Revisiting my extensive music collection, one artist at a time

Category Archives: NEIL YOUNG

NEIL YOUNG Part 10 – Walking Like A Giant / In Conclusion

Not many recording artists are fortunate to have a career that lasts four decades or more, and even fewer are willing to explore new musical territories after so many years. … Continue reading

March 30, 2013 · 13 Comments

NEIL YOUNG Part 9 – Wind, Chrome And A Lincoln Continental Hybrid

As I’ve gotten deep into Neil Young’s discography, I’m discovering that I prefer the more acoustic side of his musical output in recent years. In that setting, the melodies seem … Continue reading

March 23, 2013 · 9 Comments

NEIL YOUNG Part 8 – Daddy Went Walkin’ On The Devil’s Sidewalk

The latest batch of Neil Young albums I revisited this week was an interesting one, including two live albums and three studio releases that couldn’t be more sonically or thematically … Continue reading

March 14, 2013 · 11 Comments

NEIL YOUNG Part 7 – A Dreamin’ Man In The Prime Of Life

Last week, as I approached the latest batch of Neil Young albums I would be revisiting, I knew there was at least one record that would stand the test of … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · 20 Comments

NEIL YOUNG Part 6 – Days That Used To Be

Neil Young’s initial release during his second tenure with Reprise Records, This Note’s For You (1988), was a continuation of the genre exercises at Geffen that preceded it. Instead of … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · 21 Comments

NEIL YOUNG Part 5 – Weight Of The World / The Geffen Years

After more than a dozen years with Reprise Records, Neil Young signed with Geffen Records and released five albums between 1982 and 1987. He covered a lot of musical ground … Continue reading

February 17, 2013 · 39 Comments

NEIL YOUNG Part 4 – Out Of The Blue And Into The Black

With the release of Comes A Time (1978), Neil Young’s record label (Reprise) and the legion of fans he gained with 1972’s Harvest (many of whom he lost with his … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · 37 Comments

NEIL YOUNG Part 3 – Blues, Death And Hurricanes

After the huge success of his Harvest LP and the “Heart Of Gold” single, both of which reached #1 on the US Pop charts, Neil Young should have been basking … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · 85 Comments

NEIL YOUNG Part 2 – Between The Lines Of Age

Neil Young was only 23 when he released his eponymously titled debut album, Neil Young (1968). Although he had already written and recorded a number of great songs with Buffalo … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · 36 Comments

NEIL YOUNG Part 1 – Thoughts On An Artist / Three Compilations

I don’t remember hearing Neil Young’s music much when I was growing up, although I was probably aware of some of his most popular songs like “Southern Man” and “Heart … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · 38 Comments

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