISC ONE

1. The Only Girl I Adore   (The Jet Set) (mono)
     
2. Please Let Me Love You   (The Beefeaters) (mono)
     
3. Don't Be Long   (The Beefeaters) (mono)
     
4. The Airport Song   
     
5. You Movin'   
     
6. You Showed Me   
     
7. Mr. Tambourine Man   
     
8. I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better   
     
9. You Won't Have To Cry   
     
10. Here Without You   
     
11. The Bells Of Rhymney   
     
12. All I Really Want To Do (Single Version) (mono)   
     
13. I Knew I'd Want You   
     
14. Chimes Of Freedom   
     
15. She Has A Way   
     
16. It's All Over Now, Baby Blue (version one)   
     
17. Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) (mono)
     
18. It Won't Be Wrong   
     
19. Set You Free This Time   
     
20. The World Turns All Around Her   
     
21. The Day Walk (Never Before)   
     
22. If You're Gone   
     
23. The Times They Are A-Changin'   (mono)
     
24. She Don't Care About Time (Single Version)   (mono)
     
25. Stranger In A Strange Land (Instrumental)  

DISC TWO 
     
1. Eight Miles High   
     
2. Why (Single Version)  (mono) 
     
3. 5D (Fifth Dimension)   
     
4. Wild Mountain Thyme   
     
5. Mr. Spaceman   
     
6. I See You   
     
7. What's Happening   
     
8. I Know My Rider (I Know You Rider)   
     
9. So You Want To Be A Rock 'N' Roll Star   
     
10. Have You Seen Her Face   
     
11. Renaissance Fair (Single Version)   
     
12. Time Between   
     
13. Everybody's Been Burned (Single Version)   
     
14. My Back Pages   
     
15. It Happens Each Day   
     
16. He Was A Friend Of Mine (Live) (mono) (unreleased)   
     
17. Lady Friend (Single Version)  (mono)
     
18. Old John Robertson (Single Version) (mono)   
     
19. Goin' Back   
     
20. Draft Morning   
     
21. Wasn't Born To Follow   
     
22. Tribal Gathering   
     
23. Dolphin's Smile   
     
24. Triad   
     
25. Universal Mind Decoder   

DISC THREE
     
1. You Ain't Goin' Nowhere   
     
2. I Am A Pilgrim   
     
3. The Christian Life   
     
4. You Don't Miss Your Water   
     
5. Hickory Wind   
     
6. One Hundred Years From Now   
     
7. Lazy Days (Alternate Verion)   
     
8. Pretty Polly (Alternate Version)   
     
9. This Wheel's On Fire (Version One)   
     
10. Drug Store Truck Drivin' Man   
     
11. Candy   
     
12. Child Of The Universe (Soundtrack Version/Vinyl Source)   
     
13. Pretty Boy Floyd (Live)   
     
14. Buckaroo (Live)   
     
15. King Apathy III (Live)   
     
16. Sing Me Back Home (Live)   
     
17. Lay Lady Lay   
     
18. Oil In My Lamp   
     
19. Tulsa County   
     
20. Jesus Is Just Alright   
     
21. Chestnut Mare   
     
22. Just A Season   
     
23. Kathleen's Song   
     
24. All The Things   

DISC FOUR
     
1. Lover Of The Bayou (Live)   
     
2. Positively 4th Street (Live)   
     
3. Old Blue (Live)   
     
4. It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding) (Live)   
     
5. Ballad Of Easy Rider (Live)   
     
6. You All Look Alike (Live) (unreleased)
     
7. Nashville West (Live) (unreleased) 
     
8. Willin' (Live)   
     
9. Black Mountain Rag (Soldier's Joy) (Live)   
     
10. Baby What You Want Me To Do (Live)  (unreleased) 
     
11. I Trust (Live)   (unreleased)
     
12. Take A Whiff On Me (Live)   
     
13. Glory, Glory   
     
14. Byrdgrass   
     
15. Pale Blue   
     
16. I Wanna Grow Up To Be A Politician   
     
17. Nothin' To It   
     
18. Tiffany Queen   
     
19. Farther Along   
     
20. Bugler   
     
21. Mr. Tambourine Man (Live)  
     
22. Roll Over Beethoven (Live)   
     
23. Full Circle   
     
24. Changing Heart   
     
25. Paths Of Victory

DVD:

1. Mr. Tambourine Man

2. I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better

3. All I Really Want to Do

4. Turn, Turn, Turn

5. It Won't Be Wrong

6. Set You Free This Time

7. So You Want To Be A Rock 'N Roll Star

8. Mr. Tambourine Man

9. Eight Miles High

10. Mr. Spaceman

Note: A collection of released and unreleased tracks. See details in track listing  with USA and UK TV performances.


The Byrds: Under Review - A Documentary Film

Original Release Date: August 2007 (Double DVD from the UK)

Note:

The Byrds Under Review is a documentary film, which explores in detail the music, career and background of arguably America’s most influential band.

Inventors of folk-rock and country-rock, and with a sizeable investment in what became garage-rock (and ultimately Punk), The Byrds could barely write a song without creating a new genre.

With the aid of many who were there at the time, as either part of the group or close at hand, this 2 DVD set is a celebration of one of Rock N’ Roll’s truly great bands.

Features Include:

Rare and classic performances re-assessed by our panel of experts

Footage and interviews from then and now

Exclusive and extensive contributions from Byrds members John York and Gene Parsons, plus further enlightenment from collaborators such as producer and arrange Van Dyke Parks, LA scenester and Wrecking Crew guitarist Jerry Cole, fiddle player Byron Berline and country guitarist Vern Gosdin

Opinion, review and critique from:

The Byrds esteemed biographer Johnny Rogan; ex-Rolling Stone editor Anthony DeCurtis; legendary music historian and author of Eight Miles High: Folk-Rock’s Flight from Haight-Ashbury to Woodstock, Richie Unterberger and British music journalist and author Nigel Williamson

Seldom seen footage of pre-Byrds collectives

Live and studio recordings of Byrds classics such as ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’,‘I’ll Feel A Whole Lot Better’, ‘Eight Miles High’, ‘Mr Spaceman’, ‘So You Want To Be A Rock N’ Roll Star’, ‘Hickory Wind’, ‘Chestnut Mare’ and many others

Extra Features Include Gene Parsons demonstrates his ‘StringBender’ – the guitar effect he invented for Byrd Clarence White

Jerry Cole recalls – tales of Phil Spector, Charles Manson and other LA notables

The John York Page

Full Contributor Biographies


The Byrds: Live At The Royal Albert Hall 1971

Original Release Date: May 2008 (Sundazed)  (Double Vinyl LP and CD)

Lover of the Bayou
You Ain’t Going Nowhere
Truck Stop Girl
My Back Pages
Baby, What You Want Me to Do
Jamaica, Say You Will
Black Mountain Rag / Soldier’s Joy
Mr. Tambourine Man
Pretty Boy Floyd
Take a Whiff (On Me)
Chestnut Mare
Jesus Is Just Alright
Eight Miles High
So You Want to Be a Rock‘n’Roll Star
Mr. Spaceman
I Trust
Nashville West
Roll Over Beethoven

Note: this is the first release taken from tapes handed over by Roger McGuinn to Sundazed' Bob Irwin


The Byrds: Lover Of The Bayou / You Ain't Going Nowhere (Holland 1971)

Original Release Date: May 2008 (Sundazed)  (7" vinyl single)

Lover Of The Bayou

You Ain''t Going Nowhere

Note: these songs were recorded live in the Netherlands in 1971


Clarence White: White Lightning

Original Release Date: December 2008 (Sierra Records)  (CD + DVD)

CD:

NO TITLE YET BLUES (Weissberg/Brickman Album)

Nashville West:

TUFF & STRINGY (studio session)

The Roustabouts - 1967 Live at the Nashville West Club:

TANGO FOR A SAD MOOD
BUCKAROO
TUFF & STRINGY

The Byrds - Rehearsals 1970-71 (White'/Parsons/Battin)

YESTERDAY'S TRAIN
SALLY GOODIN MEETS THE BYRDS

Freddy Weller  - Games People Play Album

OAKRIDGE TENNESSEE
LOUISIANA REDBONE
BIRMINGHAM
FREEBORN MAN

Joe Cocker - Joe Cocker! Album

DEAR LANDLORD

The Everly Bros. Sessions (Silver Meteor Album )

CUCKOO BIRD (Silver Meteor Album)
FROM EDEN TO CANAAN (take 2-stereo)
I'M ON MY WAY HOME AGAIN (take 1)
I'M ON MY WAY HOME AGAIN

The Byrds:

WHITE'S LIGHTNING-
AROUND THE BARN (White/Parsons/Battin Jam)

DVD:

TRUCK STOP GIRL

TAKE A WHIFF ON ME

Note: both tracks on the DVD are sung live by Clarence White. Skip Battin appears on the Byrds tracks.


Skip Battin: Topanga Skyline

Original Release Date: December 2009  (Sierra)  (CD)

SALTY DOG BLUES

BOLTS OF BLUE

STONE SOBER

RELAX WITH ME

DON'T GO DOWN THE DRAIN

WILLOW IN THE WIND

ROLL IN MY SWEET BABY'S ARMS

HULLY GULLY

FOGGY MOUNTAIN TOP

WINTERGREEN

CHINA MOON

MOUNTAIN DEW (hidden track featuring Clarence White)

Note: the long lost Skip Battin solo album., with a couple of songs from his previous LPs (never released on CD) added.  Also features two videos of pre-Byrds Skip Battin lip-synching two songs on b&w TV (1965).


 

Rogers/Nienhaus Band with Skip Battin: Empty Room

Original release date of this re-release: November 2010

This Disguise
I'm the One
That's Not What I Had in Mind
Tricou House
Empty Room
The Flame
On the Water
Arevederci Rome
Citizen Kane
Amsterdam

China Moon*

Note: 2010 re-release with one hidden bonus track marked * (written and sung by Skip Battin)


Thanks to Richard Russell who originally created this page. 

Thanks also to Kjell Fredell, Thomas Aubrunner, Mike Masterson 

Special thanks to Scott Stevens and Brent Battin (Skip's son).

Skip Battin reportedly released other singles on the Invicta and Audicon labels. At least one of the records may have been released under the name "Battinas."

If you have further information about records featuring Skip Battin, please e-mail Raoul Verolleman at byrdmaniax2003@yahoo.fr. Thanks!

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