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Sunday, July 19, 2009

Another Example of Why Rust Can Never Sleep

Well, here's something you don't see everyday -- young musicians aspiring to be Neil Young & Crazy Horse. As you'll see, everybody can be Neil & Crazy Horse if they put their heart into it.

The story is that the video was shot in 1981 in Calizzano (Savona) - Liguria - Italy.

Where are these kids today???

Thanks fraccc51 and William B.!

More crazy tribute videos by Neil Young fans:

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At 7/19/2009 05:00:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great vintage vid, Neil'd like this one I guess.

At 7/19/2009 05:41:00 PM, Blogger astrololee said...

Hey, Hey just loved this video, The young guy in the hoodie has got Neil's legs down "pat" but I think he might just have a bit of Angus Young in their as well!!!.
These Kids should be encouraged, what great performers, how about we start a fund to buy them real instruments and sit back & wait a few more years for them to become famous. Kids "Keep On Rockin'" and thanks for the best start to a Monday morning ever.

At 7/19/2009 05:55:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I like this video! Better than all the crap on MTV. This is the spirit of R&R.
maybe a red man

At 7/19/2009 06:25:00 PM, Anonymous Rick A, NSB, FL said...

That is friggin' awesome. Those kids are great. Best air band of the year!

Chrome it if you own it...

At 7/19/2009 08:20:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Someone posted on rust that it's been 30 years since RNS was released.

where will these kids be in 30 years?

At 7/20/2009 07:14:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...


At 7/20/2009 08:13:00 AM, Anonymous tyddles said...

Absolutely brilliant!! Neil should use this as a promo

At 7/20/2009 08:27:00 AM, Blogger Matthew Lintzenich said...

Beautiful!! I love kids. They're so, just, lacking in pretense and self-consciousness. Awesome!

At 7/20/2009 09:10:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fantastic video... the juxtaposition of what looks like a back alley of Tirana, Albania and Neil's universal message that "rust never sleeps" (think, hackeneyed socialistic economic policies and their resulting socioeconomic decay) makes for compelling video. Looks like the Little Rascals are alive and well.

Yes, Neil Would love this - but I think it would have been more apropos if they had covered RITFW.

At 7/21/2009 09:45:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Once finding this gem,
i contacted the owner..
Francesco Calcagno..
and he said..
The video was shot in 1981.
The location was Calizzano (Savona) - Liguria - Italy.

Glad you all enjoy it.. i knew you all would..
william.b aka billybernardbaxter


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