Crosby, Stills & Nash

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Descriptive "tags": classic rock folk rock folk rock 60s Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Biography

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) joined forces in 1969 after parting with their previous groups, the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield and the Hollies, respectively. Inevitably, they attracted considerable media attention as a ‘supergroup’ but unlike similar aggregations of their era, they were a genuine team who respected each other’s work and recognized the importance of their contribution to American popular music. Their self-titled debut album was a superlative achievement containing several of the finest songs that they have ever written: ‘Long Time Gone’, ‘Suite: Judy Blue Eyes’, (with possibly the most joyous climax ever recorded), ‘Lady Of The Island’ and the powerful, thought-provoking ‘Wooden Ships’. Strong lyrics, solid acoustic musicianship and...

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