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The Byrds’ Turn! Turn! Turn! offered a message of hope in troubled times

The Byrds’ Turn! Turn! Turn! offered a message of hope in troubled times

50 years ago, ‘Turn! Turn! Turn!’ captured both the political and musical climate of the era – even as it confirmed the Byrds’ ascension.

Byrds’ The Notorious Byrd Brothers vs. Monkees’ Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.: Odd Couples

Byrds’ The Notorious Byrd Brothers vs. Monkees’ Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.: Odd Couples

One went on to acclaim; the other to No. 1 on the charts. Both are high water marks, not just for the Byrds and Monkees but for all of ’60s pop.

David Crosby reconnects with Byrds bandmate Roger McGuinn: ‘I have great respect for him’

David Crosby reconnects with Byrds bandmate Roger McGuinn: ‘I have great respect for him’

Though David Crosby has lamented the fact that Roger McGuinn seems uninterested in a long-hoped-for Byrds reunion, the two remain friends.

The Byrds, “Mr. Tambourine Man” from The Only Folk Collection You’ll Ever Need (2014): One Track Mind

The Byrds, “Mr. Tambourine Man” from The Only Folk Collection You’ll Ever Need (2014): One Track Mind

Exploring the curious history, and enduring magic, of a Bob Dylan remake by the Byrds from the upcoming ‘Only Folk Collection You’ll Ever Need.’

‘It was like a dream’: For the Byrds’ Roger McGuinn, association with Bob Dylan went way past ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’

‘It was like a dream’: For the Byrds’ Roger McGuinn, association with Bob Dylan went way past ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’

McGuinn remembers favorite moments from their ’70s collaborations.

‘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.

‘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.

David Crosby appeals to Roger McGuinn for long-awaited Byrds reunion

David Crosby appeals to Roger McGuinn for long-awaited Byrds reunion

The surviving members of the Byrds haven’t appeared together since 2000.

Deep Cuts: Byrds legend Gene Clark’s ‘Strength of Strings,’ ‘Polly,’ ‘Lonely Saturday,’ others

Deep Cuts: Byrds legend Gene Clark’s ‘Strength of Strings,’ ‘Polly,’ ‘Lonely Saturday,’ others

Gene Clark, a founding member of the Byrds and one of rock ‘n’ roll’s most intriguing troubadours, has always been suspended in the gray area between obscurity and popularity.

Movies: The Byrd Who Flew Alone: The Triumphs and Tragedy of Gene Clark (2013)

Movies: The Byrd Who Flew Alone: The Triumphs and Tragedy of Gene Clark (2013)

This newly released documentary on the ex-Byrds singer-songwriter Gene Clark is not only very much welcome, but long overdue.