BYRDS: Solo Broadcasts Bundle (3CD Limited)

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Disc 1.

The Flying Burrito Brothers - White Line Fever – The Record Plant, Hollywood, September 19th,1971 (CD)

Following Sneaky Pete's decision to leave the band in April '71 for a more lucrative day job as a session player in L.A., Al Perkins was drafted in from Texas band 'Shiloh'.

Their third album 'The Flying Burrito Brothers' was released on A & M in June after which, Bernie Leadon departed to join Linda Ronstadt’s backing band with Glen Fry, Randy Meisner & Don Henley....

By now a Burrito show was divided into an electric country rock section followed by an acoustic bluegrass segment led by Bob Gibson on vocals.

On September 19th the band recorded this Jim Dickson produced legendary performance for KMET radio station at the Record Plant in Hollywood.

Musicians were:-

  • Chris Hillman
  • Michael Clarke
  • Al Perkins
  • Kenny Wertz
  • Byron Berline
  • Roger Bush
  • Rick Roberts
  • Bob Gibson
  • & the returning Bernie Leadon

Disc 2.

Roger McGuinn's Thunderbyrd - The Living Room Concert '76 (CD)

Live WLIR broadcast from the Living Room Studio, Long Island, NY on September 14th 1976. This short lived line-up featured Bruce Barlow, bass, Lance Dickerson, drums, both ex Commander Cody plus James Q Smith, guitar, ex John Mayall. After the touring party that was Bob Dylan s Rolling Thunder Revue, came to an end, McGuinn and new foil Mick Ronson entered the studio to record the tighter and rockier Cardiff Rose. A career highlight, many of the songs are featured here in this fascinating broadcast.

Disc 3.

David Crosby- Silent Harmony - New Year's Eve,Oakland, CA, 1986 (CD)

David Crosby, solo and acoustic, in support of the Grateful Dead's New Year's Eve Show 1986 at the Henry J Kaiser Convention Center, Oakland, California.

The FM broadcasted 46-minute set captured in superb sonic clarity by San Francisco's KFOG.

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