Joel Bernstein

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Joel Bernstein
Born 1952 (age 65–66)
Occupation Photographer, musician, record producer
Years active 1968–present
Musical career
Genres Rock and roll
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Associated acts Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Joel Bernstein is a photographer, guitarist, and record producer based in Oakland, California. His photographs have appeared as the album covers to, among others, After the Gold Rush,[1] 4 Way Street, Rita Coolidge, Wind on the Water, Running on Empty, CSN, Bob Dylan at Budokan, Rust Never Sleeps, Shadows and Light, and Hard Promises. His photographs have been published in Time, The New York Times, and Rolling Stone, among other publications,[2][3] and there have been retrospective exhibits of his work in New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and London.[4][5] As a guitarist, he is most noted for support work to his friends David Crosby and Graham Nash, both individually and on their Crosby & Nash records. He has acted as co-producer and archivist with Nash for Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, and is responsible with Nash for the compilation and production of the box sets Voyage for Crosby, Reflections for Nash, Carry On for Stephen Stills, and CSNY 1974 for the band's tour of that year.[6]


  1. ^ Egan, Bob. "After the Gold Rush by Neil Young - Album Cover Location". Pop Spots NYC. Retrieved August 24, 2014.
  2. ^ "Neil Young, San Francisco, CA 1978". Morrison Hotel Gallery website. Retrieved August 24, 2014.
  3. ^ "About Joel Bernstein". Joel Bernstein website. Retrieved August 24, 2014.
  4. ^ "Neil Young - Joel Bernstein & Henry Diltz". Morrison Hotel Gallery website. Retrieved August 24, 2014.
  5. ^ "Neil Young: photographs by Joel Bernstein". Snap Galleries website. Retrieved August 24, 2014.
  6. ^ Wheeler, Brad (July 27, 2014). "'The music was beautiful ... but it was a tour of excesses': Graham Nash". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved August 18, 2014.