It’s retro Friday and it doesn’t get much better than this. Here is a late-era performance from legendary act The Byrds. It’s nearly ten minutes of hypnotic, mesmerising musicianship. This live version, from the Fillmore East in 1970, is all about the rhythm section. Skip Battin on bass and Parsons (Gene not Gram) on drums are entirely absorbed in the music and elevate the crowd so high. About eight miles high. Listen to that driving snare drum. Wherever you are right now, this will take you somewhere else.
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