Country Joe McDonald

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Birthday
1, 1942
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1942 (age 76)
Birthplace
Washington, DC

About

Lead singer of the 1960s psychedelic rock group Country Joe and the Fish.

Before Fame

He attended Los Angeles City College after spending three years in the United States Navy, during which time he was stationed in Japan.

Trivia

His most famous song was The "Fish" Cheer/I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-to-Die Rag, a Vietnam War protest song.

Family Life

He was the son of Worden McDonald, who worked for the telephone company, and Florence Plotnick, a member of the Berkeley city council.

Associated With

He co-founded Country Joe and the Fish with Barry Melton.