Very popular Canadian folk musician formerly of Buffalo Springfield who also collaborated with Crosby, Stills, and Nash. His popularity began in the sixties with such hits as Cinnamon Girl and lasted into the seventies before declining in the eighties. His song Southern Man was referenced in the Lynyrd Skynyrd song Sweet Home Alabama, which also referenced his song Alabama. His song The Needle and the Damage Done is about drug abuse. The songs Into the Black and Out of the Blue are actually subtitles of the same song. The former is the electric version while the latter is the acoustic version. When inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, his backing group Crazy Horse was not. He is the only artist inducted into the Hall of Fame twice in the same year.


  • Folk Rock
  • Hard Rock
  • Blues Rock
  • Pop Rock

Songs Edit

Heart of Gold

Old Man

The Needle and the Damage Done

Rockin' in the Free World

Southern Man

Harvest Moon

Like a Hurricane

Only Love Can Break Your Heart


Down By the River

Into the Black

Out of the Blue

Cinnamon Girl