15 great Americana/Country versions of Neil Young songs

  Neil Young has always had one foot in the rock camp and one in the country camp, he is one of the true entrepreneurs of country-rock. He has released pure rock albums and equally pure country albums, he has toured with rock bands and he has toured with a country music ensemble. “I was told that no matter what I did, …

August 19: Neil Young and Crazy Horse released Greendale in 2003

Greendale is the name of an album, movie and graphic novel by Neil Young. As the twenty-seventh album by Neil Young, Young and Crazy Horse’s Greendale, a 10-song rock opera, is set in a fictional California seaside town. Based on the saga of the Green family, the “audio novel” has been compared to the literary classics of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town and Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio for its complexity and …

August 16: Sleeps with Angels by Neil Young and Crazy Horse was released in 1994

This is an album that ranks among Neil Young and Crazy Horse’s best, and in effect it is “Tonight’s the night part 2″. It is a dark, brooding masterpiece, with many of the same themes as “Tonight’s…”. It is a record than explain to us why Neil Young have earned the honorary title, The Grunge Godfather. Sleeps with angels (official …

August 12 in music history

August 12: Happy 65th Birthday Mark Knopfler (read more) …. Actually we are soul mates. As far as guitar playing goes he never steps all over with fancy licks. Yeah, Mark was incredible. He helped make this record in a thousand ways, not only musically, which in itself would have been enough. Brilliant guy, I can’t say enough about him. …

August 8 in music history

August 8: Bob Dylan: Another Side Of Bob Dylan (album) (read more) “Tom Wilson, the producer, titled it that,” [Another Side of Bob Dylan] “I begged and pleaded with him not to do it. You know, I thought it was overstating the obvious. I knew I was going to have to take a lot of heat for a title like …

August 8: Neil Young released “Like A Hurricane” in 1977, 5 great live versions (videos)

Once I thought I saw you in a crowded hazy bar, Dancing on the light from star to star. Far across the moonbeam I know that’s who you are, I saw your brown eyes turning once to fire. You are like a hurricane There’s calm in your eye. And I’m gettin’ blown away To somewhere safer where the feeling stays. …

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