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Hear Shawn Colvin’s Yearning Cover of CCR’s ‘Lodi’

August 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin’s last album of original material, All Fall Down, was released in 2012, but the wait for a new solo LP of the Grammy winner’s typically introspective material will be a bit longer. In the meantime, she has returned to something close to her heart, presenting raw, captivating takes on other artists’ songs [...]

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David Crosby: Joni Mitchell Had Aneurysm, Cannot Speak

June 27th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

David Crosby has revealed that Joni Mitchell suffered from an aneurysm when she was hospitalized in late May. “Nobody found her for a while,” he told the Huffington Post. “She took a terrible hit. To my knowledge she is not speaking yet…She’s going to have to struggle back from it the way you struggle back from a [...]

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Flashback: CSNY Briefly Make Peace at the 2013 Bridge School Benefit

October 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

By Andy Greene | October 14, 2014 Neil Young’s been known to change his mind, but as of now he says he is never, ever getting back together with Crosby, Stills and Nash. He’s so mad at David Crosby, most likely over recent comments he made to an Idaho newspaper, he tried to avoid saying [...]

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David Crosby: Neil Young Is Very Angry With Me

October 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

By Daniel Kreps | October 11, 2014 Neil Young is busy enough lately with a new album and another memoir on the horizon, but at an October 8th concert in Philadelphia, when asked by an audience member if he’d reunite with Crosby, Stills and Nash, the Storytone rocker responded frankly, “CSNY will never tour again, ever… [...]

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Hear Neil Young’s ‘Only Love Can Break Your Heart’ From ‘CSNY 1974′

July 1st, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> We’re now just a week away from the release of CSNY 1974. Over the past few weeks, Rolling Stone has debuted David Crosby’s “Almost Cut My Hair,” Stephen Stills’ “Change Partners” and Graham Nash’s “Pre-Road Downs.” It’s now time for our final premiere, and you probably figured out by the pattern who’s next. [...]

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Read Jackson Browne’s Tribute to Unsung Cult Singer Ned Doheny

May 15th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> In Laurel Canyon musical lore, Seventies singer-songwriter Ned Doheny’s name registers as a blip compared to Joni Mitchell, David Crosby and the Eagles. Chicago reissue label Numero Group — whose stellar past compilations have resurrected artists and regional scenes — hopes to change that with the recently released compilation Separate Oceans. The career retrospective [...]

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Neil Young Reaches $800,000 Pono Kickstarter Goal in 1 Day

March 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Well, that was fast. At 11:00 p.m. EST Tuesday night, less than 10 hours after launching a Kickstarter page to raise money for his new digital music service PonoMusic and its accompanying player, Neil Young surpassed his goal of $800,000. Young and the PonoMusic team had set an expiration date of Tuesday, April [...]

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David Crosby Undergoes Heart Surgery, Postpones Solo Concerts

February 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> David Crosby has postponed the final dates of his solo tour in order to undergo heart surgery. The 72-year-old singer’s shows in San Francisco and West Hollywood have been moved to April and he’ll make up his Chicago gigs in July, but the singer plans to return onstage when Crosby, Stills [...]

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He’s Croz, But He’s Not Angry!

January 29th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

<!– –> <!– –> Have to admit to being more impressed than usual by Sunday night’s Grammys awards broadcast! Why? It’s simple! *The nice assemblage of top-level talent. *The eye-opening array of very popular artists who, I’ve come to realize, mean very little to me personally. *The surrealistic, often jarring performance combinations—Kendrick Lamar with Imagine [...]

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The Byrds Reunite to Play With Bob Dylan in 1990

January 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

In February 1990, a little over a year after Roy Orbison died from a sudden heart attack, an all-star tribute concert was held in his honor at the Universal Ampitheater in Los Angeles. Everyone from John Lee Hooker to B.B. King to Iggy Pop played the gig, but the most newsworthy performance was “Mr. Tambourine Man” [...]

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