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Biography

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Overview (3)

Born in Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth NameJames Joseph McGuinn III
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Roger McGuinn was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as James Joseph McGuinn III. He has been married to Spaul, Camilla since April 1, 1978. He was previously married to Linda Gilbert, DeLeon, Ianthe Dolores and Bedrick, Susan.

Spouse (4)

Spaul, Camilla (1 April 1978 - present)
Linda Gilbert (23 November 1971 - 12 June 1975) (divorced)
DeLeon, Ianthe Dolores (30 December 1966 - 12 November 1971) (divorced) (2 children)
Bedrick, Susan (1 May 1963 - ?) (annulled)

Trade Mark (5)

His 12-string Rickenbacker guitar
His nasal singing voice
Relaxed presence
Psychedelic guitar solos
Jingle-Jangle sound

Trivia (6)

Founding member of sixties folk/rock band The Byrds.
Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of The Byrds) in 1991.
Father of independent filmmaker Patrick McGuinn.
The Byrds were voted the 45th Greatest Artists in Rock 'n' Roll by Rolling Stone.
Ranked as the 95th greatest guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone Magazine.
His influences were Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, The Everly Brothers, and Gene Vincent.

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