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Thursday, April 25, 2013

3 Year Old Covers Neil Young's "Comes A Time"



OK, we admit that we must receive on any given day here at Thrasher's Wheat, at least a half dozen or more Neil Young covers.

Some good. Some not so good.

We usually listen a few seconds and move on.

Now this isn't the best cover of Neil Young's "Comes A Time" we've ever heard. But maybe the youngest Young cover -- 3 years old?!
Hi Thrasher,

Just wanted to say I've been reading your site on close to a daily basis for quite some time.

I'm a huge Neil fan as my wife can attest. After the Gold Rush is what did it for me. But one of my favourite songs is Comes A Time, and that whole album is a beauty too. It was one of the first songs I ever sang to a group of people (around a campfire to children at a summer camp). More recently I've adopted it as a useful lullaby to sing to my 3 year old son before bed. He loves it and repeats all the words. On a hike the other day while he was sitting up on my shoulders I captured him doing his best to cover the song, and thought I'd share.

So here you go. It's never too early to be a Neil Young fan!

Geoff in Ottawa
Thanks Geoff! You're right -- You can never be too young (or old) to be a Neil Young fan!

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At 4/25/2013 08:24:00 PM, Blogger SONY said...

That's how we keep what we give away....

Excellent. Amazing how smiles, song and sound enrich the soul.

I recall that being one of the first songs I ever learned back in the days when I first picked up the guitar 30 years ago. I came home from AZ to NY for Christmas and brought my guitar home and was playing by myself in the basement, my 5 year old niece came down and proceeded to sing with me that song about a dozen times. She still rememebers that day.

my eyes are wet remembering it now seeing that video.

..and a child shall lead them...

 
At 4/26/2013 01:57:00 AM, Blogger La Johnson said...

'A Child Grew Up On Strings'..

 
At 4/26/2013 09:23:00 AM, Blogger HarryO said...

Beautiful -- future rusties of the world give me hope!

 
At 4/26/2013 05:18:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

That is Awesome!!!!

 
At 4/27/2013 02:03:00 AM, Blogger Mr Henry said...

I have listened
to so many Beautiful Voices
Neil and Bob
Paul and John
Pavorotti in the hall
And on the River
Muddy in the clubs
Rosie in Symphony

George Jones was the most beautiful

 
At 4/27/2013 11:56:00 AM, Anonymous Johan said...

It's also cool to see Neil Young fans of all races as well as ages, both at his concerts and in fan videos all over youtube. Cool kid! --Johan

 
At 4/27/2013 02:37:00 PM, Blogger astrololee said...

Love it...please also put a guitar in this childs hands!

 
At 4/27/2013 10:05:00 PM, Anonymous Geoff said...

astrololee - he loves the guitar. I can't wait to teach him the chords!

Geoff in Ottawa

 

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