I own the first few Stephen Stills solo albums including the amazing Manassas lp, which I consider to be his creative peak. Having said that, I know next to nothing about the songwriter’s career past that point (only that I hadn’t liked the little I had heard). So I a was a little surprised to read in several interviews with Ray Lamontagne where he states Stills’ song *Treetop Flyer as the inspiration for his getting serious about music. Having since heard the song I am really enjoying it — check it out below.
MP3: Stephen Stills – Treetop Flyer *
MP3: Ray LaMontagne – Burn In My Skin **
*off the album Stills Alone
**unreleased at this time

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