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Our regular correspondent and friend Mike M. from the U.K. alerted us about a new album that has just been released. 

You can get a download here: 

If someone wants physical, signed copies they would need to send a check, cashiers’ check or money order made payable to GENE PARSONS to:
Gene Parsons
P.O. Box 445
Mendocino, California 95460
U.S. residents need to send $35.00.
Because of the excessive postage fees to Europe, European fans would need to send $40.00. 

Gene Parsons Band - Recorded Live 1981 - 1983 

1. California Blues (8:51)
2. Won't Last Long (4:55)
3. Mercury Blues (8:42)
4. Hickory Wind (4:02)
5. Buckaroo (3:57)
6. Nashville West - Take A City Bride City Bride (6:42)
7. How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live (8:43)
8. She Caught The Katy (8:07)
9. Lily's Hot Bread (2:27)
10. Wind And Rain (4:03)
11. Why You Been Gone So Long (6:12)
12. Banjo Dog (3:31)
13. Diggi Liggi Li (6:25)
14. Nuclear Dayz (7:35)
15. You Don't Miss Your Water (11:08)
16. In My Hour Of Darkness (4:43)
17. There Must Be Someone (6:05)
18. Why You Been Gone So Long 2 (4:09)
19. Real Life Problems (2:54)
20. Swing Down Chariot (2:42)

Many thanks to Mike for the info and to Gene Parsons for the download and ordering details


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 Should I call this an early Christmas/New Year gift?


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John York

Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, 3:00pm


The Coffee Gallery Back Stage

2029 N. Lake Ave. Altadena CA 91001

Reservations: 626-798-6236

Patrons must be masked and fully vaccinated to attend.

Please present card or image of card upon entry. 

No exceptions.


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Coming December 3, 2021

180g Audiophile Vinyl 3LP!

Numbered, Limited Edition - Strictly Limited To 3500 Copies!

Third Bonus LP Is Exclusive To This Edition!

Career Spanning Overview Featuring Solo Work + The Byrds, Gosdin Brothers, Dillard & Clark & More!

Also on triple CD

Gene Clark was an American singer-songwriter and responsible for The Byrds' greatest hits, including "I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better", "She Don't Care About Time", "Eight Miles High" and "Set You Free This Time". After making music in several group formations furthermore with The Gosdin Brothers, Doug Dillard and Carla Olson, and recording several albums with members of The Byrds over the years, Clark embarked on a solo career that encompassed heavily orchestrated treasures like "No Other" and folk-focused "White Light". Through it all and in every setting, Clark's clear and true vocals, his poetic turns of phrase, and his skill at weaving melancholy melodies never wavered. His body of work is impressive and, long after his passing in 1991, has remained influential to each new generation of pop artists who followed in his wake.

To honor his legacy and the impressive repertoire he left behind, Music On Vinyl proudly presents the new Collected compilation album in collaboration with Universal Music. Collected is a compilation featuring Gene Clark's greatest songs and is a career-spanning 2LP including tracks by The Byrds and with The Gosdin Brothers, Carla Olson and other collaborations.

The limited edition of Gene Clark - Collected includes an exclusive third bonus LP, which won't be included with the regular 2LP edition. The bonus LP features "So You Say You Lost Your Baby (Acoustic Demo)" with The Gosdin Brothers, "Lyin' Down The Middle" as Dillard & Clark, "Del Gato (Live)" and "Changes" with Carla Olson, "I Pity The Poor Immigrant", "Stand "She's The Kind Of Girl" amongst others.

This 3LP edition of Gene Clark - Collected is available as a limited edition of 3,000 individually numbered copies and includes a 4-page insert with liner notes and photos.


  • Numbered, Limited Edition - strictly limited to 3000 individually numbered copies
  • Once the 3LP Limited Edition is sold out, this release will be made available as a regular 2LP edition
  • 180g Audiophile Vinyl
  • Black Vinyl
  • Double LP
  • Third Bonus LP exclusive to the 3LP Edition
  • 4 page insert with liner notes & photos
  • High quality PVC protective sleeve
  • Import


Double LP

Side A:
  1. I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better (with The Byrds)
  2. Set You Free This Time (with The Byrds)
  3. Echoes (with The Gosdin Brothers)
  4. I Found You (with The Gosdin Brothers)
  5. Los Angeles
  6. Train Leaves Here This Mornin' (Dillard & Clark)
  7. The Radio Song (Dillard & Clark)
  8. Why Not Your Baby (Dillard & Clark)
Side B:
  1. Don't Let Me Down (Dillard & Clark)
  2. Rocky Top (Dillard & Clark)
  3. White Light
  4. For A Spanish Guitar
  5. 1975
  6. She's The Kind Of Girl
  7. Full Circle Song
Side C:
  1. She Don't Care About Time
  2. Changing Heart (with The Byrds)
  3. No Other
  4. Life's Greatest Fool
  5. Strength Of Strings
  6. Home Run King
Side D:
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If you miss The Byrds’ harmony vocals and Roger McGuinn’s chiming jingle jangle sound, this is your lucky day: Starry Eyed And Laughing’s new CD is out and available!

Tony Poole and Ian Whitmore have reunited as SEAL, written all the new tracks, played all the instruments and sung all the vocals. Tony produced the album.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to go back in time and find yourself in 1965/1966/1967 again!

The CD is available from SEAL’s website at


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Sunday, October 17, 2021  3:00PM  $20.00



John's vocal and instrumental talents have kept him in the company of such musical luminaries internationally known as "THE BYRDS", with Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark, Clarence White and more.

John has also worked with Nicky Hopkins and Gene Parsons. He was a member of "The Sir Douglas Quintet" (with Dr. John Mac Rebenack (Dr. John,) Doug Sahm and toured with The Mamas and Papas. John played bass for Johnny Rivers, Lightnin’ Hopkins, and has also played with Rick Danko and Richard Manuel (The Band) and has performed with many others great well known musicians over the years.

After The Byrds, he went on to play with fellow Byrd, Gene Clark and has maintained a lengthy career as a guitarist and bass player, Since the 1980s he has worked with artists including Chris Darrow, Carla Olson, and Barry McGuire among others. He sings in a rich emotional voice and favors the 12 string guitar. John sings Byrds songs, Dylan songs, classic songs from the past with some from The Beatles and The Band, and his own compositions, for his continually growing following of new fans.

"John York is the last pure voice of the Silver Sixties to make it through....intact to the first decade of the 21st century." ~ Kim Fowley

location: 2029 North Lake Ave. Altadena, CA  91001

Sunday October 17, 2021 | 3:00 PM | $20.00

Patrons must be masked and fully vaccinated to attend. Please present card or image of card upon entry. No exceptions.

Reservations: (626) 798-6236

Reservations are strongly suggested. Seating is limited.

Call 626.798.6236 for Reservations Between 10 A - 10 P
Pay by Cash or Check. Sorry … No Credit Cards
No payment necessary when you make telephone reservations. Pay by cash or check at the door at the time of the show.

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We just learned of the passing on July 10, of fiddle player Byron Berline, associated with The Byrds and an ex-member of The Flying Burrito Brothers among many other artists and bands.

"Berline was a member of Bill Monroe’s BlueGrass Boys — with whom he co-wrote and recorded the bluegrass standard “Gold Rush” in 1967 — before going on to become aligned with a generation of country-rockers as well as traditionalists.

He’s known to Rolling Stones fans for having played on “Country Honk,” a variation on “Honky Tonk Women” that appeared on the band’s classic 1969 “Let It Bleed” album, and to Dylan enthusiasts for taking part in the “Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid” film soundtrack sessions. In the early ’70s, he briefly joined the Flying Burrito Brothers and Stephen Stills’ Manassas.

Other artists Berline recorded with include Elton John, the Byrds, the Band, Gram Parsons, the Dillards, the Doobie Brothers, Lucinda Williams, Rod Stewart, Gene Clark, Emmylou Harris, Earl Scruggs, the Eagles, Bill Wyman, Tammy Wynette and Doc Watson."

See details here:


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David Van Cortlandt Crosby turns 80 today.

The ex-Byrd’s erratic lifestyle didn’t make him the perfect candidate for reaching that age.

Who would have thought he would still be going strong and be so prolific today?

Happy Byrd-day David!


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All written / recorded (1964-1973) by Byrds, incl. some songs members wrote / performed before joining Byrds; excl.  bootlegs, MP3's, DVD's, promos (unless sold in retail outlets) & unreleased recordings. 


Download it here:

Compiled by David Chirko, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada  &


Many thanks to David.

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 David Crosby's new album is out

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