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Gene Clark With the Gosdin Brothers

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Gene Clark With the Gosdin Brothers

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Gene Clark
Producers:
CBS Special Products
genre:
Folk, Rock, Reissues

We gave it a B-

He wasn’t the band’s lead singer and he didn’t go on to form a supergroup with Stills and Nash, but Gene Clark was nonetheless a crucial member of the Byrds. Made timely by the recently released Byrds boxed set, this reissue of Clark’s 1967 solo album, Gene Clark With the Gosdin Brothers, is a reminder of his contribution to the group’s pioneering folk-rock. Several songs take after the early Beatles’ Elvis/Carl Perkins side; others resemble the countryish Byrds, minus Bob Dylan. Though dated, this album is good solid fun. B-