The songs were placed in an order based on musical flow, lyrical content, and the time allowed per vinyl side. Over the years, fans have speculated about which songs would have been on Human Highway. Another possible version of the lost album is on the website Albums That Never Were.
Just Google the site name along with Human Highway to find the article. In GarageBand, I took a copy of the chorus with the middle guitar part, and put it in place of the ending chorus…then did a normal fade-out of the guitar part like many studio recordings. Of course it would also be okay to have the final track on the album end with applause.
Very cool, except Stills would never have settled for only 2 of his songs on the final LP. So many missed opportunities with these guys, but I suppose we should be glad we got anything at all.
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Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Track Listing. Shadow Captain. See the Changes. Their utilization of personal events in their material without resorting to subterfuge, their talents in vocal harmony, their cultivation of painstaking studio craft, as well as the Laurel Canyon ethos that surrounded the group and their associates, established an aesthetic for a number of acts that came to define the " California sound " of the ensuing decade, including the Eagles , Jackson Browne , post Fleetwood Mac , and others.
The album has been issued on compact disc three times: mastered by Barry Diament at Atlantic Studios in the mids;  remastered by Joe Gastwirt at Ocean View Digital and reissued on August 16, ; reissued again by Rhino Records as an expanded edition using the HDCD process on January 24, On December 6, , a gold compact disc edition of the album was released on the Audio Fidelity label. On the cover the members are, left to right, Nash, Stills, and Crosby, the reverse of the order of the album title.
The photo was taken by their friend and photographer Henry Diltz before they came up with a name for the group. They found an abandoned house with an old, battered sofa outside, located at Palm Avenue, West Hollywood, across from the Santa Palm car wash that they thought would be a perfect fit for their image. A few days later they decided on the name "Crosby, Stills, and Nash".
To prevent confusion, they went back to the house a day or so later to re-shoot the cover in the correct order, but when they got there they found the house had been reduced to a pile of timber. Dallas Taylor can be seen looking through the window of the door on the rear of the sleeve. The original vinyl LP was released in a gatefold sleeve that depicted the band members in large fur parkas with a sunset in the background on the gatefold shot in Big Bear, California  , as well as the iconic cover art.
A long folded page inside displayed the album credits, lyrics, track listing, as well as a quasi-psychedelic pencil drawing. But it also demonstrates the dangers of perfection: the wildness that should liberate great rock is so well-controlled that when it appears as on Nash's excellent 'Pre-Road Downs' it seems to have been inserted just to prove the music is rock: the only exception is Crosby's wailing vocal on 'Long Time Gone.
In a retrospective review, Jason Akeny of AllMusic believed some of the songs' themes "haven't dated well" but "the harmonies are absolutely timeless, and the best material remains rock-solid". Jefferson Airplane guitarist Paul Kantner was finally credited as co-composer of "Wooden Ships" on the expanded edition reissue , something long acknowledged on his group's version of the song from their Volunteers album, released the same year.
Singles — Billboard United States . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 23 December New York: Atria Books, , p. Dallas played the drums. And it's excellent! It has a wonderful feel to it. When we came back and heard the playback, I just sat there, stunned. Da Capo Press, Archived from the original on RetrievedThe combination of a British ex-pat (Graham Nash), with a pair of US rockers who had outgrown their former bands (David Crosby with The Byrds, and Stephen Stills with Buffalo Springfield) led to a 'Supergroup' of sorts and one of the most enduring and intriguing combos, Crosby Stills and Nash. This, their debut album, is a solid delight from Reviews: