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Conversation with Chris Hillman and Bernie Leadon


2:30-4:00 pm

1 Hr 30 Min

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Two members of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Chris Hillman (the Byrds) and Bernie Leadon (Eagles), will discuss their time as bandmates in the influential country-rock band the Flying Burrito Brothers and their pivotal roles in the rise of Los Angeles country-rock. The two will also discuss their starts as teenage bluegrass musicians and the important bands in which they played: Hillman was a member of the Scottsville Squirrel Barkers, Golden State Boys, the Hillmen, the Byrds, Manassas, Souther-Hillman-Furay, and the Desert Rose Band, and Leadon was a member of the Scottsville Squirrel Barkers, Hearts & Flowers, Dillard & Clark, Eagles, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Run C&W, and others. This interview will be illustrated with archival photos, audio recordings, and video clips. Offered in support of the exhibition Western Edge: The Roots and Reverberations of Los Angeles Country-Rock, presented by City National Bank. Ford Theater. Included with Museum admission. Program ticket required. Free to Museum members.



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