David Crosby was born.
Roger McGuinn (born Jim McGuinn) of the Byrds was born.
Gene Clark was born.
Chris Hillman was born.
Michael Clarke was born.
Graham Parson was born
The Byrds play Ciro’s nightclub, galvanizing a new scene on the Sunset Strip.
The Byrds’ folk-rock version of Bob Dylan’s “Mr. Tambourine Man” will spend a week at the top of the charts.
Turn! Turn! Turn! reaches #1.
The Byrd’s “Eight Miles High” is banned by some radio stations because of the lyrics’ alleged drug references.
Having recruited Gram Parsons, the Byrds go country with Sweetheart of the Rodeo, recorded in Nashville.
Gram Parsons dies of a drug overdose in Joshua Tree, California.
The Byrds are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Michael Clarke passes away
Gene Clark passes away