“Fifth Dimension” by The Byrds - album review

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TJR says

Group tensions had led to the departure of principal songwriter Gene Clark in February 1966. It would be Roger McGuinn and David Crosby who’d take up the slack on this one, as the covers were cut back to just 3½. It was the first Byrds album not to feature any Dylan. Although nowhere near as riveting as the preceding LP’s, “Fifth Dimension” had plenty of interesting moments, with “Eight Miles High” in particular pointing the way to psychedelic pastures new…

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A1 [02:33] 6.5.png The Byrds - 5D (Fifth Dimension) (James Roger McGuinn) Folk Rock / Americana
A2 [02:30] 5.0.png The Byrds - Wild Mountain Thyme (Robert Tannahill, Francis McPeake, James Roger McGuinn, David Crosby, Chris Hillman, Michael Clark) Folk
A3 [02:09] 6.6.png The Byrds - Mr. Spaceman (James Roger McGuinn) Pop
A4 [02:38] 6.0.png The Byrds - I See You (James Roger McGuinn, David Crosby) Cerebral Pop
A5 [02:35] 7.3.png The Byrds - What’s Happening?!?! (David Crosby) Cerebral Pop
A6 [03:03] 6.0.png The Byrds - I Come And Stand At Every Door (Nâzım Hikmet, Traditional) Alternative Folk
B1 [03:34] 7.9.png The Byrds - Eight Miles High (James Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark, David Crosby) Psychedelia
B2 [02:17] 5.3.png The Byrds - Hey Joe (Where You Gonna Go) (Billy Roberts) Blues Rock / Soul Rock
B3 [02:53] 5.0.png The Byrds - Captain Soul (James Roger McGuinn, David Crosby, Chris Hillman, Michael Clarke) Blues Rock / Soul Rock
B4 [02:57] 5.9.png The Byrds - John Riley (Traditional) Folk Rock / Americana
B5 [02:12] 5.7.png The Byrds - 242 Fox Trot (The Lear Jet Song) (James Roger McGuinn) Blues Rock / Soul Rock

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