Freak Flag Flying

Legendary rock icon David Crosby in conversation with his friend, author Steve Silberman.

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  • Coda: Dust Off Those Rusty Strings

    In the final episode of this series, Osiris co-founder and Phish lyricist Tom Marshall speaks with Freak Flag Flying host Steve Silberman about his path from diehard music fan to bestselling author, the influence of the Beat poets on both David Crosby’s generation of musicians and on Steve personally, and a whole lot more. As usual we’ll be…

  • Episode 4: Time is the Final Currency

    In Episode 4, David reflects on the highs and lows of the relationships among CSNY, and considers whether they might ever play together again. Crosby also explains his deep friendship and musical connection with Jerry Garcia, and we’ll hear an unreleased track of David jamming with The Grateful Dead.This episode concludes with David considering his own…

  • Episode 3: Only a Child, Laughing

    In Episode 3, David discusses the power of harmony and the deep roots of his inspiration to create profound music through vocal chemistry.Steve and David also discuss David’s success and departure from The Byrds, his relationship with Bob Dylan and Jerry Garcia, and the all-star cast of musicians who contributed to his first solo record, If I…

  • Episode 2: Ghost Prints on the Tape

    In Episode 2 David opens up about the roots of his musical and political activism, and the urgent need for more of the same today. We also explore the power of harmony, and Crosby’s inspiration for some of the songs that defined his generation.David and Steve candidly discuss the virtues and vices of a superstar…

  • Episode 1: Set a Course and Go

    In Episode 1, David and Steve waste no time getting personal. They talk about the deep roots of their friendship, David’s relationship with his son James, and how it transformed his career after leaving CSN, and the inspirations for David’s musical renaissance of the last five years. This is just the beginning of the discussion…

  • Trailer: Freak Flag Flying

    A preview of Freak Flag Flying, a new Osiris podcast featuring David Crosby in conversation with his friend, award-winning science writer Steve Silberman. These interviews cover everything from David’s earliest musical relationships with legendary peers like Bob Dylan and Jerry Garcia; the years of The Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young; his musical legacy;…