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The Blackbyrds was a and fusion group, formed in Washington, D.C. in 1973. The group was led by trumpeter Donald Byrd and featured some of his Howard University students: Kevin Toney (keyboards), Keith Killgo (vocals, drums), Joe Hall (bass guitar), Allan Barnes (saxophone, clarinet), and Barney Perry (guitar). Orville Saunders (guitar), and Jay Jones (flute, saxophone) were later members of the group. They signed to Fantasy Records in 1973. They are best known for their 1975 hit "Walking in Rhythm", which received a Grammy nomination. Read more about The Blackbyrds on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.

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Rock Creek Park

The Blackbyrds: Greatest Hits
Last Played on January 16, 2016 10:36am

Walking In Rhythm

Greatest Hits
Last Played on March 22, 2014 11:37am


The Blackbyrds


The Blackbyrds


The Blackbyrds