On June 23, 1971.

Byrdmaniax

On June 23, 1971, “Columbia” label released “Byrdmaniax”, the tenth Byrds album. It was recorded June – October, 1970, January – March, 1971, at “Columbia Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Terry Melcher and Chris Hinshaw.

Personnel:

  • Roger Mc Guinn – vocals, guitar
  • Clarence White – vocals, guitar
  • Skip Battin – vocals, electric bass
  • Gene Parsons – vocals, drums, harmonica, banjo
  • Larry Knechtel – piano, organ
  • Terry Melcher- piano
  • Sneaky Pete Kleinow- pedal steel guitar
  • Byron Berline- fiddle
  • Eric White, Sr. – harmonica
  • Jimmi Seiter – percussion
  • Merry Clayton – backing vocal
  • Paul F. Polena – arranger
  • Eric Prestidge, Glen Kolotkin, Chris Hinshaw – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Glory, Glory – Arthur Reynolds
  2. Pale Blue – Roger Mc Guinn, Gene Parsons
  3. I Trust – Roger Mc Guinn
  4. Tunnel of Love – Skip Battin, Kim Fowley
  5. Citizen Kane – Skip Battin, Kim Fowley
  6. I Wanna Grow Up to Be a Politician – Roger Mc Guinn, Jacques Levy
  7. Absolute Happiness – Skip Battin, Kim Fowley
  8. Green Apple Quick Step – Gene Parsons, Clarence White
  9. My Destiny – Helen Carter
  10. Kathleen’s Song – Roger Mc Guinn, Jacques Levy
  11. Jamaica Say You Will – Jackson Browne

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