David Crosby Discusses Joni Mitchell's Health: 'To My Knowledge, She Is Not Speaking Yet'

David Crosby Says Joni Mitchell Is Still Unable To Speak

David Crosby is wishing the best for his longtime friend Joni Mitchell, who was hospitalized in March after being found unconscious in her home.

During a conversation with HuffPost Live about his current solo tour, Crosby offered words of concern and support for Mitchell, who was a staple on the '60s and '70s California music scene, along with Crosby and his collaborators Stephen Stills, Graham Nash and Neil Young.

"I have not spoken to her. To my knowledge, she is not speaking yet," Crosby said of Mitchell. "She is home, she is in care, she is in recovery. How that's going to go, we don't know yet. She took a terrible hit. She had an aneurysm, and nobody found her for a while. And she's going to have to struggle back from it the way you struggle back from a traumatic brain injury."

The most recent official update on Mitchell's condition, posted to her website on April 28, said that at that time, Mitchell was still in the hospital and "she comprehends, she’s alert, and she has her full senses. A full recovery is expected." Crosby said he's pulling for that recovery along with Mitchell's legions of fans.

"I love her. She was my old lady at one point. She's probably the best of us -- probably the greatest living singer-songwriter. ... We're all holding our breath and thinking a good thought, hoping that it's going to turn out okay," he said.

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