Neil Young – Mirror Ball

“People my age, they don’t do the things I do” By the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, Neil Young was back in favour and releasing some of his finest albums since his ‘70s heyday. Young’s renaissance began in earnest with Freedom (1989), followed by the grungy Ragged Glory, (1990), the wistful Harvest Moon (1992), and… Read More Neil Young – Mirror Ball

Manassas – Pieces

Following the bitter breakup of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Stephen Stills released two solo records before forming Manassas, another super group of sorts, in 1971 with Chris Hillman, of The Flying Burrito Brothers. Joining them were Al Perkins (guitar), Fuzzy Samuels (bass), Paul Harris (keyboards), Joe Lala (percussion) and Dallas Taylor, who had played… Read More Manassas – Pieces

Neil Young – Tonight’s the Night

Dark, depressing, and brilliant Tonight’s the Night is one the most shambolic albums I’ve ever heard. It is also one of Neil Young’s best. How that is so I cannot say. Some records can impress you on first listen, while others take time. This LP falls into the latter category, where for years I struggled… Read More Neil Young – Tonight’s the Night