“I count myself I’ve been very fortunate in my life to all the people I’ve been able to make music with,” David Crosby tells Andy Green in an audio interview never heard before. I was able to make music with talented people.”
Two excerpts from Greene’s last interview with Crosby, who died last week at the age of 81, are on the latest episode of Rolling Stone Music Now. Also in the episode, David Brown (biography author) Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: Wild and Definitive Rock’s Biggest Supergroup.
In an audio interview, Crosby explains how a late-night email from Donald Fagen joined Steely Dan on stage for a killer version of Crosby, Stills, and Nash’s ‘Wooden Ships’ in 2019. 1 a.m.,” he says.I’m going to tell the band to learn it,” he told Greene. “And I think to myself, he’s having sex with me. I haven’t heard of him, he doesn’t, it just doesn’t happen, and he says, “No, I mean that! [Theatre] Sing along with us.’… He’s a great guy. I’ve been trying to befriend him because I have an incredible amount of respect for him. Aja When gaucho It’s in my top 10. ”
Crosby also reflects on his first guest-star-filled 1971 solo album. If you can only remember your name, made in the aftermath of a life-changing tragedy. “I was trying to survive,” he says. “I had no other goals. I had a girl I loved. She died in a car accident. I couldn’t help it…. Now here comes Jerry Garcia…. He fucks.” Plays like God on a good day, and every time he sits down with his guitar, every time I sit down with him with his guitar, magic happens.So it’s weird, very It’s a contradictory environment…with the greatest happiness and the greatest sadness at the same time.”
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