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The Byrds at The Grand Ol' Opry. 1968

Roger McGuinn: vocals, guitar
Chris Hillman: vocals, bass, mandolin
Gram Parsons: guitar
Kevin Kelley: drums

Earl "Les" Ball: piano
Jon Corneal: drums
Lloyd Green: steel guitar
John Hartford: banjo, guitar, fiddle
Roy M. Huskey: bass
Jay Dee Maness: steel guitar
Clarence White : guitar


"You Ain't Going Nowhere":
Bob Dylan
Rec. date: March 9, 1968

"I Am A Pilgrim":
Traditional, arranged by Roger
McGuinn and Chris Hillman
Rec. date: March 13, 1968

"The Christian Life":
Charles and Ira Louvin
Rec. date: April 24, 1968

"You Don't Miss Your Water":
William Bell
Rec. date: April 15, 1968

"You're Still On My Mind":
L. McDaniel
Rec. date: April 17, 1968

"Pretty Boy Floyd":
Woody Guthrie
Rec. date: March 12, 1968

"Hickory Wind":
Gram Parsons and Bob Buchanan
Rec. date: March 9, 1968

"One Hundred Years From Now":
Gram Parsons
Rec. date: May 27, 1968

"Blue Canadian Rockies":
C. Walker
Rec. date: April 24, 1968

"Life in Prison":
Merle Haggard and J. Sanders
Rec. date: April 4, 1968

"Nothing Was Delivered":
Bob Dylan
Rec. date: March 15, 1968

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Sweetheart Of The Rodeo 1968
Original Columbia LP Release: August 1968. CS 9670 Expanded Edition CD Release: March 1997. CK 6515

related internet links

his official website

his official website

the single most informative resource
 that is available about Gram Parsons

from the ByrdWatcher website.
some very interesting details about
this stupendous album

is one of the most influential albums
in American Popular Music History

The Byrds 1968

Sweetheart Of The Rodeo t-shirt [click for larger}

Rose Maddox. Sweetheart Of The Rodeo

the one and only, the great
Rose Maddox

KSTP. Minneapolis/St. Paul
First Broadcast: 1940
this Minnesota radio station
featured a duo
The Sweethearts Of The Radio

Frank and Esther, The Sweethearts of the Radio
The Sweethearts of the Radio

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