'An awe-inspiring work of scholarship ... cleverly structured ... with highly insightful commentary. If you want to know what made the 60s special,a s well as learning all about one of the greatest bands of that era, Hjort's your man.' 5/5 stars --Record Collector, January 2009
'Convincing and exhaustive, it's the ideal accompaniment for working through (or even starting) your Byrds collection.' 8/10 --Classic Rock, January 2009
'A new one-stop shop for all the facts, figures, triumphs and tragedies that sprung from The Byrds' troubled eight-year existence.The day-by-day format suits their story.' 3/5 stars --Mojo, January 2009
About the Author
Christopher Hjort is a rock historian who combines a love for popular music with an interest in typography and graphic design. In 2000, together with noted American researcher Doug Hinman, he published an acclaimed chronology of Jeff Beck's career, Jeff's Book. In 2007 Hjort wrote the acclaimed Strange Brew: Eric Clapton and The British Blues Boom 1965-1970.