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CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG 1974 LIVE SET DELAYED

5/2/2013

Graham Nash revealed that the long-awaited 1974 Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young live album originally due out on August 27th has been delayed. Nash, who along with band archivist Joel Bernstein compiled the collection, explained the situation to ABC News, saying, "We were gonna bring it out in August, but next year is the 40th anniversary of the tour, and so I'm gonna wait for spring of next year. You gotta understand, our shows were three or four hours long and there are four of us and we were all writing like crazy. I just found a one-minute, 10-second song of Neil Young's about Richard Nixon that I can't leave off. It's brilliant. . . So, my point is, I'm still forming and shaping the album."

 

Although Graham Nash has one foot planted in the past in regards to the group's vault releases, he's also on top of the monumental changes that have taken place in the music business over the past decade: "There's not a lot of money being made in the recording business right now. But it still costs a fortune to record, right? So, how do you balance that? I think that most bands now are making their money (in) live recordings, live concerts, and selling their product at the merchandising stand. It's all really, really changed in the last 10 years."

  • Crosby, Stills, & Nash perform tomorrow night (May 3rd) with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at Lincoln Center's Rose Theatre, at the event dubbed, The Crosby, Stills & Nash Songbook.

SIDE NOTES

  • Boston.com reported that Graham Nash will be among the speakers at Lesley University's 2013 Commencement for undergraduate students on May 18th in Boston.
  • Crosby, Stills & Nash helped raise $250,000 for Autism Speaks during the April 13th charity show at L.A.'s Club Nokia. Spinner.com reported that among the others on the bill were former Eagles lead guitarist Don Felder, Stephen Stills' son Chris Stills, Rickie Lee Jones, and Ryan Adams.
  • Out now is Stephen Stills' career-spanning four-CD, career-spanning box set, called Carry On. The collection includes Stills' best-loved works with the Buffalo Springfield, CSN, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Manassas, along with his own solo work.
  • The most recent cut stems from CSN's 2012 summer run at Manhattan's Beacon Theatre with a live rendition of "Girl From North Country."

CHECK IT OUT: CSN live in 2010 performing Neil Young's "Long May You Run":

Graham Nash On The State Of The Music Biz

Read more at Ultimate Classic Rock


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