'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.
I hadn't heard CSN or CSNY
or Nash or Crosby's solo albums in a long, long while, although I have been listening to much of what Young has been putting out, including 2012's Psychedelic Pill.
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
: Deja Vu (Roadside Attractions) 32,910 105,201
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.