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Wednesday, February 01, 2023

Photo of the Moment: Neil Young Portrait by Jini Dellaccio - 1967

"Cat, Waffles & Sideburns"
Neil Young, 1967
Photo by Jini Dellaccio

 

Legendary rock photographer Jini Dellaccio defined a generation of rock 'n' roll and her work still inspires photographers and musicians alike. 

In 2009, we did a feature on Jini's cool portrait of Neil Young, and her capturing photos of many rock musicians traveling in the Seattle area during the 1960's. (We posted an update in 2017, on the documentary film being made of Jini Dellaccio, also.)

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Neil Young, 1967
Photo by Jini Dellaccio


Dellaccio asked Young to get up on his roof in his fringed leather jacket and "fly like a bird." She didn't print the shot at the time because she thought it made his face look old, "and he was so beautiful."

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Neil Young, 1967
Photo by Jini Dellaccio


Inspired and captivated by Jini’s life story, filmmaker Karen Whitehead set up a team of equally determined and creative colleagues to ensure Jini's story is captured on film. In command of a state of the art digital Hasselblad, on her first photo shoot with a rock band in 3 decades. This is the stuff of legends, but it is also the heart of the film reveals an elegant 93-year-old and her remarkable story of a woman who reinvented herself several times and pursued her artistic dreams out of her Depression era childhood and went on to produce some of the most transformative images in rock photography. 



Trailer for Karen Whitehead's documentary on Jini Dellaccio, "Her Aim is True", 2013

The top of the front page of The Seattle Times on October 10, 2009 featured photos of two renowned men.

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Men of the People who say Keep Hope Alive
The Seattle Times, October 10, 2009


In one small color photo was the President of the United States who had just been announced the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, Barack Obama. The other large black and white photo was of a fringe clad 1960's folkie-rocker, Neil Young.

The leader of the free world and the rocker in the free world.

Such a contrast. But are their improbable stories really such a contrast?

The front page Seattle Times photo was part of a feature story on local photographer Jini Dellaccio. Back in the 1960's, Dellaccio captured photos of many rock musicians traveling in the Seattle area and has trunks of memories to share.


Jini Dellaccio: 1917 - 2014

Jini Dellaccio, whose distinctive photographs documented the Pacific Northwest music scene of the 1960s, and who was the subject of the 2013 documentary “Her Aim Is True,” died at home Thursday (July 3) of undisclosed causes. She was 97.

Karen Whitehead, director of “Her Aim Is True,” which had its world premiere at this past year’s Seattle International Film Festival, described Mrs. Dellaccio as a “real trailblazer.” Not only was the self-taught photographer a female in a male-dominated profession, she didn’t even begin shooting rock bands until she was in her mid-40s.

It was a time when the Northwest music scene was developing its sense of identity, and Mrs. Dellaccio gave the burgeoning scene a visual style. Her memorable black-and-white shot for the cover of the Sonics’ 1966 album “Boom” conveys a sense of American cool that rivaled anything seen on Swinging London’s Carnaby Street. She also drew on the natural picturesque qualities of the region, frequently photographing bands in outdoor settings; despite its title, her cover picture for the Wailers’ 1966 album, “Out of Our Tree,” showed the band most decidedly in a tree, grinning down at the photographer.


 
Contact Sheet of Neil Young Portraits by Jini Dellaccio

 

You can enjoy Jini's stunning photography at www.jinidellaccio.com.


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Tuesday, January 31, 2023

David Crosby Tried to Reconcile w/ Graham Nash & Neil Young | NPR

Steve Silberman & David Crosby 
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UPDATED (see comments below)

According to an interview with San Francisco-based Steve Silberman on Here & Now | NPR, David Crosby tried to reconcile with both Neil Young and Graham Nash in his final days. (thanks HtH & Mary M.!)

"There were efforts to reconcile with Graham Nash and Neil Young at the end of his life." 

 Steve Silberman, a long time friend of David Crosby, said that if Crosby had lived only a few more days, than "there would have been a reconciliation." (Listen @ ~~4:50)


Steve Silberman was one of the late David Crosby's closest friends and co-produced the podcast Freak Flag Flying with Crosby.

Silberman  wrote the best-selling book "NeuroTribes", has given TED Talks on the subject, as well as a keynote speech at the United Nations. His science writing is included in best-of anthologies and he won a Gold Record for co-producing the Grateful Dead's box set "So Many Roads." 

David Crosby, Neil Young & Graham Nash 
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, California, 1977-08-12
Photo by Ed Perlstein
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Friday, January 27, 2023

Unreleased 1971 Neil Young & Stray Gators Outtake: "See The Sky About To Rain" + The Johnny Cash Show | Neil Young Archives

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An unreleased 1971 Stray Gators outtake of See The Sky About To Rain” is now available on Neil Young Archives.

From April 15, 1971, this is the first released outtake from the Nashville sessions at Quadrafonic Sound Studios and co-produced by Elliot Mazer.

 

Also, per New This Week | NYA:

"Thanks to that same crack team of license negotiators, Neil’s appearance on The Johnny Cash Show is finally available to enjoy here on NYA without risk of us getting sued out of existence."

And, not enough new/old Neil?!

Journey Through The Past soundtrack is now streaming in its entirety on NYA.  


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Comment of the Moment: David Crosby Tributes of Note: Not A Long Time Gone ...

"Almost Cut My Hair"
 Stills, Crosby, Young & Nash - 1974

 

As so many remebered the life of  David Crosby: 1941 - 2023 since his passing last week, the range of tributes to "Croz" here from so many great musicians, writers, fans and others remembering David Crosby’s massive influence on the music from the 1960's and onward. 
 
The following Comment of the Moment makes it highly self evident that given all of "Crosby’s issues", he loved the music and it was really an all encompassing force in his life, particularly towards the end.
 

Here is the Comment of the Moment on David Crosby Tributes of Note: Not A long Time Gone ... by Ron:

Thrasher,

I just wanted to say thank you for posting these tributes. 

The Glen Close one is indeed very touching and I also found Nils' performance of Black Sheep Boy very moving.

Despite David's age, the way he lived some of his life, and his health problems it was still a shock to wake up to the news of his passing a week ago. The extensive and varied tributes and memories from so many different people have been some consolation though. Here in the UK there were several articles on the Guardian newspaper web site, and many many touching comments from fans on their online section.

Four Way Street was a big musical influence on me, growing up as a young teenager and learning what I liked and didn't. I was already aware of Neil, but this was my first exposure to David, Stephen and Graham. As much as I enjoyed Neil's material, the electric jams, and the harmonies and group playing of all four, David's solo songs on it always stood out as well. I still enjoy listening to these live versions of The Lee Shore, Laughing, and Triad - his voice sounds great and he really seems on it. Later on I was introduced to the Byrds and David's involvement with them too. 

Coming right up to date I am very much enjoying listening to the Live at the Capitol album with the Lighthouse band.

RIP David Crosby and thanks for the music.

Ron

Ron many thanks here for your comment on Crosby.

Also, thanks for highlighting the must watch Glen Close tribute to David Crosby.

We could have written much of what you say because Four Way Street was highly influential for us, as well.  It was that album that prodded our younger self to go out and buy tickets for the 1974 CSNY stadium tour when it came to our little hometown.  And what a life changing day that was, for sure.

We must also mention how Crosby's lyrics for the song "Almost Cut My Hair" with the line "Separate the wheat from some chaff" inspired this website's name.  

Folks have often puzzled why we selected a Crosby lyric for a Neil Young website?  Now that is a very good question.  And if you must know why Thrasher's Wheat is thusly named, read all about it here

And as we would signoff on Thrasher's Wheat Radio | WBKM.org each episode:

"Oh, and I feel ...
Like I owe it, yeah ... to someone"

We do owe a lot to Crosby and his mates, S, N & Y. Thanks guys. Music = Love

David Crosby
Artist Unknown?
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Thursday, January 26, 2023

THE VIBE: New Neil Young w/ Crazy Horse Concert Film Discovery - Germany 2001

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From Times-Contrarian | Neil Young Archives comes word that a new Neil Young w/ Crazy Horse concert film has been discovered and prepared for release.
 
 
THE VIBE: Neil Young w/ Crazy Horse
Times-Contrarian | Neil Young Archives 

 

As the one who has supposedly seen every Crazy Horse filmed performance so far, I was stunned to find another that i had not fully seen. 

Previously I had only seen a single camera lock off of a few songs. When I visited Shakey Pictures World Headquarters the other day, I saw what maybe could be the best Crazy Horse film ever made. It was edited by Rachel Simmer with Tim Mulligan’s sound mix mastered by the Volume Dealers’ Niko Bolas.

What struck me was the pace the horse was holding. There was no rush. Unbelievably in a such great pocket I recognized, but had never yet seen on film. The cameras stunning. Great angles. Great moves. Amazing set and and lighting by Keith Wismar. Wonderous editing.

Now that’s just my opinion, but I have seen them all and this one blew me away. Germany 2001.

Premiere coming to our own Hearse Theater exclusively for our members, who deserve to see this first. Thanks for being there.
neil

Rustie grains have sourced the concert to Erfurt Messerhalle, Germany on July 7, 2001. 

From Rusted Moon, the film discovery began over two years ago, when Neil Young was asked in a letter to the editor about the concert being filmed with several cameras. Neil than replied that he would look for it in his archive.

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Per Sugar Mountain, the concert in the Erfurt exhibition hall was one of a total of seven shows that Neil Young & Crazy Horse played during the Eurotour 2001 in Germany. It was also the last tour stop where the band was not expanded to include Pegi and Astrid Young as background singers - in other words, only pure "Crazy Horse".


Ticket - Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Exhibition Hall Erfurt, July 7th, 2001


Setlist Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Exhibition Hall Erfurt, July 7th, 2001 via Sugar Mountain

Don't Cry No Tears
 I've Been Waiting For You
Love And Only Love
Piece Of Crap
goin home
When I Hold You In My Arms
From Hank To Hendrix
Don't Let It Bring You Down
Pocahontas
After The Gold Rush
Only Love Can Break Your Heart
Standing In The Light Of Love
Gateway Of Love
Hey Hey, My My (Into The Black)
powder fingers
Like A Hurricane
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Rockin' In The Free World
Tonight's The Night 

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Concert reviews from Europe 2001 tour of Neil Young w/ Crazy Horse in Broken Arrow #083, August, 2001.


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Wednesday, January 25, 2023

David Crosby Tributes of Note: Not A Long Time Gone ...

David Crosby
Artist Unknown?
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Last week, we lost David Crosby: 1941 - 2023.

We were staggered by the range of tributes to "Croz" here from so many great musicians, writers, fans and others remembering David Crosby’s massive influence on the music from the 1960's and onward. What becomes highly self evident is  that given all of "his issues", he loved the music and it was really an all encompassing force in his life, particularly towards the end.

 
"11 minutes later, as I was playing [Crosby's demo] song again, I got a text from his son James, that the great Croz was gone. This photo is what I was looking at when I heard the news." 
 

Here is an excerpt from a post by Steve Postell, a long time collaborator with David Crosby, who had just been speaking with Crosby about performing and recording an upcoming concert:

 

See full David Crosby tribute post by Steve Postell.

"Almost Cut My Hair"
 Stills, Crosby, Young & Nash - 1974

 

Here is an excerpt from Bob Lefsetz on the Lefsetz Letter on David Crosby passing:

David Crosby’s death was a long time coming.

He talked about his money problems. Sold his catalog to Irving. He was not a rich rock star living off his past in the hills, he needed to work, he wanted to work. You see that’s what artists do.

“Turn, turn any corner

Hear, you must hear what the people say”

Crosby was telling us to listen. To pay attention. To the people. The truth. Not the supposed leaders. That was the magic of Crosby, he was beholden to nobody, and he did not want you to be either, he was an inspiration.

“It’s been a long time comin'”

It most certainly has been. Marijuana may be legal, but not abortion. In so many ways we seem to be going backward. Sure, we have these shiny devices, conveniences, but people’s brains, what they think…

But David Crosby never gave up.

“But you know

The darkest hour

Is always, always just before the dawn”

Sure, it’s a cliché, but the dawn Crosby was talking about…we believed in the possibility of change. We had no idea that Ronald Reagan would legitimize greed and the boomers would sell out to the dollar.

And many acts sold out too.

But David Crosby maintained his internal tuning fork throughout his life. He never compromised, never did it the easy way, always kept pushing towards the goal. There are people who don’t like this, but Crosby was smart enough to know you don’t retreat because of institutional blowback, you stay the course, otherwise you can never get to the goal.

So that’s all she wrote. All he did. There will be no more story.

But there’s enough for two or three lifetimes.

David Crosby first and foremost embraced life.

He’ll be a long time gone.

See full Bob Lefsetz tribute on the Lefsetz Letter on David Crosby passing. (full reading is highly recommended)


Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit + David Crosby

 

From  David Crosby, Remembered by Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires: ‘He Was Proud of the Person That He Had Become in His Old Age’ | Variety by Chris Willman:

Jason Isbell: It’s rare that anybody lives as many lives as David did. 

We knew so much about David because, on one hand, he was really honest and open, especially toward the end of his life. And on the other hand, he just lived a long time for somebody who made that many mistakes and had that many resurrections. He still had a really powerful voice, as far as his physical singing voice, but also his personality. 

David was always 100% in there, up until the very end.

We invited him to come be our guest, the first time that we headlined the Newport Folk Festival. And he didn’t know going into it that we were gonna be able to play the songs; because we were a bunch of young kids, he didn’t know who we were. 

He had heard, I think, my records, but he’d never seen us live and didn’t know what we could do. We started rehearsing and immediately we were really good friends, and he was confident after that, that we could pull it off. I think it wasn’t a matter of seeing that we had the technical ability to do it. I think he just wanted to know that we really did understand his music and weren’t just bullshitting him. 

And he could tell pretty instantly that we all had grown up with those songs. David was worried about “Wooden Ships.” He thought maybe we couldn’t pull it off, and then once we played it on acoustic guitars for him, he was like, “Oh, you guys are for real,” and we were all buddies until he passed.

Amanda Shires: He understood music theory more than I initially realized — with singing as much with guitars — and would be naming everything from a fifth to a 13th. 

He could do the theory and speak it, but it was so natural to him that you couldn’t tell that there was as much thought [about the mechanics of music] as there was.

Full interview at David Crosby, Remembered by Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires: ‘He Was Proud of the Person That He Had Become in His Old Age’ | Variety by Chris Willman.

Floyd Crosby w/ his son David @ home
 

From David Crosby Understood the Sharpness of Despair | New Yorker by Amanda Petrusich:

However cantankerous or stubborn Crosby was offstage, when performing, he was seized by a kind of silent joy. 

You could see it spreading across his face, loosening his features. Music softened him. In his later years, he wore a white mustache, long frizzy hair, and an omnipresent red beanie (knitted by his wife, Jan). He looked like someone who might sell you some garden compost. He looked salty. Performing was the one thing that seemed to reliably animate and excite him.

One of my favorite of Crosby’s vocal performances is a demo of “Everybody’s Been Burned,” a Byrds song from 1967. The tone is somewhere between Nick Drake in his Warwickshire bedroom and Frank Sinatra on a barstool, sloshing a gin Martini. It’s a generous, humane song, about how terrifying it is to go on after loss:

Everybody has been burned before
Everybody knows the pain
Anyone in this place
Can tell you to your face
Why you shouldn’t fall in love again

Crosby’s voice is steady and pure. He understands the sharpness of despair, but he also understands what it means to give in to those feelings. The work, instead, is to transcend the fear. In a way, this was always Crosby’s mission—to overpower darkness, to sing it away. 

“You die inside if you try to hide,” he cautions. “So I guess, instead / I’ll love you.” ♦

Lastly,  an incredibly moving story by Glen Close and memories of David Crosby and his "lost guitar". Definitely worth a few moments of your time.

 David & Jan Crosby 
 
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INTERVIEW: David Crosby Speaks Out in 2022

David Crosby: 1941 - 2023
 
 
Last week, we lost David Crosby: 1941 - 2023.

We were staggered by the range of tributes to "Croz" here from so many great musicians, writers, fans and others remembering David Crosby’s massive influence on the music from the 1960's and onward. What becomes highly self evident is  that given all of "his issues", he loved the music and it was really an all encompassing force in his life, particularly towards the end.

Here's a compilation of interviews with David Crosby by Harvey Kubernik. Harvey Kubernik is the author of 19 books, including "Neil Young - Heart of Gold" (see TW review). We interviewed author Kubernik while TW celebrated Neil Young's 70th birthday back in 2015.


Harvey Kubernik and David Crosby 2022 Interview:
 
Q: You always had a relationship with jazz. You saw John Coltrane play live and spent a lot of time at Dick Bock’s World Pacific studio. Bock issued many legendary jazz albums and titles from Ravi Shankar. 
 
David Crosby: I was a young folkie musician. My brother played a lot of fifties jazz. I got turned on to jazz long before I got turned on to pop or rock ‘n’ roll. They played me Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker, Dave Brubeck, Bill Evans, all of those guys in the late fifties. And more obscure stuff like Cal Tjader. J.J. Johnson. All jazz.
 
I get to a point where my head starts to open up a bit and I started playing guitar and getting more interesting on it. I’m starting to listen to pop music and I realized those chords that I really liked they were a little further along. 
 
And I started hearing some people using chords like that. And I wanted to go that direction.
 
Later the minute that I heard Steely Dan I felt that was somebody else out there that hears the same shit that I do. The minute what I heard what Walter and Donald did. I was like their brother. I wanted to move next door and pitch a pup tent on their lawn, because that was very jazzy. Very strongly jazz influenced. And much more intense and sophisticated than the pop music I had grown up with.
 
When we started the Byrds, man, there were other people around town. Paul Revere & the Raiders. We’re tallkin’ primitive shit, guys dancing on their amps in uniforms. I mean, come on. (Laughs). This is a different world. And I hear Steely Dan. Man do I wish I was in that band. And other bands came along as well as Michael Hedges. Another one. Strongly jazz influenced but strongly classically influenced too.

 

And I gotta say that is really where it came from to me. I listened to a ton of classical music from my parents and folk music from my parents and jazz music from my brother. My parents played classical music every Sunday of my life. And that’s what did it. I knew those chords were out there and I was lookin’ for ‘em. The Weavers and folk singers who could really do it and really had something to say. Those people taught us a whole lot.

 

Q: In the recent Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Déjà Vu reissue your recordings of “Laughing” and “Triad” are in the Déjà Vu package. But origins of these tunes go back, including your encounter with the Beatles.  

 

David Crosby: “Laughing.” The Byrds went over to England in 1965. And, of course, our heroes were the Beatles. And they came to hear us and were really nice to us. They were friendly and very real and not at all star people. None of that. They drove us home from gigs and came to gigs more than once and had us over to houses for dinner and to parties. They were really nice cats.

 

I was very taken with George. I liked him a lot. Always did, right from the start. Very sincere. Very friendly and trying hard to be a decent human being. And that appeals to me no end. I became friends with George. So, I had just been turned on to Ravi Shankar by a friend in the States. And I had an album by Ravi in my suitcase. I gave it to George,” he recalled.
 
Now that had repercussions. George told me later that I turned him onto Indian music. I have trouble believing that. I think there were other people who helped do that. But that’s what he told me. God bless me. George liked Indian music, got interested in it and wound up going to India. When he was in India he met a guru, a teacher that he liked.
 
Later we were talking and he told me about this guy and he told me about this guy and said he found somebody who might know some of the answers. George was smitten. Well, I’m a very skeptical person about that, always have been. The minute someone tells me they have God’s phone number and address I kind of back off. I don’t believe in that. I wanted to say to George, ‘Oh man, come on, take it with a grain of salt. The guy may know something but don’t bet your whole month’s rent.’ I couldn’t do it. It was George…And I just couldn’t give him that kind of advice. 
 
And I said I I’ve thought that I thought that I knew what the answer was and the truth is the closest I came to it was laughing in the sun. 
 
And that was a song I wrote to George.

 

Q: There is “Triad,” a 1967 composition about a threesome and sexual freedom. Decades ago, it was presented to the Byrds for potential inclusion on their LP The Notorious Byrd Brothers, recorded and rejected, later surfacing in 1971 on CSN&Y’s 4 Way Street. In 2006 the Byrds’ recording of “Triad” appeared on the Columbia/Legacy label’s There Is A Season box set.
 
David Crosby: The reason the French call it manage a trois is they’ve been doing it for a long time. It’s not controversial. I think there are people who are very strait-laced, some of it for religious reasons and some of them because they are squares. And for them the idea of three people making love at the same time is not only strange but outrageous, terrible and offensive. I don’t feel that way. Those things are very deeply seeded, people’s reactions to sex and religions.
 
Q: I wanted to ask about the impact of Neil Young joining CSN&Y for Déjà Vu. 
 
David Crosby: The greatest strength we had was as songwriters. That was our main number one strength. And the trick that we had was that we had several. Now most bands had one. Some had two. What that gets you is that if you are painting a picture and you have a number of colors on your palate, if you are working with somebody else, they have different colors on their palate. If they have six and they have nine, all of a sudden you have sixteen colors. 
 
It’s a better painting.
 
Now, when you are making albums, the problem of having one writer is that he or she tends to write very similarly song to song. With the four of us we had four drastically different writing styles, four ways of conceiving a song. They were very different.
 
Now I will go out on a limb and say Stills was the best of us. I think he was, without question, the best songwriter, the best singer and the best guitar player. All three. 
 
But I think all four of us had real skill as songwriters and our stuff was very different than each other. I think that’s one of the main reasons that it made it.
 
Q: When did you know or feel Neil Young could work in the existing CS&N trio format? 
 
David Crosby: I’ll tell you exactly. I was sittin’ in Joni’s driveway on Lookout Mountain Drive in Laurel Canyon. And Neil drove by and he saw me out there, turned around at the next stop and came back down and pulled in. Gets out of his car and pulls out a guitar.
 
Now this is when we are considering asking him to be in the group. 
 
And he knows that. He knows that Nash is against it. And he knows I’m kind of on the fence, and he knows Stills is for it. That kind of makes me the decider. I didn’t say anything. That’s how it was, right? Neil sat down on the trunk of the car with me, the two of us, him with the guitar, and he sang ‘Helpless,’ ‘Country Girl’ and a few other things. And I said ‘I wanna work with this guy. This is too good.’ It was about the writing. It was all about those songs.
 
He’s not as good as a guitar player as Stills. To this day he’s not as good as a guitar player as Stills. He’s very very good. Stills is very much better. We didn’t need him for that. We did need a guitar player when Stills was playing keyboard. And that was a big factor in what Stills said to us about bringing Neil in. But, for me, it was only about those songs. They were excellent. Excellent. 
 
And they were completely different from us and I knew what would happen when we add those Crosby, Stills, Nash vocal sound to a song like that. I knew what ‘Helpless’ would sound like. And I knew what we could do. It was irresistible. 
 
Of course, I wanted to work with him.



 

Harvey Kubernik is the author of 20 books, including 2009’s Canyon Of Dreams: The Magic And The Music Of Laurel Canyon and 2014’s Turn Up The Radio! Rock, Pop and Roll In Los Angeles 1956-1972.   Sterling/Barnes and Noble in 2018 published Harvey and Kenneth Kubernik’s The Story Of The Band: From Big Pink To The Last Waltz. In 2021 they wrote Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child for Sterling/Barnes and Noble. Otherworld Cottage Industries in 2020 published Harvey’s Docs That Rock, Music That Matters.

 

Kubernik’s writings are in several book anthologies, including, The Rolling Stone Book Of The Beats and Drinking With Bukowski. Harvey wrote the liner notes to the CD re-releases of Carole King’s Tapestry, The Essential Carole King, Allen Ginsberg’s Kaddish, Elvis Presley The ’68 Comeback Special, The Ramones’ End of the Century and Big Brother & the Holding Company Captured Live at The Monterey International Pop Festival.  

 

During 2006 Harvey Kubernik spoke at the special hearings initiated by The Library of Congress that were held in Hollywood, California, discussing archiving practices and audiotape preservation.
    
In 2020, Harvey served as a consultant on the 2-part documentary Laurel Canyon: A Place in Time directed by Alison Ellwood that debuted on the M-G-M/EPIX cable television channel.

 

Harvey Kubernik, Henry Diltz and Gary Strobl collaborated with ABC-TV in 2011 for their Emmy-winning one hour Eye on L.A. Legends of Laurel Canyon program hosted by Tina Malave.


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In the fields of wheat

"Children of Destiny" will NOT be harvested
However, the chaff will be burned by unquenchable fire

Neil Young + Promise of the Real

Europe 2016 Tour Dates



2015 Rebel Content Tour


Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Alchemy Concert Tour Reviews

Fall 2012 N. America Tour
Spring 2013 Australia/New Zealand Tour
Summer 2013 Europe Tour

Europe Summer 2014 Concert Tour
Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Thrasher's Wheat Radio Supporters Go To Europe

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Neil Young Films

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2010 MusiCares Honors Neil Young

Features Elvis Costello, Crosby Stills & Nash, Sheryl Crow, Josh Groban, Ben Harper, Elton John, Norah Jones, Lady Antebellum, Dave Matthews, James Taylor, Keith Urban, and others.
Proceeds from sales go to MusiCares,
which helps musicians in need of
financial and medical assistance.

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"There's more to the picture
Than meets the eye"

#BigShift

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Neil Young FAQ:
Everything Left to Know About the Iconic and Mercurial Rocker
"an indispensable reference"

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Paul McCartney and Neil Young

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"You can make a difference
If you really a try"

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John Lennon and Neil Young


"hailed by fans as a wonderful read"

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young:
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The Supergroup of the 20th Century



Director Jonathan Demme's Exquisite film "Heart of Gold"

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Eddie Vedder and Neil Young

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Revisiting The Significance of
The Buffalo Springfield


"The revolution will not be televised"
... it will be blogged, streamed,
tweeted, shared and liked
The Embarrassment of Mainstream Media

Turn Off Your TV & Have A Life


"Everything Is Bullshit" +
"Turn Off The News"
Turn Off the News (Build a Garden)


Neil Young 2016 Year in Review:
The Year of The Wheat

Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain and Neil Young

Neil Young's Feedback:
An Acquired Taste?

Young Neil: The Sugar Mountain Years
by Rustie Sharry "Keepin' Jive Alive in T.O." Wilson

"the definitive source of Neil Young's formative childhood years in Canada"

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Joni Mitchell & Neil Young

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Bob and Neil

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So Who Really Was "The Godfather of Grunge"?


Four Dead in Ohio
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So What Really Happened at Kent State?


The Four Dead in Ohio



May The FOUR Be With You #MayThe4thBeWithYou

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dissent is not treason
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism

Rockin' In The Free World



Sing Truth to Power!
When Neil Young Speaks Truth To Power,
The World Listens

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Emmylou Harris and Neil Young

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Wilco and Neil Young

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Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young

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Elton John and Neil Young

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Lynyrd Skynyrd and Neil Young

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The Meaning of "Sweet Home Alabama" Lyrics


Neil Young Nation -
"The definitive Neil Young fan book"

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"Powderfinger"
What does the song mean?

Random Neil Young Link of the Moment
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Bonnie Raitt and Neil Young

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I'm Proud to Be A Union Man

UNITED WE STAND/DIVIDED WE FALL


When Neil Young is Playing,
You Shut the Fuck Up


Class War:
They Started It and We'll Finish It...
peacefully

A battle raged on the open page...
No Fear, No Surrender. Courage
WE WON'T BACK DOWN. NEVER STAND DOWN.

"What if Al Qaeda blew up the levees?"
Full Disclousre Now


"I've Got The Revolution Blues"

Willie Nelson & Neil Young
Willie Nelson for Nobel Peace Prize



John Mellencamp:
Why Willie Deserves a Nobel

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BOYCOTT HATE

Love and Only Love

"Thinking about what a friend had said,
I was hoping it was a lie"


We're All On
A Journey Through the Past

Neil Young's Moon Songs
Tell Us The F'n TRUTH
(we can handle it... try us)

Freedom:
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Does Anything Else Really Matter?

"Nobody's free until everybody's free."
~~ Fannie Lou Hamer

Here Comes "The Big Shift"
#BigShift

Maybe everything you think you know is wrong? NOTHING IS AS IT SEEMS
"It's all illusion anyway."

Propaganda = Mind Control
NOTHING IS AS IT SEEMS
Guess what?
"Symbols Rule the World, not Words or Laws."
... and symbolism will be their downfall...

Brighter Planet's 350 Challenge
Be The Rain, Be The Change

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the truth will set you free
This Machine Kills Fascists


"Children of Destiny" - THE Part of THE Solution

(Frame from Official Music Video)

war is not the answer
yet we are
Still Living With War

"greed is NOT good"
Hey Big Brother!
Stop Spying On Us!
Civic Duty Is Not Terrorism

The Achilles Heel
#NullifyNSA
Orwell (and Grandpa) Was Right
“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery.”
~~ Bob Marley

The Essence of "The Doubters"



Yes, There's Definitely A Hole in The Sky


Even Though The Music Died 50+ Years Ago
,
Open Up the "Tired Eyes" & Wake up!
"consciousness is near"
What's So Funny About
Peace, Love, & Understanding & Music?

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Show Me A Sign

"Who is John Galt?"
To ask the question is to know the answer

"Whosoever shall give up his liberty for a temporary security
deserves neither liberty nor safety."

~~ Benjamin Franklin

Words

(Between the lines of age)


And in the end, the love you take
Is equal to the love you make

~~ John & Paul

the zen of neil
the power of rust
the karma of the wheat

~Om-Shanti.

Namaste