David Crosby dies: Graham Nash, Brian Wilson pay tribute

The music world got here collectively Thursday to mourn singer David Crosby — identified for his work with the Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Younger — after his demise at age 81.

Amongst these paying tribute on social media was Graham Nash, who was a part of the folk-rock quartet with Crosby, Stephen Stills and Neil Younger. In an Instagram submit, Nash shared information of his longtime collaborator’s demise and mirrored on their decades-long friendship.

“I know people tend to focus on how volatile our relationship has been at times, but what has always mattered to David and me more than anything was the pure joy of the music we created together, the sound we discovered with one another, and the deep friendship we shared over all these many long years,” Nash wrote. The guitarist shared a classic picture of his guitar case subsequent to a different that bore Crosby’s title.

Nash continued: “David was fearless in life and in music. He leaves behind a tremendous void as far as sheer personality and talent in this world. He spoke his mind, his heart, and his passion through his beautiful music and leaves an incredible legacy. These are the things that matter most.”

The “Better Days” singer concluded his submit by sending like to Crosby’s household and “all of the people he has touched in this world.”

Additionally amongst these commenting Thursday had been Seashore Boys co-founder Brian Wilson and singer Rosanne Money, daughter of nation music legend Johnny Money.

Wilson tweeted a photo of himself and a smiling Crosby and mirrored on the singer’s loss.

“I don’t know what to say other than I’m heartbroken to hear about David Crosby,” he wrote. “David was an unbelievable talent — such a great singer and songwriter. And a wonderful person. I just am at a loss for words. Love & Mercy to David’s family and friends.”

“I can’t begin to say how influential Crosby, Stills and Nash were for me,” Money stated in her Twitter post. “I’m grateful David Crosby lived, and so very sad he’s gone.”

Grammy winner Jason Isbell said on Twitter he was “grateful for the time we had with David Crosby.”

“We’ll miss him a lot,” he wrote.

Additionally paying tribute on social media had been music program “Austin City Limits,” the Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan, author Bryan Behar, comic and podcast host Marc Maron, and actor Vincent D’Onofrio.

Actor Christina Applegate additionally remembered Crosby and shared how she deliberate to have a good time his life.

“Tonight at 7pm PST my friends and neighborhood will howl and then blast CSN to honor this beautiful soul and legend,” she wrote. “If you do this, please send me videos RIP David Crosby!! We love you.”

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