30 Vintage Candid Photos of Rockstars Living in Laurel Canyon 

By Sarah Norman | May 16, 2023

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.

Rivalries formed faster than many friendships

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Elliot Roberts, Manager and Co-Founder of Asylum Records says that once money entered the equation songwriters stopped sharing their work with one another out of fear that they'd be scooped. He said:

As people became very, very successful the camaraderie changed. People started guarding their songs. You didn’t want to give up one of your melodies to somebody else.