David Crosby (14 August 1941, Los Angeles, California, USA), Stephen Stills (b. 3 January 1945, Dallas, Texas, USA) and Graham Nash (b. 2 February 1942, Blackpool, Lancashire, England) first came together in the 1969 supergroup Crosby, Stills And Nash before recruiting Neil Young (b. 12 November 1945, Toronto, Ontario, Canada). ex-Clear Light member Dallas Taylor (b. 1948, Denver, Colorado, USA) who had played on the debut album from Crosby, Stills And Nash became the full-time drummer. ex-Tamla-Motown session man Greg Reeves joined as bass player, but both Taylor and Reeves were only hired hands. That same year, the quartet appeared at the Woodstock Festival and established a format of playing two sets, one acoustic and one electric, which showed off their musicianship to remarkable effect. Instant superstars, their 1970 album, Déjà Vu, was one of the biggest sellers of the year and one of the most celebrated works of the early 70s. Its power came...
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