David Crosby and Graham Nash release their second album on September 15, 1975 …
August 28, 1968 ~ At the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, overzealous police in riot gear brutally beat protestors who are demonstrating against the Vietnam War. The Doors, Graham Nash and Chicago all write songs about it.
Just a kid and visiting my Big Sis in Wausau, I remember sitting in the living room of her apartment watching the whole scene unfold on TV. It was surreal and still feels like it was yesterday.
August 19, 1969 ~ Mere hours after the epic festival, Crosby, Stills and Nash appear on the Dick Cavett Show, giving a first-hand account of the Woodstock festival that took place over the weekend. Joni Mitchell, who skipped the festival to make sure she could keep her appearance on the show, performs a song she wrote about it called “Woodstock” and also “Chelsea Morning.” The Jefferson Airplane appear, too, and Grace more than a few times calls Dick Cavette “Jim.” Finally, Cavette responds, “You’ve got to learn my name, Miss, Joplin!”
CSN release their seventh on June 21, 1982 …
Look what turns 50 today … The debut album from Crosby, Stills and Nash is released on May 29, 1969. Be sure to hide the roaches.
Released on March 11, 1970. It’s #148 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. It’s sold well over 8M copies worldwide.
It is … a masterpiece.
The debut solo album from Stephen Stills is released on November 16, 1970. It’s the only album of which both Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix feature guitar work. Ringo played drums on a couple tracks and David Crosby, Graham Nash and John Sebastian all lend a hand.
June 17, 1977 ~ Crosby, Stills and Nash release CSN …