This item is certified authentic by Todd Mueller and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. Made up of American singer-songwriters. They are also known as. Prior to the formation of CSN, each member of the band had belonged to another prominent group. David Crosby played guitar, sang and wrote songs with.
Stephen Stills had been a guitarist, keyboardist, vocalist and songwriter in the band. ; and Graham Nash had been a guitarist, singer and songwriter with. Due to internal friction, Crosby was dismissed from the Byrds in late 1967. By early 1968, Buffalo Springfield had disintegrated, and after aiding in putting together the band's. Stills and Crosby began meeting informally and jamming.The result of one encounter in Florida on Crosby's. , composed in collaboration with another guest. Graham Nash had been introduced to Crosby when the Byrds had toured the United Kingdom in 1966, and when the Hollies ventured to California in 1968, Nash resumed his acquaintance with him. At a party in July 1968 at.
S house, Nash asked Stills and Crosby to repeat their performance of a new song by Stills, "You Don't Have To Cry", with Nash improvising a third part harmony. The vocals gelled, and the three realized that they had a very good vocal chemistry. It is disputed by members of the group whether it was at the house of Joni Mitchell or. Stephen Stills recalls that it was at the house of Cass Elliot - he would have been too intimidated to sing as a group in front of Joni Mitchell for the first time.Nash and Crosby insist that the location was Joni Mitchell's home. Creatively frustrated with the Hollies, Nash decided to quit the band and work with Crosby and Stills. After an unsuccessful audition with. Who had been a fan of Buffalo Springfield and was disappointed by that band's demise. From the outset, given their previous experiences, the trio decided not to be locked into a group structure.
They used their surnames as identification to ensure independence and a guarantee that the band could not continue without one of them, unlike both the Byrds and the Hollies. They picked up a management team in. Who got them signed to Atlantic and would help to gain clout for the group in the industry. Roberts kept the band focused and dealt with egos, while Geffen handled the business deals, since, in Crosby's words, they needed a "shark" and Geffen was it. Stills was already signed to Atlantic Records through his Buffalo Springfield contract.Crosby had been released from his Byrds deal with Columbia, as he was considered to be unimportant and too difficult to work with. Nash, however, was still signed to. Ertegun worked out a deal with.
(who was also signed to Atlantic by virtue of his membership in Buffalo Springfield) and. The trio's first album. Was released in May 1969. The eponymously titled album was a major hit in the United States, peaking at #6 on the Billboard album chart during a 107-week stay that spawned two. [#28] and significant airplay on.The album ultimately earned a RIAA. With the exceptions of drummer. And a handful of rhythm and acoustic guitar parts from Crosby and Nash, Stills (accorded the moniker "Captain Many Hands" by his bandmates) handled most of the instrumentation (including every lead guitar, bass and keyboard part) on the album, which left the band in need of additional personnel to be able to tour, a necessity given the debut album's commercial impact. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Autographs-Original\Music\Rock & Pop\Records". The seller is "historicsellsmemorabilia" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Panama, Jamaica, Bolivia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Vietnam, Uruguay, Chile, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, South Africa, Colombia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Costa Rica, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Philippines.