Thursday, August 17, 2017

The Byrds – Transmission Impossible






The Byrds – Transmission Impossible

Eat To The Beat Records ETTB 054 (UK 2015)

Disc 1 – The Byrds - Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, November 2, l968

Roger McGuinn, Clarence White, Gene Parsons, John York (they put a picture of the wrong lineup featuring Gram Parsons and Kevin Kelley on the CD, although it’s correctly listed on the artwork)

1. Old Blue (3:23)
2. My Back Pages - B.J. Blues - Baby What You Want Me To Do (6:32)
3. Mr. Spaceman (3:26)
4. Time Between (2:37)
5. Goin' Back (4:26)
6. Blue Suede Shoes (1:58)
7. He Was A Friend Of Mine (2:55)
8. So You Want To Be A Rock 'n' Roll Star (Version 1) (2:34)
9. Drug Store Truck Driving Man (5:16)
10. This Wheel's On Fire (5:08)
11. Stanley's Song (3:12)
12. Pretty Boy Floyd (3:57)
13. Eight Miles High (5:53)
14. You Don't Miss Your Water (3:43)
15. So You Want To Be A Rock 'n' Roll Star (Version 2) (3:27)
16. Hickory Wind (4:00)
17. King Apathy III (4:12)
18. Bad Night At The Whiskey (2:25)
19. Nashville West (1:47)

Disc 2 – The Byrds - McDonough Gym, American University, Washington DC, September 12,
1971

Roger McGuinn, Clarence White, Gene Parsons, Skip Battin

1. Intro (1:02)
2. Lover Of The Bayou (4:14)
3. So You Want To Be A Rock 'n' Roll Star (2:57)
4. Mr. Spaceman (3:24)
5. I Want To Grow Up To Be A Politician (2:41)
6. Soldier Joy - Black Mountain Rag - Mr Tambourine Man (5:01)
7. Pretty Boy Floyd (2:53)
8. Nashville West (2:24)
9. Citizen Kane (3:27)
10. Tiffany Queen (2:35)
11. Chestnut Mare (5:07)
12. Jesus Is Just Alright (2:59)
13.
Eight Miles High - Hold It (9:39)
14. Roll Over Beethoven (2:46)

Disc 3 - The Boarding House, San Francisco, California, February 9, 1978

Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark, Chris Hillman, David Crosby

With Kim O’Kelly on tracks 3 and 4

1. Gene Clark - Silver Raven (3:23)
2. Gene Clark - Release Me Girl (4:14)
3. Chris Hillman with Kim O'Kelly - Bound To Fall (2:05)
4. Chris Hillman with Kim O'Kelly - It Doesn't Matter (2:32)
5. Roger McGuinn - Jolly Roger (3:18)
6. Roger McGuinn - Ballad Of Easy Rider (2:12)
7. McGuinn, Clark & Hillman - Chestnut Mare (5:49)
8. McGuinn, Clark & Hillman - Crazy Ladies (3:56)
9. McGuinn, Clark & Hillman - Train Leaves Here This Morning (4:43)
10. McGuinn, Clark, Hillman & Crosby - Mr. Tambourine Man (6:45)
11. McGuinn, Clark, Hillman & Crosby - You Ain't Going Nowhere (4:16)
12. McGuinn, Clark, Hillman & Crosby - Turn! Turn! Turn! (2:51)
13. McGuinn, Clark, Hillman & Crosby - Knocking On Heaven's Door (5:26)
14. McGuinn, Clark, Hillman & Crosby - Bye Bye Baby (3:47)
15. McGuinn, Clark, Hillman & Crosby - So You Want To Be A Rock 'n' Roll Star (3:17)
16. McGuinn, Clark, Hillman & Crosby - Eight Miles High (4:25)
17. McGuinn, Clark, HIllman & Crosby - I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better (3:17)

Artwork Included (front, back, inside, CDs)

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Skip Battin And John York (Family Tree) – Live In Bolzano – Italy 1988 - REPOST




This one is going to be released officially soon, so the time is right for re-posting it

Skip Battin And John York (Family Tree) – Live In Bolzano – Italy 1988

St Geltrude Auditorium, Bolzano, Italy – November 19, 1988

Skip Battin (vocals, bass, piano)
John York (vocals, lead guitar, rhythm guitar, bass)
Ricky Mantoan (pedal steel guitar, 12 string Rickenbacker guitar, string bender guitar, vocals)
Beppe D’Angelo (drums)

Both ex-Byrds bass players toured Italy together in 1988 with help from two Italian musicians

Soundboard Recording

1. Catch The Wind (end) (0:36)
2. Wheels (3:11)
3. Why You Been Gone So Long (5:57)
4. Hickory Wind (4:22)
5. Mr Tambourine Man (5:18)
6. Smack Dab In The Middle (4:39)
7. Witchi Tai Tao (4:43)
8. My Shoes Keep On Walking Back To You (3:41)
9. Love Her With A Feeling (5:12)
10. My Back Pages (5:00)
11. Mr Spaceman (3:44)
12. Long Black Veil (4:12)
13. Hot Burrito #1 (5:26)
14. White Line Fever (2:10)
15. It Takes A Lot To Laugh (3:59)
16. Sin City (4:55)
17. Blowin' In The Wind (8:12)
18. If You've Got The Money (3:47)
19. She Belongs To Me - Band Intro (5:40)
20. You Ain't Going Nowhere (3:44)

Artwork Included (front, back)

Monday, August 7, 2017

Chris Hillman, Bernie Leadon And Al Perkins – Rockefeller’s 1984




Chris Hillman, Bernie Leadon And Al Perkins – Rockefeller’s 1984

Rockefeller’s, Houston, Texas – January 12, 1984

Chris Hillman, Bernie Leadon, Al Perkins

1.  Shenandoah Valley Breakdown (2:09)
2.  The Taker (2:26)
3.  Tomorrow Is A Long Time (2:47)
4.  Bury Me Beneath The Willow Tree (3:36)
5.  Running The Roadblocks (2:58)
6.  Wheels (2:58)
7.  My Uncle (2:20)
8.  God Loves His Children (3:39)
9.  Panhandle Rag (3:01)
10.  Who's That Knockin' At My Door (2:51)
11.  Desert Rose (3:18)
12.  Morning Sky (3:00)
13.  Love Is The Sweetest Amnesty (3:27)
14.  Fallen Eagle (2:10)
15.  Train Leaves Here This Morning (3:26)
16.  Devil In Disguise (2:35)
17.  Hickory Wind (3:57)
18.  One Hundred Years From Now (2:37)
19.  Moment Of Time (4:13)
20.  Goodbye Old Pal (3:06)
21.  Mr. Tambourine Man (4:39)
22.  (Take Me In Your) Lifeboat (3:04)
23.  That's Alright Mama (2:03)
24.  Encore Call (1:12)
25.  How Mountain Girls Can Love (2:24)

Artwork Included (front, back)

Monday, July 31, 2017

John York – Live At CMAC 2014




John York – Live At CMAC 2014

Communitive Media Access Collaborative, Fresno, Ca – April 4, 2017

John York Foley (born 1946) replaced Chris Hillman as the bass player in The Byrds. But he did have a career before that, and also after he left them. He stills writes and performs today, as a solo artist, as well as in a duo with Barry McGuire and in a trio as The Jangle Brothers with Chad Watson and Billy Darnell.

Recommended John York CDs :

Family Tree (with Skip Battin) (recorded 1988 – released 1998)
Clan Mother Songs (1990)
Sacred Path Songs (1991)
Claremont Dragon (1999)
CRY (Clark, Robinson, York) (with Pat Robinson) (2000)
Koto (with Yukiko Matsuyama) (2003)
Arigatou Baby (2006)
Trippin’ The Sixties (with Barry McGuire) (live) (2009)
Trippin’ The Sixties – The Show Songs Live (with Barry McGuire) (2009)
Cameos (download only) (2010)
West Coast Revelation (with Kim Fowley) (2011)
Fanfare For 2 (2012)
Trippin’ The Sixties Take Two (with Barry McGuire) (2013)

John York’s website:

http://johnyorkmusic.com/

http://home.earthlink.net/~sumjo/id6.html

John York’s impressive own discography of official releases and participations:

http://users.skynet.be/fa388247/discoyork2.htm

John York’s participations on unofficial releases (part)

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

1. Achille's Heel (3:53)
2. We Seem Like The Same (3:10)
3. Barbry Allen (3:23)
4. A Rose Is A Rose (3:33)
5. Get Ready To Cry (3:25)
6. One Arrow (3:44)
7. White Lies (For Geronimo) (3:33)
8. Rainbow (3:14)
9. Dirty Bird On A Dirty Lake (2:23)
10. Silver Dagger (2:53)
11. Some Days Even The Birds Sing A Sad Song (3:07)
12.
Echo Of Love (2:49)

Artwork Included (front, back)

Monday, July 24, 2017

Gene Clark and The Byrds Tribute – Graffiti’s, Pittsburgh, PA 1985


Gene Clark and The Byrds Tribute – Graffiti’s, Pittsburgh, PA 1985

Graffiti’s, Pittsburgh, PA – August 30, 1985

Gene Clark (Byrds) (guitar, vocals)
Michael Clarke (Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers, Firefall) (drums)
John York (Byrds) (guitar, vocals)
Rick Roberts (Flying Burrito Brothers, Firefall) (guitar, vocals)
Blondie Chaplin (Beach Boys) (guitar, vocals)
Carlos Bernal (Byrds for 1 week) (bass)

The artist mentioned between parentheses is the main lead singer.

Not available in stores

Disc 1

1. Just Remember I Love You (Rick Roberts) (4:15)
2. Silver Raven (Gene Clark) (6:03)
3. Full Circle (Gene Clark) (3:56)
4. Chimes Of Freedom (Gene Clark) (5:13)
5. Sail On Sailor (Blondie Chapman) (4:28)
6. Turn! Turn! Turn! (Gene Clark) (3:51)
7. Knockin' On Heaven's Door (Gene Clark) (9:53)
8. Set You Free This Time (Gene Clark) (4:45)

Disc 2

1. Mr Tambourine Man (Gene Clark) (5:10)
2. Band Intros (1:13)
3. Colorado (Rick Roberts) (4:40)
4. Backstage Pass (Gene Clark) (5:17)
5. My Back Pages (Gene Clark) (4:17)
6. You Ain't Goin' Nowhere (Gene Clark) (6:08)
7. So You Want To Be A Rock 'n' Roll Star (Gene Clark) (2:53)
8. Every Night And Every Day (Blondie Chapman) (6:56)
9. Eight Miles High (Gene Clark) (10:08)

Artwork Included (front, back)

Many thanks to David

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Roger Mcguinn – Marty Stuart Presents Roger McGuinn (May 10, 2017)





HAPPY 75th BIRTHDAY TO ROGER MCGUINN

Roger Mcguinn – Marty Stuart Presents Roger McGuinn

Library Of Congress

Packard Campus Theater – National Audio-Visual Conservation Center

Culpeper VA – May 10, 2017

Disc 1 – The Dialogue - Marty Stuart Interviews Roger McGuinn

1. Intro (2:02)
2. Marty introduces Roger (1:21)
3. Marty interviews Roger (25:48)
4.
Audience questions (13:28)

Disc 2 – The Music – Roger McGuinn with Marty Stuart on all songs

Marty Stuart plays acoustic guitar and Clarence White’s old Fender Telecaster guitar. He also sings harmony vocals.

1. Lover Of The Bayou (2:49)
2. You Ain't Goin' Nowhere (3:31)
3. Old Blue (4:23)
4. Chestnut Mare (5:24)
5. He Was A Friend Of Mine (2:47)
6. My Back Pages (6:08)
7. Mr Tambourine Man (4:46)
8. Turn Turn Turn (4:11)
9. Silver Dagger (3:16)
10. Soldier's Joy - Black Mountain Rag (2:40)
11. So You Want To Be A Rock 'n' Roll Star (4:28)
12. May The Road Rise (2:58)

Artwork Included (front, back)

The link to download these files was sent to us by J.P. – A big thanks to him

Sunday, July 9, 2017

The Byrds – Sell Your Soul To The Company





The Byrds – Sell Your Soul To The Company

Places and dates details on artwork

Roger McGuinn - guitar/vocals
Clarence White - guitar/vocals
Skip Battin - bass/vocals
Gene Parsons – drums/vocals

Soundboard Recordings

1. I Trust (fade in) (1:10)
2. Well Come Back Home (7:34)
3. My Back Pages (2:16)
4. B.J. Blues - Baby What You Want Me To Do (4:56)
5. Truck Stop Girl (4:36)
6. Soldier's Joy - Black Mountain Rag (titled Instrumental) (1:57)
7. Take A Whiff (On Me) (3:28)
8. This Wheel's On Fire (6:17)
9. It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding) (2:47)
10.
Ballad Of Easy Rider (2:14)
11. Jesus Is Just Alright (3:15)
12. Turn! Turn! Turn! (1:59)
13. Mr. Tambourine Man (2:07)
14. Eight Miles High (9:23)
15. Hold It (titled Outro) (2:04)
16. So You Want To Be A Rock 'n' Roll Star (2:55)
17. Mr. Spaceman (3:19)
18. The Christian Life (1:59)
19. Lover Of The Bayou - Hold It - Outro (4:25)
20. You Ain't Goin' Nowhere (2:47)
21. Mr. Tambourine Man (acoustic) (2:42)
22. I Trust (4:24)

Artwork Included (front, back, inside, CD)

Many thanks to Jean-Pierre L.

Monday, July 3, 2017

Stephen Stills Manassas – A Hot Buffalo & Byrd Burrito




Stephen Stills Manassas – A Hot Buffalo & Byrd Burrito

Vague Records 026 / 027 (Unknown country – 2002)

Stephen Stills - guitar, piano, vocals
Chris Hillman - guitar, mandolin, vocals
Al Perkins - pedal steel, vocals
Paul Harris – keyboards, vocals
Joe Lala - percussion, vocals
Calvin "Fuzzy" Samuels - bass
Dallas Taylor – drums

Disc 1 - All Tracks: Concertgebouw, Amsterdam - March 22, 1972
Disc 2 - Tracks 1-9: Hollywood Bowl, California - May 23, 1972, Tracks 10-12: BBC 1973

Disc 1

1. Rock & Roll Woman (4:56)
2. Bound To Fall (2:35)
3. Hot Burrito #2 (4:39)
4. It Doesn't Matter (2:44)
5. Fallen Eagle (2:20)
6. Hide It So Deep (2:57)
7. 4+20 (2:14)
8. Blues Man (4:00)
9. Word Game (2:59)
10. Do For The Others (2:53)
11. Both Of Us (2:52)
12. Don't Look At My Shadow (2:24)
13. Sugar Babe (4:49)
14. The Treasure (8:36)

Disc 2

1. Carry On (4:33)
2. Know You Got To Run (5:25)
3. Word Game (3:35)
4. Do You Remember The Americans (2:35)
5. So You Want To Be A Rock 'n' Roll Star (2:50)
6. Go Back Home (4:59)
7. Pensamiento (2:05)
8. 49 Bye Bye's (6:32)
9. For What It's Worth (1:08)
10. Fallen Eagle (1:52)
11. You're Still On My Mind (2:07)
12. Both Of Us (2:02)

Artwork Included (front, back, CDs)

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Byrds – The Theory Of Flyght




The Byrds – The Theory Of Flyght

TV Broadcast – VARA Studios, Hilversum, Holland – 31 May 1971

An Aste - RISK-DISK ReKording For Whistling Oyster ProduKtions 1971

FYNE022 (country and year unknown)

Recorded May 19, 1971 – Broadcast May 31, 1971

Roger McGuinn (guitar, vocals)
Clarence White (guitar, mandolin, vocals)
Gene Parsons (drums, harmonica, banjo, vocals)
Skip Battin (bass, vocals)

Although his name was spelled « Battyn » when he released solo singles prior to joining The Byrds, Skip was known as “Battin” while a member of the band. So his name is misspelled on the back of the sleeve (track 17).

Not available in stores

1. You Ain't Goin' Nowhere (2:40)
2. Truck Stop Girl (3:22)
3. My Back Pages (2:45)
4. 04 Baby What You Want Me To Do (3:27)
5. Jamaica Say You Will (3:27)
6. Jesus Is Just Alright (2:57)
7. 07 Eight Miles High (7:07)
8. Mr. Tambourine Man (4:33)
9. Pretty Boy Floyd (2:39)
10. 10 Take A Whiff On Me (2:56)
11. So You Want To Be A Rock 'n' Roll Star (3:07)
12. Mr. Spaceman (2:59)
13. Roll Over Beethoven (2:39)
14. Hold It (1:33)
15. Gene Parsons Interview (5:02)
16.
Clarence White Interview (4:22)
17. Skip Battin Interview (4:26)
18. Roger McGuinn Interview (3:39)

Artwork Included (front, back, inner sleeve, CD)

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Byrds – The Easy Rider Generation In Concert





The Byrds – The Easy Rider Generation In Concert

Subtitled Turn Turn Turn / Tambourine Man / Eight Miles High

The Easy Rider Years - Nota Blue 930160 (Italy 1993)

Roger McGuinn, David Crosby, Michael Clarke, Chris Hillman, John York, Clarence White, Gene Parsons, Skip Battin

Tracks from various performances 1967, 1969 and 1970.

There are some mistakes and omissions in the tracks titles and in the musicians details.

Disc 1

1. Hey Joe (2:19)
2. So You Want To Be A Rock 'n' Roll Star (2:04)
3. Old Blue (3:23)
4. My Back Pages (6:37)
5. Chestnut Mare (4:25)
6. Chimes Of Freedom (3:20)
7. Take A Whiff (On Me) (3:00)
8. Positively 4th Street (3:23)
9. Lay Lady Lay (3:16)
10. All The Things (4:32)
11. Get Out Of My Life Woman (3:16)
12. Jesus Is Just Alright (3:30)
13.
He Was A Friend Of Mine (2:28)

Disc 2

1. It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding) (2:36)
2. Ballad Of Easy Rider (mistitled Watching The River Flow) (2:37)
3. This Wheel's On Fire (7:09)
4. Well Come Back Home (misspelled Welcome Back Home) (3:54)
5. Lover Of The Bayou (4:13)
6. Medley - Turn Turn Turn - Mr Tambourine Man - Eight Miles High (24:17)

Artwork Included (front, back, CDs)