THIS PAGE LAST UPDATED: 26 january 2011

   Rare, Very Rare, Extremely Rare, Ultra Rare, Impossibly Rare,

 I-would-pay-a-fortune-to-get-it Rare,

you can find such BYRDS RELATED items pictured here.

 

CLYDE "SKIP" BATTIN was a member of 

THE EVERGREEN BLUESHOES 

THE BYRDS 

THE FLYING BURRITO BROTHERS

THE BURRITO BROTHERS

THE NEW RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE

FAMILY TREE

He also recorded 4 solo LPs (SKIP BATTIN, NAVIGATOR, TOPANGA SKYLINE (released in 2010) and DON'T GO CRAZY) under his real name  

He also contributed to records by :

Armageddon, Connie Cohen,  Earth Island, Brian Cutean, Kim Fowley, Ricky Gianco, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, Doyle Madden, Ricky Mantoan, Max Meazza, Ricky Nelson, Pacific Steel, Gene Parsons, Gary Paxton, Jim Ringer, The Rogers-Nienhaus Band (Byrds Celebration), Earl Scruggs, Gene Vincent, Warren Zevon, and probably many others.

You can see details of Skip Battin's participations on these artists' records at :

http://users.skynet.be/byrdmaniax/discobattin2.htm

(part of Richard Russell's Byrds Discography Pages now part of Byrds Flyght)

 

This page shows records with  

SKIP BATTIN CONNECTIONS AND INVOLVMENTS

 

Another page has been created for rare records that SKIP BATTIN released under his real name 

or aliases or by groups he was a member of.    You can find this other page HERE

 

Many Thanks to SCOTT STEVENS, BRENT BATTIN and RICHARD RUSSELL

These records are not for sale; I just want to share the pleasure of looking at them 

CLICK HERE FOR BYRDS RARE VINYL

CLICK HERE FOR BYRDS RELATED RARE VINYL MAIN PAGE

THE RECORDS ARE FILED ALPHABETICALLY BY THE ARTIST'S OR THE GROUP'S NAME

  

Single MUSHROOM MACHINE PART 1  / MUSHROOM MACHINE PART 2  by BOBBY ARLIN 

with THE  HUSTLERS on the TIKI label  (arranged by SKIP BATTIN )

       

Single THE JACKIE LOOK / MY HEART STOOD STILL by JACK BARTLEY (with The Jackies) 

on the KENKO label (produced by Clyde "Skip" Battin - Side A written by Clyde Battin)

  

Promo Copy Single THE JACKIE LOOK / MY HEART STOOD STILL by JACK BARTLEY (with The Jackies) 

on the KENKO label (produced by Clyde "Skip" Battin - Side A written by Clyde Battin)

   

Single WHAT DOES A DREAM MEAN / ONCE IN A LIFETIME  by JACK BARTLEY  

on the INDIGO label (written and arranged by Clyde "Skip" Battin)

Single WINKIN', BLINKIN' AND NOD  /  BAD GIRL by THE CAMELOTS 

on the INVICTA label  (arranged by SKIP BATTIN )

   

Promo Copy Single WINKIN', BLINKIN' AND NOD  /  BAD GIRL by THE CAMELOTS 

on the INVICTA label  (arranged by SKIP BATTIN )

  

Single WINKIN', BLINKIN' AND NOD  /  BAD GIRL by THE CHARTERMEN 

on the INVICTA label  (arranged by SKIP BATTIN )

  

Single JUST COUDN'T PLEASE YOU / HONEST I DO by BABS COOPER on the INDIGO label

(arranged and directed by CLYDE "SKIP" BATTIN)

  

Single I GOTTA' GO IN / TEENAGE REVOLUTION by DENNY AND JENNY on the INVICTA label  

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

Single SLOW MOTION / YOU TEAR ME UP by DENNY AND JENNY on the CORONET label  

(SKIP BATTIN probably sings co-lead vocals on this single)

 

Single BLUES IN THE NIGHT / EENIE by SKIP & JOHNNY on the LOTUS label (601/ Eenie

Note: from the collection of Albert Schei. Many thanks to him for providing the scans.

 

Single BABY I LOVE YOU SO / MYNIE by JOHNNY & THE JACKS on the TIKI label (3501)

Note: from the collection of Albert Schei. Many thanks to him for providing the scans.

 

  

Single  5000 YEARS AGO / MEMORIES LINGER by BOBBY JAMES on the INDIGO label  

(arranged by SKIP BATTIN )

  

Promo copy single  ASTROLOGY / OTHER SIDE by KIM FOWLEY on the INVICTA label  

(A side co-written by SKIP BATTIN )

Acetate copy ASTROLOGY by KIM FOWLEY on the STEREO MASTERS label  

(co-written by SKIP BATTIN )

  

Single  SEA OF LOVE /  MEENIE by JOHNNY LEONARD on the INVICTA label  

(B side written by SKIP BATTIN ) (Johnny Leonard was "Johnny" in "Skip & Johnny")

  

Single  LOVE IS A GAME / WE'RE THROUGH by DOYLE MADDEN & THE MADMEN on the CAM label  

(SKIP BATTIN plays Turkish Chimes on side A and might have been the recording engineer)

Thanks to bandleader KEN SMITH for the pictures and the info

Read the story behind this band and this single by clicking here : http://byrdsflyght.ucoz.com/index/doyle_madden_skip_battin_related/0-27

 

Single POPSICLES AND ICICLES /  by THE MURMAIDS on the Chattahoochee label

(produced by Kim Fowley) 

(SKIP BATTIN did the vocal arrangements)

Single SEPTEMBER SONG / YOU DON'T FALL IN LOVE  by THE CALENDARS on the Chattahoochee label

(produced by Skip Battin and Kim Fowley) 

Test Pressing Single POPSICLES AND ICICLES /  by THE MURMAIDS on the Alco label

(produced by Kim Fowley) 

(SKIP BATTIN did the vocal arrangements)

  

Single A MILLION TEARS / NIGHT AND DAY by RON SCUDERI 

on the KIMLEY label (arranged by SKIP BATTIN )

NOTE: 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".

  

Single MAKE BELIEVE BABY / WHAT DOES A DREAM  MEAN by DON TRUE 

on the INVICTA label (written and arranged by SKIP BATTIN )

Acetate Copy  SLOW MOTION by UNKNOWN ARTIST

(SKIP BATTIN's involvment is probable - he might be the lead singer)

      

Single THAT'S THE WAY / RETURN TO ME  by THE VALUES 

on the INVICTA label  (ref 1002) (arranged & produced by CLYDE "SKIP" BATTIN )

  

Single THAT'S THE WAY / RETURN TO ME  by THE VALUES 

on the INVICTA label  (ref 9007) (arranged & produced by CLYDE "SKIP" BATTIN )

 

Skip Battin has released or participated in MANY other records currently unknown to the compilers of this list

ADDITIONS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME by sending an e-mail with jpeg files HERE

 

Another page has been created for records that SKIP BATTIN released under his real name 

or aliases or by groups he was a member of.    You can find this other page HERE

 

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