The Desert Rose Band is a US country rock band from California founded by Chris Hillman (formerly of the Byrds and the Flying Burrito Brothers) along with Herb Pedersen and John Jorgenson in 1985. Rounding out the original lineup were Bill Bryson on bass guitar, Jay Dee Maness on pedal steel guitar, and Steve Duncan on drums. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the band charted several hit singles on the US Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts until disbanding in February 1994.
Chris Hillman – Desert Rose. Genre: Rock, Folk, World, & Country. Style: Country Rock, Country. RMC 006. Chris Hillman. Desert Rose (Cass, Album).
Life Goes On (The Desert Rose Band album). Life Goes On is the fifth and final album by the country rock band The Desert Rose Band, released in 1993. By 1994, the band had officially split up. The band reunited for live performances in 2008 to 2010. The album was released by the Curb record label in Europe only, and was never released in the US. The band's final music video, directed by Michael Merriman, was created for the album's leading single "What About Love" which peaked at on the .
The Desert Rose Band provided a definite breath of fresh air to late-‘80s country radio. Featuring ex-Byrd/Flying Burrito Brother Chris Hillman, fellow country-rock stalwart Herb Petersen and young guitar hotshot John Jorgenson, the group got off to a terrific start with its 1987 self-titled debut album. Hillman combines elements of bluegrass, Bakersfield-style honkytonk and Everly Brothers-esque pop/rock in these songs, keeping the emphasis mostly positive and family-friendly.
Christopher "Chris" Hillman (born December 4, 1944 in Los Angeles, California) was one of the original members of The Byrds, which in 1965 included Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark, David Crosby and Michael Clarke. With frequent collaborator Gram Parsons, Hillman was a key figure in the development of co. ore . Year: 1984.
Chris Hillman: Time Between museum exhibit. Learn More About Chris' New Album. In memory of Bill Bryson. Arguably the pioneer of the genre known as Country Rock, Chris Hillman has carved a permanent niche in the history of contemporary American music through his work with such notable bands as The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers and the Desert Rose Band. Your browser does not support the audio element.
The Desert Rose Band (1987). Running (1988)Running1988. It was released June 2, 1987 via MCA/Curb Track listing. One Step Forward" (Chris Hillman, Bill Wildes) – 3:22. Love Reunited" (Steve Hill, Hillman) – 2:56. He's Back and I'm Blue" (Robert Anderson, Michael Woody) – 3:05. Leave This Town" (Hillman, Wildes) – 3:07. Time Between" (Hillman) – 2:29. Ashes of Love" (Jack Anglin, Jim Anglin, Johnnie Wright) – 3:15. One That Got Away" (Hillman, Peter Knobler) – 3:33
The Desert Rose Band was an American country rock band from California, founded in 1985 by Chris Hillman (formerly of The Byrds and the Flying Burrito Brothers), and Herb Pedersen and John Jorgenson. Also in the original lineup were Bill Bryson (bass guitar), Jay Dee Maness (pedal steel guitar), and Steve Duncan (drums). Herb sang the high tenor part above Chris' tenor and each Desert Rose Band album featured Herb on one lead vocal.
|A1||Why You Been Gone So Long||2:50|
|A2||Somebody's Back In Town||2:34|
|A3||Wall Around Your Heart||4:01|
|A4||Rough And Roudy Ways||2:10|
|B1||Running The Roadblocks||2:23|
|B2||I Can't Keep You In Love With Me||2:50|
|B3||Treasure Of Love||2:22|
|B4||Ashes Of Love||3:12|
|B5||Turn Your Radio On||2:31|
- Dobro – Al Perkins (tracks: A4, A5)
- Drums – Ron Tutt
- Electric Bass, Acoustic Bass – Jerry Scheff
- Electric Guitar – Bob Warford (tracks: A1, A2, B2), James Burton (tracks: A3, B1, B4)
- Fiddle – Byron Berline (tracks: A2, A5, B2, B3)
- Harmony Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, Banjo – Herb Peterson* (tracks: A5)
- Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, Mandolin – Chris Hillman
- Piano – Glen D. Hardin*
- Steel Guitar – Jay Dee Maness
|SH-3743||Chris Hillman||Desert Rose (LP, Album)||Sugar Hill Records||SH-3743||US||1984|
|RLP 006||Chris Hillman||Desert Rose (LP, Album)||Rocade Records||RLP 006||Norway||1984|
|SH 3743||Chris Hillman||Desert Rose (LP, Album, TP)||Sugar Hill Records||SH 3743||US||1984|
|SPIN 113||Chris Hillman||Desert Rose (LP, Album)||Spindrift||SPIN 113||UK||1984|
|RMC 006||Chris Hillman||Desert Rose (Cass, Album)||Rocade Records||RMC 006||Norway||1984|