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Demos

June 1, 2009

The timing of this golden-era demos set is perfect, as CSN's shadow looms large over a new school of harmony-drunk indie rockers. Unfortunately, the song selection of this set of 1968-71 rarities is a mixed bag, and most are solo performances lacking...

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Greatest Hits

April 22, 2009

The essential tunes by the Sixties' first true supergroup a cynic would be tempted to subtitle this collection And Definitely Not Young. But before CSNY, there was only CSN — the original late-Sixties harmonic convergence, often dysfunctional,...

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Daylight Again

August 17, 1986

First, last and always, there is the blend. The way the three voices fit together remains one of the most singular and pleasing harmonic fusions in all of rock. And that is why, when the solo careers of David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash have...

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Deja Vu Live

August 21, 2008

The highlight of this soundtrack to CSNY: Déjà Vu, Neil Young's film about the group's 2006 Freedom of Speech Tour, comes after Young sings "Let's Impeach the President" to an Atlanta audience that suddenly divides like Congress, equally...

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CSN

June 17, 1977
Not Rated

What's so instantly striking about Crosby, Stills and Nash's CSN, their second group album in eight years, is that it sounds so much like the debut LP even though its makers are so vastly changed. Since CS&N, and later Y, were always at the vanguard...

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