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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Neil Young on “David Letterman” on Thursday

'Waging Heavy Peace' by Neil Young
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Neil Young will be a guest on “The Late Show with David Letterman” on Thursday, September 27.

We hear Neil has a new book out. Maybe David Letterman will have read it and ask about the muse?

Incidentally, Waging Heavy Peace is now the #6, #5, #4 #3 best selling book on Amazon.com.

Also, there is now a Deluxe version of Waging Heavy Peace . The deluxe eBook edition of Waging Heavy Peace includes excerpts of more than fifteen Neil Young songs (personally selected by Young himself) such as “After the Gold Rush,” “Like a Hurricane,” and “The Needle and the Damage Done,” providing a soundtrack to his stories. Interspersed throughout the text are ten rare Young videos from his own archives, offering an uncommon behind the scenes glimpse of the man behind this memoir. In addition, a complete discography.


Also, Book Review: Neil Young's Wandering Journey Through the Past | Music News | Rolling Stone by Simon Vozick-Levinson.

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At 9/25/2012 11:11:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

We hear Neil has a new book out. Maybe David Letterman will have read it and ask about all the unreleased albums and songs and when they will be available for his hungry fans.

 
At 9/25/2012 11:46:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

New slideshow Rolling Stone:

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/inside-neil-youngs-new-memoir-waging-heavy-peace-20120924

 
At 9/25/2012 02:30:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

David Briggs would be so appalled at the media onslaught that Neil has taken on recently. I realize Briggs only lived until he was 51 (I believe)but he was never happy with Neil when he went down a road that strayed from the source.

But with the sand running low in the hourglass of life, I guess Neil felt the time was right.

Also money running low in the bank no doubt...

 
At 9/25/2012 02:52:00 PM, Blogger Thrasher Wheat said...

@Anonymous - 9/25/2012 02:30:00 PM: That's not how we see it.

In the past, NY was reluctant to share the gift for a variety of whatever reasons. To protect the gift (his muse), himself, his family, his friends, whatever.

It clearly seems that at this point, there is no longer a reason to protect the gift (his muse). NY can now share it with all.

For many of us, that's a blessing. More Neil's a good thing.

Sharing is a gift. Pass it along.

peace

 
At 9/25/2012 08:55:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm starting a band called Nanu the Lovesick Moose. Who's in?

bumpyjonas

 
At 9/25/2012 09:02:00 PM, Blogger John EH Connelly said...

Picked up the book but five hours ago , up here in Canada , hard to put it down .
A strange but amazing feeling , to finally read first person , what so many others have written and tried to capture .
This book is extremely well written.
Puts me in mind of a Scott Young piece of great writing .

 
At 9/25/2012 11:43:00 PM, Anonymous sausagepaws said...

Neil is doing it for the money? Really? I think Neil is firmly in the 1% crowd. Just finally sharing some of the secrets, or at least the reality he wants us to know. He's not so stupid as to reveal all of his life to us. It's all about the music anyway.............

 
At 9/26/2012 06:25:00 AM, Blogger stsman99 said...

anyone anything on the limited 1500 copies signed edition on amazon.ca Was it real or a red hering.

Waiting for my order to be filled

thx

 
At 9/26/2012 08:31:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

In fairness, Neil's been fairly up-front about writing the book to make money to alleviate the need to tour. What's wrong with that anyway?

 
At 9/26/2012 08:56:00 AM, Blogger setlistthief said...

I'm shocked! Shocked, I tell you. Neil Young would like to make some money?!

 
At 9/26/2012 09:16:00 AM, Blogger MARIAN M. said...

Thrasher:

Reading THE BOOK, I feel like I'm sitting down with Neil, and he's talking about stuff...just Neil and I.

It's a great feeling!

Needless to say, I LOVE Neil and I LOVE his book.

Marian M.

 
At 9/26/2012 12:30:00 PM, Blogger Shamrock said...

Jimmy Fallon will join Neil on Letterman tomorrow. Should be good fun! :-)

http://www.cbs.com/shows/late_show/iam

 
At 9/26/2012 07:11:00 PM, Blogger Robbie Mac said...

I got a call today from the Late Show if I wanted to go after sending applying thru their website. Two tapings tomorrow. 50/50 I get Neil or Regis that's tough odds but I'll take them. Can't wait for the Global Festival this weekend!

 
At 9/27/2012 09:10:00 AM, Blogger Dominic Holdem said...

jesus christ this book is a mess. don't know if i'll be able to get through it...already have skipped some chapters and passages.

but hey, neil's got my 32 bucks. these ramblings would have made great blog posts.

 

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