Crosby, Stills and Nash back on Spotify after Joe Rogan protest
Five months after removing their music from Spotify, Crosby, Stills & Nash can once again be heard on the streaming service.
According Billboard, the group’s catalog officially returned to Spotify on Saturday July 2. CSN would donate “proceeds from the streams to COVID-19 charities for at least one month.”
In January, Neil Young made headlines after posting an open letter asking Spotify to remove his music from their service. “I’m doing this because Spotify is spreading misinformation about vaccines – potentially causing the death of those who believe the misinformation is being spread by them,” the rocker said at the time, aiming to The Joe Rogan Experiencea popular podcast streamed exclusively on Spotify that regularly spreads misinformation about vaccines.
David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash all voiced their support for their former bandmate and quickly followed his lead by removing their music from the streaming giant as well.
“We support Neil and agree with him that there is dangerous misinformation being spread on Spotify’s Joe Rogan Podcast,” the band said in a joint statement on Feb. 2. global pandemic has deadly consequences. Until concrete steps are taken to show that caring for humanity must be balanced with commerce, we don’t want our music – or the music we’ve made together – to be on the same platform. .
Although CSN’s music is now back on Spotify, Young’s remains absent from the service, except for a few bits of live material and some scattered work he’s done with other artists.
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