30 Vintage Candid Photos of Rockstars Living in Laurel Canyon

By Sarah Norman | May 23, 2023

Success ruined Laurel Canyon

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Michelle Phillips from the Mamas & the Papas explained that success made her feel like she should leave Laurel Canyon, which may have been a mistake. She said:

John [Phillips] and I left Laurel Canyon and moved to Bel Air, three Rolls Royces in the garage. We were hippies, but we were rich hippies, there was no question about that. We’d been so innovative, but we had become the establishment.’

David Crosby and Joni Mitchell met on Lookout Mountain Avenue

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One of the places in Laurel Canyon that you can still visit today is Lookout Mountain Avenue, the spot where Joni Mitchell and David Crosby first met while wandering around the area  individually. As the years went on the two would work together, party together, and perform together. It's amazing that this historical spot is still standing.