Untitled [Untitled/Unissued]

Untitled [Untitled/Unissued]

by The Byrds

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Product Details

Release Date: 02/22/2000
Label: Sony
UPC: 0074646584729
catalogNumber: 65847
Rank: 16788

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Byrds   Primary Artist
Clarence White   Guitar,Mandolin,Vocals
Gram Parsons   Background Vocals
Gene Parsons   Drums,Vocals
Skip Battin   Bass,Vocals
Terry Melcher   Piano
Byron Berline   Violin
Roger McGuinn   Banjo,Guitar,Vocals

Technical Credits

Clarence White   Composer,Contributor
Byrds   Producer,Audio Production
Bob Dylan   Composer
Gene Parsons   Composer,Contributor
Skip Battin   Contributor
Terry Melcher   Producer,Audio Production
Jim Dickson   Producer,Audio Production
Chris Hinshaw   Engineer
Huddie Ledbetter   Composer
Roger McGuinn   Producer,Contributor,Liner Notes,Audio Production
Derek Taylor   Liner Notes
Johnny Rogan   Liner Notes
Jim Bickhart   Liner Notes
David Fricke   Liner Notes
Bob Irwin   Producer,Audio Production
J. "Superslim" Lomax   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Nancy Chester   Cover Photo
Arthur Reynolds   Composer
A. Reynolds   Composer
Derek Taylor   Liner Notes

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Untitled/Unissued 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
glauver More than 1 year ago
Many years ago I bought the original two LP set titled simply Untitled. Ir was the last major album from The Byrds. By this point Roger McGuinn was the only original member left. He was generous, letting other group members write and sing many of the songs. The problem was that none of them was very distinctive as a vocalist. The live tracks that open the original album, now CD one, give Clarence White an opportunity to shine on guitar and Lover Of the Bayou is great swamp music. The minus is an endless, almost totally instrumental Eight Miles High that seems to go on forever. I once saw McGuinn play a ten minute live version with Richard Thompson on second acoustic guitar and it was spectacular. Not so this turkey: it gets about eight inches high. Some of the studio stuff is good; Chestnut Mare and Hungry Planet are Byrd classics. Most of the rest is just adequate. The bonus CD adds more studio outtakes and live cuts. The studio stuff is OK; the live material is better than what was on the original set and much superior to Live At The Fillmore West 1969. All in all, I think this double CD shows off the McGuinn-White Byrds well enough to serve as an anthology of that era.