There is a very good reason why no one in the sold-out Cow Palace audience in November 1986 clapped in recognition to the first beginning notes of “Inca Queen” performed by hometown heroes Neil Young and Crazy Horse: it had not been released yet, and would not be until it appeared on Life the following […]
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…on the Crosby Stills Nash sophomore release Déjà Vu, Neil Young only contributed two songs, no doubt saving even stronger material for his own third solo album barely five months later. Entitled After the Goldrush, writer William Ruhlmann calls the title song “…a mystical ballad that featured some of Young’s most imaginative lyrics and became one of his most memorable songs.”
Neil Young live acoustic performance to mark the 45th anniversary of “Harvest”.
Neil Young delivered “Harvest”, his most popular and , perhaps, most influential album in February 1972. Only Bob Dylan’s groundbreaking “Nashville Skyline”… the touchstones for the whole Americana musical genre.
This performance of “Heart of Gold” by birthday boy (12th) Neil Young comes from a 1986 concert in San Francisco with Crazy Horse . -Redbeard
Neil Young frankly addresses multiple topics head on, such as censorship and corporate compromise of rock, and is uncannily prescient with his prediction that the “green” environmental movement would re-emerge after the Earth Day false start twenty years earlier. Hear a delightfully candid Neil Young with the voices of Crazy Horse-men Billy Talbot, Ralph Molina, & Frank Sampedro from “The Days That Used to Be”. – Redbeard
Not since Robbie Robertson‘s “The Night They Drove Ol’ Dixie Down” had anyone written and sung ( in the first person, no less ) about the American antebellum South so richly, so believably as Neil Young and Crazy Horse with “Powderfinger”, originally on the 1979 essential Rust Never Sleeps album. Here they are from the […]
with Crazy Horse-San Francisco 1986
Neil Young and Crazy Horse have been playing together almost as long as the Stones, and they still tour together plus record in Neil’s barn, the results of which you can hear on Psychedelic Pill. While you are dialing up that or Young’s long-awaited autobiography Waging Heavy Peace, here is a gem from a 1986 […]
As you hear during the In The Studio Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young interview marking the 46th anniversary of Déjà Vu , rock myth collides head-on with fact regarding Neil Young‘s initial integration into Crosby, Stills, and Nash. Young was two years and two albums into a budding solo career after leaving Buffalo Springfield when former bandmate […]