Harvest is the fourth studio album by Canadian musician Neil Young, released on February 1, 1972, on Reprise Records, catalogue MS 2032. It featured the London Symphony Orchestra on two tracks and vocals by noted guests David Crosby, Graham Nash, Linda Ronstadt, Stephen Stills, and James Taylor. It topped the Billboard 200 album chart for two weeks, and spawned two hit singles, “Old Man“, which peaked at #31 on the BillboardHot 100, and “Heart of Gold“, which reached #1. It was the best-selling album of 1972 in the United States.
Harvest Moon is the 19th studio album by Canadian musician Neil Young, released on November 2, 1992. Many of the musicians appearing on it also appeared on his 1972 album Harvest.
My dad and I were listening to “Harvest Moon” by Neil Young last weekend (it’s not on this album, but is a great song nonetheless). It’s this peaceful song about finding yourself still in love years after meeting someone– which is not a theme you hear a lot in a love songs (unless you’ve been rocking out the Orleans’ classic to “Still the One” on repeat). But to the point, we were laughing because it’s this really pretty, romantic song and you could have anyone in the world sing that song and it wouldn’t sound nearly as good or as pretty as it does in Neil’s tinny, nasally voice. So much for the Grandpa of Grunge.
I’m a big Neil Young guy. He gets me. I get him. I’ve cultivated a pretty serious relationship with his music. (Although I don’t know him, at this point, I’m pretty…
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John Dawson Winter III (February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014), known as Johnny Winter, was an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. Best known for his high-energy blues-rock albums and live performances in the late 1960s and 1970s, Winter also produced three Grammy Award-winning albums for blues singer and guitarist Muddy Waters. After his time with Waters, Winter recorded several Grammy-nominated blues albums. In 1988, he was inducted into the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame and in 2003, he was ranked 63rd in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”.
Johnny Winter was born in Beaumont, Texas, on February 23, 1944. Winter, with younger brother Edgar (born 1946), was nurtured at an early age by their parents in musical pursuits. Johnny and his brother, both of whom were born with albinism, began performing at an early age. When he was ten…
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