John Denver was one of the great folk, singer-songwriters of the 1970s, composing iconic songs such as "Thank God I'm A Country Boy", "Rocky Mountain High" and "Take Me Home, Country Roads". He died prematurely when the plane he was piloting crashed off Monterrey in 1997.
Gluck is a poet whose willingness to confront the horrible, the difficult, and the painful has resulted in a body of work characterized by insight and a severe lyricism. Though sometimes cliched, her work is moving and thought-provoking.
She was the Poet Laureate of the United States from 2003-20
Satriani is widely recognized as a technically highly advanced rock guitarist and has been described as a virtuoso. He has mastered many performance techniques on the instrument, including Legato, two-handed tapping, sweep-picking, volume swells, harmonics, and extreme whammy bar effects. One of his
The Byrds were founded in Los Angeles, California, in 1964 by singers and guitarists Jim McGuinn (born James McGuinn III; he changed his name to Roger McGuinn in 1967, after joining the spiritual movement Subud), Gene Clark, and David Crosby. Bassist Chris Hillman and drummer Michael Clarke joined so