WC has struggled with a memorial to David Crosby, former member of the Mugwumps, the Byrds, Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young), and half a dozen or more ephemeral one-offs. And a solo artist, after he had pissed off everyone he had worked with earlier. He was an exceptionally talented musician and songwriter, who was more abrasive than a whole case of Comet™ cleanser. Crosby died last week after a long illness.
In the end, it came down to this earlier September 2021 post, having a little fun with a song that The Byrds, with Crosby singing lead, helped to make famous.
You see, WC was listening to a folk music playlist a few days ago. It’s responsible for the original blog post. You can, as you choose, blame the Bible, specifically the first eight verses of the third chapter of the Book of Ecclesiastes; or the late Pete Seeger; or The Byrds, whose cover was on WC’s playlist. Or David Crosby. O,r better still, WC.
There is a season
WC’s apologies to everyone involved. And thanks for the great tunes, David Crosby.
Yes, all of the photos are by WC.
Okay, here’s the Byrd’s version:
One thought on “In Memory of David Crosby: The Perils of Listening to Folk Music”
Good for a chuckle this morning. Thanks.
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