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Barry McGuire

Barry McGuire
Born: Oct 15, 1935 in Oklahoma City, OK
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: Along with Bob Dylan's emergence came countless other folk-based "protest singers" in the early to mid-'60s, including Barry McGuire. Born in Oklahoma City during 1935, McGuire had relocated to New York City and joined up with folk revivalists the New Christy Minstrels by the early '60s. He was anointed ...Read full biography
Eve of Destruction
Released: 1965
Label: Universal Distribution
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"Eve of Destruction" was so present on the airwaves at its height in 1965 that as it ended play on one station, it would start up on another, a dominating hit single which charted higher than any protest ...Read full review
This Precious Time
Released: 1965
Label: Dunhill Compact Classics
Critics' Rating:
A real lost artifact, Barry McGuire's second album actually has quite a bit of historical significance. After his mega-hit, "Eve of Destruction," McGuire was set to do a follow-up album, complete with ...Read full review
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