James Roger McGuinn (born James Joseph McGuinn III on July 13, 1942) known professionally as Roger McGuinn and previously as Jim McGuinn, is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. He is best known for being the lead singer and lead guitarist on many of The Byrds‘ records. He is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his work with The Byrds.
The Byrds were an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1964. The band underwent multiple line-up changes throughout its existence, with frontman Roger McGuinn (aka Jim McGuinn) remaining the sole consistent member until the group disbanded in 1973.
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Members of The Band Accept Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Award at 1994 Inductions:
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Bruce Hornsby inducts the Grateful Dead at the 1994 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony:
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Interviewed by Fallon he talks about who should be running the country, how he wanted to have a room not a hall regarding to his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction and how he once was rejected from being a member at a New York City Y.M.C.A.
Watch his performance of “Raised Right Men” and the interview below.
Tom Waits @ Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
July 10, 2012
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Special event in the Lyric Theatre London to celebrate the launch of his new book ‘Lit Up Inside’.
-> Lit Up Inside: Selected Lyrics (Mandatory book!)
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