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Eve Of Destruction - Various - Love & Marriage (CD)


  1. This is a classic period piece album which captures the energy of the civil protest times. The title piece "Eve of Destruction" is worth it by itself and is certainly a timeless song which certainly speaks to multiple generations. McGuire's raspy voice makes this a unique set of songs/5().
  2. I admit, I purchased this album mainly for the song Eve of Destruction. I heard it first in 20th Century history in high school and fell in love with the song for its powerful message. It still hits close to home today. I learned after listening to the album through that Barry McGuire had some other excellent songs/5().
  3. Eve of Destruction is a 2-CD/1-DVD boxed set by punk rock guitarist/singer/songwriter Johnny Thunders. The set consists of three different live recordings from various points in Thunders' life Genre: Punk rock.
  4. To some, not all of the songs on MCA Special Products' Biggest Summer Hits will make sense, since they don't really sound or feel like the summer. (For me, Barry McGuire's "Eve of Destruction" falls into this category.) That's because all the featured songs were hits in the summer -- 4/
  5. Needed a copy of Barry Mcguire's "Eve of Destruction" to complement the utterly fantastic Forgotten Rebels version on "This Ain't Hollywood, This is Rock 'n Roll." A very relevant song for today. There are a few other nice tracks as well. The mastering is fine, not overly brightened and not aggressively compressed like so many modern CDs/5(33).
  6. "Eve of Destruction" is a protest song written by P. F. Sloan in mid Several artists have recorded it, but the best-known recording was by Barry McGuire.. The song references social issues of its period, including the Vietnam War, the draft, the threat of nuclear war, the Civil Rights Movement, turmoil in the Middle East, and the American space program.
  7. At three discs and 57 tracks, this Magic Bus compilation from Universal offers a pretty solid cross section of songs from the Summer of Love and beyond. The late '60s were a cathartic time for popular music as established acts let down their hair (both figuratively and literally) and colorful new upstarts emerged out of the counterculture.

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