This day In Music 29.05.2016
Today May 29 Crosby, Stills & Nash released their self titled debut album in 1969 on the Atlantics Record label.
It spawned two Top 40 hit singles, Marrakesh Expess and Suite: Judy Blue Eyes which peaked respectively at #28 the week of August 23, 1969, and at #21 the week of December 6, 1969, on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. The album itself peaked at #6 on the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart. It was certified four times platinum by the RIAA for sales of over 4,200,000.
Crosby, Stills & Nash has received positive reviews. Jason Akeny of All Music noted that some of the themes of the songs "haven't dated well" but "the harmonies are absolutely timeless, and the best material remains rock-solid".
Reviewing the album in 2006 forThe Music Box, John Metzger commented, "the music is organic and pure; the vocals are otherworldly".