Marrakesh Express
Crosby, Stills & Nash
Crosby Stills Nash 1969MarrakeshExpress45
Wouldn't you know we're riding
On the Marrakesh Express
Wouldn't you know we're riding
On the Marrakesh Express
They're taking me to Marrakesh
1969
28
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 28 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1969
  • peaked at No. 17 on the UK Singles chart in 1969
  • from the album Crosby, Stills & Nash (1969)
  • written by Graham Nash
  • the song was inspired by a 1966 trip to Morocco by Graham Nash and his experience aboard a train while traveling from Casablanca to Marrakesh
  • Nash was a member of The Hollies when he penned the song - the English group recorded his composition, but never released it
  • on the record:
       Graham Nash- lead vocals, acoustic guitar
       Stephen Stills- backing vocals, guitars, organ, piano, bass
       David Crosby- backing vocals
       Jim Gordon- drums
  • produced by Bill Halverson, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills
  • recorded Febraury, 1969 at Wally Heider's Studio III, Los Angeles, CA
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