Stephen Stills Remembers The Time David Crosby Introduced Him To Graham Nash
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The idea of musical luminaries gathering together under the banner of “supergroups” has always been fascinating, especially when it involves icons teaming up. The legendary ensemble Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young deserves the epithet supergroup because of the indelible impression they left on music and culture. In line with such, Stephen Stills recently tweeted that David Crosby introduced him to Graham Nash, which ultimately led to the formation of the band.
These four famous musicians were destined to play together. After enjoying considerable success as solo artists, Crosby, Stills, and Nash decided to form a band and produce a new sound that would rock the industry. The trio achieved instant success thanks to their talent, vocal harmonies, and shared enthusiasm for music. Later on, they recruited Neil Young as their fame rose, and he immediately improved the band’s musicianship and broadened the scope of their sound.
Nash and Crosby had met before, and it was Crosby who initially brought Stills into the group. In a recent tweet, Stills recalled the first time he heard Nash play the piano when Nash walked into the room when Stills was performing and Crosby was eager to introduce them.
Read Stills’ tweet below.
The rest, we can say, is history.