Ridin' with Junior Mcgee Today Charlie Barnett is a composer who scores films for a living. But back in the summer of '74, he was just one of a legion of hippie hitchhikers making his way across country. In this end-of-summer tale, Barnett tells us -- in words and original music -- about a memorable character he met on that trip, and how meeting him changed the way Barnett looks at life.
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Ridin' with Junior Mcgee

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Ridin' with Junior Mcgee

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Today Charlie Barnett is a composer who scores films for a living. But back in the summer of '74, he was just one of a legion of hippie hitchhikers making his way across country. In this end-of-summer tale, Barnett tells us — in words and original music — about a memorable character he met on that trip, and how meeting him changed the way Barnett looks at life.