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Friday 4 Way Street CSNY Memorial Day Weekend ~ Honor Our Fallon Soldiers

Recorded at The Fillmore East – New York – June 2–June 7 1970
The Chicago Auditorium – Chicago – July 5, 1970
The Forum – Los Angeles – June 26–June 28, 1970.

Released April 7, 1971

1971 Billboard 200 Pop Albums #1

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young wrote the soundtrack to my adolescence, the compositions are prolific and timeless examples of the 1960s.

Nam, Ideals, Heartbreak, Protests, Change, Innocence, Revolt, Disappointments and Carrying On.

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Friday Freak Flag Flying ~ “Are You Ready” ~ Pacific Gas & Electric

This song came out in 1970 and it reminded me of something out of “Hair”.

This group formed in 1967 as a blues band and with members already leaving and others coming. When they released their first unsuccessful album for a virtual unknown record label it wasn’t until they played the Miami Pop Festival in 1968 that they caught fire. Columbia signed the band.

Their first self entitled band name release in 69′ did alright, but their next in 70′ with the song’s titled album “Are You Ready” sent them on their way when it charted at #14 and the rest is history.

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Friday At The Fillmore ~ Elton John ~ 60 Years On

Written by Elton John
Recorded at the Fillmore West Nov. 12, 1970

Elton John – piano, vocals
Dee Murray – bass
Nigel Olsson – drums

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Wild Wednesday ~ The Band That Almost Brought Shea Stadium Down ~ Grand Funk Railroad

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You’re in for a ” TREAT ” ~ Song of the Day ~ Santana

Recorded Live at Tanglewood (Lenox, MA) 8-18-1970

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Ry Cooder ~ How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live ~ Song of the Day.

It was written, composed, and performed by Blind Alfred Reed in 1929.

http://www.archive.org/details/Reed

The song was made famous by Ry Cooder on his 1970 self-titled album, Ry Cooder.

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Song of the Day ~ Tobacco Road ~ Johnny & Edgar Winter

Written by John D. Loudermilk in 1960

Recorded March 7, 1970 at The Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA

Lay back and enjoy.

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