|Birth: ||Nov. 16, 1947|
|Death: ||Dec. 15, 2008|
Musician. He was a guitarist, vocalist and founding member of the 1960s psychedelic rock band The Count Five. They are best known for the hit "Psychotic Reaction", which reached number 5 on the Billboard charts in 1966. Born in Dublin, Ireland, Byrne was raised in San Jose, California where he helped form the quintet along with Kenn Ellner, Craig "Butch" Atkinson, Roy Chaney and John "Mouse" Michalski. The group would often perform while wearing Dracula-style capes. He died from liver disease. (bio by: C.S.)
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Record added: Dec 19, 2008
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