Neil Young 2016 Year in Review: The Year of The Wheat
The Ultimate Cult Classic Double Feature:
Human Highway & Rust Never Sleeps
Thrasher's Wheat Celebrates 20th Anniversary: 1996 - 2016
Photo by Bill Porter (via Lone Star Music Magazine)
Jazz & Heritage festival in New Orleans, LA - May 1, 2016
Neil Young + Promise of the Real 2016 Europe Concert Reviews
Neil Young Archives Volume #2: "Nearly completed and should surface in 2017"
Neil Young's "Ditch Quadrilogy" Re-Re-Release
Releasing "Time Fades Away" on CD - Does It Really Matter Anymore?
American Way Inflight Magazine, August 2016
Unlike some of those years of Neil Young past -- 2016 was one of the most frustrating -- yet perversely gratifying -- years of all. 2016 was the year it all got REAL and became "The Year of The Wheat".
So much chaff (fake news). So little wheat (truth).
But we've got a job to do. This is our journey, our self-appointed task. And we won't quit.
We began 2016 as the looming "Big Shift" rolled on, yet here we all are -- both irrevocably changed -- and yet still much the same as we ever were.
2016 had many amazing highlights as noted above for both Neil Young and Thrasher's Wheat.
2016 is the year that we here at Thrasher's Wheat celebrated our 20th anniversary of archiving Neil Young news music and rustie fan communities.
Once again, we ponder that age old question: Is Neil burning out or fading away? We argue that he is neither. Neil Young is the quintessential survivor.
We had our moments here on TW in 2016 as you can see both above and below. And we must be doing something right here at TW. Afterall, Facebook suspended our account in 2015 and we continue to be blocked on a number of fronts when trying to exercise our freedom of speech.
Nonetheless, we celebrate the music, achievements and all the good folks at Shakey Pictures. Onwards to 2017!
As for us? Well, Thrasher's Wheat will continue to celebrate Neil Young, his music and the fan community. So stay tuned for some hopefully exciting announcements in the months ahead as we celebrate our remarkable little milestone as the longest running music blog on the internet. So we'll see you down the road in 2017.
peace & love,
thrasher & thrashette
Down by the Corner (Somewhere between The Land of OZ & Greendale)
ps - For all of you who help us wage heavy wheat and made contributions of support recently, thank you notes have been going out and we hope to get them all completed by the end of the year. Apologies on delay and we truly appreciate your support.
It means that much to us, to mean that much to you.
Paris Concert of Neil Young + Promise of the Real, June 23, 2016
Photo by Jacqueline J.
Neil Young + Promise of the Real
Don Henley - Wolf Trap, Vienna, VA, 9/7/16
Berlin, Germany Concert: Neil Young + Promise of the Real - July 21, 2016
London Concert of Neil Young + Promise of the Real, June 11, 2016
Helsinki, Finland Concert: Neil Young + Promise of the Real - July 3, 2016
Virginia Beach, VA - August 2016
An Island in the Sun Under a Rainbow
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