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Thursday, January 07, 2010

Opening The Neil Young Archives Video

Well, we've seen some pretty amusing videos of folks opening their Archives packages, so here's another one.

It's from Jay "SONY" (Speakin' Out in New York") and was shot by his 11 year old son.

We're posting this mainly for the running commentary by Jay's son who has -- shall we say -- a bit of healthy skepticism for the whole NYA thing. As Jay writes, "I wish I could bottle that outlook and perspective and pour it back over him when he gets away from it."

Note that the split screen special effect is not a problem with your YouTube connection.

Thanks SONY! Enjoy NYA! And, who knows? Maybe we have a future Neil fan in the making.

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At 1/07/2010 08:46:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Now I know why I don't have kids.If he was mine I would have to kill myself.Hopefully we both grow out of it!

At 1/07/2010 10:01:00 PM, Blogger karen said...

Hysterical! The "Don't say WE say I" and "Remind me again why I'm filming this" cracked me up. SONY, please take another video in a couple years when your son is older, and really into trying to play guitar. Then we'll see what he has to say about it. ; )

At 1/07/2010 11:02:00 PM, Blogger doc said...

Whoa! Sony I can so relate to your Son's comments about our passion with Neil...
We play the songs because we love the man
I don't think these "kids" will ever UNDERSTAND!
Happy new Year Sony !( and son)
Say hello to Cher for me!
Its great to be able to put a face to the blogger..They're NEVER like you think!!! lol

luv doc

At 1/07/2010 11:13:00 PM, Blogger doc said...

Oh, and another thing.....
don't you mean you bought a new Sony "BluJay" player!! lol

At 1/08/2010 01:11:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

doc. They'll understand. Teach 'em well

At 1/08/2010 01:28:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am a child. . . once were you?

At 1/08/2010 01:37:00 AM, Blogger Homesick in Paradise said...

"A cigar box? I though you quit smoking" :-)))

At 1/08/2010 01:41:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

and don't forget the parental advisory

At 1/08/2010 02:09:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

songs fill the air! thanks. I'll keep track as we both grow in and out of it. just an old wooden guitar playin.


At 1/08/2010 08:39:00 AM, Blogger karen said...

: )

At 1/08/2010 09:56:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

a truly 'shakey' video

At 1/08/2010 02:00:00 PM, Anonymous Marc C said...

anyone else think the kid in the video sounds a bit like the kid sitting at the desk at the beginning of Journey Through The Past hah?

-Marc C

At 1/08/2010 02:53:00 PM, Anonymous Andrew Byrom said...

Oh my aching sides, that is damn funny!

At 1/08/2010 03:16:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

beauhalo Reply from youtube

this kid film-o-togphopher has a strong attitude to make sure he wants nothing to do with Neil Young.. but he does play a good foil to your strong devotion to your Love for Neil and isn't that a necessary part of all great cinema ? I also liked the ultra modernistic 'split-screen'!

At 1/08/2010 07:16:00 PM, Blogger doc said...

Hey Sony, I can just see him playin" the kid in "Two and a half men".. my fav sitcom to ever to come out of America!


At 1/11/2010 09:29:00 AM, Anonymous Amelia said...

All these people who say that young people will never understand are kind of over doing the stereotype...

I'm 15 - and by far far my fave artist is Neil, followed by Springsteen, and Dylan, and CSN... and I've seen them all live (as well as sneaking in to a Steve Stills gig 2 years ago as it was an over 18 venue :P)
Neil, of course, was mindblowing!

But seriously, I know that people like me are in the minority but I do have a few friends who love nothing more than some fab old music...

At 1/11/2010 02:47:00 PM, Blogger doc said...

Amelia, I luv to hear comments like these! Keep flyin that flag Darl'...Keep spreadin' the Neil gospel..oh to be young again!! lol

Ol' Doc


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