Saturday, 9 February 2013

Tribute To Donald Byrd R.I.P.

Here is my personal tribute to musical legend and inspiration - the late Donald Byrd (Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II)
So many tracks to chose from, but I have chosen my personal favourites spanning a 18 year period from 1963 to 1981....hope you enjoy it

Cristo Redentor (New Perspective 1963)
Mustang (Mustang 1966)
Slow Drag (Slow Drag 1967)
Blackjack (Blackjack 1967)
Fancy Free (Fancy Free 1969)
Kofi (Kofi 1969)
The Dude (Electric Byrd 1970)
The Emperor (Ethiopian Knights 1972)
Blackbyrd (Blackbyrd 1973)
Lansana’s Priestess (Street Lady 1973)
Places And Spaces (Places & Spaces 1975)
(Fallin Like) Dominoes (Places And Spaces 1975)
Stepping Into Tomorrow  (Stepping Into Tomorrow 1975)
Think Twice 19 (Stepping Into Tomorrow 1975)
Rock Creek Park (City Life 1975)*
Unfinished Business (Unfinished Business 1976)*
Wildlife (Caricatures 1976)
Mysterious Vibes (Action 1977)*
Loving You (Thank You For Funking Up My Life 1978)
Love Has Come Around (Love Byrd 1981)
Wind Parade (Places And Spaces 1975)

All tracks by Donald Byrd except *The Blackbyrds

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