The Byrds

1964-1973
Roger McGuinnGuitar, vocals1964-1973
Chris HillmanBass, vocals1964-1968
Gene ClarkVocals, tambourine, guitar1964-1966
David CrosbyGuitar, vocals1964-1967
Michael ClarkeDrums1964-1967
Kevin KelleyDrums1968
Gram ParsonsGuitar, vocals1968
Clarence WhiteGuitar, vocals1968-1973
Gene ParsonsDrums1968-1972
John YorkBass1968-1969
Skip BattinBass, vocals1969-1972
John GuerinBass1972-1973

The Byrds Song list

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Dick Wagner (Alice Cooper/Lou Reed)

Dick Wagner (Alice Cooper/Lou Reed)Songwriter Interviews

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Real or Spinal Tap

Real or Spinal TapMusic Quiz

They sang about pink torpedoes and rocking you tonight tonight, but some real lyrics are just as ridiculous. See if you can tell which lyrics are real and which are Spinal Tap in this lyrics quiz.

Barry Dean ("Pontoon," "Diamond Rings And Old Barstools")

Barry Dean ("Pontoon," "Diamond Rings And Old Barstools")Songwriter Interviews

A top country songwriter, Barry talks about writing hits for Little Big Town, Tim McGraw and Jason Aldean.

Waiting For The Break of Day: Three Classic Songs About All-Nighters

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These Three famous songs actually describe how they were written - late into the evening.

Church Lyrics

Church LyricsMusic Quiz

Here is the church, here is the steeple - see if you can identify these lyrics that reference church.

Paul Williams

Paul WilliamsSongwriter Interviews

He's a singer and an actor, but as a songwriter Paul helped make Kermit a cultured frog, turned a bank commercial into a huge hit and made love both "exciting and new" and "soft as an easy chair."