Purple words on a grey background
This is the very first Performance Series to see the light of day. It was released back in 2006, and it’s a glorious vinyl record. Neil and Crazy Horse live at Fillmore East, New York, in March 1970. Neil is joined by the second line-up of Crazy Horse with Danny Whitten, Billy Talbot, Ralph Molina and added Jack Nitzsche on piano. This brief early 1970 tour was the last tour with Danny Whitten who tragically died in 1972.
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Let me be your country man
This album is very similar to the recently reviewed “Sugar Mountain – Live at Canterbury House 1968”. Three months later, in February 1969, Neil played solo at the Riverboat coffee house in Toronto. Neil is very talkative and seems to be in a great mode. He has some fun anecdotes from his life. I get the feeling he is more relaxed or more at ease with the venue or perhaps, the audience. I love some of the banter with the audience and when he talks to Bruce Palmer.
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The Indian in the corner trying on his clothes
Now some live music. Neil Young alone on stage at the Canterbury House in Ann Arbor, Michigan in November 1968. This was of course before the release of his first solo album which was released in January 1969.
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