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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Danny Whitten Tribute


A nice tribute to Crazy Horse's Danny Whitten (May 8, 1943 to November 18, 1972) on Purple Words on a Gray Background.

Purple Words on a Gray Background is a French Neil Young blog. So if you're in France, you need to definitely check this out. If you're not fluent in French (like us), use Google translate.

Merci Jacques-Eric!

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At 11/18/2009 10:51:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is there any video - ANYWHERE - of Neil Young and Crazy Horse, from the Danny Whitten era?

bueller? bueller?

At 11/19/2009 01:11:00 AM, Blogger Homesick in Paradise said...

Merci Thrasher! It is très gentil!

At 11/19/2009 07:34:00 AM, Blogger Reelife Productions said...

anonymous: Is there any video - ANYWHERE - of Neil Young and Crazy Horse, from the Danny Whitten era?
bueller? bueller?

>> the fillmore DVD show has STILLS of Danny Whitten<< but never seen any video either...

I do have the rockets cd which is pretty interesting listen. some songs rock some songs suck :)

At 11/19/2009 01:51:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Rockets CD is awesome man ! "Mr Chips" for example is fuckin great, just like "Pills Blues" or "Eraser" and "Won't you say you'll say", "Hole in My pocket" etc

At 11/19/2009 03:20:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Danny W.What a talent.I can't help but listen to what he did with Neil and think what "Mighta Been."Helpless.Helpless.

Rancho Relaxo

At 11/19/2009 05:04:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

She thinks of him
And so she dresses in black
And though he'll never come back
She's dressed black

Oh how long will it take?
'Til she sees the mistake
She has made dear
What can I do?
Baby's in black
And I'm feelin' blue
Tell me oh what can I do?

"Baby's in Black" - The Beatles

Please give generously to your
local drug rehab clinic.

At 11/19/2009 09:24:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

They were a different band with Danny ... he brought an incredible element to the music and vocals ... Fillmore is classic in a way almost nothing I've heard from Neil ... such a shame, such a sad loss ...

At 11/20/2009 03:08:00 PM, Blogger Zak Claxton said...

Danny Whitten made Neil sound better than anyone else he ever played with, before or since. It's one of the true shames of rock history that those two guys didn't have more time together to create more great music. I guess we have to be thankful for what we got.

At 1/20/2010 06:44:00 PM, Anonymous dave.m said...

Danny was my uncle just found this page this is awsome, way before his time

At 7/06/2010 02:55:00 AM, Blogger LittleRaggie said...

Danny has a new resting place.

At 7/12/2010 12:53:00 AM, Anonymous LittleRaggie said...

Dave M, If you come back to this site can you contact me re Danny


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