There are at least three different stories about where CSN sang together for the first time. Was it in Cass Elliots, Joni Mitchells or John Sebastians living room…?
From Johnny Rogans book “The Complete Guide To The Music of CSN&Y” (see also Books section): “It was played during an impromptu singing session in Laurel Canyon. Nash witnessed the starting vocal bleb and songwriting power of the Crosby & Stills partnership. After listening to this song, he asked them to play the tune once more, then added a high harmony much to the amazement of everyone present”. Graham Nash: “David and I believe that it was in Joni Mitchell’s living room that we first sang together. Stephen and David wanted to show me a song that they had worked on in two part harmony. The song was ‘You Don’t Have to Cry’ written by Stephen. They sang it once, I asked them to sing it again, they sang it a second time, I asked for another performance. On the third attempt I put my high harmony on and it sounded awesome. I knew in my heart that this was something I wanted to do for the next few years. The musical, social aspect of combining these three voices with the words that we had
- There are at least three different stories about where CSN sang together for the first time. Was it in Cass Elliots, Joni Mitchells or John Sebastians living room...?
- A page stating that there is currently work overload and gives me different turnaround time, thought you say 24 hours?
- Does Goa have a different time zone from the rest of India?