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Roger McGuinn

James Joseph McGuinn III was born in Chicago to Dorothy and James Jr. At 14, he took up guitar and soon attended the Old Town School Of Folk Music. He was discovered at 17 and began touring with The Limelighters shortly after his 18th birthday. He later toured and recorded with The Chad Mitchell Trio, Bobby Darin, and Judy Collins before forming ... See full bio »

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Known For

Easy Rider Soundtrack
Assault in Paradise Music Department
Candy Soundtrack


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Alternate Names:

The Byrds | McGuinn Clark and Hillman | James Roger McGuinn | Jim McGuinn | Roger Mcguinn | Roger McGuinn's Thunderbyrd


5' 11" (1.8 m)


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Ranked as the 95th greatest guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone Magazine. See more »


His 12-string Rickenbacker guitar See more »



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