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Buffalo Springfield Contemplating 2011 Tour

"There are on-going discussions," Richie Furay's manager tells Rolling Stone

November 9, 2010 4:16 PM ET

Most people assumed that Buffalo Springfield's reunion at last month's Bridge School Benefit — Neil Young, Stephen Stills and Richie Furay's first performance together in 42 years — would be a one-time event, but it turns out they are contemplating a tour next year. The Los Angeles Times' Pop & Hiss blog reported Monday that they were "hearing rumblings" that the band was contemplating a tour, which has now been confirmed to Rolling Stone by David Spero, who manages Furay. "There are on-going discussions," he said, when asked about the possibility of a tour.

Check out photos of Buffalo Springfield, Pearl Jam and Neil Young from the Bridge School Benefit

Days after returning from the Bridge School Benefit, Furay spoke with Rolling Stone . "We just picked up where we left many, many years ago," he said. "It almost felt like going back in time." He also said he was hopeful about the possibility of doing more shows. "I'm never going to say never again," he says. "After we digest what happened and let a couple of weeks go by we'll touch bases again and see how everybody feels and what they want to do. We've certainly proved we can do this if we want to."

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