Collection Number: 20319

Collection Title: Roger McGuinn Collection, 1999-2000

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Abstract The collection of white musician, songwriter, and producer Roger McGuinn contains an oral history interview with McGuinn conducted in 2000 by John Covach, Paul Jones, and Steve Weiss and a 1999 compilation of folk songs recorded for McGuinn's website Folk Den. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.
Creator McGuinn, Roger.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
Access to audio or moving image materials may require production of listening or viewing copies.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Roger McGuinn Collection #20319, Southern Folklife Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Roger McGuinn in November 1999 (Acc. 098500) and March 2000 (Acc. 098685).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Roger McGuinn (1942- ) is a musician, songwriter, and producer. Born James Joseph McGuinn III in Chicago, Ill., he has used the names Jim McGuinn and Roger McGuinn professionally. He was a founding member of the 1960s folk and psychedelic rock band The Byrds. After the group disbanded, McGuinn collaborated with Bob Dylan, original members of The Byrds Gene Clark and Chris Hillman, and other others including Gram Parsons. He has also toured extensively as a solo act. Since 1995, McGuinn has recorded folk songs for his website Folk Den, which is hosted by UNC School of Information and Library Science's digital archive, ibiblio.org.

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The collection of white musician, songwriter, and producer Roger McGuinn contains an audiocassette oral history interview with McGuinn conducted in 2000 by John Covach, Paul Jones, and Steve Weiss and a 1999 CD-R compilation of folk songs recorded for McGuinn's website Folk Den. Acquired as part of the Southern Folklife Collection.

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Processing Information

This summary description was created in July 2018 to provide information about unprocessed materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.

Encoded by: Laura Smith, July 2018

Updated by: Anne Wells, July 2021

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