220px-TheByrdsSweetheartoftheRodeo#16 – The Byrds – “Hickory Wind” – (1968)

This beautiful country rock tune was written by Gram Parsons and, while considered his “signature song”, it isn’t the signature song of The Byrds, who released a lot of great music like this. This song is actually the perfect example of 1960s country rock. It’s just pretty.

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