THUNDER BAY – MUSIC – David Crosby is a Folk Music and Rock Music Icon. The two-time member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, for his role in founding the Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young, Crosby has held a special place in the world of music and social/political activism.
On September 6th, 2016 David Crosby will be in concert at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium.
David shares that concert goers will get to enjoy a wide range of his music, everything from his earliest days to what he just finished writing last week.
David Crosby Interview
David Crosby on Trump
David Crosby says that right now, Canadians should be protecting our country because we have something special here. He says right now, in the United States, “As America is pulling down its pants to the world with the Trump lunacy”, it is hard, as an American to offer advice on how to make the world a better place.
An American icon for over 50 years and a worldwide symbol of folk and rock music, David Crosby remains a dynamic performer, songwriter and social activist, staying true to his humanitarian roots. Recently, Crosby has reinvigorated his solo career with releases Croz (2014), his first solo album in 23 years, and this year’s Lighthouse. (October 2016). There will also be a documentary about his life released in 2017.
In addition to his famed solo career, David Crosby is a founding member of the Byrds; Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN, who were some times joined by Neil Young as Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young [CSNY]); and CPR (with guitarist Jeff Pevar, and pianist James Raymond, Crosby’s son).
- Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee: once with the Byrds and once with Crosby, Stills and Nash.
- Five albums that David has written and performed songs on are on Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all
- Writing/co-writing credits with his various bands include iconic songs such as “Lady Friend,” “Why” and “Eight Miles High” with the Byrds and “Guinnevere,” “Wooden Ships,” “Shadow Captain,” and “In My Dreams” with CSN
- David appears in the Grammy Hall of Fame four different times for his work with the Byrds and with CSN
- Crosby is known for his use of alternate tuning and jazz influence (notably on “Eight Miles High”, “Wooden Ships”, and “Déjà Vu” and with his group CPR).
- The Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young record Déjà Vu hit #1 on the pop charts in 1970 and sold over 7,000,000 copies, earning it 7x Platinum
- His first solo album, If I Could Only Remember My Name, reached #12 on the pop charts and reached Gold