A Tale of Two Harmonicas: Lucky Neil Young Fans Score Trunks of Memories
Sweet Joni & Karen "If you can't cut it, Walk with Neil"
Fox Theater, Pomona, CA - October 13, 2016
A wonderful little story from last night's Neil Young + Promise Of The Real concert at the Fox Theater in Pomona, CA (October 13, 2016).
Our dear rusty friends Joni and Karen managed to get very lucky and come home with the ultimate souvenirs: Neil Young's harmonica.
The story is that Neil started "Old Man" twice but then aborted for "Someday" after which he tossed two harmonicas from the stage. Watch below. Check @ 3:50 (Harmonica #1) and again @ 6:40 (Harmonica #2).
Gary Goltz, who filmed clip above, writes:
"This happened during his show at the Fox Theater in Pomona, California last night while I was videoing him from the pit. You can actually see me recover them and give them to the the two lady friends I was with being the gentleman I am! Another amazing thing about this was both harmonicas were marked 'G', which are my initials!"
Paul D writes:
"It was interesting that Old Man was going to be with the full band and Micah on banjo.Great story from some great club shows out in L.A.!
Would have been very cool. But Neil couldn't hear. Lucas asked him something and he
just shook his head saying, "I never give a 2nd chance"."
Thanks Gary, Joni and Karen for the Trunkful of Memories. Clearly, you guys were not denied!
More on last night's Neil Young + Promise Of The Real concert at the Fox Theater in Pomona, CA (October 13, 2016).