Roger McGuinn biography

Roger McGuinn

Folk rock, Composer

1942 –

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Who is Roger McGuinn?

James Roger McGuinn known professionally as Roger McGuinn and previously as Jim McGuinn, is an American musician. 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.

He was also part of an author/musician band "Rock Bottom Remainders", a group of published writers doubling as musicians to raise proceeds for literacy charities. In July 2013, McGuinn co-authored an interactive ebook, Hard Listening, with the rest of the group.

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Born
Jul 13, 1942
Chicago
Also known as
  • James Roger McGuinn
  • Jim McGuinn
  • James Joseph McGuinn III
  • The Byrds
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Old Town School of Folk Music

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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