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Crosby Stills and Nash

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Crosby, Stills & Nash: Crosby, Stills & Nash/Daylight Again

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, March 2006

CSN WAS BORN of dissolution, the fruit of fragmenting times. They kicked off a second wave of post-Sunset Strip/British Invasion music, loose affiliations of longhairs ...

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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: ***

Graham Nash (1981)

Interview by James Johnson, Rock's Backpages audio, September 1981

The sweet-voiced Mancunian on his relationship with the Hollies and their reunion; meeting Stills and Crosby and the start of that whole thing; his relationship with Joni Mitchell, and his new healthy lifestyle!

File format: mp3; file size: 17.8mb, interview length: 19' 25" sound quality: ****

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Crosby Stills and Nash: It's A Revolution

Interview by Penny Valentine, Disc and Music Echo, 7 December 1968

IN A SMALL TOP-FLOOR flat off Bayswater, London, a music revolution is taking place. ...

Sebastian's Workshop... Combining John, Donovan, Dave, Steve, Graham, Al, Mike and Mama Cass...!

Interview by Derek Boltwood, Record Mirror, 7 December 1968

RECIPE FOR nice sounds: take John Sebastian, Dave Crosby, Steve Stills, and Graham Nash. Add the occasional Mama Cass or Al Kooper or Mike Bloomfield, ...

Crosby Stills & Nash: Splitting Holly Graham Forms Group That Isn't

Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 14 December 1968

TO THE MOSCOW Road, London W.2., where Mr. Graham Nash had news and views and also the company of Mr. David Crosby and Mr. Stephen ...

Supergroup: Stills-Nash-Crosby

Interview by Miles, International Times, 1 January 1969

ONE SUNDAY before Christmas we went to a flat in Moscow Road to hear what Graham Nash had described on the phone as 'one of ...

Crosby, Stills & Nash: Crosby, Stills & Nash (Atlantic SD 8229)

Review by Gary Kenton, Fusion, 8 August 1969

IT'S ABOUT time. The supergroup has finally come to pass. Oh, the idea has been around; many fine jams have come off as the result ...

Crosby, Stills and Nash: Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic Stereo 588189)

Review by Lon Goddard, Record Mirror, 9 August 1969

'Suite: Judy Blue Eyes'; 'Marrakesh Express'; 'Guinnevere'; 'You Don't Have To Cry'; 'Pre-Road Downs'; 'Wooden Ships'; 'Lady Of The Island'; 'Helplessly Hoping'; 'Long Time Gone'; ...

Crosby, Stills & Nash: Crosby, Stills & Nash (Atlantic 588 189)

Review by Mark Williams, International Times, 15 August 1969

LATE LAST summer Dave Crosby was preparing his first solo album after having left the Byrds, Graham Nash was in America having a rest from ...

New albums from the Doors, Country Joe, Johnny Cash, Creedence, CS&N and Blind Faith

Review by Geoffrey Cannon, The Guardian, 16 September 1969

Finding a new faith: GEOFFREY CANNON reviews pop music ...

Platter Chatter: albums from Crosby Stills & Nash, Muddy Waters & more

Review by uncredited writer, Hit Parader, November 1969

CROSBY STILLS & NASH is an exquisite collection of words from this triumvirate. Steve Stills, the moody ex-Buffalo, seems to be the anchor here, as ...

CSN&Y: Nash: We May Fight, But Music Wins...

Interview by Vicki Wickham, Melody Maker, 20 June 1970

CROSBY, STILLS, NASH and YOUNG finished their week-long, triumphant stint at the New York Fillmore and were joined for a huge celebration party at the ...

Joni Mitchell, James Taylor et al: The Pop Aristocrats

Overview by Caroline Boucher, Disc and Music Echo, 20 March 1971

There's a new pop elite in America today, a closely-knit group of singers and musicians who have taken the music scene by storm. The members ...

Stephen Stills,Graham Nash and David Crosby Albums

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 25 May 1972

Stephen Stills: ManassasGraham Nash/David Crosby: Graham Nash/David Crosby ...

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: So Far

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 7 September 1974

Gormlessly groping ...

David Crosby

Profile by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 19 April 1975

IT STARTED with trademark objects, really. When The Byrds got their hit with 'Mr Tambourine Man', Jim McGuinn established himself as the one with those ...

Crosby Stills & Nash: CSN (Atlantic)

Review by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 25 June 1977

PREDICTABLY IT'S a creeping disease on this waterfront. After all everyone knew that Crosby, Stills and Nash would have to get back together sooner or ...

Crosby Stills and Nash: Madison Square Garden, NYC

Live Review by Barbara Charone, Sounds, July 1977

AFTER ALL the abortive reunion efforts, Crosby, Stills and Nash have finally delivered the goods. Neil Young was really never part of the group anyway. ...

Crosby, Stills And Nash: CSN

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 9 July 1977

THE TRUTH is you could put the sum of my knowledge of CSN severally and separately on your thumbnail and still have room for a ...

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 ...

Graham Nash: The Winds Of Change

Interview by Dave Zimmer, BAM, 1 February 1980

INTEGRITY, MORE than any other word seems to define what Graham Nash is all about. ...

Crosby, Stills & Nash: Together Again

Report and Interview by Dave Zimmer, BAM, 30 July 1982

CLOSED SESSION No Admittance – these words are scrawled on the door of Studio 2 on the Zoetrope film lot in Hollywood. A young woman, ...

Crosby, Stills & Nash: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

Report and Interview by Dave Zimmer, Hit Parader, October 1982

INSIDE DEVONSHIRE Studios in North Hollywood, California, Graham Nash puts one of the tape machines into reverse. "Grrp Wrr, Grrp Wrr," the machine moans. ...

David Crosby with Carl Gottlieb: Long Time Gone (Doubleday)

Book Review by Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 1 December 1988

DAVID CROSBY'S autobiography, Long Time Gone, provides a gripping, sometimes terrifying portrait of a rock stars personal and professional decline through drug addiction. As an ...

David Crosby: An Interview

Interview by Johnny Black, unpublished, 22 February 1989

INTERVIEW CONDUCTED in the Halcyon Hotel, Holland Park, London, 22.2.89. Crosby casual in jumper, white shirt and slacks. Seriously overweight and often short of breath, ...

CSN: CSN Box-Set

Review by Mat Snow, Q, February 1992

DAVID CROSBY, STEPHEN STILLS AND Graham Nash: respectively refugees from The Byrds (fired by Roger McGuinn), Buffalo Springfield (broke up) and Manchester's very own Hollies ...

Crosby, Stills & Nash: My, How You've Grown!

Interview by Robert Sandall, Q, June 1992

On the physique front at least, Crosby, Stills & Nash have paid top whack for the years of drug abuse, gunplay and prison visits, but ...

Crosby Stills & Nash: At the Universal Amphitheater, 1997

Live Review by Dave DiMartino, MOJO, December 1997

"I DIDN'T CUT IT," David Crosby announced from the stage of LA's Universal Amphitheater, a pained grin on his face. "It's falling out." And indeed, ...

Oldies But Goodies: The Eagles, Chicago, Crosby Stills & Nash

Essay by Debbie Kruger, Weekend Australian, 7 March 1998

GROUPS SUCH AS the Eagles, Chicago and Crosby Stills & Nash sold millions of records here in their heydey – the Eagles still do – ...

CSN To Cover Pre-CSN Tunes

Report by Charles Bermant,, April 1998

THIRTY YEARS AFTER they left their respective bands, David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash, better known as Crosby, Stills and Nash, are harking back ...

The Birth of Crosby, Stills and Nash

Retrospective and Interview by Johnny Black, Q, June 1998

DISILLUSIONED WITH their respective bands, David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash met in early 1968. Egged on by Mama Cass and plenty of marijuana, ...

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 ...

Crosby, Stills & Nash, Fleet Pavilion, Boston, USA

Live Review by Andy Gill, The Independent, 20 July 2004

THE FLEET PAVILION is a sleek, tented outdoor auditorium overlooking Boston harbour. Like the Millennium Dome, but useful. And actually functioning as a venue. And ...

Michael Walker: Laurel Canyon

Book Review by Mark Rozzo, Los Angeles Review of Books, 7 May 2006

UP LAUREL CANYON Boulevard at the corner of Lookout Mountain there sits a walled-in postage stamp of lawn and trees. It's a prime slice of ...

Wild Tales: A Candid Conversation with Graham Nash

Interview by Bill DeYoung, Goldmine, 16 January 2009

"I knew that I would have to spend years with these guys" – Graham Nash  ...

Crosby, Stills & Nash

Report by Bob Ruggiero, Houston Press, 26 August 2009

THOUGH THE HOOPLA surrounding Woodstock's 40th anniversary has (mostly) subsided, one of the most anticipated performances at that little outdoor festival came from this trio, ...

CSN live: Let us now (finally) Praise Stephen Stills

Live Review by Charles Bermant, Rock's Backpages, 15 September 2009

I'VE SEEN Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young five times between 1969 and 2006, with the interplay between Stephen Stills and Neil Young always leaving behind ...

Woodstock: Back To The Garden

Retrospective and Interview by Kris Needs, Record Collector, October 2009

40 years on, Woodstock's epochal celebration of music, peace and unleashed hedonism is being marked with an unprecedented deluge of audio and visual releases. KRIS ...

Graham Nash (2016) [transcript]

Audio transcript of interview by Adam Sweeting, Rock's Backpages transcripts, 8 March 2016

This is a transcription of Adam's audio interview with Graham. Listen to the audio of this interview. ...

Dispatches from the Everyday World of Music: An Assortment

Book Excerpt by Martin Colyer, 'Five Things I Saw & Heard This Week', July 2018

Excerpts from RBP co-founder Colyer's new book Five Things I Saw & Heard This Week, published this week with an introduction by Richard Williams ...

Crosby, Stills & Nash: At Large

Book Excerpt by Ellen Sander, Dover Publications, 2019

Excerpted from Ellen's seminal 1973 book Trips: Rock Life in the Sixties, reissued in 2019 in an "Augmented Edition" by Dover Publications ...

see also David Crosby

see also Crosby and Nash

see also Crosby Stills Nash & Young

see also Graham Nash

see also Stephen Stills


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