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Barry McGuire

Barry McGuire

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Love, Not Destruction, is Barry McGuire's Message

Interview by Eden, KRLA Beat, 4 September 1965

(Editor's Note: A burly ex-construction worker has caused an overnight sensation, with his recording of 'Eve of Destruction'. Barry McGuire has also caused a raging ...

Protest Songs: How sick will they get? asks Alan Smith

Report and Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 24 September 1965

SING A SONG of protest — and you, too, could find yourself there in the charts. Suddenly a whole flood of these let's-put-the-world-right numbers has ...

Barry McGuire... Protests About Protests

Interview by Ann Moses, New Musical Express, 1 October 1965

"I LEFT to be myself. I felt there were better things to be said. If I can't have fun then I'm not real, and if ...

Barry McGuire Talks About Protest And His War On Evil

Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 30 October 1965

WE WERE talking about protest and folk music. I suggested to Barry McGuire that so many of them are fundamentally silly because they either protest ...

On Records: The Folk-Rock Rage

Review by Robert Shelton, The New York Times, 30 January 1966

FOLK-ROCK, which mixes the simplicity of folk music with the frenetic rhythmic heat of the electrically amplified sound of rock 'n' roll, caused one of ...

Teen Panel Discussion: Green Berets and Barry McGuire

Interview by uncredited writer, KRLA Beat, 30 April 1966

THE ARTICLE you're about to read is the first in a series of teen discussions which will be sponsored and published in The BEAT. ...

Lou Adler: Producer in the Groove at Picking Hit Records

Profile and Interview by Pete Johnson, Los Angeles Times, 19 April 1967

LOU ADLER, one of the best known and most respected record producers, is a defier of stereotypes: ...

Barry McGuire

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. 15 October 1937, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA ...

Barry McGuire's Living Room Anthems

Profile and Interview by Charles Bermant, No Depression, 23 March 2013

BARRY MCGUIRE was around in the 1960s, and remembers them well enough to present a historical narrative of songs and stories for the benefit of ...


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