On August 30, 1968.

TheByrds Sweetheart of the Rodeo

On August 30, 1968, “Columbia” label released “Sweetheart of the rodeo”, the sixth Byrds album. It was recorded in March – May 1968, at the “Columbia Studios” in Nashville,  “Columbia Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Gary Usher.


  • Roger McGuinn- vocals, acoustic guitar, banjo
  • Chris Hillman- vocals, electric bass, mandolin, acoustic guitar
  • Gram Parsons- vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, organ
  • Kevin Kelley- drums
  • Lloyd Green, Jay Dee Maness – pedal steel guitar
  • Clarence White- electric guitar
  • John Hartford- banjo, fiddle, acoustic guitar
  • Earl P. Ball, Barry Goldberg– piano
  • Roy Husky – double bass
  • Jon Corneal – drums

Track listing

  1. You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere – Bob Dylan
  2. I Am a Pilgrim – traditional, arr. Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman
  3. The Christian Life – Charles Louvin, Ira Louvin
  4. You Don’t Miss Your Water – William Bell
  5. You’re Still on My Mind – Luke McDaniel
  6. Pretty Boy Floyd – Woody Guthrie
  7. Hickory Wind – Gram Parsons, Bob Buchanan
  8. One Hundred Years From Now – Gram Parsons
  9. Blue Canadian Rockies – Cindy Walker
  10. Life in Prison – Merle Haggard, Jelly Sanders
  11. Nothing Was Delivered – Bob Dylan

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