's hour-long set at Woodstock was sandwiched between Blood, Sweat and Tears and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band at 3am on the Monday morning.
Smiling from ear-to-ear is Eddie Boy Escudero, who was in high school at La Salle Greenhills in 1974 when CSNY
was at its peak.
As the CSNY
song goes, you might as well have a good time.
But in the last year or two we've been inundated with about a million Bob Dylan movies and CSNY
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minus "S" and "Y"--that is, David Crosby and Graham Nash--will be coming to the Music Hall in Portsmouth for a special concert at 7:30 p.m.
So, too, do Buffalo Springfield - but while Neil Young and Steve Stills went on to fresh heights after that brief, hugely-influential partnership and are even now packing in the crowds with the reformed CSNY
, Richie Furay is something of a forgotten man.
Too bad that CSNs sometime cohort, Neil Young (the "Y" in CSNY
), is not part of this concert; nonetheless it would be a joy to see the three who have come to personify survivors of sometimes destructive lifestyles and the ravages of time.
: 1974 Lovely boxset collection chronicling all-star supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young's megatour of 1974.
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: "CSNY
Recordings/Rhino) -- In 1974, David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash and Neil Young launched a historic stadium tour famous for rock star indulgences and tension.
Bookended by CSNY
clones Buffalo Crow and All The World Has Changed, it's a set infused with warm harmonies, pedal steel and soft summery rock and roll.