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  1. Songbirds: New museum strikes chord for guitar loversRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | USA Today

    ... curator David Davidson holds a 1965 Rickenbacker 370-12 in Maple Glo - the same model used by Roger McGuinn of the Byrds. A rendering of the museum's "Green Room" lounge that offers an exclusive access to additional rare guitar displays and a ...

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  2. Forbert Flies at NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Fairfax Times

    ... to it in my room late at night, that was really nice. It wasn't something I took for granted," he said. "When The Byrds came along, there was something about that first hit - 'Mr. Tambourine Man' - and it really made me want to be a part of this ...

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  3. Velvet trousers Mick Jagger shared with Keith Richards up for auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | NME

    ... to Gram Parsons after the late musician moved in with the Stones guitarist following Parsons' departure from The Byrds in the summer of 1968. See the trousers in question below. Richards and Parsons formed a close friendship, with one mutual friend ...

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  4. Foo Fighters, Stevie Nicks Celebrate Tom Petty at All-Star MusiCares TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | RollingStone

    ... , Foo Fighters, Jackson Browne, Lucinda Williams, George Strait, the Lumineers, Taj Mahal, and Chris Hillman of the Byrds. During his comments late in the two-and-a-half-hour show, he examined his own history, calling his Heartbreakers "one of the ...

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  5. Tom Petty shines at Grammy MusiCares all-star concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Stevie Nicks, left, and honoree Tom Petty perform "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around" at the MusiCares Person of the Year tribute concert at the Los Angeles Convention Center Friday. Stevie Nicks, left, and honoree Tom Petty perform "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around" at the MusiCares Person of the Year tribute concert at the Los Angeles Convention Center Friday.

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  6. This week in country music: 1988 WheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | KFVS12

    ... The Desert Rose Band was at number three with One Step Forward. Chris Hillman, who had been in the folk rock group The Byrds back in the 1960's, co-wrote the song. Hillman had founded California based Desert Rose Band in 1985. At number two was ...

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  7. At this indie music fest, chat with the band a " or enjoy the show from a hammockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Miami Herald

    ... discovered the group on Youtube and began madly tweeting about them, until League called the founding member of The Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. " Crosby joined the group's communal guest artist-filled "Family Dinner 2" album, and ...

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  8. David Crosby Talks Meeting His Son, New Fire Power, and GroundUp Music FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Miami New Times

    Crotchety? Maybe. This guy is the living, breathing personification of the Sixties. He played guitar with The Byrds, America's answer to The Beatles. He harmonized at Woodstock with rock music's first supergroup, Crosby, Stills & Nash. "I don't think ...

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  9. The Byrds Transformed Rock 'n' Roll on 'Younger Than Yesterday'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The New York Observer

    Beyond their trademark sound-Roger McGuinn's shimmering 12-string Rickenbacker and Gene Clark and David Crosby 's smoke and honey harmonies-the Byrds were musical game changers who transformed rock 'n' roll three times. With brilliant arrangements of Bob Dylan's "Mr. Tambourine Man" and Pete Seeger's "Turn, Turn, Turn," they forged the folk-rock sound of the mid-'60s.

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  10. Messina, sans Loggins, at Bull Run on Feb. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    When you think of the classic folk-rock era of the late 1960s and early '70s, you think of groups like Buffalo Springfield, Poco, and Loggins and Messina. The one thread common to all three groups is Jim Messina, who comes to the Bull Run Restaurant in Shirley on Feb. 24. Messina has logged an impressive five-decade career among all of those groups, but his journey started in the 1960s as producer and recording engineer with Buffalo Springfield, the group that included Stephen Stills and Neil Young, who went on to form Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young with David Crosby of The Byrds and Graham Nash of The Hollies.

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  11. Messina, sans Loggins, at Bull Run Feb. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Home

    When you think of the classic folk-rock era of the late 1960s and early '70s, you think of groups like Buffalo Springfield, Poco, and Loggins and Messina. The one thread common to all three groups is Jim Messina, who comes to the Bull Run Restaurant in Shirley on Feb. 24. Messina has logged an impressive five-decade career among all of those groups, but his journey started in the 1960s as producer and recording engineer with Buffalo Springfield, the group that included Stephen Stills and Neil Young, who went on to form Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young with David Crosby of The Byrds and Graham Nash of The Hollies.

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  12. David Crosby to Be Joined by Musical Friends on New Spring Solo TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    ... Croz , tunes his forthcoming album Sky Trails and well-known selection from his back catalog, including CSN, The Byrds and CPR. Meanwhile, Crosby also has addressed Neil Young 's comment in a new MOJO magazine interview that he feels Crosby, Stills, ...

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  13. Rock legend David Crosby set for May concert at the Criterion Theatre in Bar HarborRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Bangor Daily News

    Founding members of The Byrds, one-third of Crosby, Stills & Nash, solo artist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee David Crosby is set for a concert on May 26 at the Criterion Theatre in Bar Harbor. Tickets for the tour are set to go on sale on Feb. 3; check back with the Criterion Theatre's website or David Crosby's website for more information.

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  14. Folk-Rock Legend David Crosby Is Coming to Colorado in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Denver Westword

    ... roaming the country, playing coffeehouses and folk-music clubs. In 1963, he formed the legendary folk-rock band The Byrds, known for songs like "Turn! Turn! Turn!," and the band's cover of Bob Dylan's "Mr. Tambourine Man." Crosby started ...

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  15. Bergen Performing Arts Center Presents an Evening with David Crosby & FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at (201) 227-1030 . Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, David Crosby is heading back out on tour. Joining him will be five exceptionally talented musical ...

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  16. David Crosby & Friends Headed to Boulder Theater This MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... David Crosby is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, inducted as a member of both the iconic folk-rock band The Byrds - with whom he first rose to stardom - and the iconic Woodstock era-defining group Crosby, Stills & Nash. A native ...

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  17. Elder Music: Sweetheart of the RodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | Time Goes By

    ... once again. Today I'm featuring one of my favorite albums of all time by one of my favorite groups of all time: THE BYRDS and "Sweetheart of the Rodeo". This column is for the nit pickers and obsessives among us (like me), baby boomers and those who ...

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  18. Bark and roll! Dogs prefer soft-rock and reggae, new study concludesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... from San Diego folk legend Sam Hinton and Valley Center troubadour JJ Cale to Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Byrds, featuring former Rancho Santa Fe resident Chris Hillman. But chances are your dog is more likely to be a fan of Bob Marley and ...

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  19. These are the albums that shaped your livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... to sing 'Try For the Sun' with him one night in a Boston bar called Limericks,” Tom said. (Um, awesome.) 5. The Byrds, “Younger Than Yesterday.” (1967) “'So You Want to Be A Rock and Roll Star,' 'My Back Pages,'” ...

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  20. Book explores rock's social impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | The Delaware Gazette

    ... of his music idols. He and his daughter visited American singer-songwriter David Crosby, a founding member of both the Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, in California. "This is a guy who you know I actually have a poster of Crosby Stills, []

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