David Crosby releases new album on the cusp of the eighties: 'Being vintage is not something to rejoice in'

On the verge of turning eighty, David Crosby offers a number of the most significant music from a profession that dates back to the mid-sixties.

His eighth solo album, "for free," arrives Friday, a 10-song set that ranges from the mellifluous establishment romp, "River rise" - featuring his friend Michael McDonald

Crosby, however a charming ensemble of cheerful, moody and sincere in communication, named the album after the song from Joni Mitchell's 1970 album

Along with his son, songwriter/manufacturer James Raymond, Crosby enlisted many of the musicians who played on his 2017 album "Sky Trails

Although health issues prevent Crosby from touring on the back of the floor (he survived three heart attacks and a liver transplant and is diabetic)

He tells us. Now that he plans two more albums and enjoys his facet as a columnist for Rolling Stone magazine

Speaking of a "lovely day in California," Crosby discusses aging, streaming, and of course why fans shouldn't expect a Crosby, Stills & Nash reunion

 A: It's a beautiful melody, isn't it? I've had a bunch of friends call me crying (after they heard it). My son James wrote that. He became an amazing [songwriter] once I met him

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