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David Crosby to release album in January

David Crosby to release album in January

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. singer-songwriter David Crosby says he is to release "Croz," his first solo album of studio material in 20 years, in January.

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Entertainers back Occupy movement

Entertainers back Occupy movement

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Musicians are putting together an album that will be sold to raise money for the anti-greed Occupy protesters across the United States, project organizers say.
Crosby and Nash to tour Europe

Crosby and Nash to tour Europe

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Singer-songwriters David Crosby and Graham Nash say they plan to kick off the European leg of their 2011 concert tour with a show in Dublin next month.
Zeta-Jones lands on Queen's Honors list

Zeta-Jones lands on Queen's Honors list

LONDON, June 12 (UPI) -- Welsh-born Hollywood actress Catherine Zeta-Jones was on the British Queen's Honors list Saturday, which also includes less glamorous figures.

Two members will miss Hollies induction

LONDON, March 15 (UPI) -- The two remaining original members of The Hollies said they will miss the band's Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame induction in New York because of a prior engagement.

Songwriters Hall of Fame bestows honors

NEW YORK, June 20 (UPI) -- Guitarist Stephen Stills thanked women and politicians for Crosby, Stills and Nash's induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York.
David Cook is new 'American Idol'

David Cook is new 'American Idol'

LOS ANGELES, May 21 (UPI) -- David Cook, a bartender from Missouri, was declared the winner of the U.S. singing competition show "American Idol" Wednesday night.

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Musicians lead new No Nukes campaign

WASHINGTON , Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Graham Nash and other musicians planned to take their anti-nuclear campaign to Washington on Tuesday.

Old tape reveals Stills' past

LOS ANGELES, July 10 (UPI) -- Dallas-born singer-songwriter Stephen Stills, of Crosby, Stills & Nash fame, is tapping into his past with his latest release.

Rolling Stone marks 40th anniversary

SAN FRANCISCO, July 2 (UPI) -- This week's issue of Rolling Stone celebrates San Francisco publisher Jan Wenner's decision 40 years ago to ignore a rock group's cease-and-desist order.

Illness forces Crosby, Nash to cancel tour

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Veteran rockers David Crosby and Graham Nash, half of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, canceled their U.S. tour because of Crosby's medical problems.
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Graham Nash
Graham Nash of the 1970's rock group Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (L to R) Stephen Stills, Graham Nash and Neil Young sings during a concert at the UMB Bank Pavilion in Earth City, Mo on September 7, 2006. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Graham William Nash, OBE (born 2 February 1942) is a English singer-songwriter known for his light tenor vocals and for his songwriting contributions with the British pop group The Hollies, and with the folk-rock band Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Nash is a photography collector and a published photographer. Nash was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Crosby, Stills & Nash and as a member of The Hollies in 2010.

Nash was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2010 Birthday Honours for services to music and to charity.

Nash was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, in 1942, his mother having been evacuated there from the Nashes' hometown of Salford, Lancashire,(now in Greater Manchester) because of the Second World War. The family subsequently returned to Salford, where Graham grew up. In the early 1960s he was a leading member of The Hollies, one of the UK's most successful pop and "British Invasion" groups ever. Although recognised as a key member of the group, he seldom sang lead vocals, although he did write many of the band's songs, most often in collaboration with Allan Clarke. Nash was pivotal in the forging of a sound and lyrics showing an obvious hippie influence on The Hollies' albums. However, Nash was disappointed when his transition in sound did not register with the audience that the Hollies played to, including when "King Midas in Reverse" did not gain the popularity he expected it to. He greatly influenced the direction of Evolution, and Butterfly, a collection that brought differing opinions on the band's musical direction to the fore.

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