Buffalo Springfield and the Byrds
Neil Young broke a lot of hearts when he pulled the plug on a Buffalo Springfield reunion this year. They managed to play six theater dates in California and a killer set at Bonnaroo in 2011, but plans for a 30-date tour to follow vanished into the air. To his credit, Young had a pretty great excuse: he wanted to reunite with Crazy Horse. When his current tour with the Horse winds down next year, he should really think about getting back to that Buffalo Springfield tour. Richie Furay's singing voice is absolutely amazing, and these songs need to be played one last time.
This tour could be even more awesome if the Springfield toured with the Byrds, fellow veterans of Los Angeles' Sixties rock scene. One roadblock there: while surviving members David Crosby and Chris Hillman are extremely interested in a reunion, frontman Roger McGuinn has remained stubbornly opposed to the idea.
Even if the Byrds somehow did reunite and go on the road with Buffalo Springfield, the double bill would leave Crosby, Stills and Young's friend Graham Nash out in the cold. It's tempting to suggest a Hollies reunion so he could join the tour – but that would just create pressure to wrap up the evening with a CSNY set, and that's not what this dream is about.
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