Untitled by The Byrds

Besides being famous for scenes from “Rebel Without A Cause“, and Laserium, the Griffith Observatory’s western staircase was used to shoot the cover of The Byrds ninth album, “Untitled” which was released in September 1970 on Columbia Records.

On September 12, 2010, Linkin Park had a short concert for about 1,000 fans at the Observatory. Their song “The Catalyst” from this gig was later shown by MTV’s Video Music Awards.

“Untitled” Tracks:

Side One (live)
Lover of the Bayou
Positively 4th Street
Nashville West
So You Want to Be a Rock ‘n’ Roll Star
Mr. Tambourine Man
Mr. Spaceman

Side Two (live)
Eight Miles High

Side Three (studio)
Chestnut Mare
Truck Stop Girl
All the Things
Yesterday’s Train
Hungry Planet

Side Four (studio)
Just a Season
Take a Whiff on Me
You All Look Alike
Well Come Back Home


Roger McGuinn – guitar, Moog synthesizer, vocals
Clarence White – guitar, mandolin, vocals
Skip Battin – electric bass, vocals
Gene Parsons – drums, guitar, harmonica, vocals

The Byrds Discography

1965 – Mr. Tambourine Man
1965 – Turn! Turn! Turn!
1966 – Fifth Dimension
1967 – Younger Than Yesterday
1968 – The Notorious Byrd Brothers
1968 – Sweetheart of the Rodeo
1969 – Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde
1969 – Ballad of Easy Rider
1970 – (Untitled)
1971 – Byrdmaniax
1971 – Farther Along
1973 – Byrds

Griffith Observatory
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Los Angeles CA 90027
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