Graham Nash first came to the U.S. as part of the British Invasion with his band The Hollies, which got its start at the same time as and , and shared bills with both groups in England. But Nash later helped to define a kind of West Coast sound, singing harmonies as part of . Nash wrote some of the most famous songs by the powerhouse group (who would add to its roster in 1969), including "Our House," "Teach Your Children" and "Marrakesh Express."
In a new memoir called Wild Tales: A Rock & Roll Life, Nash touches on those memories and many others. He recently spoke with Fresh Air's Terry Gross, just a few hours before Crosby, Stills & Nash performed at the Royal Albert Hall in London.