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The Flying Burrito Brothers, ‘Authorized Bootleg — Fillmore East, New York, NY: Late Show, November 7, 1970′ (Hip-O/A&M)

By: Andrew Hultkrans // February 23, 2011

Pioneers of what cofounder Gram Parsons called “white soul music,” these country rockers were an offshoot of Sweetheart of the Rodeo-era Byrds, featuring Parsons, Byrds bassist Chris Hillman, and later, Byrds drummer Michael Clarke. By this live set, the earliest official concert recording of the group, Parsons had departed, but the band’s sound was still distinguished by the innovative pedal-steel pyrotechnics of Sneaky Pete Kleinow, plus a blend of covers and originals.