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By Mike Sunderland
Thoughts from a Grey-haired Point of View 

Eve of Destruction


October 6, 2021

During the 1960’s Barry McGuire sang a rather bleak soul-shaking song called the Eve of Destruction.

In it he lists various reasons why he believed the world was on the brink of destruction. Among the reasons he listed were such things that was (and still is) going on in the Middle East, the threat of nuclear war, the hate in Red China, and the general increase of violence in the U.S. and the world in general.

Most of my generation was relatively familiar with the song as virtually every radio station in the U.S. played it frequently. Personally I prefer the Beach Boys, Duane Eddy, the...

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