Singer-songwriter David Crosby played a sold-out show at The Egg on June 30. While he was here, he visited the Corning Preserve – and that visit was captured in a video that’s being seen around the world.
In honor of the Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary, and in support of the Playing For Change Foundation’s music schools and programs for children worldwide, The Grateful Dead’s 1970 classic “Ripple” has been recorded as the latest installment in “Songs Around The World.”
Crosby sings his lines at about 3:15, with the majestic Hudson River and the Livingston Avenue Bridge in the background.
The “Ripple” video was released on July 5th as the last in a series of Grateful Dead tribute performances. According to the folks behind the project, “Everywhere we go we are reminded that no matter how many things in life divide us they are never as strong as the power of music to bring us together. As Jerry Garcia said, ‘Let there be songs to fill the air…’”