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Roger McGuinn

Roger McGuinn
Aliases
Jim McGuinn
Real name
James Joseph McGuinn III
Born
July 13, 1942
Country
United States
IPI
00018923575
00034710703
00063641681
Member of
The Byrds
The Beefeaters [1]

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
August 1969 (14 artists)
September 1974 (2 artists)
1969 (3 artists)
June 1973 Astro Chimp
May 1976 (7 artists)
1980 Gail Davies
1979 The Retros
September 1974 (2 artists)
1969 The Idea
1969 Walter Egan
1980 George Usher
1991 Elvis Costello & The Attractions
1969 (2 artists)
1969 (15 artists)

Covers by Roger McGuinn

Title Performer Release date Originally by
2001 Prince's Orchestra
March 1977 Peter Frampton
March 1977 Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
August 9, 1994 Arthur Alexander
March 17, 1998 Pete Seeger and Sonny Terry
1980 Graham Parker and The Rumour
2001 (unknown)
2001 Libby Holman with Josh White
1998 Buell Kazee
August 1989 The Byrds
2001 (unknown)
March 1977 Bob Dylan
June 1973 (unknown)
1991 Reckless Sleepers
2001 Leroy Carr
August 1969 Bob Dylan
1998 Richard (Rabbit) Brown
August 24, 2004 Lambert Murphy
2001 Blind Willie Johnson
2003 Bob Dylan
1975 Bob Dylan
June 1973 Tom Rush
1980 Lynn Anderson
1975 The Byrds
1993 Bob Dylan
August 1989 Bob Dylan
1993 Bob Dylan
October 30, 2007 Bob Dylan
September 1974 Charlie Rich
May 1976 (unknown)
May 1976 Kris Kristofferson
2001 "Uncle Bunt" Stephens
1980 Graham Parker and The Rumour
August 1989 The Byrds
1998 "Dock" Boggs
June 1973 (unknown), (unknown)
2001 Thelma La Vizzo
October 11, 2005 (unknown), The Limeliters
2003 (unknown), The Limeliters
July 15, 2008 (unknown), The Limeliters
1998 Lulu Belle & Scotty and Five String Banjo
May 1976 Bob Dylan
2001 Lena Bourne Fish
March 1977 George Jones
1989 Bob Dylan & The Band

Songs written by Roger McGuinn

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
All the Things Roger McGuinn, Jacques Levy The Byrds September 1970 Covered by Miracle Legion
Ballad of Easy Rider Roger McGuinn Roger McGuinn August 1969 Covered by (14 artists)
B.J. Blues Roger McGuinn, Gene Parsons, Clarence White, John York The Byrds February 3, 1969
Change Is Now Chris Hillman, Roger McGuinn The Byrds October 20, 1967 Covered by Giant Sand
Chestnut Mare Roger McGuinn, Jacques Levy The Byrds September 1970 Covered by The Icicle Works
Draft Morning Chris Hillman, Roger McGuinn, David Crosby The Byrds January 3, 1968 Covered by (2 artists)
Draggin' Roger McGuinn, Jacques Levy Roger McGuinn June 1973 Covered by Astro Chimp
Drug Store Truck Drivin' Man Gram Parsons, Roger McGuinn The Byrds January 7, 1969 Covered by (5 artists)
Eight Miles High Roger McGuinn, David Crosby, Gene Clark The Byrds March 14, 1966 Covered by (41 artists)
Five D Roger McGuinn The Byrds June 13, 1966 Covered by (3 artists)
Get to You Chris Hillman, Roger McGuinn The Byrds January 3, 1968 Covered by Mr. Encrypto
I See You Roger McGuinn, David Crosby The Byrds July 18, 1966 Covered by Yes
It's No Use Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark The Byrds June 21, 1965 Covered by (3 artists)
It Won't Be Wrong Roger McGuinn, Harvey Gerst The Beefeaters [1] November 1964 Covered by (6 artists)
Just a Season Roger McGuinn, Jacques Levy The Byrds September 1970 Covered by Terry Melcher
King Apathy III Roger McGuinn The Byrds February 3, 1969 Covered by The Barracudas [GB]
Lover of the Bayou Roger McGuinn, Jacques Levy The Byrds September 1970 Covered by (2 artists)
Mr. Spaceman Roger McGuinn The Byrds July 18, 1966 Covered by (13 artists)
Rock and Roll Time Kris Kristofferson, Roger McGuinn, Bob Neuwirth Kris Kristofferson March 1974 Covered by (5 artists)
Rocket to Stardom Kris Kristofferson, Roger McGuinn, Bob Neuwirth Kris Kristofferson July 1975 Covered by Fešáci
So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star Chris Hillman, Roger McGuinn The Byrds January 9, 1967 Covered by (16 artists)
Tomorrow is a Long Way Away Roger McGuinn, David Crosby, Gene Clark The Byrds 1988 Covered by Steve Wynn
Why Roger McGuinn, David Crosby The Byrds March 14, 1966 Covered by The Mock Turtles
You Showed Me Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark Crosby - McGuinn - Hillman - Clark - Clarke 1969 Covered by (15 artists)
You Won't Have to Cry Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark The Byrds June 21, 1965 Covered by Frank 'Jackson' Blake

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
Wild Mountain Thyme Chris Hillman, Roger McGuinn, David Crosby, Michael Clarke Wild Mountain Thyme The Byrds Covered by Bobby Sutliff

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Back from Rio Roger McGuinn 1991 Arista
Cardiff Rose Roger McGuinn May 1976 Columbia
City Roger McGuinn & Chris Hillman featuring Gene Clark 1980 Capitol Records
McGuinn, Clark & Hillman McGuinn, Clark & Hillman 1979 Capitol Records
McGuinn-Hillman McGuinn-Hillman 1980 Capitol Records
Peace on You Roger McGuinn September 1974 Columbia
Preflyte Crosby - McGuinn - Hillman - Clark - Clarke 1969 Together
Roger McGuinn Roger McGuinn June 1973 Columbia
Roger McGuinn & Band Roger McGuinn 1975 Columbia
Thunderbyrd Roger McGuinn March 1977 Columbia
Treasures from the Folk Den Roger McGuinn 2001 Appleseed Recordings

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
Adios Amigo - A Tribute to Arthur Alexander various artists August 9, 1994 Razor & Tie
Beautiful Dreamer - The Songs of Stephen Foster various artists August 24, 2004 American Roots Publishing
Bob Dylan - The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration various artists 1993 Columbia
Byrd Parts various artists 1998 Raven Records
Byrd Parts 2 various artists 2003 Raven Records
Easy Rider - Music from the Soundtrack various artists August 1969 Dunhill
I Feel Possessed Crowded House August 1989 Capitol Records
I'm Not There various artists October 30, 2007 Sony BMG Music Entertainment
Magic Tour Highlights Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band July 15, 2008 Columbia
The Harry Smith Connection - A Live Tribute to the Anthology of American Folk Music various artists 1998 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Those Were the Days Dolly Parton October 11, 2005 Sugar Hill
Where Have All The Flowers Gone - The Songs of Pete Seeger various artists March 17, 1998 Appleseed Recordings
Will the Circle Be Unbroken - Volume Two The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 1989 Universal Records [US2]

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