Arguably the first US super group, CSN “came out” at Woodstock, giving them instant credibility, justifying the hype and securing reputation. Written by Crosby – a keen sailor himself - in 1970, “Lee Shore” asks questions about lifestyle choices and contains one of the of the most memorable lyrics of all time. ‘Sunset smells of dinner…’
When I first heard “Marrakesh Express” by CSN I was hooked immediately. Love those harmonies! “Lee Shore” is more gentle but no less harmonious. It’s sit back and close the eyes stuff. And that’s what it’s all about isn’t it?
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About the Curator: Richard Parsons
I grew up listening to music from the late 60’s onwards. Pirate pop radio; swapping LP’s with friends; exploring genres; daydreaming over the latest woofer and tweeter.
In reality I spent thirty years imparting imperfect knowledge of English literature and drama to young minds in school. Regrets? No. I loved teaching; loved the interaction with the pupils, and made lifelong friends as a result. And what better way to keep up to date with music? I always played stuff in my lessons, and as a result, I’d be bombarded with suggestions from my flock! “Sir! Have you heard…?”