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Song written by Roger McGuinn, with input from Bob Dylan , for the 1969 film, Easy Rider. Wikipedia

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    Eighth album by the American rock band the Byrds and was released in November 1969 on Columbia Records . Named after the song "Ballad of Easy Rider", which had been written by the Byrds' guitarist and singer, Roger McGuinn , as the theme song for the 1969 film, Easy Rider. Wikipedia

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    • Also, instead of writing an entirely new song for the film, Dylan simply wrote out the first verse of "Ballad of Easy Rider" and told the filmmakers, "Give this to McGuinn, he’ll know what to do with it."Easy Rider-Wikipedia
    • Composed primarily by McGuinn, with some input from Bob Dylan (although not credited), "Ballad of Easy Rider" was written as the theme tune for the 1969 counterculture film Easy Rider.The Byrds-Wikipedia
    • "Wasn't Born to Follow" was not released as the A-side of a single in the U.S., but it did appear on the B-side of some copies of the single release of the title song from the film, "Ballad of Easy Rider".Wasn't Born to Follow-Wikipedia
    • Despite only being with the Byrds for a year, his bass playing and singing appear on two of the group's studio albums, Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde and Ballad of Easy Rider, as well as on the non-album single "Lay Lady Lay".John York (musician)-Wikipedia
    • He has also performed the songs "It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)" and "Ballad of Easy Rider" which were included on the soundtrack of the film Easy Rider.Roger McGuinn-Wikipedia
    • The album featured a number of the band's U.S. charting singles, including "Ballad of Easy Rider" (number 65), "Jesus Is Just Alright" (number 97), "Chestnut Mare" (number 121), and "You Ain't Goin' Nowhere" (number 74).The Best of The Byrds: Greatest Hits, Volume II-Wikipedia

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