In this Jan. 28, 1972 file photo, vocalist Aretha Franklin sings a few notes into microphone. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit. She was 76. (AP Photo)
From the ornate grandeur of "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes" to one of the most stirring protest songs ever written, "Ohio," it's hard to imagine a soundtrack of the late Sixties and early Seventies without the songs of David Crosby, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills and Neil Young. For galvanizing a generation to rise, protest and hope for a better world, CSNY and CSN are FUV Essentials.
Neil Young (left), David Crosby (second left), Stephen Stills, and Graham Nash (right), pose for a photograph before the premiere of their film "CSNY Deja Vu" at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, on Friday, Jan. 25, 2008. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)
Wild Nothing's Jack Tatum (photo by Cara Robbins, PR)
Since Courtney Barnett first offered up her "Five Essential Bob Dylan Songs" two years ago, she's released a second solo album, Tell Me How You Really Feel, as well as a collaboration with Kurt Vile, 2017's Lotta Sea Lice. Barnett plays a benefit concert for BRIC! Celebrate Brooklyn this Wednesday, July 25, broadcast live on WFUV 90.7FM and streaming live via the website.]
Courtney Barnett (photo by Pooneh Ghana, PR)