“The Notorious Byrd Brothers” by The Byrds - album review

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TJR says

An album which floats along on a real magic carpet ride where moog synthesizers sit aside steel guitars whilst hosts philosophize on everything from peace to ecology to freedom to drug use to alienation and mankind’s place in the universe. It’s a head swirler… I think I like it…

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A1 [02:18] 6.2.png The Byrds - Artificial Energy (James Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman, Michael Clarke) Cerebral Pop
A2 [03:26] 7.5.png The Byrds - Goin’ Back (Gerry Goffin, Carole King) Pop
A3 [02:11] 5.5.png The Byrds - Natural Harmony (Chris Hillman) Prog
A4 [02:42] 5.5.png The Byrds - Draft Morning (James Roger McGuinn, David Crosby, Chris Hillman) Psychedelia
A5 [02:04] 6.0.png The Byrds - Wasn’t Born To Follow (Gerry Goffin, Carole King) Country
A6 [02:39] 5.4.png The Byrds - Get To You (James Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark) Songwriter
B1 [03:21] 6.3.png The Byrds - Change Is Now (James Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman) Psychedelia
B2 [01:49] 7.3.png The Byrds - Old John Robertson (James Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman) Folk Rock / Americana
B3 [02:03] 5.8.png The Byrds - Tribal Gathering (David Crosby, Chris Hillman) Rock
B4 [02:00] 5.1.png The Byrds - Dolphin’s Smile (James Roger McGuinn, David Crosby, Chris Hillman) Folk Rock / Americana
B5 [03:52] 7.2.png The Byrds - Space Odyssey (James Roger McGuinn, Robert J. Hippard) Alternative Folk

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