Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young : The Biography

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young : The Biography

Details

Author(s)
Peter Doggett
Format
Hardback | 368 pages
Dimensions
162 x 240 x 35mm | 707g
Publication date
04 Jul 2019
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Imprint
The Bodley Head Ltd
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
16 page b/w photo section
ISBN10
1847925057
ISBN13
9781847925053
Bestsellers rank
453,895

Description

Read the first biography of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, whose music and career illuminate the journey and legacy of 1960s counterculture.

'Peter Doggett's book is a fascinating, rip-roaring and timely re-telling of a corner of music history that was hugely important but is all too often forgotten' Frank Turner

At 3 a.m. on Monday, 18 August 1969, the final night of the Woodstock Music & Art Fair, four men armed only with acoustic guitars faced the gaping darkness of a vast open-air audience. An hour later, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young had confounded and convinced their peers, and cemented their place in rock history. They had also made themselves, for better or worse, synonymous with Woodstock, and with the nebulous Woodstock generation which it inspired.

Between 1969 and 1974, CSNY were the most successful, influential and politically potent rock band in America. More than any of their peers, they channelled and broadcast all the radical anger, romantic idealism and generational angst of their era. The vast emotional range of their music, from delicate acoustic confessionals to raucous counter-culture anthems, was mirrored in the turbulence of their personal lives.

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young is the first major biography of a band whose first two albums are undisputed rock classics, and which continues to attract a large and loyal following to their sporadic reunions. At the same time, Peter Doggett illuminates the pivotal years of 1960s counterculture through the story of four of its key protagonists, whose music, beliefs and relationships with each other chronicle both its trajectory and its legacy.


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