Stephen Stills: Change Partners

Stephen Stills: Change Partners (Biography) cover

By David Roberts

RRP: £20.00
binding: hardback
isbn: 978 1 9113 4600 5
page size: 236 x 157 mm
extent: 336 pages
illustration: 16 pages

• During his six-decade career, he has been the driving force behind Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Crosby, Stills , Nash & Young, Manassas and The Rides.

• ‘For What It’s Worth’, ‘Suite: Judy Blue Eyes’, ‘Love The One You’re With’, ‘Find The Cost of Freedom’, ‘Change Partners’, and ‘Southern Cross’ are just some of the gems from his group and solo back catalogue.
• His career sky-rocketed when Crosby, Stills & Nash played only their second gig together at Woodstock in 1969. With the addition of Neil Young, the band would go on to play the first rock stadium tour in 1974.
• Stephen Stills is the only person to have been inducted twice in one night into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
• His multi-instrumental skills have seen him record solo with, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Joni Mitchell, Ringo Starr, Judy Collins, Rita Coolidge, Public Enemy and with Al Kooper and Mike Bloomfield on the trio’s Super Session album.
• Best known as a singer-songwriter, Stills was voted 28th in the Rolling Stone list of 100 Greatest Guitarists in 2003. Nicknamed ‘Captain Manyhands’, he played guitar, keyboards and drums on the six-million-selling Crosby, Stills & Nash debut album.
• Throughout 2016 Stephen Stills will be on tour with his new blues/rock trio The Rides, comprising legendary session musician Barry Goldberg and young guitar sensation Kenny Wayne Shepherd.