Crosby has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice as a member of the Byrds
and of CSNY.
Not only that, the intro to The Searchers' Needles and Pins was adapted into the opening chords of The Byrds
' I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better.
Jones, 17, was in competition at Hartpury College in Gloucestershire recently for the annual BYRDS
A Squad final, going head-to-head with eight other promising young dressage riders who had qualified from the inter-regional competition at Richmond EC in Yorkshire.
Actively involved in the regions, from helping at camps to developing ideas for events, they'll play an integral part in supporting young people and promoting dressage and BYRDS
David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice - first with CSN and later with The Byrds
, Buffalo Springfield and The Hollies, They have also been inducted into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame in recognition of their achievements as a group with CSN and as individual members.
Stills and Crosby began writing songs together in 1968 after Buffalo Springfield broke up (The Byrds
already split up a year earlier) until they were joined soon thereafter by Nash who had just quit The Hollies.
made 'Sweetheart of the Rodeo'; Neil Young recorded 'Harvest'; and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band created 'Will the Circle Be Unbroken.' Albums like these had a profound influence on popular music as well as establishing Nashville as a music hub and cool southern city with a sense of place."
The singer, who released seminal solo albums as well as recording with the International Submarine Band, The Byrds
and The Flying Burrito Brothers, is hailed for reinventing country for a new generation.
Local music historian John Einarson is the acclaimed author of more than a dozen biographies including Neff Young, Randy Bachman, John Kay & Steppenwolf, Arthur Lee & Love, The Guess Who, The Byrds
, Flying Burrito Brothers, and Buffalo Springfield.
The Vela stage headliners at the Stockton Weekender have already been compared to the likes of The Byrds
, The Beatles and Tame Impala.
Recorded on their extensive North American tour last year, it features their much-vaunted Byrds
and The Band-influenced sound expertly reproduced by the band.
Setting out to share with its audience a unique retrospective of the Nez catalog, as well as the works of such timeless American troubadours as Johnny Cash, Gram Parsons and the Byrds
, Loose Salute will provide a whirlwind musical journey during its annual holiday concert.