David Crosby, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


David Crosby

guitarist, singer and songwriter from the United States

Date of Birth: 14-Aug-1941

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Profession: actor, singer, singer-songwriter, musician, songwriter, guitarist, film producer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About David Crosby

  • David Van Cortlandt Crosby (born August 14, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and musician.
  • In addition to his solo career, he was a founding member of both the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash. Crosby joined the Byrds in 1964.
  • The band gave Bob Dylan his first number one hit in April 1965 with "Mr.
  • Tambourine Man." Crosby appeared on the Byrds' first five albums, and produced the original lineup's 1973 reunion album.
  • In 1967 he joined Buffalo Springfield on stage at the Monterey Pop Festival, which contributed to his dismissal from the Byrds.
  • He subsequently formed Crosby, Stills & Nash in 1968 with Stephen Stills (of Buffalo Springfield) and Graham Nash of the Hollies.
  • After the release of their debut album CSN won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist of 1969.
  • Neil Young joined the group for live appearances, their second concert being Woodstock, before recording their second album Déjà Vu.
  • Meant to be a group that could collaborate freely, Crosby and Nash recorded three gold albums in the 1970s, while the core trio of CSN remained active from 1976 until 2016.
  • CSNY reunions took place in each decade from the 1970s through the 2000s. Songs Crosby wrote or co-wrote include "Lady Friend", "Why", and "Eight Miles High" with the Byrds and "Guinnevere", "Wooden Ships", "Shadow Captain", and "In My Dreams" with Crosby, Stills & Nash.
  • He wrote "Almost Cut My Hair" and the title track "Déjà Vu" for Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's 1970 album.
  • He is known for his use of alternate guitar tunings and jazz influences.
  • He has released six solo albums, five of which have charted.
  • Additionally he formed a jazz influenced trio with his son James Raymond and guitarist Jeff Pevar in CPR.
  • Crosby's work with the Byrds and CSN(Y) has sold over 35 million albums.Crosby has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice: once for his work in the Byrds and again for his work with CSN.
  • Five albums he contributed to are included in Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, three with the Byrds and two with CSN(Y).
  • He is outspoken politically and has been depicted as emblematic of the 1960s' counterculture.Crosby is the subject of the 2019 documentary David Crosby: Remember My Name which was produced by Cameron Crowe.

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