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Friday, March 10, 2006

Video: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young - "Down by the River"


Classic video of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young performing "Down by the River" from YouTube (Click icon in center below to play directly).

And, no, From Here To Obscurity, this is not Rick James. It's Fuzzy Samuels Greg Reeves on bass.

Those three Gretsch guitars in a row is a beautiful thing indeed.


At 3/10/2006 06:48:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

great video link!
anyone know what type of Gretsches the guys are playing?

At 3/10/2006 08:31:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

can't view the video, having trouble with youTube lately--Crosby is not playing a Gretch,it may be an Alembic conversion of a Gibson...If Dallas Taylor is playing drums, then Greg Reeves is on bass...

At 3/11/2006 11:44:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

anyone know who that is introducing csny? looks familiar?

At 3/11/2006 11:55:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Not an Alembic. Its a Guild.
The host is David Steinberg.

At 3/12/2006 08:56:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Greg Reeves on bass for sure...

At 3/13/2006 03:55:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This was truley great.
i have have always been very negativ against CS&N but know i don't think they are all that bad.

But do anyone know what tv-show and year this is from?

At 3/13/2006 09:00:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Music Scene, ABC (US) 1970...

At 3/14/2006 08:43:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

The DVD of this show is available. It's called Music Scene 1969-1970. CSNY is the best on it though. The rest is really dated. If you have a big screen TV, this will make you either feel old,if you remember the show, or if yer just into the music, then watching CSNY rake those strings is pure heaven.

At 3/15/2006 10:53:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Clyde - you are so right! This vid makes feel old, but it is so AWESOME. Old TV isn't as bad as some folks make it to be. Maybe not super High res, surround sound quality but these guys were the REAL deal back in the day.

Thanks for hosting video!

At 3/24/2006 01:04:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Living Legends still! I've seen them play in concert many times and God Willing, will see them again.

At 3/26/2006 01:24:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think Stills is playing a Gretsch "White Falcon," but I don't know what Neil's using--although he seemed to use that particular type a lot in the pre-"Old Black" days. Great video! Makes you want to go back in time. I notice that Neil seemed a little less animated in those days (compare his Saturday Night Live performance in 89)

At 4/22/2006 11:15:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

That's comedian David Steinberg introducing them. He was on Johnny Carson's Tonight Show many times back then. Don't see him much in front of the camera lately.

At 10/02/2016 05:56:00 PM, Blogger linclink said...

Neil Young is playing an Orange Gretsch 6120
Stephen Stills a White Gretsch White Falcon
David Crosbt some kind of Guild 12-String

At 10/21/2020 10:10:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Neil gretsch 6120, Steven white falcon, Crosby is using stills guild d500 with a new 12 string conversion neck after the original 6 string neck was broken when he was in the springfield. There's a photo of richie playing the original in the springfield box set book.


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