Monday, April 26, 2021
Many thanks to David E. for the info
Roger McGuinn plays David Crosby's Gretsch!
The guy in the light brown jacket is producer Gary Usher.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Starbyrd, the legendary Byrds-sounding band from Cologne, Germany, led by Horst-Peter Schmidt (the crown prince of the Rickenbacker 12-string), have a new CD out.
It’s called “At The Crossroads”.
(All songs written by H.P. Schmidt except where noted)
(Liner notes by Eric Sorensen)
01 At The Crossroads
02 Tightrope Walker
03 Christmas ‘20
04 The World Is Standing Still
05 Can't Get Enough Of It
07 I Wonder How You're Doing
08 Moving On
09 But We Keep On Rocking
10 The River Rhine
11 I Fell In Love With You Again
12 Queen Of Hearts
13 She Don’t Care About Time (Gene Clark)
14 Diamonds And Rust (Joan Baez)
15 Catching Rainbows (Camilla McGuinn/Roger McGuinn)
16 California (Eric Sorensen/H.P. Schmidt)
17 When The Stars Are Dancing (F. Binninger/R. Kowalak)
It is already available at
and will be available at all the major online stores (Amazon, Apple etc...) from June 1st on.
Maybe you’ve got your shot of the vaccine already, but even if you have, get your shot of Starbyrd (and that marvellous Byrds Sound from the 60s) NOW!
Strongly recommended by Byrds Flyght
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
I’m missing one track by Chris Hillman
If any good soul could send a link to get it, I would be eternally grateful.
The source and the link won’t be published.
Thanks in advance.
“Old Rockin’ Chair” (download only bonus track from “The Other Side” - 2005)
Monday, April 19, 2021
Sad news! We’ve been informed by our host that the free webspace linked to our Skynet subscription will cease to be offered as from May 1st, 2021.
In the process, the Byrds Flyght website that we started in June 1999 will disappear from the Internet.
Although it has not been updated for a long time, it still is a source for all info about the band.
So if you want to save something from there, do it now.
N.B.: this blog and its mirror at https://byrdsflyght.ucoz.com/blog/ are not linked to Skynet and will continue to be updated.
Friday, April 16, 2021
Rusty Young, co-founder of POCO, died April 14, 2021. He was 75.
He was the only member to have stayed with the band permanently since it was founded in 1968.
Chris Hillman plays mandolin on Poco's "Crazy Eyes" LP from 1973. The title track, "Crazy Eyes" was written by Richie Furay and is about Gram Parsons.
Friday, April 2, 2021
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