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Uncut interview with Poncho

Uncut interview with Poncho

The end of the year issue of Uncut contains Michael Bonner’s long-version interview with Frank “Poncho” Sampedro. Bonner writes: “I thought it might be nice to share the full transcript – it’s over 6,000 words long, and covers a lot of ground. We started off talking about the current state of Billy Talbot’s health, the Crazy Horse bassist who’d [Continue]
“Harvest” heads to Grammy Hall of Fame

“Harvest” heads to Grammy Hall of Fame

Neil Young’s “Harvest is among 27 recordings that have been added to the Grammy Hall of Fame, which continues “the tradition of preserving and celebrating timeless recordings” and now totals 987 recordings. The album will be in good company, according to NME News. A selection of both albums and singles have been included, including Kraftwerk’s 1974 [Continue]
Young among performers on upcoming Bachman album

Young among performers on upcoming Bachman album

Neil Young will be among the guest musicians playing on Randy Bachman’s next album, titled “Heavy Blues” and due for release on April 15, 2015. “Do something fearless, be fierce, be ferocious, reinvent yourself,” Young is said to have told Bachman. According to Ultimate Classic Rock, the album will include a small core combo: bassist [Continue]
NY announces Lincoln Continental comeback

NY announces Lincoln Continental comeback

“And Lincoln is still the best thing built by Ford.” Canadian singer & songwriter Neil Young has indirectly confirmed Lincoln will resurrect the Continental moniker for the 2016 model year, according to Worldcarfans.com. The website states: “A couple of years ago Neil Young founded a company called Pono Music which specializes in providing a high-quality [Continue]
Gov’t Mule does Down by the River at Christmas Jam

Gov’t Mule does Down by the River at Christmas Jam

Gov’t Mule were joined by plenty of special guests as they paid tribute to Neil Young during Warren Haynes’ 26th annual Christmas Jam at the US Cellular Center in Asheville, North Carolina, according to a report from Jambands.com and Glide Magazine.             Warren Haynes Presents The Christmas Jam is a fundraiser for Habitat [Continue]
‘Mixed Pages Of Storytone’ on December 19?

‘Mixed Pages Of Storytone’ on December 19?

http://www.getmusic.com.au/store/neil-young-mixed-pages-of-storytone-digital-album-5198975 Is it correct that the acoustic versions of some Songs are mixed with the orchestra versions? That would be wonderful before christmas! Tracks:   Thanks to Alfisti! [Continue]

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Gov’t Mule does Down by the River at Christmas Jam

Gov’t Mule does Down by the River at Christmas Jam

Gov’t Mule were joined by plenty of special guests as they paid tribute to Neil Young during Warren Haynes’ 26th annual Christmas Jam at the US Cellular Center in Asheville, North Carolina, according to a report from Jambands.com and Glide Magazine.             [Continue]

No Hidden Path

No Hidden Path

Throwback Thursday… No Hidden Path ….WOW. Rock In Rio Madrid, Argranda del Ray, Madrid, Spain.  2008. “How you change, how you change,  how you rearrange everything that touches me.” Thanks to the HH  German list for the reminder of this gem.     Rock in Rio is [Continue]

PBS aired Bruce Tribute, Neil performs “Born in the USA”

PBS aired Bruce Tribute, Neil performs “Born in the USA”

The 2013 “A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen” aired for the first time on Friday, Dec. 5 on  National Public Television. The show ran from 9 p.m. to midnight. The tribute was in honor of the rock icon’s influence and philanthropy over the years, and subsequently his MusicCares [Continue]

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Human Highway Gathering

Human Highway Gathering

First-ever Human Highway gathering August 2013 at Lutsen Resort, Lake Superior, in Minnesota. Photo credit: Albert Stromann [Continue]

Setlists

Chicago show – night one “restless energy”

Chicago show – night one “restless energy”

Review of first Chicago show. Neil plays again tonight, Tuesday April 22. More reviews from Human Highway roving reporter to come. Chicago Tribune review of the Monday, April 21 Neil Young solo acoustic show starts: “His eyes shaded by a black fedora, Neil Young [Continue]

Interviews

Beam me up! Young writing sci-fi?

Beam me up! Young writing sci-fi?

“Sometimes what I love is not what other people love, but that’s okay. It doesn’t matter. That’s why I’m still here.” ~N.Y. In an interview with Spin Neil Young says he is penning a Sci-fi story. After listening to Neil’s keynote address at SXSW on March [Continue]

Neil says he will come to Chicago

Neil says he will come to Chicago

Shar is happy! Said in a recent  interview with Rolling Stone. Sometime after the Dolby shows. Date not yet announced What else do you have going on this year? I got that  record we talked about. I’m  playing the Dolby Theater in L.A. in a couple of weeks for four nights. It’s  a [Continue]

Neil Young’s Agenda: Jack White Project, Second Book, ‘Full-Blown Orchestra’ Album

Neil Young’s Agenda: Jack White Project, Second Book, ‘Full-Blown Orchestra’ Album

 Neil Young tells Billboard we can expect to hear “A Letter Home,” the album he recorded at Jack White’s Third Man studio in Nashville, “very soon,” most likely this spring.  The idea for “A Letter Home” appeared to be hatched by a version of Bert [Continue]

SXSW Interview with Neil Young, Pono launch?

SXSW Interview with Neil Young, Pono launch?

Rock legend and SXSW Music Keynote alumnus Neil Young sits down this coming Tuesday for an interview to discuss his streaming audio brainchild, a high-quality music service called Pono. SXWS writes: “Young has long been an advocate for studio-quality music in the digital age, and laments the [Continue]

Concert Reviews

Chicago show – night one “restless energy”

Chicago show – night one “restless energy”

Review of first Chicago show. Neil plays again tonight, Tuesday April 22. More reviews from Human Highway roving reporter to come. Chicago Tribune review of the Monday, April 21 Neil Young solo acoustic show starts: “His eyes shaded by a black fedora, Neil Young strapped on a guitar that  once belonged to Hank Williams Sr. [Continue]

The Best Concert Review Ever

The Best Concert Review Ever

WOW. Thrasher’s Wheat had the honor of publishing the best Neil Young concert review ever by Bucks Burnett, who attended the April, 18, 2014 solo acoustic show at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, Texas. To read journalism like this is to be in the presence of greatness. WOW again. Sit back and enjoy the read of [Continue]

Neil Young confronts heckler at Dallas show

Neil Young confronts heckler at Dallas show

This was posted at JamBase: Neil Young played a two-set solo acoustic show in Dallas April 17, 2014 and towards the middle of the second set Young was telling the story behind his Martin D-28 guitar when an audience member cut him off by repeatedly yelling “Play it!” “I don’t think I’m going to play [Continue]

Random Quote

These days it’s all about closure of this and that for me. I have too many things to finish. How can I move on until I clean that slate?”
by --Neil Young, 2012

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