Uncut Editor's Diary
‘Look at the world, it is exploding. . .’
Just a short post today, basically to bring to your attention a video on YouTube that I’ve been alerted to.
It accompanies an urgent re-working of Barry McGuire’s 1965 hit, “Eve Of Destruction”, a record that briefly had the former New Christie Minstrel vocalist – who’s name-checked alongside Roger McGuinn in The Mamas The Papa’s “Creque Alley” – as ‘The New Dylan’.
Written by PF Sloan, who had originally wanted The Byrds to record it, the song is here given a timely relevance – although I have no idea who it’s by.
If you know anything about the clip, who made it and the band that’s playing, please let me know.
Here’s the link, watch out for flying shrapnel.