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Stephen Stills (1979)

Interview by Dave Zimmer, Rock's Backpages audio, 20 February 1979

Stills discusses his current road band and what material he’ll be playing on tour; his current solo album Thoroughfare Gap; his musical background; moving to New York from the south, then moving to the Los Angeles and forming Buffalo Springfield; Crosby, Stills & Nash and learning how to produce; Neil Young joining the trio to make CSNY; the hit that was ‘For What It’s Worth’ and its politics; moving to England and buying Ringo Starr’s house; the crazy times and the drinking; his unhappiness with the Stills-Young tour and album; his film and acting ambitions; and the music he currently likes (the Knack) and dislikes (punk rock).

File format: mp3; file size: 98.5mb, interview length: 1h 42' 34" sound quality: ***

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Johnny Rivers, Buffalo Springfield: Whisky A Go Go, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Pete Johnson, Los Angeles Times, 14 May 1966

Rivers Returns to Discotheque for Another Spin at Vocalizing ...

Buffalo Springfield: Buffalo Herding Clancy

Profile and Interview by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 10 September 1966

NOWADAYS CLANCY can't even sing, but the Buffalo Springfield have made it. And that's rather amazing in itself. Not because 'Clancy' isn't a great record ...

DISCussion: singles from Gene Clark, Buffalo Springfield and more

Review by Eden, KRLA Beat, 31 December 1966

ONE OF the prettiest records to date from Cher is her newest, 'Mama'. This one is another Sonny Bono composition, and it really is a ...

Buffalo Springfield

Profile by uncredited writer, World Countdown News, 1967

ON July 25, 1966, the Buffalo Springfield had the distinction of being the first group ever to appear at a rock concert at the Hollywood ...

Pop Eye: Singles

Review by Richard Goldstein, The Village Voice, 26 January 1967

YOU KNOW something's fishy when you see that elastic grin on Brian Jones's face for the record jacket The title above tells all: 'Let's Spend ...

Los Angeles: The Vanishing Underground

Report by Richard Goldstein, The Village Voice, 16 February 1967

LOS ANGELES — Sunset Strip is dead. ...

Pop Eye — Ike & Tina Turner: 'River Deep, Mountain High' et al

Review by Richard Goldstein, The Village Voice, 23 February 1967


Buffalo Springfield: Everybody Look What's Going Down...

Comment by Paul Williams, Crawdaddy!, March 1967

LET ME tell you about popsicle sticks. ...

Peter, Paul & Mary, the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield: Valley Music Centre, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Tracy Thomas, New Musical Express, 4 March 1967

P, P & M protest ...

The Buffalo Springfield

Profile by Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, June 1967

THE BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD was formed in California in the spring of 1966. Too poor to afford rehearsal space, they were practicing at the edge of ...

Keith Altham Planes West to Cover America's Monterey Pop Festival and Cables This Day-By-Day Report

Report by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 24 June 1967

WE DROVE to London Airport in Animal manager Mike Jeffery's Rolls-Royce while he dictated a few last minute instructions to assistant Tony Garland — "Ring ...

Hollywood Underground

Column by Judith Sims, TeenSet, September 1967

HOWDY, hip happies! I'm in a good mood, in case you couldn’t guess from that kray-zee salutation! Why am I in a good mood? You ...

New Singles including The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Buffalo Springfield

Review by Nick Jones, Melody Maker, 18 November 1967


Singles from the Beach Boys, the Parliaments, Wilson Pickett et al

Review by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 18 November 1967


New Wave USA

Report by Nick Jones, Melody Maker, 25 November 1967


The Beatles: Magical Mystery Tour (Capitol); Buffalo Springfield: Buffalo Springfield Again (Atco)

Review by Pete Johnson, Los Angeles Times, 10 December 1967

Beatles Back With Another LP ...

Turning On: Albums by Jefferson Airplane et al

Review by uncredited writer, KRLA Beat, 30 December 1967

AFTER BATHING AT BAXTERS (RCA) Jefferson Airplane. 'Ballad of You Me and Poohneil', 'The War is Over', 'Saturday Afternoon', plus nine other tracks. ...

Buffalo Springfield: Buffalo Springfield Again (Atco)

Review by Paul Nelson, Hullabaloo, May 1968

BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD Again (Atco), the group's second LP (made while they were in a state of flux), isn't a tightly structured unit, but it contains ...

Buffalo Springfield, Country Joe & the Fish, Canned Heat, the Hook, Smokestack Lightning: Long Beach Arena, Long Beach CA

Live Review by Pete Johnson, Los Angeles Times, 7 May 1968

Springfield Plays Farewell Concert ...

Neil Young Charts His Own Course

Interview by Pete Johnson, Los Angeles Times, 28 October 1968

"MAYBE SOME group will come along and be big, you know, but who cares," Neil Young says in his slow country way. "It's just happened ...

1968: The Shaken City Walls

Overview by Geoffrey Cannon, The Guardian, 24 December 1968

"AN ELECTRIC caterwauling of power... burning it, flashing it, whirling it down some arc of consciousness, the sound screaming up to a climax of vibrations ...

Neil Young: On His Own In His Own Special Way

Interview by Mike Gormley, Detroit Free Press, 28 February 1969

NEIL YOUNG is into doing things his own way. ...

Stills Life

Report and Interview by Geoffrey Cannon, Melody Maker, 28 November 1970

A portrait of a rock giant... at work on his solo LP and at home in his English country house ...

The Neil Young Story Part One: Expecting To Fly

Retrospective by Andy Childs, ZigZag, December 1974

WITHOUT ANY doubt, one of the musical highlights of this year was the memorable concert held at Wembley Stadium a few months back. A day ...

The Neil Young Story Part 2: The Lights Turned On And The Curtain Drawn

Retrospective by Andy Childs, ZigZag, March 1975

LAST TIME we traced the stormy, erratic career of the fabulous Buffalo Springfield – up until the time Neil Young left them to be replaced ...

Stephen Stills Carries On

Interview by Dave Zimmer, BAM, 6 April 1979

LOS ANGELES – Ambitious, blunt but expressive, forceful, aggressive when the occasion requires it, capable of manic dedication and drive towards work and life goals...a ...

Elliot Roberts (1993) [transcript]

Audio transcript of interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages transcripts, June 1993

This is a transcript of Barney's interview with Neil Young's manager Roberts, conducted in Santa Monica in 1993 as part of the interviewer's research for ...

Buffalo Springfield : Expecting To Fly

Retrospective and Interview by Mat Snow, MOJO, September 1994

WHEN NEIL YOUNG arrived in February 1966, Los Angeles was the pop capital of America. For a city so derided, usually by its Californian rival ...

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: The MOJO Interview

Interview by Dave DiMartino, MOJO, November 1999

David is chatting on his earphone, Steve is resting between rounds of golf in Monaco, Graham is boating in Hawaii, and Neil is relaxing down ...

Will Buffalo Springfield Roam Again?

Live Review by Charles Bermant, Rolling Stone, 29 April 2000

NEIL YOUNG'S NEW album, Silver and Gold, features a plaintive ballad titled 'Buffalo Springfield Again', where he expresses nostalgia for the band that first put ...

Buffalo Springfield: The Box Set

Review by Ben Edmonds, Rolling Stone, 19 July 2001

BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD are that rarest of beasts: an influential 1960s band whose recorded legacy hasn't been recycled into dust. Classic-rock radio stations don't dig much ...

Buffalo Springfield: Buffalo Springfield Boxed Set (Rhino)****

Review by Ian MacDonald, Uncut, August 2001

MASSIVELY DETAILED retrospective packed with previously unreleased material ...

Buffalo Springfield: American Buffalo

Retrospective by Gene Santoro, The Nation, 9 August 2001

UNSTABLE CHEMISTRY can cause spectacular effects – that's one way to think of Buffalo Springfield. Another is to consider the band an American musical smorgasbord ...

Shakey: Neil Young's biography by Jimmy McDonough

Book Review by Adam Sweeting, Uncut, September 2002

MOST ROCK stars realise they need to plug the new album and stir up column inches when concert tickets go on sale, but eventually it ...

Neil Young: Against the Tide

Retrospective and Interview by Mark Cooper, Observer Music Monthly, 11 October 2008

Charles Manson, the Iraq war, a near fatal aneurysm: Neil Young has spent five decades fighting anything foolish enough to get in his way. On ...

R.I.P. Buffalo Springfield's Dewey Martin

Obituary by Kirk Silsbee, Goldmine, 12 March 2009

68 YEAR-OLD Dewey Martin, the steady percussive hand behind the drums in Buffalo Springfield, one of the most legendary 1960s rock bands, died Feb. 1 ...

Various Artists: Where The Action Is! – Los Angeles Nuggets 1965-1968 (Rhino)

Review by Jeff Tamarkin, MOJO, October 2009

The latest in the Nuggets franchise documents the most fertile few years in southern Californian music history, taking in curios, weirdos, hipsters, freaks and a ...

Buffalo Springfield together again on Bridge bill

Live Review by Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, 25 October 2010

FOR A GROUP from rock's Pleistocene era that managed only one real hit in the band's short life and haven't appeared together onstage in 43 ...

Henry Diltz: Caught in the Canyon

Retrospective and Interview by Sean O'Hagan, The Observer, 26 May 2013

He photographed the most enduring images of the '60s folk-rock stars who lived in L.A.'s Laurel Canyon. Now Henry Diltz stars in a documentary about ...

see also Poco

see also Souther-Hillman-Furay Band, The

see also Stephen Stills

see also Neil Young


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