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Love, Not Destruction, is Barry McGuire's Message

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 controversy.

Does he really believe we are on the "eve of destruction?" What are his beliefs? What is he really like as an individual? Most of the answers are contained in this exclusive and highly interesting BEAT interview)

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