Freak Flag Flying

By Osiris Media

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Dan fugate
 Feb 3, 2020
have really enjoyed the podcast. one of my favorite musicians whose music helped shape my early days of music and politics

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Rock legend David Crosby, in conversation with his friend, author Steve Silberman—covering everything from David’s collaborations with Bob Dylan, Jerry Garcia and CSNY; to recent music created with his son James Raymond. Brought to you by Osiris Media.


Episode Date
Coda: Dust Off Those Rusty Strings
00:50:47

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 playing some very rare music that you can only hear on this podcast. 


Finally, we announce the winner of the Freak Flag Flying trivia contest, who’ll receive a free acoustic Martin Guitar inspired by David Crosby and Rock the Vote. Thanks for listening and we'll see you next time!


Freak Flag Flying is brought to you by Osiris Media. Executive Produced by Adam Caplan and Tom Marshall. Interview, Narration, and Editing by Steve Silberman. Mixed and Mastered by Brendon Anderegg at Telescope Audio. Art by Mark Dowd. Production assistance from Christina Collins and RJ Bee. To see more shows that can help you connect more deeply with the music you love, check out osirispod.com.

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Feb 17, 2020
Episode 4: Time is the Final Currency
01:28:23

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 mortality and sharing a message of hope with future generations.  


In the next and final episode, Episode 5, Steve Silberman will sit down with Osiris Media co-founder and Phish lyricist Tom Marshall to discuss his experience making this podcast, share more stories about David's unbelievable life, and hint at a future project. 


Thanks to our sponsors, Pilsner Urquell and Vermont Pure CBD.


Songs featured in this episode (with Spotify links where available):


Flying Man

Laughing (demo)

Song With No Words

The Wall Song (unreleased master take)

Cowboy Movie

Have You Seen the Stars Tonight

A Child is Coming

Kids and Dogs

Time is the Final Currency

Dangerous Night


Freak Flag Flying is brought to you by Osiris Media. Executive Produced by Adam Caplan and Tom Marshall. Interview, Narration, and Editing by Steve Silberman. Mixed and Mastered by Brendon Anderegg at Telescope Audio. Art by Mark Dowd. Production assistance from Christina Collins and RJ Bee. To see more shows that can help you connect more deeply with the music you love, check out osirispod.com.

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Jan 27, 2020
Episode 3: Only a Child, Laughing
01:05:12

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 Could Only Remember My Name


Thanks to our sponsors, Pilsner Urquell and Vermont Pure CBD.


Songs featured in this episode (with Spotify links where available):


Somehow She Knew

Orleans

Polegnala e Todora (Love Song)

It Happens Each Day

Everybody's Been Burned

Carry Me

I'd Swear There Was Somebody Here

Laughing

Through Here Quite Often

Sky Trails


Freak Flag Flying is brought to you by Osiris Media. Executive Produced by Adam Caplan and Tom Marshall. Interview, Narration, and Editing by Steve Silberman. Mixed and Mastered by Brendon Anderegg at Telescope Audio. Art by Mark Dowd. Production assistance from Christina Collins and RJ Bee. To see more shows that can help you connect more deeply with the music you love, check out osirispod.com.

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Jan 20, 2020
Episode 2: Ghost Prints on the Tape
01:13:38

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 ego, struggles with addiction and public downfall, and the strength of David’s lifelong partnership with his wife Jan.


Thanks to our sponsors, Pilsner Urquell and Vermont Pure CBD.


Songs featured in this episode (with Spotify links where available):


Homeward Through the Haze

My Country Tis of Thee

Time I Have

Kings Get Broken

Wooden Ships (demo)

Vagrants of Venice

Map to Buried Treasure

At The Edge

Dream for Him

Compass 

Things We Do For Love


Freak Flag Flying is brought to you by Osiris Media. Executive Produced by Adam Caplan and Tom Marshall. Interview, Narration, and Editing by Steve Silberman. Mixed and Mastered by Brendon Anderegg at Telescope Audio. Art by Mark Dowd. Production assistance from Christina Collins and RJ Bee. To see more shows that can help you connect more deeply with the music you love, check out osirispod.com.

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Jan 13, 2020
Episode 1: Set a Course and Go
01:09:55

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 of David's musical journey.


Thanks to our sponsors, Pilsner Urquell and Vermont Pure CBD.


Songs featured in this episode (with Spotify links where available):


Guinevere

Morrison

Wooden Ships (live w/Steely Dan)

Somebody Home

The City

The Other Half Rule

Curved Air

Tracks in the Dust

Grace

I Think I (demo)


Freak Flag Flying is brought to you by Osiris Media. Executive Produced by Adam Caplan and Tom Marshall. Interview, Narration, and Editing by Steve Silberman. Mixed and Mastered by Brendon Anderegg at Telescope Audio. Art by Mark Dowd. Production assistance from Christina Collins and RJ Bee. To see more shows that can help you connect more deeply with the music you love, check out osirispod.com.

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Jan 06, 2020
Trailer: Freak Flag Flying
00:02:49

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; and his working relationship with his son, James Raymond. Episode 1 premieres on Monday, January 6. Subscribe now. Brought to you by Osiris Media.

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Dec 13, 2019