The Byrds co-founder Roger McGuinn stops by the Growing Bolder TV studios to play a special song he wrote based on an old Irish blessing and explains how a gift from his friend Tom Petty inspired the moment that led to the song.
Pop culture expert and author Bob Kealing discusses his new book on Gram Parsons, who helped create an entire genre of music during his short life and launched the careers of future Hall of Famers. Bob describes his fascinating life.
Did you know legendary rocker Roger McGuinn wrote songs for a Broadway musical in the 1970s? The show never made it to stage, but lucky for us, the songs survived. Roger explains the story behind the timeless “I Wanna Grow Up To Be a Politician.”
“Turn! Turn! Turn!” is one of the most beloved songs of all time, but it once sounded very different. Roger McGuinn is back, guitar still in hand, to share more memories about the history of folk music and rock and roll.
Rock and roll Hall of Famer Roger McGuinn and his wife, Camilla, are joining us for the full hour! With his guitar in hand, Roger takes an intimate look back at his 50 years in the music business and tells us how he continues to grow and evolve.
He learned his craft in the Greenwich Village scene of the ’60s and like a fine wine has perfected with age. Introduce yourself to the music of this amazing songwriter/guitarist.
It seemed like folk music legend Tom Rush had forgotten how popular he was in the ’60s, because when his “Remember Song” went viral on YouTube, he was surprised. It’s gotten more than 3 million views, giving people a reason to remember him.
Guitarist Bob Rafkin’s rich, musical life took him from the Greenwich Village folk scene of the 1960s to working with Joni Mitchell and Arlo Guthrie in LA.
Roger and Camilla joined us live in studio for the entire hour. Roger brought his guitar and took us on a trip thorough the history of rock.