Chris Hillman, Gram Parsons, and Kevin Kelley all left the Byrds in wake of the release of Sweetheart of the Rodeo, leaving Roger McGuinn to assemble a new band from scratch. Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde, the first album with McGuinn as unquestioned leader (and sole founding member), was an interesting set that saw him attempting to bring together the psych-tinged rock of the group's early period.
- 1. This Wheel's On Fire
- 2. Old Blue
- 3. Your Gentle Way Of Loving Me
- 4. Child Of The Universe
- 5. Nashville West
- 1. Drug Store Truck Drivin Man
- 2. King Apathy III
- 3. Candy
- 4. Bad Night At The Whiskey
"The new lineup on this album was as strong as any the band would ever have."