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50 Years Ago: The Byrds Avoid the Sophomore Slump on ‘Turn! Turn! Turn!’

The Byrds' second album was released on Dec. 6, 1965.

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Columbia

45 Years Ago: The Byrds Relive Their Past and Look Forward on ‘(Untitled)’

In September 1970, the Byrds released the double album (Untitled), which featured both studio and live recordings.

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Michael Ochs Archives, Getty Images

47 Years Ago: The Byrds Release ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’

The Byrds' released one of their best albums, 'Sweetheart of the Rodeo,' in August 1968.

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Columbia

47 Years Ago: The Byrds Transform Again with ‘The Notorious Byrd Brothers’

Released on Jan. 15, 1968, 'The Notorious Byrd Brothers' marks the end of another chapter for one of America's finest rock 'n' roll bands.

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CBS

45 Years Ago: The Byrds Share the Wealth on ‘Ballad of Easy Rider’

Other than the title track, the Byrds’ ‘Ballad of Easy Rider’ had nothing to do with the iconic biker film.

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Roger McGuinn
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Byrds Legend Roger McGuinn on the Fight to Close a $60,000,000 Royalty Loophole

Roger McGuinn of the Byrds spoke to us about legislation that will help artists get royalties.

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Top 10 Jesus Songs

Jesus has either made a cameo or had a starring role in many a classic rock song, as you'll see in these Top 10 Jesus Songs.

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46 Years Ago: David Crosby Fired from the Byrds

The Laurel Canyon sound of the '60s and '70s was all about smooth harmonies and peaceful, easy feelings, but the bands making the music were notorious for their constantly shifting lineups and behind-the-scenes turmoil. Case in point: the Byrds, who announced founding member David Crosby's acrimonious firing 46 years ago.

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Gram Parsons
Reprise Records

Top 10 Gram Parsons Songs

Gram Parsons didn't grow up living the hardscrabble life of most country singers. The man originally named Cecil Ingram Connor III was born into a wealthy Florida citrus family and spent a semester at Harvard before dropping out to concentrate on his burgeoning interest in country music...

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Byrds Unlikely to Reunite in 2014 for 50th Anniversary

Given their rocky past, it’s amazing that former Byrds frontman and lead guitarist Roger McGuinn and co-songwriter/singer and rhythm guitarist David Crosby are even on speaking terms, no less friends. Still, a new article suggests that it's unlikely they will do anything to celebrate the group's 50th anniversary in 2014.

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