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Sunday, November 03, 2019

INTERVIEW: Neil Young Says He Was Offered Millions to Tour Harvest Album | AARP


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Neil Young reveals in a recent interview that he has been offered millions of dollars to tour the Harvest album.

From Neil Young and Crazy Horse are Back with a New Album, Documentary: Rock legend talks to AARP about his new release, 'Colorado,' his legacy and never fading away | AARP by Edna Gundersen:
AARP: In 2014, you left your longtime home, Broken Arrow Ranch in Redwood, California, and you and Pegi, your wife of 36 years, divorced. She died of cancer in January. Were these hard losses?

Neil Young: Pegi was a very hard loss. She was a great mom, and she did a lot that no one else will be able to do. The ranch was a beautiful place, but moving on is not a bad thing. I had a really good period of time there, when I raised my kids.

AARP: How are you adjusting to aging?

Neil Young: I'm trying to take care of myself. Daryl's a big help. She's very health-oriented, which I never have been. Now I'm walking, swimming. Maybe tomorrow morning I'll be stand-up paddling. I lost between 30 and 35 pounds in six months. Nice that I don't have to carry that around anymore.

AARP: Any reason you haven't yet announced a tour for this album?

Neil Young: I was just offered millions of dollars for a tour to do Harvest.

Everyone who played on Harvest is dead. I don't want to do that.

How about planting instead of harvesting?

If I decide to go on the road, I'd like to do a democracy tour next year with different people that keep changing. Not right or left. Democracy is not you on this side and me on that side just to see who wins.
In a way, it's good to see Neil appearing in AARP Magazine (Association Retired Persons) with a target market of the aged. Just the other day, in response to a NYA Letter to the Editor by Uncle Eddie -- who is concerned about living long enough to ever hear the unreleased albums by Neil Young -- Neil reflects on his aging fan base and what to do. (See Neil Young Releasing Everything in 2020 on NYA for more details.)

Full interview at Neil Young and Crazy Horse are Back with a New Album, Documentary: Rock legend talks to AARP about his new release, 'Colorado,' his legacy and never fading away | AARP by Edna Gundersen.



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2 Comments:

At 11/04/2019 09:02:00 PM, Blogger mark said...

>> Everyone who played on Harvest is dead. I don't want to do that.

....... i didn't even think about that.
... Times fade away ..... faster than we can imagine
........ i paid twice to hear Greendale on stage, was glad to do it.. it was new music
.... paid once to hear TFA... again, new music
........ as much as i love the record, i think i'd get depressed to hear a 21st century version of Harvest

 
At 11/04/2019 10:30:00 PM, Blogger Steve Rust Downunder said...

It would of been fantastic....and he could of gifted the money to help fight Climate change

 

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