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While the song has come to symbolize worldwide turbulence and confrontational feelings arising from events during the 1960s (particularly the Vietnam War), Stills reportedly wrote the song in reaction to escalating unrest between law enforcement and young club-goers related to the closing of Pandora's Box, a club on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California. The song's title appears nowhere in its lyrics; it is more easily remembered by the first line of chorus: "Stop, children, what's that sound? Everybody… read more

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  • Avatar for maIikinsana
    great song
  • Avatar for HonkyWildTonk
    One of the greatest songs I've heard.
  • Avatar for davidbowiegirl
    Great song
  • Avatar for supermediadave
    My Dad flew one of those birds and thank God he made it back home....mostly.
  • Avatar for Cure1980
  • Avatar for apostolicupci
    love this song. haven't heard it in years. peace be with you
  • Avatar for sharv11
    Yeah, this is an awesome one for all time Vinny...I am missing you sooo much lately...six years ago today was your memorial, dear son : ( <2<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3<3
  • Avatar for uhohspagettio
    SO THIS IS THAT SONG ... grew up listening to classic rock thanks to my parents, so i always heard these classic songs but never knew the titles or artists ... doesn't matter, still love for these classics :)
  • Avatar for DZRTsurfer88
    is as relevant for these times as it was for the turbulent '60s
  • Avatar for PennyTraition
    What a field day for the heat...Paranoia strikes deep Into your life it will creep It starts when you're always afraid Step out of line The man come And take you away...STOP What's that sound? EVERYBODY look what's going down. I think it's time...

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