Tag Archives: Barry McGuire

Another Eve of Destruction

It was a sixties thing. In 1965 it was Barry McGuire’s Eve of Destruction – perhaps the most pretentious protest song from those odd days. It was not-very-convincing imitation Bob Dylan. McGuire offered it to The Byrds. They said no, pretentious … Continue reading

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The Coming Republican Years

No one should be this old. America is no country for old men – just spend five minutes looking at television, with its vital young people being cool, or listen to the radio, where the music is puzzling – and … Continue reading

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