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Graham Nash - Songs For Beginners Album

Graham Nash - Songs For Beginners Album

Performer: Graham Nash
Title: Songs For Beginners
Style: Folk Rock
Cat#: 7204-2
Country: US
Label: Atlantic
Size MP3 version: 1051 mb
Size FLAC version: 1045 mb
Size WMA version: 1135 mb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 449
Genre: Rock

Graham Nash - Songs For Beginners Album


1Man In The Mirror2:47
2Wounded Bird2:09
3There's Only One3:55
4Sleep Song2:57
5Simple Man2:05
6We Can Change The World1:00
7Better Days3:47
8Be Yourself3:03
10Military Madness2:50
11I Used To Be A King4:45


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SD 7204Graham Nash Songs For Beginners ‎(LP, Album, Mon)AtlanticSD 7204US1971
2400168, 5602Graham Nash Canciones Para Principiantes ‎(LP, Album)Atlantic, Phonogram2400168, 5602Argentina1971
2400168Graham Nash Songs For Beginners ‎(LP, Album)Atlantic2400168Greece1971
SD 7204Graham Nash Songs For Beginners ‎(LP, Album, RE, PRC)AtlanticSD 7204USUnknown
7204Graham Nash Songs For Beginners ‎(LP, Album, Mono, Promo)Atlantic7204US1971


  • Acoustic GuitarGraham Nash (tracks: 1 to 5, 7)
  • Art Direction, DesignGary Burden
  • Backing VocalsClydie King (tracks: 8, 10, 11), Dorothy Morrison (tracks: 8, 10, 11), Graham Nash (tracks: 1, 6), Pat Arnold (tracks: 1), Rita Coolidge (tracks: 1, 2, 6, 8, 10, 11), Shirley Matthews (tracks: 8, 10, 11), Vanetta Fields (tracks: 8, 10, 11)
  • Bass Clarinet, SoloistSeemon Posthuma (tracks: 2)
  • Bass Guitar [Bass]Calvin Samuels (tracks: 1, 2, 4, 5), Chris Ethridge (tracks: 7, 8, 11), Phil Lesh (tracks: 4)
  • Cello [Celli]Dorian Rudnytsky (tracks: 6, 9)
  • DrumsDallas Taylor (tracks: 2), Johnny Barbata (tracks: 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11)
  • Electric GuitarDavid Mason, David Crosby (tracks: 4)
  • Electric PianoRita Coolidge (tracks: 5)
  • EngineerBill Halverson, Larry Cox, Russ Gary
  • FiddleDavid Lindley (tracks: 6)
  • Lead VocalsGraham Nash
  • Mixed By [Remixed By]Glynn Johns
  • OrganGraham Nash (tracks: 2, 8)
  • Percussion [Paper & Comb]Graham Nash (tracks: 9)
  • Performer [Whiskers]Larry Cox (tracks: 2, 8, 10, 11)
  • Photography By [Cover]Graham Nash
  • Photography By [Inner Sleeve]Joel Bernstein
  • PianoGraham Nash (tracks: 2, 11), Jerry Garcia (tracks: 4, ), Joe Yankee (tracks: 2, 7), Joel Burnstein (tracks: 1), Rita Coolidge (tracks: 5, 8)
  • ProducerGraham Nash
  • Saxophone, SoloistBobby Keys (tracks: 8)
  • Steel GuitarJerry Garcia (tracks: 4)
  • TambourineGraham Nash (tracks: 10, 11), Johnny Barbata (tracks: 10)
  • Written-ByGraham Nash, Terry Reid (tracks: 5)


℗ & © 1971 Atlantic Recording Corporation
Printed In U.S.A

All songs © 1971 Giving Room Music, BMI.

Includes 8-page booklet with credits and lyrics.


  • Barcode: 0 7567-81416-2 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): 3 7204-2 SRC-03 M1S7
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 2U2X
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): 3 7204-2 SRC-03
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 2U3H
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): 3 7204-2 SRC-01 M1S2


  • Manufactured By – Atlantic Recording Corporation
  • Copyright (c) – Atlantic Recording Corporation
  • Made By – Specialty Records Corporation
  • Published By – Giving Room Music
  • Recorded At – Wally Heider Studios
  • Recorded At – Wally Heider Recording Studio, Los Angeles
  • Remixed At – Island Studios


Graham Nash. Songs For Beginners. и другие авторские общества 3. WMG от лица компании Rhino Atlantic BMI - Broadcast Music Inc. Songs for Beginners is British singer-songwriter Graham Nash's debut solo studio album. It peaked at No. 15 on the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart, and the single Chicago made it to No. 35 on the Billboard Hot 100. It has been certified a gold record by the RIAA. Songs for Beginners is Graham Nash's solo debut apart from Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Released in 1971, it is a collection of songs that reflect change, transition, and starting over. The set was recorded in both Los Angeles and San Francisco, in the immediate aftermath of Nash's traumatic breakup with Joni Mitchell. The album is bookended by two of Nash's best-known tunes, the anthemic Military Madness that remains timeless in the 21st century, and Chicago, that doesn't. That said, they are among the weakest songs here - which reveals what a solid collection it is. Graham Nash: British-American singer-songwriter and musician. Nash is known for his light tenor voice and for his songwriting contributions as a member of the English poprock group the Hollies and the folk-rock supergroup Crosby, Stills & Nash. Nash became an American citizen on 14 August 1978 and holds dual citizenship of the United Kingdom and the United States. Better Days, Mama Lion, If These Walls Could Speak и другие песни. Album 1971 11 Songs. Songs for Beginners captures this bittersweetness in perfect detail, surrounding plaintive numbers like Military Madness with bright, rootsy guitars and turning heartbreaking tunes like Simple Man -supposedly written the day Nash and Mitchell parted ways-into sweet, harmony-laden expressions of humility. Songs in album Graham Nash - Songs For Beginners 1971. Graham Nash - Military Madness. Graham Nash - Better Days. Graham Nash - Wounded Bird. Graham Nash - I Used To Be A King. Graham Nash - Be Yourself. Graham Nash - Simple Man. Graham Nash - Man In The Mirror. Graham Nash - There's Only One. From 'Songs for Beginners' 1971. Nash's 1971 protest song from his debut solo album is all about the turbulent 1968 Democratic National Convention, which was held in Chicago, and its aftermath, in which a group of protesters were arrested and charged with inciting a riot. In this Top 40 song, Nash reaches out to his CSN bandmates to join him in protest. Songs for Beginners. Released 1971. Songs for Beginners Tracklist. Military Madness Lyrics. Nash released his solo debut, Songs for Beginners, in the spring of 71 a time in which the singersongwriter found himself in the midst of both professional and personal flux: CSN&Y were in a temporary split and Nashs relationship with Joni Mitchell recently ended. The album was a hit with critics, peaking at No. 15 on Billboard and spawning the top 40 hit Chicago. Songs for Beginners Q&A. Listen free to Graham Nash Songs for Beginners Military Madness, Better Days and more. 11 tracks 32:13. musical poetry, during a very troubled time in america and although written with the english background, it hit home in hearts, on both 'sides of the pond' then, as it does today. Band Name Graham Nash. Album Name Songs for Beginners. Type Album. Released date 28 May 1971. Labels Atlantic Records. Music StyleFolk Rock. Members owning this album7. Military Madness. Other productions from Graham Nash. Songs for Survivors. Innocent Eyes