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Roger McGuinn: Roger And Out

Report and Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, May 1974

"JEEZ, I HOPE the sound guy is straight tonight." said Al. "The guy who did it last night didn't have a clue. Might wind up ...

Roger McGuinn: Byrds Man Waits His Turn Turn Turn

Interview by Debbie Kruger, Courier Mail, The, April 1998

HEROES AREN'T ALWAYS hard to find. Roger McGuinn, founding member of seminal '60s group The Byrds, seems to make a career these days of being ...

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Roger McGuinn: Roger McGuinn

Review by Nick Kent, NME, August 1973

NOW THIS is a little more like it. Of course, it would be ludicrous to expect a sudden reconciliation with the original classic Byrds feel ...

Roger McGuinn: Spacemen in my garden

Interview by Barbara Charone, NME, February 1974

ROGER McGUINN has been around a long time. Way before the Byrds, he was with the Chad Mitchell trio – superstars of the Peter, Paul ...

Roger McGuinn: A Man's Gotta Do...What A Man's Gotta Do

Interview by Chris Salewicz, NME, September 1974

NIK COHN seemed to have it pretty well summed up in his Byrds caption for Rock Dreams: "The Byrds weren't so much a band as ...

Roger McGuinn: The Post-Flight Is Finally Solo

Report and Interview by David Rensin, Rolling Stone, December 1974

LOS ANGELES – A solitary figure in the Troubadour spotlight, Roger McGuinn swayed gently as he sang: "Hey Mr. D. do you want me to ...

Roger McGuinn and Country Rock: Older Than Yesterday

Retrospective and Interview by Michael Gray, Let It Rock, January 1975

IT'S FRIDAY 30TH AUGUST, in Birmingham England, and it's afternoon. Roger McGuinn is listening to a track off his second solo album, Peace On You. ...

Steven Stills, Roger McGuinn & Band Albums

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, August 1975

Roger McGuinn: Roger McGuinn & Band (Columbia)Stephen Stills: Stills (Columbia) ...

Roger McGuinn - Roger McGuinn and Band

Review by Mick Farren, NME, August 1975

IT'S BEEN A fair old while since anyone pointed the finger at Roger McGuinn and accused him of pumping out high energy rock and roll. ...

Roger McGuinn: Urban Spaceman Metamorphoses Into Plumber

Report and Interview by Mick Farren, NME, August 1975

ROGER McGUINN’S return to the Los Angeles Troubadour could be described as something of a minor triumph. With Steve Love, Richard Bowden, Greg Attaway and ...

Roger McGuinn: Cardiff Rose

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, June 1976

ABOUT EIGHT OR nine months ago I was preposterously drunk in the Bottom Line club in New York watching the Roger McGuinn Band. ...

Roger McGuinn: Bottom Line, New York City

Live Review by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, September 1976

NEW YORK: Roger McGuinn is an institution in American rock music and, like all institutions, he seems to crop up at least once a year ...

Roger McGuinn: Bottom Line, New York City

Live Review by Miles, NME, March 1977

A FLURRY of movement on a darkened stage then a sudden hit of déjà vu – that voice and the song and the long jangling ...

Born Again: Roger McGuinn

Interview by Al Aronowitz, Blacklisted Masterpieces of Al Aronowitz, The, 1981

Roger McGuinn is explaining that he's found religion. He's now a Christian. Jesus is the only one in sight that he can believe in. He's ...

Bob Dylan/Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers /Roger McGuinn: Modena Autodrome, Turin

Live Review by Len Brown, NME, September 1987

ROCK HACKS aren't allowed near Bob. He's got no time for the press. In fact, someone who once met his grannie's dog-minder tells me Bob ...

Roger McGuinn: A Byrd Returns To The Nest

Interview by Steven P. Wheeler, Happening, April 1991

WHEN IT comes to the legends of rock & roll, there aren't too many singer-songwriters who have had the impact on contemporary rock as Roger ...

Roger McGuinn: The Jingle Jangle Man

Interview by Tom Hibbert, Q, April 1991

Nothing defined the sound of The Byrds so much as the 12-string Rickenbacker guitar of their leader Jim McGuinn. As the years went by his ...

Roger McGuinn: Shepherds Bush Empire, London

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, August 1997

A BLACK EXECUTIVE chair sits in the middle of an empty stage in a in a puddle of swirling, blobby, cod-psychedelic lights. It’s as if ...

Roger McGuinn: Born To Rock And Roll

Review by Tom Cox, Uncut, January 1998

The former Byrd's mid-Seventies solo years ...

Roger McGuinn: Twelve-string Driven Thing

Interview by Johnny Black, MOJO, September 2002

THE OPENING JINGLE-JANGLE 12-string Rickenbacker guitar line on The Byrds' 1965 classic, 'Mr Tambourine Man', ushered in a new era in popular music – the ...

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