Graham Nash

Active - 1971 - Present  |   Born - Feb 2, 1942 in Blackpool, England  |   Genres - Music

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Britain-born pop music star Graham Nash was a member of the Hollies, one of the premier British Invasion bands, and later a member of the enduringly popular folk-rock trio Crosby, Stills and Nash. He has also had a somewhat successful solo career. In film, he and his bandmates have appeared in a number of concert documentaries including Muse Concert: No Nukes (1980).

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  • Met Allan Clarke, with whom he'd later co-found British Invasion band the Hollies, at school when he was 5.
  • Released his first solo album, Songs for Beginners, in 1971.
  • Co-founded the anti-nuclear power activist group Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE) with Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt and John Hall in 1979.
  • Launched Nash Editions, the world's first digital fine-art printing studio, with former Crosby, Stills & Nash road manager Mac Holbert in 1990.
  • Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Crosby, Stills & Nash in 1997.
  • Has collaborated with singer-songwriter David Crosby numerous times, including as a duo and in Crosby, Stills & Nash and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.
  • Appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2010 Birthday Honours for his services to music and charity.