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The words to "Wooden Ships" were written in the main cabin of David Crosbys boat "The Mayan". The music had already been written. Paul Kantner wrote two verses, Stephen Stills wrote one, Crosby added the bits at both ends. The first part was borrowed off a little Baptist church sign in Florida that said;

"If you smile at me I will understand 'Cause that is something Everybody everywhere does in the same language ".

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  • CSN...never needed Neil Young anyway
  • One of their very best !!!
  • Stephen Stills,only artist inducted in R&R HOF twice on same day
  • 'horror grips us as we watch you die/all we can do is echo your anguished cries'
  • Great lyrics / vocals / instrumentals and Great memories ...
  • silver beaches
  • sagrados dinosaurios, tres músicos de monumento
  • amazing
  • we need to blaze. beatle da da da dave
  • always liked Grace Slick, Jefferson Airplane, singing this one. It's CSN song I know

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