Buffalo Springfield (compilation album)

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Buffalo Springfield
Compilation album by Buffalo Springfield
Released 12 November 1973
Recorded July 1966-April 1968
Genre Folk rock, rock
Length 74:33
Label Atco
Producer Buffalo Springfield, Ahmet Ertegün, Jack Nitzsche
Buffalo Springfield chronology
Retrospective: The Best of Buffalo Springfield
Buffalo Springfield
Buffalo Springfield
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Buffalo Springfield is a compilation album released on Atco Records in 1973. It is the fifth album by rock band Buffalo Springfield, and their second compilation. It was assembled by the label well after the band had broken up at a time when Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young were both quite popular and had not released any new material as a group for over two years, with their 1974 reunion tour eight months away. It features a nine-minute extended version of the song "Bluebird" by Stephen Stills (consisting of a live jam appended to the studio version), only available elsewhere on the Warner Special Products LP compilation "Heavy Metal – 24 Electrifying Performances" (Volume 2 in the "Superstars of the 70's" series), released in 1974. It has never been issued on compact disc in North America and is currently out of print.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "For What It's Worth" (running time listed as 3:00 on the label) Stephen Stills 2:37
2. "Sit Down, I Think I Love You" Stephen Stills 2:30
3. "Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing" Neil Young 3:26
4. "Go and Say Goodbye" Stephen Stills 2:19
5. "Pay the Price" Stephen Stills 2:35
6. "Burned" Neil Young 2:14
7. "Out of My Mind" Neil Young 3:05
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Mr. Soul" Neil Young 2:35
2. "Bluebird" Stephen Stills 9:00
3. "Broken Arrow" Neil Young 6:13
4. "Rock and Roll Woman" Stephen Stills 2:44
Side three
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Expecting to Fly" Neil Young 3:29
2. "Hung Upside Down" Stephen Stills 3:24
3. "A Child's Claim to Fame" Richie Furay 2:09
4. "Kind Woman" Richie Furay 4:10
5. "On the Way Home" Neil Young 2:25
6. "I Am a Child" Neil Young 2:15
Side four
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Pretty Girl Why" Stephen Stills 2:24
2. "Special Care" Stephen Stills 3:30
3. "Uno Mundo" Stephen Stills 2:00
4. "In the Hour of Not Quite Rain" Micki Callen, Richie Furay 3:45
5. "Four Days Gone" Stephen Stills 2:53
6. "Questions" Stephen Stills 2:52



Additional personnel[edit]


  • Charles Greene, Brian Stone – management and production
  • Ahmet Ertegün, Richie Furay, Jim Messina, Jack Nitzsche, Stephen Stills, Neil Young – production