Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Byrds featuring Michael Clarke – Radio MED, Naples 1990




Byrds featuring Michael Clarke – Radio MED, Naples 1990

Naples, Italy 1990

Michael Clarke (drums)
Skip Battin (bass, vocals)
Terry Jones Rogers (guitar, vocals)
Jerry Sorn (guitar, vocals)

No song is complete – excerpts only.

1. Sail On Sailor (0:55)
2. Mr. Tambourine Man (3:51)
3. Pirates (0:56)
4. Chimes Of Freedom (0:40)
5. You Ain't Going Nowhere (1:04)
6. Mr. Spaceman (0:42)

Artwork Included

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Monday, July 29, 2013

New Gene Clark Unheard Concerts Coming Soon...

We still have to post the thrid Gene Clark concert that we promised days ago (live 1990).

The good news is, next to this upcoming post, our new source has promised us some more Gene Clark stuff, including a very good quality, later day Gene Clark Byrds performance including a Bob Dylan song that's never been heard as sung by Gene and his band of Byrds...

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Gene Clark And The Byrds Tribute – Diamond Club, Toronto 1986



Gene Clark And The Byrds Tribute – Diamond Club 1986

The Diamond Club, Toronto, Ontario, Canada – July 13th, 1986

Gene Clark (guitar, harmonica, vocals)
John York (lead guitar, vocals)
Billy Darnell (lead guitar, vocals)
Carlos Bernal (bass, vocals)
Greg Thomas (drums)
Nicky Hopkins (keyboards, vocals)

Disc 1

1. I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better (4:10)
2. My Back Pages (3:50)
3. Full Circle (4:07)
4. Mr. Tambourine Man + Band Intro (5:59)
5. Chimes Of Freedom (5:09)
6. Mary Sue (5:15)
7. Set You Free This Time (5:39)
8. Mr. Spaceman (3:04)
9. Turn Turn Turn (4:10)
10. Silver Raven (7:02)
11. It's All Over Now Baby Blue (4:47)

Disc 2

1. You Just Love Cocaine (4:57)
2. Back Stage Pass (5:10)
3. Eight Miles High (17:47)
4. So You Want To Be A Rock 'N' Roll Star (3:07)
5. Knocking On Heaven's Door (9:04)
6. Will The Circle Be Unbroken (6:10)
7. You Ain't Going Nowhere (3:10)

Artwork Included

A CTM Barn Sessions Production – Many thanks to them and to our faithful visitor for providing the files


Audio levels and balance adjusted by Rocking-Byrd

Friday, July 26, 2013

McGuinn, Clark & Hillman – Copenhagen 1979 - REPOST

Seems this one never worked properly, so here it is again...


McGuinn, Clark & Hillman – Copenhagen 1979

Copenhagen, Denmark - 1979

Roger McGuinn
Gene Clark
Chris Hillman

with Johnne Sambataro on guitar and Greg Thomas on drums

Audience recording

1. Stopping Traffic (3:28)
2. Mr Tambourine Man (4:52)
3. I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better (2:34)
4. Chimes Of Freedom (3:52)
5. Eight Miles High (6:20)
6. Bye Bye Baby (4:26)

Artwork included

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The Byrds – Bloomington Indiana 1970



The Byrds – Bloomington Indiana 1970

Memorial Stadium, Indiana University, Bloomington – May 17, 1970

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

Audience Recording

Part 1

1. Lover Of The Bayou (4:58)
2. You Ain't Going Nowhere (3:39)
3. Old Blue (3:43)
4. You All Look Alike (4:05)
5. My Back Pages (2:27)
6. Baby What You Want Me To Do (4:21)
7. He Was A Friend Of Mine (4:04)
8. Willin' (3:55)
9. Soldier's Joy - Black Mountain Rag (1:13)
10. Wheels On Fire (7:22)
11. It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding) (3:07)
12. Ballad Of Easy Rider (2:11)

Part 2

1. Jesus Is Just Alright (3:04)
2. Nashville West (2:50)
3. All The Things (4:42)
4. Turn Turn Turn (2:09)
5. Mr Tambourine Man (2:15)
6. Eight Miles High (18:17)
7. Hold It (1:40)
8. So You Want To Be A Rock 'N' Roll Star (2:54)
9.
Mr Spaceman (2:52)
10. Hold It (1:22)

Artwork Included

Friday, July 19, 2013


Gene Clark & The Byrds Tribute – Uncle Sam’s, Niagara Falls 1985

Uncle Sam’s, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada – November 17th, 1985

Gene Clark
Michael Clarke
John York
Rick Roberts
Blondie Chaplin
Carlos Bernal

Name between parentheses = lead vocalist

1. 5D (John York) (3:52)
2. Strange Way (Rick Roberts) (4:23)
3. Just Remember I Love You (Rick Roberts) (5:13)
4. Can't Find My Way Home (Blondie Chaplin) (5:04)
5. Every Night And Every Day (Blondie Chaplin) (6:33)
6. Silver Raven (Gene Clark) (7:41)
7. I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better (Gene Clark) (4:23)
8. Chimes Of Freedom (Gene Clark) (4:11)
9. Full Circle (Gene Clark) (3:58)
10. Mr. Tambourine Man (Gene Clark) (5:12)
11. Band Introduction (Gene Clark) (0:30)
12. Sail On Sailor (Blondie Chaplin) (4:13)
13. Mr. Spaceman (John York) (3:11)
14. Colorado (Rick Roberts) (5:42)
15. Mexico (Rick Roberts) (4:59)
16. My Back Pages (Gene Clark) (4:04)
17. Set You Free This Time (Gene Clark) (4:39)
18. Back Stage Pass (Gene Clark) (5:50)
19. So You Want To Be A Rock 'N' Roll Star (Gene Clark) (3:56)
20. Eight Miles High (Gene Clark) (12:24)
21. Turn Turn Turn (Gene Clark) (4:03)
22. Shake Your Ass (Blondie Chaplin) (6:12)


Artwork Included

A CTM Barn Sessions Production – Many thanks to them and to our faithful visitor for providing the files

Audio levels and balance adjusted by Rocking-Byrd

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Coming Soon...3 new previously unheard Gene Clark live performances (1985, 1986 and 1990)...

Coming Soon...3 new previously unheard Gene Clark live performances (1985, 1986 and 1990)... Thanks to one of our most frequent visitors...you'll know who you are...

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

The Flying Burrito Brothers – Lyceum Ballroom, London 1970




The Flying Burrito Brothers – Lyceum Ballroom, London 1970

The Lyceum Ballroom, London, U.K. – December 6, 1970

Chris Hillman, Michael Clarke, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, Bernie Leadon, Rick Roberts

1. Lazy Day (3:41)
2. One Hundred Years From Now (3:03)
3. My Uncle (2:32)
4. Cody Cody (2:59)
5. Christine's Tune (Devil In Disguise) (4:51)
6. Clinch Mountain Breakdown (2:48)
7. I Am A Pilgrim (3:46)
8. Dixie Breakdown (2:30)
9. She Made Me Lose My Blues (1:52)
10. ...The Image Of Me (end) (1:52)
11. Feel Good Music (3:53)
12. Willie And The Hand Jive (3:40)
13. Tried So Hard (3:43)
14. Colorado (5:12)
15. Hot Burrito #2 (5:41)
16. Wild Horses (5:01)
17. Six Days On The Road (2:05)
18. ...Wake Up Little Suzie (2:36)

Artwork Included

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Namesakes (or almost)

Please note that I have nothing to do with someone who calls himself rockingbyrd and who has opened several blogs which he named rockingbyrd, rockingbyrd1, rockingbyrd2 and whatever...

My two blogs are Rocking-Byrd and Rocking--Byrd

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Going private

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If you want to be able to keep on accessing it when this happens, please send your name and e-mail address in a comment. Your data won't be published, but you'll receive an invitation and by answering it, you'll be able to access the blog at any time.

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Friday, July 12, 2013

Manassas – Buffalo 1972



Manassas – Buffalo 1972

Buffalo Memorial Auditorium – May 9th, 1972

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

Audience Recording

Disc 1

1. Rock 'N' Roll Woman (4:54)
2. Bound To Fall (3:43)
3. So You Want To Be A Rock 'N' Roll Star (3:36)
4. It Doesn't Matter (2:13)
5. Hot Burrito #2 (5:15)
6. Rolling My Stone (3:59)
7. Untitled (4:00) (= Rolling My Stone part 2)
8. Go Back Home (11:16)
9. Change Partners (3:32)
10. Know You've Got To Run (6:33)
11. Crossroads (2:55)
12. Black Queen (8:07)
13. Rock And Roll Crazies (3:50)
14. 4 + 20 (7:52)
15. World Game (5:10)

Disc 2

1. Do For The Others (3:26)
2. Bound To Lose (2:12)
3. Love The One You're With (2:43)
4. He Was A Friend Of Mine (10:56)
5. Fallen Eagle (2:10)
6. Hide It So Deep (3:26)
7. Both Of Us (2:36)
8. Don't Look At My Shadow (2:37)
9. Sugar Babe (5:20)
10. 49 Bye Byes (2:52)
11. For What It's Worth (16:35)
12. Song Of Love (2:56)
13. Rock And Roll Crazies (3:29)
14. Jet Set (Sigh) (3:59)
15. Anyway (8:26)

Disc 3

1. Crowd (3:32)
2. Untitled (4:06)
3. The Treasure (10:00)
4. Carry On (5:20)
5. Find The Coast Of Freedom (with band intros) (6:17)

Artwork Included

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Gene Clark And The Byrds – Kansas City 1988




Gene Clark and The Byrds – Kansas City 1988

Crown Center, Kansas City – July 29, 1988

Gene Clark (guitar, vocals)
John York (guitar, vocals)
Billy Darnell (guitar, vocals)
Michael Curtis (bass, vocals)
Greg Thomas (drums)

Poor quality audience recording – for completists only (but then, as a visitor once wrote, “any new Gene Clark is welcome”)

1. I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better (4:08)
2. My Back Pages (4:10)
3. Full Circle (3:57)
4. Mr Tambourine Man (6:03)
5. Band Introduction (0:49)
6. She Darked The Sun (4:49)
7. Mr Spaceman (2:47)
8. Set You Free This Time (6:16)
9. Turn Turn Turn (4:24)
10. It's All Over Now Baby Blue (4:14)
11. Backstage Pass (4:47)
12. Gypsy Rider (6:02)
13. You Ain't Going Nowhere (5:55)
14. Why You Been Gone So long (5:13)
15. So You Want To Be A Rock 'N' Roll Star (3:18)
16. I Shall Be Released (6:57)
17. Eight Miles High (18:13)

Artwork Included

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Firefall – The LUNA SEA Rough Mixes And Rehearsals



Firefall – The LUNA SEA Rough Mixes And Rehearsals

Criteria Studios, Miami, Fl – December 30, 1976 and January 5 & 6, 1977

Rick Roberts (vocals, guitar)
Larry Burnett (vocals, guitar)
Jock Bartley (lead guitar, vocals)
Mark Andes (bass)
Michael Clarke (drums)
David Muse (keyboards, saxophone, percussion, flute, harmonica)

With Joe Lala & The Memphis Horns

Rough studio tracks, before some of them were re-recorded and remixed for Firefall’s second LP LUNA SEA.

December 30, 1976

1.  Rain Forest (2:25)
2.  You Never Know (5:09)
3.  Tropical Nights (3:51)
4.  Get Away (3:30)
5.  Sold On You (3:40)
6.  Just Remember I Love You (3:22)
7.  Even Steven (4:06)
8.  Over You (3:22)

January 5 & 6, 1977

9.  Even Steven (4:18)
10.  Just Remember I Love You (3:26)
11.  Tropical Nights (4:02)
12.  Get Away (3:39)
13.  Someday Soon (3:55)
14.  Rain Forest (2:27)
15.  You Never Know (5:15)
16.  Over You (3:42)
17.  Piece Of Paper (4:10)
18.  Sold On You (3:33)

Artwork Included