If I Could Only Remember My Name

David Crosby - If I Could Only Remember My Name
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Based on 4 reviews
1971 Ratings: #26 / 105
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Based on 19 ratings
February 22, 1971 / Release Date
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Atlantic / Label
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Reminiscent of a week at a lakehouse doing drugs & jamming with your closest friends. Except they happen to be Jerry Garcia, Grace Slick & Paul Kantner, Joni Mitchell, Graham Nash & Neil Young. The quintessential stoner rock LP of the 70's, and one of my all time favorite records.
9. Cowboy Movie
8. I'd Swear There Was Somebody Here
7. Music is Love
6. Orleans
5. Tamalpais High (At About 3)
4. Traction in the Rain
3. What Are Their Names
2. Song With No Words (Tree Without Leaves)
1. Laughing
Fav tracks: Music is love, cowboy movie, traction in the rain
I listened to this album after hearing that CSNY broke up over creative differences which prompted each songwriter to create an immediate solo LP. I'm so blessed to have been blissfully unaware of David Crosby's drug-fueled life (which I now see overshadows David Crosby's artistic merits) until after listening to this album.

This is such a beautiful record that seems like an unassuming melodic fairway with early catchy tracks like "Cowboy Movie". Then it eventually delves into some ... read more
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Track List

  1. Music Is Love
  2. Cowboy Movie
  3. Tamalpais High (At About 3)
  4. Laughing
  5. What Are Their Names
  6. Traction In the Rain
  7. Song With No Words (Tree With No Leaves)
  8. Orleans
  9. I'd Swear There Was Somebody Here
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Added on: January 24, 2014