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Legendary David Crosby At Ridgefield Playhouse

Legendary David Crosby At Ridgefield Playhouse

Being in the Byrds and also being in Crosby, Still, Nash and Young is a pretty nifty hat trick. David Crosby has claims to fame in every direction. Add to that his role in discovering and producing Joni Mitchell, and Crosby could pretty much sit back and relax on his expansive legend.

But he also made a solo debut of his own, 1971's "If I Could Only Remember My Name," which has turned into an icon of beautiful-wasted come-down music. Listen to "Laughing," "Cowboy Movie" or "Traction in the Rain" from that record to get a sense of how he captured the dark, self-destructive underbelly of the whole post-hippie hangover. That Crosby survived the...

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