David Crosby’s Death Mourned by Graham Nash, Melissa Etheridge, Brian Wilson & More: ‘He Leaves Behind a Tremendous Void’

David Crosby

David Crosby live at Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, December 1975.

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An cascade of love and also respect struck social networks when the information damaged that The Byrds and also Crosby, Stills & & Nash creator David Crosby had actually passed away at age 81.

Memories gathered from Crosby’s peers, consisting of bandmate and also at some time foe Graham Nash, with whom he developed CSN in 1968.

“It is with a deep and profound sadness that I learned that my friend David Crosby has passed,” Nash composed onFacebook “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. 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. My heart is truly with his wife, Jan, his son, Django, and all of the people he has touched in this world.”

Crosby was additionally kept in mind by Melissa Etheridge, that asked the folk-rocker to be the natural father of her kids in the ’90s. “I am grieving the loss of my friend [and] Beckett and Bailey’s biological father, David,” Etheridge composed onInstagram “He gave me the gift of family. I will forever be grateful to him, [son] Django, and [wife] Jan. His music and legacy will inspire many generations to come. A true treasure.”

Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, Jason Isbell, Rosanne Cash, Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan, Lalah Hathaway and also much more well-known buddies and also followers commemorate Crosby listed below:

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