Barry McGuire (born October 15, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter best known for the hit song “Eve of Destruction”, and later as a pioneering singer and songwriter of contemporary Christian music. (More from Wikipedia)
Barry McGuire had a prominent and influential hit song in 1965 with “Eve of Destruction” (written by P. F. Sloan); he was with New Christy Minstrels for a time and sung lead on their first hit song, “Green, Green”. McGuire became a born again Christian in 1971 and released an album on Myrrh Records in 1973 called Seeds. Singing background vocals on the album is a family trio that later became an early CCM band, 2nd Chapter of Acts.
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