“Like many others, I know he got frustrated in that he wanted to move on. He wanted to play rock 'n' roll. He wanted to play blues. And let’s face it: The hardcore fans and the people that came to see him, they obviously wanted to hear those hits,” Dolenz said.
He continued, “I knew, of course, that David had his demons. Everybody has had their demons in their lives, especially as you start getting older. I kind of wish, and I tweeted this recently, I kind of wish I’d been more help. But I don’t know what I could have done.”
Cassidy died in a Florida hospital surrounded by his family on Tuesday after being admitted days earlier with organ failure. He was 67 years old.
Following his death, many of his famous fans shared tributes to him on social media, and his nephew, Jack Cassidy, thanked fans for their support.
"Thank you all for the love and support your giving my uncle, my family, and me … The responses have been sincerely beautiful!" he tweeted.