Graham Nash Reiterates: No More CSN

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CSN-bio2After telling a Dutch magazine earlier this year that Crosby, Stills & Nash will never perform or record again (see our item here), Graham Nash has since repeated the assertion. “There won’t be any more CSNY,” Nash told Uncut magazine, “and there won’t be any CSN, either. There’s no magic there any more. Well, we had a good run, a good 35, 40 years.”

Actually, to be exact, it’s been 47 years since David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Nash first blended their voices to create one of the signature sounds of the late 1960s and – with Neil Young as CSN&Y and without – one of the superstar classic rock acts of the 1970s. “Right now, I don’t want anything to do with Crosby at all. It’s just that simple,” Nash said to Billboard recently. “In my world there will never, ever be a Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young record and there will never be another Crosby, Stills & Nash record or show.”

Young announced last year that he would not be reuniting with CS&N to make music ever again following disparaging remarks Crosby made about his relationship with actress Daryl Hannah (for which Crosby did later apologize). Nash hasn’t offered any specifics about his falling out with his former bandmate and longtime close friend. “I was letting Crosby be who he is,” Nash says. “I let people play their hand in front of me, and I let him do it and then I make a decision.”

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The three had toured together as recently as last year (and would have been a natural choice to play October’s Coachella mega-concert of classic rock acts). Nash released his solo album This Path Tonight earlier this month, and is currently on tour supporting it.

“[A]fter being totally immersed in me and David and Stephen and Neil’s music, I’m done,” Nash said to Billboard. “I need to concentrate on me now.” But his decision is not made without regrets. “How can I not be sad? Look at the music we probably lost. How can I not be sad about that?”

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  1. Dale Haskell
    #1 Dale Haskell 30 April, 2016, 21:01

    Music lost? When was the last time you guys made ANY new music together? The magic left around 1974.

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