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Roger McGuinn

Roger McGuinn
Born: Jul 13, 1942 in Chicago, IL
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: As the frontman of the Byrds, Roger McGuinn and his trademark 12-string Rickenbacker guitar pioneered folk-rock and, by extension, country-rock, influencing everyone from contemporaries like the Beatles to acolytes like Tom Petty and R.E.M. in the process. James Joseph McGuinn was born on July 13, 1942, ...Read full biography
The Folk Den Project
Released: 2005
Label: Audio & Video Labs, Inc.
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Roger McGuinn began his career as a folksinger/guitarist and he has never lost his love of the music. In 1995, he launched the Folk Den project on his website, making free downloads available of folk songs ...Read full review
Back From Rio
Released: 1991
Label: Arista Contemporary
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After spending the better part of the 1980s as a solo acoustic troubadour, Byrds cofounder Roger McGuinn landed a contract for a solo album with Arista Records at the turn of the 1990s. Featuring Tom Petty, ...Read full review
More Roger McGuinn albums: Main Albums (18), Compilations (9)