Australian singles chart:
Marrakesh Express entered the Kent charts on 23 August 1969 and peaked at #27.
The song is on the 1969 album Crosby, Stills and Nash.
Marrakesh is a city in Morocco famous for leather goods. The “Marrakesh Express” is the train Graham Nash took on a trip there from Casablanca in 1966. The lyrics are filled with the sights, sounds and vibes that he encountered on the trip.
Before he left The Hollies in 1968, Nash offered this song to the band, but his bandmates rejected it as being not commercial enough.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/crosby-stills-nash/marrakesh-express
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