Skip Battin

Skip Battin

Real Name:
Clyde Battin
Born: Feb 18th, 1934 (Gallipolis, Ohio)
Died: July 6th, 2003 (Salem, Oregon)

Most famous as the bassist for The Byrds, Skip first found fame as half of Skip & Flip. Before The Byrds, he lead Evergreen Blueshoes before recording four albums with New Riders Of The Purple Sage between '74 and '76. He also recorded four solo albums.
In more recent years Skip toured with The Flying Burrito Bros and collaborated with a number of country rock artists.
Skip died of complications from Alzheimer's disease.
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Skip Battin Discography


SP 8408 Skip Battin Skip Battin (Album) Signpost SP 8408 US 1972 Sell This Version
AP 014 Skip Battin Navigator(LP, Album) Appaloosa AP 014 Italy 1981 Sell This Version
AP 034 Skip Battin Don't Go Crazy(LP, Album) Appaloosa AP 034 Italy 1984 Sell This Version
SXCD 6031 Skip Battin Topanga Skyline (Album) Sierra Records (3) SXCD 6031 US 2010 Sell This Version
MR 8002 Sneaky Pete Kleinow - Skip Battin - Ricky Mantoan Sneaky Pete Kleinow - Skip Battin - Ricky Mantoan - Live In Italy(LP, Album) Moondance Records MR 8002 Italy Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

159 Skip Battyn And The Group* Night Time Girl / The Dating Game Theme(7", Single, Promo) Aurora (8) 159 US 1966 Sell This Version
RR-11 Skip Battyn And The Group* High Coin / Mr. Responsibility(7", Single) Record Records, Inc. RR-11 US 1967 Sell This Version
SGP 756 Skip Battin Central Park / The St. Louis Browns(7") Signpost SGP 756 UK 1972 Sell This Version
SP-70010 Skip Battin Ballad Of Dick Clark (Single) Signpost SP-70010 US 1973 Sell This Version
58-0055 Skip Battyn* Searchin'(7", Promo) Groove (3) 58-0055 US Unknown Sell This Version
58-0065 Skip Battyn* What's Mine Is Mine(7", Promo) Groove (3) 58-0065 US Unknown Sell This Version
9001 Skip & The Hustlers* Dance Of The Sand Fleas/In The Soup(7", Single) Invicta (3) 9001 US Unknown Sell This Version

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