Roger McGuinn

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    July 4, 2014

    The Willie Nelson Duets We Would Love to See Happen

    Seeing that the legendary Willie Nelson is performing at his annual 4th of July picnic this Friday, we at DC9 thought it time to do some wishful thinking about dear Willie. The guy has always loved doing duets. He's performed songs with (among others) Snoop Dog, Steven Colbert, Julio Iglesias, Kid R ... More >>

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    February 9, 2012

    The Five Best and Worst Musicians to Interview

    In honor of Evan Dando and his band The Lemonheads being at the Prophet Bar tonight, I thought I might share with the readers of DC9 some of the pitfalls of being a music writer. Sure, there are tons of positives: free shows and CDs and access to cool people (some of whom you may actually admire). B ... More >>

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    July 15, 2011

    For Sale, a Very Rare Keepsake From When The Byrds Played the Forest Ballroom in June 1968

    Heritage Auction Galleries​Says here the the Forest Theater was built in '47; my father, who grew up a few blocks over on Park Row, recalls how, in the mid-'50s, Shearith Israel used the movie theater for High Holiday services when they were finishing out the synagogue's present-day location on Wa ... More >>

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    July 28, 2010

    Q&A: Peter Case Wig!s Us Out

    ​One-time street musician Peter Case has come a long way since entering the San Francisco music scene way back in 1976. Case's first band, The Nerves, had a regional hit with "Hanging on the Telephone," a song Blondie would later make famous. Case's next band, The Plimsouls, did a bit better with ... More >>

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    February 26, 2009

    Delta Spirit,Other Lives

    Sunday, March 1, at House of Blues

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    November 24, 2008

    Last Night: Roger McGuinn at McDavid Studio

    Roger McGuinnMcDavid StudioNovember 22, 2008Better than: Watching one of those Time Life infomercials about reliving the '60s though a 10 CD compilation featuring the likes of Hermann's Hermits and Ten Years After.Starting promptly at 8:00, Roger McGuinn treated the packed house in Ft. Worth's McDav ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008

    Roger McGuinn, Legendary Frontman For The Byrds, Is Still Flying

    Listening to “Eight Miles High,” even 40 years after it was an unlikely hit, it still provides a disarming shock; the rolling bass line, atonal guitar break and angelic harmonies are so unlike anything that came before or very little that has appeared since. Very few songs in the pop canon have ... More >>

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    January 25, 2007


    The legendary New Riders of the Purple Sage are only slightly jammy

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    July 28, 2005

    The Volebeats

    Like Her (Turquoise Mountain)

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    February 20, 2003

    The Minus 5

    Down with Wilco (Yep Roc)

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    December 5, 2002

    Bob Dylan

    Live 1975: The Bootleg Series Volume 5 (Columbia)

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    March 30, 2000

    Plain folk

    Roger McGuinn, still a Byrd man, doesn't wanna be a rock 'n' roll star

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    March 23, 2000

    Best Case scenario

    Rhett Miller makes Wilonksy's shit list

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    September 16, 1999
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    September 16, 1999

    Restless farewell

    Bob Dylan, the voice of a generation, to be silenced after Paul Simon tour

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    July 22, 1999

    Love Hurts

    A new record pays homage to Gram Parsons, a hero before his time

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    May 13, 1999
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    March 11, 1999

    Soul to sell

    Epic keeps raiding Stevie Ray Vaughan's vault, but when is enough enough?

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    December 31, 1998


    Picking the best locally made records of 1998 was easy. Who knew?

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    October 1, 1998

    Art-pop explosion!

    Go Metric USA makes pop music for smart people

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    March 5, 1998

    Down in the tube station

    Mary Lou Lord nears the end of her 15 minutes

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    September 18, 1997

    Stars of India

    Two generations master an ancient art

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    May 22, 1997

    Timeless flights

    The Byrds soar though the changes

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    December 19, 1996