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Byrds, Burritos, and Bluegrass: Chris Hillman Interviewed

Bob Ruggiero, Houston Press, 3 February 2011

OFTEN OVERSHADOWED by flashier, more volatile, or more tragic bandmates, singer and multi-instrumentalist Chris Hillman's cred as a pioneer of country-rock is nonetheless impeccable. As a co-founder of the Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers, Manassas and the Desert Rose Band – in addition to a dizzying variety of solo, duo, and trio work – Hillman has had a career closing in on 50 years.

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