BFRSD21 - Black Friday Record Store Day 2021
McGuire, Barry - Eve Of Destruction
The first vinyl reissue in more than 40 years, includes the iconic protest song and title track which hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in September 1965. “Eve Of Destruction” was recorded by McGuire with the original composer P.F. Sloan on guitar, Phil Spector’s Wrecking Crew members: Hal Blaine on drums, and Larry Knechtel on bass. The song would be covered by countless artists such as The Turtles, Johnny Thunders, The Pretty Things, and Public Enemy. It was also featured on the soundtrack to the film Good Morning Vietnam, among other anti-war movies and TV shows. A dominating hit single, it charted higher than any protest song written by Bob Dylan. McGuire covers two of Dylan’s songs on this album: “She Belongs To Me,” and “It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue.” Pressed on 180-gram vinyl.