Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band in Germany – Mar. 24, 1970

Rick Nelson & the Stone Canyon band were in Germany in 1970. The band played at a club in Darmstadt Germany while touring U.S. military bases.

Rick Nelson in Germany

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Rick Nelson, Pat Shanahan on drums, and Randy Meisner

Stars and Stripes (American military newspaper) – Aug. 6, 2011
Rick, Pat Shanahan on drums, Randy

Reprint of 1970 interview with Rick Nelson

Stars and Stripes (American military newspaper) – Aug. 6, 2011

Stone Canyon Band Promo Photo

Rick Nelson & Stone Canyon Band publicity photo

Allen Kemp, Randy Meisner, Rick Nelson, Pan Shanahan, and Tom Brumley

6 Ricky Nelson Idol For A Generation pg 177

An excerpt from the book “Ricky Nelson Idol For A Generation” by Joel Selvin (pg. 177)

Miles Thomas had set up the audition for Randy Meisner with Poco and then later connected him with Rick Nelson.

An excerpt from the book “Teenage Idol Travelin’ Man: The Complete Biography of Rick Nelson” by Philip Bashe (pg. 164)

An excerpt from the book “Teenage Idol Travelin’ Man: The Complete Biography of Rick Nelson” by Philip Bashe (pg. 168)

Randy decides to quit Rick’s band on the flight home.

An excerpt from the book “Teenage Idol Travelin’ Man: The Complete Biography of Rick Nelson” by Philip Bashe (pg. 170)

Randy rejoins the Stone Canyon Band, but leaves again and eventually the Eagles are formed.

An excerpt from the book “Ricky Nelson Idol For A Generation” by Joel Selvin
Goldrush is the name of the band that Randy put together with Stephen Love in Scottsbluff. A photo of the two of them at a gig is on Randy’s first solo album page.

Excerpt from the book “Desperados: The Roots of Country Rock” – pg. 232

Mark Guerrero’s band opened for Rick Nelson and Randy Meisner in Lancaster, California in 1970.

markguerrero.net

Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band in Germany

Record Mirror – Apr. 17, 1971

By June 1971, Randy had left Rick’s band and was playing in Linda Ronstadt’s back-up band.

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  1. I love your presentation Diana. Very clean and easy to follow. Especially the audio and videos and not having to leave the page.

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