Archive for the 'David Crosby' Category

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

David Crosby punctuates many of his sentences with an incredulous chuckle. It’s a knowing sound, the kind someone makes when they can’t quite believe their luck. In Crosby’s case, it carries a recognition of how improbable it is for him to be able to speak on the phone about anything, let alone a new record. […]

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Over the past decade, by my (rough) count, I have encountered at least three varying collections grouped under the catchall titles: the PERRO Tapes, the PERRO Sessions and the ’70 David Crosby Sessions. Each with a slightly different track count and running order. In short, PERRO (Planet Earth Rock & Roll Orchestra) was the name […]

Monday, January 5th, 2009

Repost: Crosby’s 1970 outtakes (aka, Perro tapes) One of my favorite LP’s from the early ’70s is David Crosby’s underrated masterpiece “If I Could Only Remember My Name?” A fully realized embodiment of the sound of California’s folk/rock/country/psychedelia movement of the time, the album features such players as Neil Young, Jerry Garcia, Joni Mitchell, Phil […]

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

I’ve danced around posting on this watershed album for two-plus years now — all the while featuring a variety of its players (Gram Parsons, Chris Hillman, etc.) solo work, as well as their work on various other projects (Manassas, Burrito Brothers). This is due, in part, to the significance the album has played, both in […]