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‘We could make really good music together’: Two Byrds want a reunion; Roger McGuinn does not

‘We could make really good music together’: Two Byrds want a reunion; Roger McGuinn does not

David Crosby and Chris Hillman still wrestle with McGuinn’s solo ambitions.

Phil Ochs – Live Again (2014)

Phil Ochs – Live Again (2014)

We find Phil Ochs sharpening his weapons for a final attack on injustice.

Jackson Browne – Standing in the Breach (2014)

Jackson Browne – Standing in the Breach (2014)

As layered as it is honest, as reflective as it is determined.

One Track Mind: Richard Thompson, “Walking on a Wire” from Acoustic Classics (2014)

One Track Mind: Richard Thompson, “Walking on a Wire” from Acoustic Classics (2014)

Thompson takes an old favorite, and does an unexpected thing.

One Track Mind: Jackson Browne, “The Birds of St. Marks” from Standing in the Breach (2014)

One Track Mind: Jackson Browne, “The Birds of St. Marks” from Standing in the Breach (2014)

It’s of little surprise that Jackson Browne keeps returning to this song.

‘It just popped up’: Roger McGuinn on the Byrds’ happenstance beginnings

‘It just popped up’: Roger McGuinn on the Byrds’ happenstance beginnings

Slowly, but surely, something magical was happening.

‘A very romantic, sexy and happy song’: Maria Muldaur on her ageless ‘Midnight at the Oasis’

‘A very romantic, sexy and happy song’: Maria Muldaur on her ageless ‘Midnight at the Oasis’

She says it elicits “very happy and, dare I say it, X-rated memories.”

‘It’s not supposed to be ballot by bullet’: Inside one of Crosby Stills and Nash’s most emotional tracks

‘It’s not supposed to be ballot by bullet’: Inside one of Crosby Stills and Nash’s most emotional tracks

This standout early CSN song remains a fiery indictment of dreams lost.

‘We’ll figure it out; we’ll wing it’: Robbie Robertson remembers thrilling unrehearsed Band set with Bob Dylan

‘We’ll figure it out; we’ll wing it’: Robbie Robertson remembers thrilling unrehearsed Band set with Bob Dylan

Dylan joined the Band on stage for an off-the-cuff New Year’s Eve 1971 set.

‘I’m not trying to slag the guy’: David Crosby returns to Crosby Stills and Nash’s failed Rick Rubin collaboration

‘I’m not trying to slag the guy’: David Crosby returns to Crosby Stills and Nash’s failed Rick Rubin collaboration

This mismatched partnership generated far more headlines than actual music.