Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman and Mike Campbell on 50 Years of the Byrds’ ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’ (The Interview)

Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman and Mike Campbell on 50 Years of the Byrds’ ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’ (The Interview)

“I don’t think it sold many copies, but there was no pressure to go in a certain direction, and Columbia just let us do whatever we wanted,” The Byrds’ Roger McGuinn told me in 2016 of his former band’s legendary album, Sweetheart of the Rodeo. Now considered a crucial moment in the birth of country-rock […]

Chris Hillman Steps Out Front with ‘Bidin’ My Time’

Chris Hillman Steps Out Front with ‘Bidin’ My Time’

The former Byrd and Burrito Brother delivers an instant classic, with help from his famous friends “Well, we got it right,” Tom Petty told the L.A. Times’ Randy Lewis in the final interview with the legendary rocker, just days before his death on October 2, when Lewis congratulated him on the success of the album he’d […]

New Music Friday: Chris Hillman Revisits the Byrds with the Warm, Familiar New Album ‘Bidin’ My Time’ – Produced by Tom Petty

New Music Friday: Chris Hillman Revisits the Byrds with the Warm, Familiar New Album ‘Bidin’ My Time’ – Produced by Tom Petty

For a few months now, anticipation has been building regarding Bidin’ My Time, a new studio album from Chris Hillman of the Byrds. Produced by Tom Petty and featuring guest appearances from several of Hillman’s colleagues and friends (among them Roger McGuinn, David Crosby, Desert Rose Band alumni Herb Pedersen, John Jorgenson, Jay Dee Maness, Mike […]

Stream Chris Hillman and Roger McGuinn’s ‘Here She Comes Again,’ From Hillman’s New ‘Bidin’ My Time’ Album

Stream Chris Hillman and Roger McGuinn’s ‘Here She Comes Again,’ From Hillman’s New ‘Bidin’ My Time’ Album

On September 21, Chris Hillman (of the Byrds fame) will return to the scene with a new solo album titled Bidin’ My Time. Produced by Tom Petty, this record comes with much anticipation, as it’s been a decade since Hillman released original material. What’s more, the album features a host of notable special guests, including: […]

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