1994 – David Crosby receives a liver transplant on this day in rock history!
1994 – Crosby, Stills and Nash released their After the Storm album in 1994. After 25 years, it would be their last album of new material for Atlantic Records. Highlights of the LP included the songs, “Only Waiting for You” and a cover of the best song ever written, according to a 1999 songwriters poll, […]
1993 – George Harrison and David Crosby make guest appearances on the fifth season premiere of the Fox animated comedy series “The Simpsons.” “Homer’s Barbershop Quartet” is the first episode of The Simpsons’ fifth season. It features the Be-Sharps, a fictional barbershop quartet founded by Homer, whose story roughly parallels that of The Beatles. The […]
1982 – Bonnie Raitt, Bob Dylan, Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, Tom Petty, Stevie Wonder, Stevie Nicks, and Crosby, Stills & Nash play the Peace Sunday: We Have a Dream concert for nuclear disarmament at Pasadena, Calif.’s Rose Bowl.
1982 – David Crosby is arrested on charges of drug possession in Dallas. It’s the second time in three weeks he’s been busted in the Texas city.
1977 – Bing Crosby dies of a heart attack at the age of 76. Crosby sold more than 300 million records and was featured in more than 50 movies. His recording of “White Christmas” tops Chart Toppers’s pop chart for a combined 14 weeks during three different years and sells more than 30 million records.
1971 – Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young: Four-Way Street US LP is no. 1 chart topper this day in rock history!
1970 – Emerson, Lake & Palmer give their debut performance in Plymouth, England. Progressive rock can be a very disreputable subject. No other musical style has been so vilified by the critics and became a synonym for ‘pompous’ and ‘bombastic.’ Almost every music critic in the early ’70’s had something unflattering to write about it. […]
1970 – At a La Jolla, Calif., hotel, Stephen Stills is arrested and charged with cocaine possession. And here we thought David Crosby was the wild one.
1970 – Woodstock film soundtrack triple LP released. The Woodstock Music and Art Fair was an event held at Max Yasgur’s 600 acre (2.4 km²; 240 ha) dairy farm in the rural town of Bethel, New York from August 15 to August 18, 1969. Bethel (Sullivan County) is 43 miles (69 km) southwest of the […]
1970 – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young win a Grammy, Best New Artists.
1969 – Tragedy strikes David Crosby, as the CSN member’s girlfriend Christine Gail Hinton dies in a car crash north of San Francisco. The same day, Crosby, Stills & Nash goes gold.