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Skip Battin


Country-rock journeyman bass participant Clyde “Neglect” Battin was area of the duo Neglect & Turn that scored 3 graph entries in 1959-1960, including “IT HAD BEEN I actually” and “Cherry Pie,” both which reached amount 11. He produced the Evergreen Blueshoes within the middle-’60s and was an associate from the Byrds from 1969 to 1972, playing bass and performing. He later made an appearance with lineups from the Traveling Burrito Brothers and New Riders from the Purple Sage.

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Full Name Skip Battin
Died July 6, 2003, Salem, Oregon, United States
Profession Songwriter, Singer-songwriter
Nationality American
Music Groups The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Skip & Flip
Music Songs About to Rain, Dead Flowers, Up Against the Wall Redneck, Hot Burrito #1, Cowgirl in the Sand, Changing Heart, Full Circle, Truck Drivin' Man, Your Angel Steps Out of Heaven, School Days, She Once Lived Here, Take a Letter Maria
Albums Topanga Skyline, Byrds, Home, Home on the Road, Hearts on the Line, Gram Parsons Archives Vol.1: Live at the Avalon Ballroom 1969, Sunset Sundown, New Riders, Airborne, History of The Byrds, Hot Burritos! The Flying Burrito Brothers Anthology 1969–1972, The Best of New Riders of the Purple Sage, The Best of The Byrds: Greatest Hits, Volume II, Farther Along: The Best of the Flying Burrito Brothers
Movies Coogan's Bluff

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1 Former member of The Byrds.
2 Former member of The Flying Burrito Brothers.
3 Former member of The New Riders of the Purple Sage.
4 He was the "Skip" of Skip and Flip ("Flip" was Gary Paxton), who had a #11 hit in 1959 with "It Was I" (written by Paxton) and then with "Cherry Pie".



Ciao Manhattan 1972 performer: "Citizen Kane" / writer: "Citizen Kane"



Banjoman 1975 Documentary As Himself in The Byrds (as The Byrds)
Stamping Ground 1971 Documentary Himself (as The Byrds)
Unsere kleine Show - Musik zur blauen Stunde 1971 TV Series Himself - Musician

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