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The Notorious Byrd Brothers (album) by The Byrds 

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The Notorious Byrd Brothers
The Notorious Byrd Brothers by The Byrds (1968)
Overall rank: 725th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 279 votes)
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Accolades: Top 20 albums of 1968 (14th)
Top 100 albums of the 1960s (76th)
Top 1,000 albums of all time (725th)

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The Notorious Byrd Brothers is ranked as the best album by The Byrds.

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Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 279 votes)
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95/100
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77/100
 
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From lanadeleswift 09/01/2016 23:45
This is for sure their best album. Strong throughout, no dull tracks
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75/100
From nitomano 06/09/2016 16:22
Favoritas: Goin' Back, Wasn't Born To Follow, Draft Morning
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From garycottier 03/25/2016 21:20
This is the best byrds album. It starts off fantastically with artificial energy and has other great tracks like get to you and the wonderful cover of Goffin-King's wasn't born to follow. The only disappointment is the other Goffin-king effort Goin' back, it just seems out of place here. Anyway, still a brilliant album.
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From Nobodyisemo 03/13/2016 15:00
Not as stirring for me as Younger Than Yesterday, but this and YTY are their best, miles above the others. Consistently experimental, attractive, jangly and influential.
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80/100
From mattybennettpop 07/27/2015 00:26
A fantastic album. The first one without David Crosby but it is up there with "Younger than yesterday" as their greatest work. Trippy stuff !
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From gtroda 01/25/2015 19:06
The shift towards country suits the band well.
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From poppmusic 01/08/2015 19:48
One of the best of the Summer of Love. Each song perfectly mixes rustic country/folk with the psychedelic sounds of the age. The point, I think, is that "returning to the land" can be a revolutionary, mind-altering experience. An essential rock album and the Byrds' best
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From Rafion 10/13/2014 19:18
Wonderful album, the best one with "Younger than Yesterday". A cohesive mixture of folk rock and psyche with perfect harmonies. Definitely the best period of the Byrds...
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From swhaze 09/29/2014 19:35
I like this album but it is a mix of different styles and it does not feel like an album, more like an odds and sods kind of release.
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From junodog4 09/21/2014 19:21
The shift in sound is very noticable here. A great transition album.
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