He loses the case and is forced to call his band Dewey Martin's New Buffalo.Promoters routinely ignore that and bill the band as Buffalo Springfield.The Springfield leave him on the stage and his mother, in the audience, rushes to his aid.Dewey Martin decides to keep the band alive and capitalize on the release of a single in October.They quickly secure a residency as the house band at the Whisky a Go Go on the Sunset Strip.While their Whisky residency becomes legendary, the Springfield's career is slow to take off nationally.He recruits Jim Price (horns), Dave Price (G), Don Poncher (D), Bob Apperson (B), and Gary Rowles (g) to become the New Buffalo Springfield.The Hell's Angels give the band an escort to their hotel after the gig in appreciation of their efforts. However, across town, Richie Furay and his band Pogo are performing at the Fillmore and he becomes aware of this new Buffalo Springfield.
Young has another epileptic fit during another set.
Ken Koblun and Jim Fielder filled in on bass and Doug Hastings relaced Young on lead guitar.
Both return but valuable time was lost without them and their replacements didn't make the grade.
They opened their set with Pay the Price, followed it up with Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing, then their hit, For What It's Worth and closed with the debut of what was expected to be their followup single, Mr. Although booked for June 4 as well, the band is fired for being so bad.
They cancel the remainder of their East Coast appearances (including the Tonight Show) and return to LA.