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The Byrds - Greatest Hits   




The first compilation album by the The Byrds was released in August 1967 on Columbia Records. It is the top-selling album in The Byrds' catalogue and reached #6 on the Billboard Top LPs chart but failed to break into the UK Albums Chart. The album provides a summary of The Byrds' history during Gene Clark and David Crosby's tenure with the band and also functions as a survey of the group's hit singles from 1965 to 1967, a period when the band had its greatest amount of success on the singles chart. Most of the band's U.S. A-sides from this period are included on the album, along with three of their more important album tracks: "I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better", "The Bells of Rhymney", and "Chimes of Freedom". The three U.S. singles from this period that are not included on the album are "Set You Free This Time", "Have You Seen Her Face" and "Lady Friend".

Tracks

  • A1)   Mr. Tambourine Man
  • A2)   I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better
  • A3)   The Bells Of Rhymney
  • A4)   Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season)
  • A5)   All I Really Want To Do
  • A6)   Chimes Of Freedom
  • B1)   Eight Miles High
  • B2)   Mr. Spaceman
  • B3)   5 D (Fifth Dimension)
  • B4)   So You Want To Be A Rock 'N' Roll Star
  • B5)   My Back Pages

Track listing above is from US | Columbia - KCS 9516 LP

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