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Thursday, February 15, 2007

Massey Hall Trailer


The trailer for the Massey Hall CD/DVD is now up on
Neil Young's Archives site.

Includes great performance clips from the concert and 1988 comments by Neil.

Also, there is a performance of "Needle and the Damage Done" on

Also, on is a performance of "Old Man".

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At 2/15/2007 10:20:00 AM, Anonymous David Skoglund said...

Looks like the video footage is from the 'Swinging mit Neil Young" documentary. I hope the whole thing is included and not just the performance pieces.

At 2/15/2007 10:40:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I compared it last night. Those performance clips are from the '71 Stratford show from the "'Swinging mit Neil Young" documentary with I assume, the Massey audio dubbed in. Odd, but it looks nice. I'll take whatever I can get...

At 2/15/2007 03:53:00 PM, Anonymous Simpson said...

I believe they're both different. I just watched the performance of "Tell Me Why" from the "Swinging mit Neil Young" documentary on YouTube( ) and the trailer version and I saw that they're both different.

Neil often wore the same clothes throughout his tours, as he still continues to do today, and the begining shot looks similar how it zooms in and all...but his facial expressions and the direction he faces and even the camera placement are different on both performances.

As for the the video of Neil in his car and that during "Old Man" is the same footage from the "Swinging mit Neil Young" who knows.

But I believe the Massey Hall video is actual Massey Hall.

I really do hope they release the full "Swinging mit Neil Young" documentary in the archives...but I guess we'll just have to wait and see.

At 2/15/2007 11:25:00 PM, Anonymous Simpson said...

Well after watching the "Needle And The Damage Done" video from appears that the Massey Hall video is spliced with the home movie footage from the "Swinging mit Neil Young" documentary.


At 2/16/2007 10:18:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Even on crummy computer speakers, the music sounds better than many, many CDs. Neil is doing this thing right! (I wonder what bitrate the trailer uses?) I can hardly wait for March 13 (and then whatever else he has lined up for the fall release of Archives Vol. 1)

At 2/16/2007 11:14:00 AM, Blogger ordinaryperson said...

If you are having trouble, or want to watch it in a larger size, open this URL in Windows Media Player:

At 2/19/2007 08:09:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Archives vol.1 box set will contain the 3 live performace series discs??

I hope not


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