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US rock legend David Crosby passes away at 81

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US rock legend David Crosby passes away at 81

US rock legend David Crosby passes away at 81

US rock legend David Crosby sadly passed away on Thursday, January 8th at the age of 81. He was best known as a founding member of two legendary bands

US rock legend David Crosby sadly passed away on Thursday, January 8th at the age of 81. He was best known as a founding member of two legendary bands: The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash. His songwriting and guitar playing were integral to the folk-rock movement of the 1960s. As a solo artist, he released a string of solo albums and collaborated with other major acts.

David Crosby Dies at age 81

David Crosby was born in Los Angeles, California in 1941. He began his career learning the guitar at an early age and started playing clubs around San Francisco in the 1960s. In 1965, he helped form The Byrds alongside Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman. The group’s hit songs included “Turn! Turn! Turn!” and “Eight Miles High.” In 1969, Crosby formed Crosby, Stills & Nash with Stephen Stills and Graham Nash; they had hits such as “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” and “Wooden Ships.”

Throughout his career, David Crosby has collaborated with numerous artists including Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, and Phil Collins. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a member of The Byrds in 1991 and as a member of Crosby, Stills & Nash in 1997.

Crosby’s influence on the music industry and folk-rock genre is undeniable and will remain timeless. He will be remembered as a pioneering musician and songwriter who pushed the limits of what was possible in popular music. Our thoughts are with his family, friends, and fans during this difficult time.

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