Tambourine Man" and "Eight Miles High" helped to introduce the subgenres of folk rock and psychedelic rock respectively into the popular music of the day. The album was first issued on CD by Columbia Records in and was later re-released in a remastered form in with alternative cover artwork.
In the UK and Europe, this edition of the album was titled Greatest Hits: 18 Classics Remastered and included an additional seven bonus tracks taken from the Byrds' post Younger Than Yesterday career a period not covered by the original album. Upon release, The Byrds' Greatest Hits was met with positive reviews.
Paul Williams enthusiastically waxed lyrical about the album in a review published in Crawdaddy! By definition it contains nothing unfamiliar; and yet this very fact offers great potential beauty, for a well-made greatest hits LP might then unleash the emotion of familiarity in an artistic context. The Byrds have achieved that goal: always masters of the form, they have now taken the concept of a great hits anthology and created from it an essay into rediscovery.
Their sound has progressed from the Dylanesque to the sound which is one of the best in the pop world. In recent years, Stephen Thomas Erlewine , in his review for the AllMusic website, has described the album as "pretty close to a definitive single-disc summary of the Byrds' prime.
Nevertheless, at the time the album was stunning in its breadth and provided the next generation with a good sample of the sound and direction of the group. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Byrds. The Byrds: Timeless Flight Revisited 2nd ed. Rogan House. ISBN X. Jawbone Press. ISBN Top Pop Albums Record Research Inc. The Complete Book of the British Charts. Omnibus Press. Retrieved Recording Industry Association of America. Byrds Flyght. Music Tap.
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