For decades we’ve been able to expect nothing of Neil Young but the unexpected. One minute he’ll be serenading us with restrained acoustic sensitivity, the next he’ll bury us with an all-out feedback barrage. Now the 68-year-old musical extremist has managed the impressively nimble feat of putting his creative machinery in reverse and drive at the same time. Continue reading Neil Young uses Jack White’s vintage recording booth for new vinyl album
Thanks, Jim, for letting me share this
Is your money that good
Will it buy you forgiveness
Do you think that it could
I think you will find
When your death takes its toll
All the money you made
Will never buy back your soul.”-Bob Dylan/”Masters Of War”Smithsonian Museum Of American History
neil young ohio (click to play)
The song “Ohio” was an anthem to a generation in the 1970’s. Here’s how Neil remembers the song from liner notes of the Decade album:
“It’s still hard to believe I had to write this song. It’s ironic that I capitalized on the death of these American students. Probably the most important lesson ever learned at an American place of learning. David Crosby cried after this take.
For more on the song, the historic aftermath of its impact, and photos of the day, see Lyrics Analysis of Neil Young’s song “Ohio”.The Truth About The Kent State Massacre
So what really happened at Kent State over 40 years ago?
Now, newly discovered information sheds light on the awful truth of that tragic day that left 4 dead in Ohio.
To understand the events of May 4, 1970 at Kent State and the four dead in Ohio, is to understand much of what has happened in our history before, during and after.
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