Roger McGuinn, a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, is also a longtime science and techonology geek. So it seemed natural that he was asked to perform for the new class of inductees of the Astronauts Hall of Fame last month.
His wife, Camilla, wrote up the adventure for their blog, including Roger performing the Byrds classic “Mr. Spaceman” (of course), plus “Mr. Tambourine Man” and “Turn Turn Turn.” They also joined several NASA heroes for a tour of the Discovery Shuttle on the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center.
Here’s one of Roger’s many appearances on my radio show over the years.