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Sunday, December 28, 2008

"Thrasher" Covered @ IRF

The Neil Young song "Thrasher" performed by Gil Garcia at the International Rust Fest acoustic night held at the "Old Princeton Landing" (OPL) bar above Half Moon Bay, CA on 10/23/08.

Thanks Gil!

So, what possibly could the song "Thrasher" be all about anyways?

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At 12/29/2008 06:38:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

awesome performance of one of my favorite neil songs. Gil rocks!

At 12/29/2008 01:43:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

In regards to the lyrical analysis of the song.... "they had the best protection, they were poisoned with protection"? You'd think that if one was to analyze lyrics, they should atleast use the correct lyrics.

At 12/29/2008 02:25:00 PM, Blogger Gil said...

Thanks so much for featuring my performance on Thrasher's Wheat! Needless to say I am very honored by this. This night at OPL was my first real public performance and I was very nervous so I stuck with songs I know very well like this one. Thanks again, and HAPPY NEW YEAR!

At 12/29/2008 03:09:00 PM, Blogger Thrasher said...

Thanks! That's pretty good. You're the first one to notice that since written 12 years ago. Congratulations!

At 12/29/2008 05:45:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

great song, great cover.....and never plant by the full moon...

Rob W

New Zealand

At 12/29/2008 05:55:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thrasher, you're welcome! i'll email you my address so you can mail me my prize :)

At 12/29/2008 10:54:00 PM, Blogger rahlgren said...

This is a great performance on YouTube. Gil's got a ton of Neil covers that are all great.

I'm looking forward to more postings of this year's OPL on the RustoVision channel.

Happy New Year!

Here we are in the years...

At 12/30/2008 12:48:00 AM, Anonymous Sheila said...

well 2 years ago gil missed performing at OPL. This year I missed seeing him perform. next year????? great job, btw.

At 1/05/2009 01:32:00 AM, Anonymous Max said...

I've never commented on this board before (although I read this website frequently) but I feel compelled to leave a message this time. Just to say, keep up the good work Gil, I've seen a lot of your covers on YouTube and you do a fantastic job. Really enjoy watching you play and it's rare to see someone actually do the songs justice. I play too and do my best to get those little Neil "subtleties" into the songs but you nail it. Well done mate.


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