Long Time Gone Author:David Crosby The reissue of rock legend David Crosby's harrowing autobiography, with a new introduction by the author. — A candid chronicle of the rise, fall, and resurrection of an American generation-the children of rock 'n' roll who grew up fighting authority, protesting the Vietnam War, and drifting into the new drug culture- Long Time Gone is... more » the personal story of a man who epitomized the highs and lows of his times.
David Crosby was a rock-and-roll star twice: first with the Byrds and a second time with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Dubbed "the American Beatles" by the rock press, CSN&Y were enormously successful, but throughout his career Crosby was nurturing addictions to cocaine and heroin that would nearly kill him and eventually landed him in a Texas prison. His miraculous recovery from the grip of hard drugs and finding true love with his wife Jan, as well as a creative renaissance, all conspire to make Long Time Gone an inspiring, if sobering, portrait of an era.« less