A day earlier than he died, David Crosby made a joke about heaven.
The Byrds and Crosby, Stills, and Nash co-founder joked on Twitter early Wednesday morning that heaven is “overrated.”
In response to a screenshot of a Google search that requested, “Can we go to heaven with tattoos?” he tweeted, “I heard the place is overrated…cloudy.”
The search led to the consequence, “Folks with tattoos received’t go to heaven.” Alcohol drinkers received’t get to go to heaven. Those that eat an excessive amount of pork received’t go to heaven both. People who find themselves brief received’t go to heaven.”
Additionally on Wednesday, Crosby replied to a tweet that requested what the most effective Beatles tune for a wet day was, and he mentioned “Rigby.”
A few of the 81-year-bandmates previous’s gave statements to Fox Information Digital after listening to about his demise.
Graham Nash, a member of the band Crosby, Stills, and Nash, mentioned in an announcement, “It’s with deep unhappiness that I realized my buddy David Crosby had died. Folks like to speak about how unstable our relationship has been at occasions, however David and I’ve at all times cared extra concerning the pure pleasure of the music we made collectively, the sounds we found with one another, and the deep friendship we’ve had for therefore a few years.
Nash went on to say, “David had no concern in life or in music. He leaves an enormous gap on this world by way of character and expertise. By way of his lovely music, he mentioned what was on his thoughts, in his coronary heart, and in his soul. He leaves behind a tremendous legacy. These are an important issues. My coronary heart goes out to his spouse, Jan, and his son, Django, in addition to to everybody else he has helped.
“Loss of life has are available in on the calm paws of a cat.” I ought to have seen that one thing was incorrect. David and I’ve bumped heads loads over time. More often than not, they have been simply mild faucets, however they nonetheless left us with numb heads. I used to be glad that we may get alongside. He was surely an enormous musician, and the way in which he thought of concord was nothing in need of genius. The glue that saved us collectively as our voices reached for the solar like Icarus. I’m very saddened by his demise, and I’ll miss him terribly.”
Crosby’s spouse of 36 years, Jan Dance, first informed Selection that her husband had died. She mentioned, “It’s with nice unhappiness that our beloved David (Croz) Crosby has handed away after a protracted sickness. He was surrounded by his spouse and soulmate Jan and son Django, who beloved him very a lot.
“Regardless that he’s not with us, his good coronary heart and humanity will proceed to information and encourage us,” the assertion mentioned. His music will maintain his legacy alive for years to return. Peace, love, and concord to everybody who knew and was touched by David. We’ll miss him very a lot. At the moment, we respectfully and kindly ask for privateness as we grieve and attempt to cope with our deep loss. We recognize your love and prayers.”
Crosby was first put within the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame with The Byrds in 1991. In 1997, he was inducted once more as a member of Crosby, Stills, and Nash.