Facts about Barry McGuire

USA Flag

Summary

Barry McGuire is a famous Musician from USA, he/she is 80 years old and still alive, born October 15, 1937.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 21 quotes who is written / told by Barry.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: George Will, Khaleda Zia, Clive James, Tom Metzger, Joe Namath, Mike Ditka, Martin Yan, Řystein Stray Spetalen, Didier Drogba, Billy Zane, Whitfield Diffie, Twyla Tharp, Maria Cantwell, Rachel Corrie, Amy Lee, John C. Reilly, Slash, Amanda Peet, Shannon Hoon, Joe Murray

Famous quotes by Barry McGuire (21)


Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"You know, the music business is like the Lotto. Just put your numbers down and sometimes they hit, and sometimes they don't. There's just no rhyme or reason"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I know great songwriters. Fred Neil would come up when he was in L.A., we all used to hang out. He would sit there and sing, and we would just melt. I mean, we would go to his recording sessions"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I did about a 100 concerts this year. All over the United States. We're cutting back next year to about 40. We generate money for an organization called Mercy Corps"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Hate your next-door neighbor, but don't forget to say grace"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"To have a songwriter that wrote so specifically what I felt to be true... I've never been much of an actor either. If something is real for me, then I can do it"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Marches alone won't bring integration when human respect is disintegratin'"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"But times changed, and I changed, and I didn't feel that way anymore. The Beatles were happening. I think that was probably the main thing. The Beatles just changed the whole world of music"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"There's only one drummer. We all travel to his beat. Well, I couldn't sing his song. Because for me, it wasn't a truthful statement. Well, Linda sang it, and it was a monster for her"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"So gradually, and then I had an Italian roadster that I built, it took me five years to build it, it was stolen from me and stripped. I said, well maybe we should have another where we shouldn't steal from each other"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"It was really fun. Well, Bobby was just basically a folk singer. He didn't play with any bands or anything, like all the rest of us. Just played his guitar and sang his songs"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"And a friend of mine in the Christys, we used to sit up at night and talk and read and wonder if reincarnation, and if it wasn't reality, what would happen to the human spirit when the body dies? Is there an afterlife? Just questions like that"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"There was a report that used to come out back in those days, I don't know if it was the Gavin Report or something like that. And they said, no matter what McGuire comes out with next, we're not gonna play it"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I remember we woke up one morning at Denny's house and John Phillips called. He said, you guys okay? We said, yeah, what's wrong, what's going on? He said, well, everybody's dead over at Sharon's house at Terry Melcher's place"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"And there was a real shedding of the old dogma, like boundaries of morality were being broken down and everybody was into the new party mode of just loving on each other. Which destroyed thousands of us. I lost 16 of my personal friends through that lifestyle"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Ah, you may leave here, for four days in space, but when you return, it's the same old place"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The big turning point, really, was the Beatles' influence on American folk music, and then Roger took it to the next step, and then along came the Lovin' Spoonful and everybody else"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"That's why I had to leave Hair on Broadway, because I did it for about a year, and one night I was doing the show, and I realized, well, this is not real. I told the director. He says, man, it was a killer show tonight"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"When I wrote "Green, Green," it was like a really a statement of where I was at philosophically in my life"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"My buddies worked with me for weeks, and I went up to take my test, and started crying because I couldn't remember the words. I can remember songs. If you put it to a melody, I would have sung it to 'em in a minute"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"If you listen to the left track on their album, if you get The Best of the Mamas and Papas, you listen to the left track, you can still hear a little bit of my voice. My son discovered that once"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I was very laced with drugs myself, but Fred seemed to be even more so than me. That might have had something to do with it. That might have had something to do with nobody wanting to play my records, too, I don't know"


Comments