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  Buffalo Springfield - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Buffalo Springfield was a short-lived, yet highly original and influential, folk rock group that served as a springboard for the careers of Neil Young, Stephen Stills, Richie Furay and Jim Messina and is most famous for the song 'For what it's worth.
Buffalo Springfield released a total of only three albums, but also left a legacy that includes numerous demo recordings, studio outtakes, and live recordings.
Although Buffalo Springfield was formed in early 1966, the group’s genesis might very well be attributed to a chance meeting nearly a year earlier, when Neil Young and Stephen Stills first crossed paths at a folk club in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
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 Uncle Joe's Record Guide - Buffalo Springfield
Buffalo Springfield emerged from the folk music boom of the early Sixties.
Buffalo Springfield's commercial success was minimal, with only one Top 10 single and no million-selling albums.
Buffalo Springfield's legacy proved to be their format of four accomplished vocalists with three guitarists.
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 Reason to Rock: Buffalo Springfield
Buffalo Springfield was one of the seminal American groups of the late sixties.
Buffalo Springfield was also blessed to have two distinctive stylists playing lead guitars, in the persons of Stills and Young.
Also, ironically, their post-breakup collection, Retrospective: Best of Buffalo Springfield sold well and received a great deal of airplay on FM stations that by this time were playing album cuts not available as singles.
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 Buffalo Springfield - Biography - AOL Music
Indeed it was, and with the addition of fellow hearse passenger and Canadian Bruce Palmer on bass and ex-Dillard Dewey Martin on drums, the cluster of ex-folkys determined, as the Byrds had just done, to become a rock & roll band.
Buffalo Springfield wasn't together long -- they were an active outfit for just over two years, between 1967 and 1968 --but every one of their three albums was noteworthy.
Rumors of a Buffalo Springfield reunion circulated for years -- Young even hinted at it with the song "Buffalo Springfield Again" -- but it never materialized.
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 Amazon.com: Retrospective: The Best of Buffalo Springfield: Music: Buffalo Springfield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Buffalo Springfield was a band more known for what it's members did after they left, than the great music they made as this short lived group.
Buffalo Springfield was one of the most creative bands of the 60's, but because of their strong individual writing and performing talents, this was also the reason for their breakup.
Buffalo Springfield was a great mid-sixties band from Los Angeles that embodied the tendency of talented rock groups to provide listeners with a taste of greatness, only to end up splitting apart into offspring bands that in most cases are not as musically satisfying.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Buffalo Springfield Again: Music: Buffalo Springfield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
With Buffalo Springfield's 1966 debut, they didn't really perform anything revolutionary with their country/folk rock hybrid sound, and thus, went unrecognized by the casual rock and roll fan of the day.
Buffalo Springfield Again is an excellent sophomore effort from a band that is unfairly overlooked by so many rock and roll fans.
Buffalo Springfield Again, which its non-celebratory title, was and still is an event worthy of a record of the year celebration, US side (okay Sergeant Pepper is the most essential, always, of course).
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 The History of Rock Music. Buffalo Springfield: biography, discography, reviews, links
I Buffalo Springfield nacquero dall'incontro fra i cantanti-chitarristi Steve Stills (proveniente dal Texas, esperto di blues e cultura latina) e Ritchie Furay (proveniente dall'Ohio), conosciutisi a New York, con i canadesi Neil Young (chitarra) e Bruce Palmer (basso), avvenuta a Los Angeles nel 1966.
The Buffalo Springfield were born out of a meeting in Los Angeles, 1966, between singer-guitarists Steven Stills (from Texas, an expert of blues and Latin culture), Ritchie Furay (from Ohio, though Stills and Furay had previously met in New York) and the Canadians Neil Young (guitar) and Bruce Palmer (bass).
On the surface, the band took their cues from the choral and electric style of the Byrds, but their songs supplanted the smiles of the early 60s with a melancholic atmosphere that was nearly an existential cry, while their instrumental arrangements, fractured by syncopated rhythms and swooping electric sounds, expressed a neurosis without precedent.
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 Buffalo Springfield St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture - Find Articles
Buffalo Springfield achieved commercial success with their next single, "For What It's Worth,;" which reached number 7 on the national chart.
Buffalo Springfield unravelled in early 1968: Palmer was busted and deported again in January, and in March,; Young, Furay and the latest bassist, Jim Messina,; were arrested on a drugs charge with Cream member Eric Clapton.
When Buffalo Springfield finally disbanded in May, Rolling Stone cited "internal hassle, extreme fatigue coupled with absence of national success and run-ins with the fuzz." The hippy argot rather disguised the extent to which the internecine egotism of Stills and Young, even more than the drug busts, had dissolved Buffalo Springfield.
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 For What It's Worth: The Story of Buffalo Springfield
In 1967, the Buffalo Springfield captured the restless, confrontational mood of that generation railing against the establishment and went on to be revered as one of rock music's most influential groups.
All arose from the ashes of the Springfield.
As the focal point of the thriving LA music scene of the latter sixties, the Buffalo Springfield was in a unique position, with Richie as a keen observer of the era and all its trappings.
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 Amazon.ca: Retrospective: The Best of Buffalo Springfield: Music: Buffalo Springfield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Buffalo Springfield had many talented musicians, not the least of which were Neil Young, Richie Furray, and Stephen Stills.
Since the Springfield only released three albums, and the latter two are quite uneven, this might actually be a useful sampler for those who are curious but don't want to risk the investment on the rather ponderous _Again_ and half-dreadful _Last Time Around_.
Buffalo Springfield are often characterized as a pioneering 'country-rock' band, and while they certainly helped develop that genre, they were much more.
www.amazon.ca /Retrospective-Best-Buffalo-Springfield/dp/B000002IAZ   (2062 words)

  
 Buffalo Springfield
The best American folk-rock band of the 60s besides The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield mixed folk, country, and 'British Invasion' influences to produce some of the most enduring California rock of the era.
Dewey Martin formed the ill-fated New Buffalo Springfield only to be forced to change the name to New Buffalo.
Buffalo Springfield's prominent place in the rock music fraternity was formally recognized in 1997 with their long overdue induction into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.
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 The Buffalo Springfield @ suitelorraine.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Buffalo Springfield's sole pop hit, "For What It's Worth," wasn't even on their debut when it was first released in late '66.
Buffalo Springfield did their most famous tune, and it was utterly thrilling - ominous, prescient and a great pop song, too.
Buffalo Springfield Again, released later in '67, contained some of the group's most enduring work, including "Mr Soul" and "Bluebird." It also featured Young's most ambitious productions, "Expecting to Fly"and "Broken Arrow." By then, Young was singing his own tunes.
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 Amazon.com: Buffalo Springfield: Music: Buffalo Springfield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Unfortunately, this CD is now out of print; the Buffalo Springfield Box Set, which Rhino released in 2001, rectified that by putting remastered versions of this album and Again, the band's more famous sophomore effort (and the one the critics like the best), together on the 4th disc in that set.
Buffalo Springfield is the debut, self-titled album of a sixties band consisting of Neil Young (lead guitar-vocals), Stephen Stills (2nd lead guitar- vocals), Richie Furay (rhythm guitar-vocals), Dewey Martin (drums), and Bruce Palmer (Bass Guitar), later replaced by Jim Messina.
When mentioning folk-rock music, Buffalo Springfield cannot be excluded, as they were one of the most talented of their time.
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 Buffalo Springfield Bass Player Dead at 58   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Bruce Palmer, the bass player for Buffalo Springfield, has died of a heart attack at the age of 58.
Buffalo Springfield was one of the most important bands of the 60s, not so much for their own commercial success, but for the subsequent success even to this day by many of its members.
Palmer was the original bass player for the Buffalo Springfield but left before the band broke up and was replaced by Jim Messina, who later joined Kenny Loggins in Loggins and Messina.
www.undercover.com.au /news/2004/oct04/20041009_buffalospringfield.html   (398 words)

  
 The Buffalo Springfield and Neil Young
His two songs on the self titled first Buffalo Springfield LP, "Flying On The Ground Is Wrong" and "Burned" alluded to bad trips-unusual in an era of psychedelic celebration.
It was a Stills tune that in March 1967 took Buffalo Springfield to number 7 in the US singles charts and, when tacked on to the debut LP, reinvigorated its hitherto wan commercial performance.
Buffalo Springfield should have recorded live from the very beginning.
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 V/A - Buffalo Springfield - Tribute: Five Way Street :: Not Lame Recordings - power pop and melodic rock record label, ...
Buffalo Springfield left behind a powerful and influential legacy for a band who only cut three albums during their two-year lifespan, and the variety of interpretations of their songs on this tribute album says a great deal about the lasting impact of their blend of folk-rock, psychedelia, country-rock, and blue-eyed soul.
The 21 artists on Five Way Street: A Tribute to Buffalo Springfield contribute performances which, for the most part, are faithful in one way or another to the Springfield`s original vision, though that`s not to say they sound like the original recordings.
sadly, buffalo springfield was in the latter group.
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 Essential Buffalo Springfield - Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Buffalo Springfield is a now legendary band, which by a slight of history and the fragility of the interaction between its members, began in early 1966 and passed into oblivion by mid-1968.
Music historians today generally feel that the Springfield was almost on a par with the original Byrds, and perhaps had the ability to surpass the greatness of the Byrds, if they had but remained together for a longer period.
The Springfield, by all accounts, were able to surpass the live performances of the Byrds, but only for a short time, due to Neil Young's several departures from the group.
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 Weekly Artist Overview: Buffalo Springfield @ Blogcritics.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Buffalo Springfield is on the short list of bands that had great influence on rock's evolution despite a brief tenure together.
Buffalo Springfield's repertoire of folk-rock, country-rock, and psychedelic hard rock were all state of the art in their day; their classic songs remain in frequent rotation on classic rock stations.
Buffalo Springfield's live shows in 1968 were usually notable for who was missing on a given night.
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 MUSIC HISTORY: Buffalo Springfield
Springfield's music and troubled history; and because there is a strong Canadian connection and all my previous books tend to
and after the Springfield, he has always been firmly in control, not second fiddle to anyone and not just a member of the band.
fact was that the Buffalo Springfield was not and could not ever be his band.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Buffalo Springfield: Music: Buffalo Springfield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Like the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield were influential in themelding of rock and folk that led to the country-rock soundof the '70s.
Two turbulent years and two albums later, Buffalo Springfield broke up, but they'd already blazed the trail for their disciples to follow.
But the lyrics from songs by Buffalo Springfield, Lynard Skynard, and The Doors all capture what we (teenagers) are feeling right now.
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 Buffalo Springfield Discography & Biography, Buffalo Springfield Albums & CDs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Buffalo Springfield is considered to be one of the innovators of folk/country rock, as well as the launching pad for many a rock luminary.
Buffalo Springfield's self titled debut album had their biggest hit, 1967's US Top 10 "For What It's Worth".
Their second album, Buffalo Springfield Again, was released to great acclaim with strong songs from Stills, Young and Furay.
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 The Buffalo Springfield
The Buffalo Springfield were part of the same mid-60s Los Angeles rock crowd as the Byrds and were an even more talented act, with better songwriters, better guitarists, and harmonies that were every bit as inspiring.
But the Springfield's leaders did go on to form two other successful L.A. bands that carried on the same tuneful country-rock sound: Poco and the much more famous Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.
As far as I know there's exactly one fan-created Buffalo Springfield web site, and there's also the fine Hyperrust Neil Young web site you should check out.
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 Amazon.com: Buffalo Springfield Box Set: Music: Buffalo Springfield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Though they're recognized as a seminal influence on American rock music (variously fostering the careers of Neil Young, Stephen Stills, CSN&Y, Richie Furay, Poco, and even Loggins & Messina), L.A.'s Buffalo Springfield were perpetually star-crossed by personal squabbles and legal travails during their two-year tenure.
First of all, I'll state that Buffalo Springfield was one of my very favorite bands from the 60s -- in a time of rich musical expansion and experimentation, they showcased some of the most imaginative, poetic AND melodic songwriting around.
Many consider Buffalo Springfield, along with the Byrds, to be the first, true definition of the term "supergroup"; too many talents in too little space!!
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 Buffalo Springfield - AOL Music
Buffalo Springfield was a short-lived, yet highly original and influential, folk rock group that...
Although Buffalo Springfield was formed in early 1966,...
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