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Neil Young and Crazy Horse Return with “Colorado”
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Neil Young and Crazy Horse Return with “Colorado”

Neil Young has played with plenty of bands over the years, but Crazy Horse is the one that keeps coming back. Now Young and Crazy Horse have teamed up again for “Colorado,” a ten-song album that is their first since 2012’s “Psychedelic Pill.”

Neil Young Releases “Roxy: Tonight’s The Night Live”
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Neil Young Releases “Roxy: Tonight’s The Night Live”

Neil Young’s “Ditch” era after the success of 1972’s Harvest produced some of the most emotionally heavy and raw music of his career. Central to the set of albums referred to as the “Ditch Trilogy” is 1975’s Tonight’s the Night, a reflection on drug abuse and the loss of his friends. Guitarist Danny Whitten and roadie Bruce Berry had both...

Neil Young Releases Live Material From “This Note’s for You” Era
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Neil Young Releases Live Material From “This Note’s for You” Era

Recordings from Neil Young’s 1987-88 live dates fronting the Bluenotes (his regular backing band Crazy Horse augmented by a horn section) comprise Bluenote Café, a new release from the Neil Young Archives Performance Series. Performances by bassists Billy Talbot and the late Rick Rosas are captured on the set, which features songs from shows performed leading up to and following...

Crazy Horse Bassist Billy Talbot Suffers Stroke
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Crazy Horse Bassist Billy Talbot Suffers Stroke

Crazy Horse bassist and longtime Neil Young collaborator Billy Talbot has suffered a mild stroke, the band released in a statement. Thankfully, doctors say Talbot is expected to make a full recovery, but they also say he must take time off from the band’s upcoming summer tour. Rick Rosas, who played on many of Young’s albums as well as toured...

Crazy Horse’s Billy Talbot Releases New Album
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Crazy Horse’s Billy Talbot Releases New Album

Billy Talbot, the longtime bassist Neil Young’s backing band Crazy Horse, has just released his latest album with his own band. On the Road to Spearfish is a nine-track album and the band’s second album following the 2004 release, Alive in the Spirit World. Talbot began performing solo in 1999, playing small venues until officially forming the Billy Talbot Band...