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The Byrds: Strictly for The Byrds!

Derek Taylor, Melody Maker, 17 July 1965

THE BYRDS happened. Suddenly, with little enough warning for any of us. For me, it started a couple of days after I arrived in Hollywood in February, when a cameraman I had met on The Beatles' tour sauntered into my then uncluttered office and dropped a couple of pictures casually on my desk. "There's a group here you may like to look at," he said. "They're called The Byrds. They may be lousy for all I know."

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