Graham Nash

Born Feb 2, 1942

Graham William Nash, OBE is an English singer-songwriter known for his light tenor voice and for his songwriting contributions with the British pop group The Hollies, and with the folk-rock super group Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Nash is a photography collector and a published photographer. Nash was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Crosby, Stills & Nash in 1997 and as a member of The Hollies in 2010.… Read More

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1942 Birth Nash was born in 1942 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, his mother having been evacuated there from the Nashes' hometown of Salford, Lancashire because of the Second World War. … Read More


1962 20 Years Old Nash married his first wife, Rose Eccles, in 1962; the couple were divorced in 1964.
1964 22 Years Old Nash was featured vocally on "Just One Look" in 1964, and sang his first lead vocal on the original Hollies song "To You My Love" on the band's second album In The Hollies Style (1964). … Read More
1965 23 Years Old In 1965 Nash with Allan Clarke & guitarist Tony Hicks formed Gralto Music Ltd, a publishing company who handled their own songs and later signed the young Reg Dwight (aka 'Elton John' – who played piano & organ on Hollies 1969 and 1970 recordings). … Read More
1966 24 Years Old Nash initially met both David Crosby and Stephen Stills in 1966 during a Hollies US tour.
1968 26 Years Old On a subsequent visit to the US in 1968, he was more formally introduced to Crosby by mutual friend Cass Elliott in Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles. … Read More


1972 30 Years Old In 1972, during CSNY's first hiatus, Nash teamed with Crosby, forming a successful duo. … Read More
1976 34 Years Old …  Having acquired more than a thousand prints by 1976, Nash hired Graham Howe as his photography curator.
1977 35 Years Old He married his second wife Susan Sennett in 1977. … Read More
1978 36 Years Old In 1978 through 1984 a touring exhibition of selections from the Graham Nash Collection toured to more than a dozen museums world wide.


Nash decided to sell his 2,000 print collection through Sotheby's auction house in 1990 where it set an auction record for the highest grossing sale of a single private collection of photography. … Read More
1991 49 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1991 Graham Nash agreed to fund Mac Holbert to start a fine art digital based printing company using the IRIS Graphics 3047 printer sitting in Nash's Manhattan Beach, California carriage house. … Read More


1993 51 Years Old In 1993 Nash again reunited with the Hollies to record a new version of "Peggy Sue Got Married" that featured lead vocal by Buddy Holly (taken from an alternate version of the song given to Nash by Holly's widow Maria Eleana Holly)—this Buddy Holly & the Hollies recording opened the Not Fade Away tribute album to Holly by various artists. … Read More


2005 63 Years Old In 2005, Nash donated the original IRIS Graphics 3047 printer and Nash Editions ephemera to the National Museum of American History, a Smithsonian Institution.
2010 68 Years Old 1 More Event
Nash was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2010 Birthday Honours List for services to music and to charity. … Read More
2013 71 Years Old Nash released an autobiographical memoir in September 2013 entitled Wild Tales: A Rock & Roll Life, published by Crown Publishing. … Read More
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