Byrd Goes Long, Flies With T-Birds

Tracy Byrd played non-stop for 4½ hours, 11 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. ET Saturday night (Feb. 2) at a bar in Greenville, S.C. A release from Byrd’s publicist reveals that during the extended encore, Byrd and his band, Only Way to Fly, covered Eddie Money’s 1978 pop hit, “Two Tickets to Paradise.” Byrd flies Tuesday (Feb. 5) with the United States Air Force Thunderbirds. 02/04/02