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Barry McGuire - Eve Of Destruction

Barry McGuire - Eve Of Destruction
  • Performer Barry McGuire
  • Title Eve Of Destruction
  • Date of release 1965
  • Country Canada
  • Style Folk Rock, Classic Rock
  • Label RCA Victor
  • Catalog number D-50003
  • Other formats Vinyl, LP, Mono
  • Genre Rock / Folk, World, Country
  • Size MP3 1274 mb
  • Size FLAC 1785 mb
  • Rating: 4.3
  • Votes: 118


1Why Not Stop & Dig It While You Can2:13
2She Belongs To Me2:40
3Eve Of Destruction3:20
4What Exactly's The Matter With Me2:23
5Try To Remember3:18
6Ain't No Way I'm Gonna Change My Mind2:35
7Baby Blue2:25
8Mr. Man On The Street - Act One6:20
9You Were On My Mind2:40
10The Sins Of A Family3:02
11You Never Had It So Good3:02
12Sloop John B.3:20


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
D-50003, 50003Barry McGuire Eve Of Destruction ‎(LP, Album, Mono)Dunhill, DunhillD-50003, 50003US1965
430.900 SBarry McGuire Eve Of Destruction ‎(LP, Album)RCA Victor430.900 SFranceUnknown
VIM-5007Barry McGuire Eve Of Destruction ‎(LP, Album)MCA RecordsVIM-5007JapanUnknown
27 284 XATBarry McGuire Eve Of Destruction ‎(LP, Album, RE)ABC Records27 284 XATGermany1976
DS-50003Barry McGuire Eve Of Destruction ‎(LP, Album, RE)Dunhill, ABC RecordsDS-50003US1965


  • BassLarry Knechtel
  • Co-producerSloan, Barri
  • DrumsHal Blaine
  • GuitarP.F. Sloan, Tommy Tedesco
  • PercussionSteve Barri
  • ProducerLou Adler
  • Recording SupervisorBones Howe


Notice this release does not have the word Dunhill in Orange at the top of the cover.

Notice this release has a white box to the immediate right of the name Barry McGuire with the RCA Victor "His Masters Voice" Symbol on the cover.

The code in the bottom right of the cover is D-50003.

In the bottom left of the back cover it says "Produced By Dunhill Records, U.S.A."

In the bottom right corner of the back cover it says: "RCA Victor Company, Ltd., Montreal. Printed in Canada."


  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix side A): 00816
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix side B): 00817


  • Record Company – Dunhill Records
  • Distributed By – RCA Victor Company, Ltd.
  • Printed By – Ever Reddy



Eve of Destruction is a studio album released by American folk music singer-songwriter Barry McGuire, released in 1965. The album features McGuire's most known hit Eve of Destruction. It also features McGuire's cover versions of songs by several artists, including Bob Dylan, Tom Jones, as well as Sylvia Fricker. Eve of Destruction peaked at No. 37 on the Billboard 200 album chart and spent a total of 21 weeks on the chart. Eve of Destruction 3:35. She Belongs to Me 2:47. Eve Of Destruction As Made Famous By: Barry McGuire. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Eve of Destruction is a protest song written by P. Sloan in mid-1964. Several artists have recorded it, but the best-known recording was by Of Destruction. Barry McGuire - Eve Of Destruction 1965. To favorites 0 Download album. Listen album. Folk-Rock Pop-Rock. Barry McGuire. Bass Larry Knechtel Co-producer Sloan , Barri Drums Hal Blaine Guitar P. Sloan, Tommy Tedesco Percussion Steve Barri Producer Lou Adler. Songs in album Barry McGuire - Eve Of Destruction 1965. Barry McGuire - Eve Of Destruction. Barry McGuire - She Belongs To Me. Barry McGuire - You Never Had It So Good. Barry McGuire - Sloop John B. Barry McGuire - Baby Blue. Barry McGuire - The Sins Of A Family. Eve of Destruction. Released 1965. Eve of Destruction Tracklist. Eve of Destruction Lyrics. Album 1965 12 Songs. SingerSongwriter 1965. Watch the video for Eve Of Destruction from Barry McGuire's Eve Of Destruction for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Sloan in 1965. Several artists have recorded it, with the best-known recording being by Barry McGuire. The recording was made between July 12 and July 15, 1965 and released by Dunhill Records. The accompanying musicians were top-tier LA session players: P. Sloan on guitar, Hal Blaine of Phil Spector's Wrecking Crew on drums, and Larry Knechtel on bass. Eve of Destruction was so present on the airwaves at its height in 1965 that as it ended play on one station, it would start up on another, a dominating hit single which charted higher than any protest song written by Bob Dylan, the man whose own Masters of War must have inspired P. Sloan's classic protest song. Dylan's Like a Rolling Stone came close, stalling under the upper reaches of the Top 40 two weeks before McGuire grabbed the brass ring. Barry from Sauquoit, Ny'Eve of Destruction' reached 1 on 9-25-1965 and stayed there for one week, it knocked 'Help' by The Beatles out of the top spot, it was 1 for the 3 previous weeks. I remember in an interview that Terry Melcher stated that Eve was 1st offered to The Byrds and they passed on it Melcher was The Byrds' producer in 1965 PS: 'Hang On Sloopy' by The McCoys replaced 'Eve' at 1. Barry McGuire really captured the feeling of what was going on at the time. Even though I wasn't around when the song was recorded, I can say that this is a true classic. Kev O'carroll from Helensburgh, ScotlandThe Pretty Things recorded a stompin' version of this. Track listing. You Never Had It So Good 3:06