David Crosby Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

1st July 2015

Quote: "The odd thing I remember about it is nobody got killed. At least as far as I know nobody got raped. Nobody got mugged. I don't think I've ever heard of a gathering that large, even religious gatherings, where that didn't happen. There was some good kind of spirit going on there. There was some kind of camaraderie...I saw people being kind to one another and I like that." Rocker David Crosby has fond memories of performing at the Woodstock festival in 1969.

27th June 2015

Quote: "I got in trouble on Twitter saying Kanye West was an idiot. I still think he's an idiot... Kanye West can't write, sing or play. So I have trouble with him as anything but a poser. Produce? That means he sits in a chair while the engineer does the work. He's a poser! And I’m not backing off it." Veteran rocker David Crosby is not backing down on social media comments he made about rapped Kanye.

28th May 2014

Quote: "Punk? There's no excuse for making bad music, man. Just because you're being rude and frighteningly dramatic doesn't mean you can't have songs. Bad attitude is no substitute for great music like Joni Mitchell or James Taylor. By the way, I thought disco f**king sucked, too." Veteran rocker David Crosby is still a musical purist after 50 years in the industry.

11th November 2011

Fact: David Crosby and Graham Nash helped celebrate Whoopi Goldberg's birthday by performing a surprise set during her U.S. talk show The View on Friday (11Oct11). The Sister Act star turns 56 on Sunday (13Oct11).

20th June 2011

Fact: Former E.R. star Noah Wyle lives next door to rock legend David Crosby.

7th September 2009

Quote: "Roger (MCGuinn) doesn't like me. And that's unfortunate because I would love to make more music with him. He's an amazing musician... (and) Neil (Young)... is extremely difficult to predict." David Crosby on his "difficult" bandmates.

15th February 2008

Quote: "Don't you think it'd be a good idea, if we had a law that said you can't have control of nuclear weapons unless you can pronounce the word nuclear? I'm just asking." David Crosby pokes fun at U.S. President GEORGE W. BUSH.

12th March 2007

Quote: "Sometimes I get survivor guilt. I think about (JIMI) HENDRIX or (JANIS) JOPLIN and other friends of mine and wonder, 'Why them and not me?'" Rock great David Crosby thinks he should be dead.

11th March 2007

Quote: "I'm sure I spent $10 million (GBP5.1 million), but it could have been 15 (GBP7.7 million)." David Crosby on the money he fears he has spent on drugs.

10th March 2007

Quote: "My notoriety both helped and hurt me - some people liked me because I made good music, others thought I would be a real cool guy to kill." Rocker David Crosby on his prison stint in the 1980s.

7th March 2007

Quote: "The biggest thing to know about mustaches is you're gonna have to start wearing a napkin. If you keep it clean, girls love 'em." Rocker David Crosby on facial hair grooming.

7th March 2007

Quote: "Pot is a wonderful intoxicant - it really doesn't do a lot of harm and is much better for you than booze. It's a problem that rehab programmes never seem to make that distinction." Rock legend David Crosby suggests alcoholics should turn to marijuana.

14th March 2006

Quote: "A couple of years ago you had one quarter of the music business owned by a whisky company, who then sold it to a French water company; neither of whom would know a song if it flew up their nose and died." Rocker David Crosby is no fan of the modern music industry.

14th March 2006

Quote: "They turned it very suddenly from being a musical experience to being a theatrical experience and, therefore, it became far more important what you looked like... That's what puts Britney Spears, who's about as deep as a birdbath, in front of Joni Mitchell." David Crosby complains about MTV on Rosanna Arquette's new documentary ALL WE ARE SAYING.

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