Neil Young & Crazy Horse Way Down In The Rust Bucket Reprise This version and era of Crazy Horse is well-represented by official live albums – but Neil Young fans have loved passing around a bootleg of this particular show, now available officially as part of the never-ending story that is Neil Young’s Archives.
Ragged Glory by Neil Young (with Crazy Horse) turns 30 today. Thirty years old! I remember walking into a store that is long gone in a town that was my home (but I’ve now lived longer anywhere else) to buy this on a format that was long ago dead and buried until a bit of […]
Neil Young said that just because his problems were meaningless that didn’t make them go away. He’s said a lot of things but he’s seldom been better than when he said that, when he wrote and recorded On The Beach, in a deep funk, in a sad state, in a depressed rage – his friends […]
Neil Young + Promise of the Real Earth Reprise/Warners Good ole, weird ole Neil – he’s nothing if not that happy-hippie that’s forever ornery-seeming, wilful and whim-following, he’s a bag of contradictions – so it makes sense, as only it could in Neil’s world, to give up a life-long love of marijuana smoking and then […]
Neil Young, Freedom (1989) It’s one of the first Neil Young albums I ever heard, and owned. I had the tape. Bought it a year or so after it was released – I’d been turned on to Neil Young by the Ragged Glory album, reading a review of it sold me – I had to […]
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Re*ac*tor (1981) Funnily enough Re*ac*tor was one of the first Neil Young albums I bought on vinyl; bought because I heard it was awful. It sat on the shelf for a while and I couldn’t bring myself to actually listen to it. I love Neil with Crazy Horse so I […]