Watch “Buffalo Springfield – For What It’s Worth 1967” on YouTube

Inductees: Richie Furay (vocals, guitar; born May 9, 1944), Dewey Martin (drums; born September 30, 1940; died February 1, 2009), Bruce Palmer (bass; born September 9, 1946; died October 1, 2004); Stephen Stills (vocals, guitar; born January 3, 1945), Neil Young (vocals, guitar; born November 12, 1945)Buffalo Springfield was an American supergroup that didn’t exist long enough to be recognized as such. Though the band’s tenure was short, Buffalo Springfield was a pivotal rock group with an organic, home-grown musical approach that reverberated beyond the Sixties. Along with the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield laid the groundwork for the folk-rock and country-rock genres that took root in the Seventies. They produced two of rock’s greatest guitarists in Neil Young and Stephen Stills. Their three albums – Buffalo Springfield, Buffalo Springfield Again and Last Time Around – wove together strands of folk, country, pop, soul and rock. Buffalo Springfield also recorded one of rock’s greatest topical songs, “For What It’s Worth.” A cautionary number inspired by clashes between police and youthful protesters on Los Angeles’ Sunset Strip, it was the only Buffalo Springfield single to make the Top 40, reaching Number Seven in 1967.The five original members of Buffalo Springfield converged on California from different backgrounds and locales. Guitarists Stephen Stills and Richie Furay had been members of the Au Go-Go Singers, a nine-member folk group. Furay had been born in Ohio and had attended Otterbein College. He then went to New York, where he initially played in a folk trio before joining the Au Go-Go Singers… More about Buffalo Springfield in the link below…
https://www.rhino.com/article/buffalo-springfield

There’s something happening here What it is ain’t exactly clear There’s a man with a gun over there Telling me I got to beware I think it’s time we stop, children, what’s that sound Everybody look what’s going down There’s battle lines being drawn Nobody’s right if everybody’s wrong Young people speaking their minds Getting so much resistance from behind It’s time we stop, hey, what’s that sound Everybody look what’s going down What a field-day for the heat A thousand people in the street Singing songs and carrying signs Mostly say, hooray for our side It’s s time we stop, hey, what’s that sound Everybody look what’s going down Paranoia strikes deep Into your life it will creep It starts when you’re always afraid You step out of line, the man come and take you away We better stop, hey, what’s that sound Everybody look what’s going down Stop, hey, what’s that sound Everybody look what’s going down Stop, now, what’s that sound Everybody look what’s going down Stop, children, what’s that sound Everybody look what’s going down

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