The Byrds release ‘Mr. Tambourine Man,’ their debut album featuring ‘All I Really Want to Do’ (1965)

The Byrds’ ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’ feat. “All I Really Want to Do” is their debut album released on June 21, 1965 by Columbia.

Track Listing : 1.Mr. Tambourine Man (Bob Dylan) – 02:29 . 2.I’Ll Feel A Whole Lot Better (Gene Clark) – 02:32 . 3.Spanish Harlem Incident (Bob Dylan) – 01:57 . 4.You Won’T Have To Cry (Gene Clark, Jim Mcguinn) – 02:08 . 5.Here Without You (Gene Clark) – 02:36 . 6.The Bells Of Rhymney (Idris Davies, Pete Seeger) – 03:30 . 7.All I Really Want To Do (Bob Dylan) – 02:04 . 8.I Knew I’D Want You (Gene Clark) – 02:14 . 9.It’S No Use (Gene Clark, Jim Mcguinn) – 02:23 . 10.Don’T Doubt Yourself, Babe (Jackie Deshannon) – 02:54 . 11.Chimes Of Freedom (Bob Dylan) – 03:51 . 12.We’Ll Meet Again (Ross Parker, Hughie Charles) – 02:07

Musicians : The Byrds – Band . Jim Mcguinn – Lead Guitar, Vocals . Gene Clark – Rhythm Guitar, Tambourine, Vocals . David Crosby – Rhythm Guitar, Vocals . Chris Hillman – Electric Bass . Michael Clarke – Drums . Jerry Cole – Rhythm Guitar On (1 – 8) . Larry Knechtel – Electric Bass On (1 – 8) . Leon Russell – Electric Piano On (1 – 8) . Hal Blaine – Drums On (1 – 8)

Production : Produced By Terry Melcher

Package : Barry Feinstein – front cover photography . Billy James – liner notes . Jim Dickson – photography

Recorded January 20 – April 22, 1965 At Columbia Studios, Hollywood, Ca.

Released On June 21, 1965 By Columbia.

The Byrds

Whether you’re a rock junkie or folk is your usual cup of tea, you really can’t go wrong with “Mr. Tambourine Man”. Its influence on music is inescapable and it has aged like the finest of wines. […]

The early Byrds will always be best remembered for their connection to the music of Bob Dylan. They did not so much interpret his songs as they re-created them. Dylan also owes a debt of gratitude to the Byrds for presenting his music to the masses and expanding his fan base. […]

Don Ignacio’s Music Reviews
I don’t want to sound too negative, because I find Mr. Tambourine Man to be an excellent album with more than its fair share of memorable moments. It’s also worth noting that while the songs tend to sound alike, there’s no filler material in here. […]


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