The Byrds - Another Dimension

 (Stereo And Mono Version)




Folk Rock

Product No.:
ASUN 168
UPC: 090771016812

10 inch Vinyl Record

No. of Discs: 2

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Now heavily influenced by the earth-shaking creations of two master musicians - John Coltrane and Ravi Shankar - the Byrds began recording their new singles, "Eight Miles High" and "Why," along with tracks for their upcoming album Fifth Dimension at Columbia Studios in Hollywood. Growing more confident by the day in their studio acumen and songwriting skills, the Byrds logged long nights of hypnotic in-studio jamming, then hammered the white-hot magma into songs that will live forever. McGuinn's solos soared as never before, his technique now fusing the familiar, melodic overtones of the Rickenbacker 12-string with a powerfully new staccato dissonance absorbed from the majestic saxophone of John Coltrane. Michael Clarke's drumming never sounded better, his Elvin Jones-like cymbal splashes and rolling-tom thunder driving the band like an atomic generator approaching critical mass. Chris Hillman's swooping bass lines took on a McCartney-esque timbre that filled in every corner of the canvas with bold, melodic strokes. But it was perhaps David Crosby, playing in a brashly percussive way no one had ever heard before from a rhythm guitarist, who best digested and interpreted the Eastern influences of the day: the ragas and tales of Ravi Shankar.

1. Eight Miles High
2. Why
3. Ryder
4. John Riley I
5. 2-4-2 Trot (The Lear Jet Song)
6. Psychodrama City
7. John Riley II
8. Wild Mountain Thyme
9. Hey Joe (Where you Gonna Go)
10. I See You
11. What's Happening?!?!
12. Captain Soul (30 Minute Break)

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