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Lies - Stephen Stills, Manassas - Down The Road (CD, Album)

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  1. Editors' Notes Along with the Byrds’ Chris Hillman and CSN&Y drummer Dallas Taylor as well as legendary guitarist Al Perkins, Stephen Stills’ second (and final) album with Manassas also included Joe Walsh on slide guitar and keyboard player Bobby Whitlock from Derek & The Dominos. Although ’s Down the Road doesn’t often get as much love as its predecessor, any listener would.
  2. Manassas was formed in the fall of , following Stills' concert tour to support his album Stephen Stills 2 (). While Stephen Stills 2 was Stills' second solo album, it was his first completed following the acrimonious breakup of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (CSNY), and was not critically well received. After a chance meeting with Flying Burrito Brothers singer/multi-instrumentalist.
  3. MANASSAS is a great double album by Stephen Stills with an all-star band of California's finest musicians, divided into several multipart suites. Each suite has a general theme; "The Raven" is Latin-flavored, "The Wilderness" is oriented towards country and bluegrass, "Consider" has a folk-rock sound, and "Rock & Roll Is Here To Stay" is /5().
  4. Manassas was a powerhouse band formed by Stephen Stills & Chris Hillman. Until now there were only 2 releases, Manassas in Highly regarded at the time and Down The Road- regarded as a disappointment after the double album Manassas. This has /5(92).
  5. Pieces collects some leftovers from the Miami sessions that led to the first album (“Witching Hour” “Like A Fox”), warmups and ideas intended for the lost 2nd Manassas album, Down The Road (“Lies” “Love and Satisfy”), and what Stills refers to as “Chris Hillman and Byron Berline teaching me bluegrass” (“Panhandle Rag” “Uncle Pen”).
  6. Musically, there is a slew of Stills compositions that must have been tough to leave on the cutting-room floor, including superior Manassas versions of a pair of tracks that ended up on Stephen Stills "Word Game" and "Sugar Babe."The track "Like a Fox" includes a smoking backing vocal performance from Bonnie mezishakarhuginisdaikasa.xyzinfo are alternate versions of two songs that ended up on Down the Road.
  7. Label: Atlantic - SD • Format: Vinyl LP, Album RI • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Folk Rock, Blues Rock, Pop Rock, Country Rock Stephen Stills, Manassas - Down The Road (, RI, Vinyl) | /5(24).
  8. 2.) Down the Road (Stephen Stills) - Nice Joe Walsh slide guitar; sensible lyrics warning about life's excesses, and Stills sounded good singing in an unusually low key. rating: **** stars 3.) City Junkies (Stephen Stills) - The album's sleeper cut and the song that would have been the best fit for a CSN, or CSN&Y LP.

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