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Thread #172057   Message #4163078
Posted By: GUEST
20-Jan-23 - 07:50 PM
Thread Name: Obit: David Crosby (1941-2023)
Subject: RE: Obit: David Crosby (1941-2023)
I knew Dave from the Troubador days.

He was at the "hoots" every Monday night there.

We played opposite each other
at the New Balladeer (became a laundry). John Kay of the Steppenwolf
was making hamburgers in the back.

Dave was talented, from
Santa Barbara, got his chops in local musical theater.

One night at the Balladeer, the Byrds came down and just signed
that night with Columbia Records.

They had synergy and influence in the music industry which is an

Story goes when they did a T.V. shot one time the producer said to
the Byrds, "Which one of you guys is Crosby?" Dave had a bad boy rep.

He was unique and didn't take any s---t.

I always admired him. Had good time and could swing.

Great contibutor to popular music.