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The Byrds

I Wanna Grow Up To Be A Politician

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  • 1971
  • 1979

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Byrdmaniax is the tenth album by the American rock band The Byrds. It was released in June 1971 on Columbia Records (see 1971 in music) at a time of renewed commercial and critical success for the band, due to the positive reception that their two previous albums, Ballad of Easy Rider and (Untitled), had received. The album was the second by The Byrds to feature the Roger McGuinn, Clarence White, Gene Parsons, and Skip Battin line-up of the band and was mostly recorded in early 1971, while the band were in the midst of an exhausting tour schedule. As a result, the band had little time to hone their new songs before recording commenced and thus, much of the material on the album is underdeveloped. The song “I Trust (Everything Is Gonna Work Out Alright)“ was released as a preceding... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ I want to grow up to be a politician ... And take over this beautiful land

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