neil young

Thoughts on the questionable origins of our supposed roots-music addiction.

Last week a PG fan emailed me: “Hey mang. Your last two editorials have been boring and seemed fake. Get back to pissing people off with political shit.” It was signed, “Sincerely, Some Dude.”

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Young's songs stripped bare reveal a songwriter at his height.

Neil Young
Live at the Cellar Door
WBR/Reprise Records

Even in a career defined by convulsive twists, 180-degree turns, stratospheric highs, and Phoenix-like ascents from the abyss, 1970 marks an extraordinary year for Neil Young. It would see release of an album many consider his masterpiece, After the Gold Rush. But in the 12 months leading up to that release, Young had toured with Crazy Horse (hot off recording the equally legendary Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere) and Crosby, Stills, and Nash. It’s a miracle Young found time to breathe. And little wonder that Young would seek shelter from the strain and cacophony with the unannounced solo set captured here.

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Due to an injury, Neil Young and Crazy Horse have cancelled their European tour.

Neil Young and Crazy Horse have cancelled the remainder of their European tour after an accident. According to a report by Rolling Stone, guitarist Frank 'Poncho' Sampedro broke his hand. The group is expected to continue with their North American tour that begins on August 31st in Ontario, Canada. The full statement from Young's website is below.

Due to an accident involving Crazy Horse, the remaining dates on the Neil Young and Crazy Horse tour of Europe and the British isles have been cancelled. We are sorry for any inconvenience this causes to our fans or the Festivals where we were scheduled to appear. As you must be, we too are disappointed at this unfortunate turn of events.
– Neil Young and Crazy Horse

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