Tag Archives: Roger McGuinn

Hey Joe: The Byrds; Jimi Hendrix Experience; Ten Years Later

Hello there! Our song this week is Hey Joe, a dark and brutal blues song. We will review an early version by The Byrds. We will also discuss versions by the Jimi Hendrix Experience and by Ten Years Later. The … Continue reading

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Turn! Turn! Turn!: Pete Seeger, The Byrds, and The Seekers

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There is a Season). This is a terrific folk/folk-rock song from the early 60s. We will start with the original by Pete Seeger, and then … Continue reading

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Mr. Tambourine Man: Bob Dylan, The Byrds, William Shatner

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider Mr. Tambourine Man, a wonderful song from Bob Dylan and one that jump-started the field of folk-rock music. We will review the original by Bob Dylan, a cover of that song by … Continue reading

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