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Evening Coconut
"It's no secret, what everybody knows..."
(Archive 29: 8/5/99 - 8/30/99)

(Rumors, Sightings, Eavesdroppings)

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From: jrinker@wenet.net (Jordan Rinker)
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 1999 17:45:41 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: Lobos, Heartbreakers & Neil

Mike Campbell played pieces of Neil songs within his solos at the Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Shoreline Amphitheatre show in Mountain View last weekend. Los Lobos was the opening act for both nights.

On the second night, Los Lobos was booked at Slim's nightclub in S.F. after their Petty opener gig. They came on at Slim's at about 11:30, playing rented equipment. After several songs they finally got the amps right, and broke into a jamming version of Farmer John.

Awhile later I looked up to see another musician joining them on stage with guitar in hand -- it was Mike Campbell, joining Dave, Cesar and the band. They proceeded to play a full on rocking version of Down By The River, with Campbell's solo bookended by Dave and Cesar's. After the tune, Mike made as if he was done by shaking hands, but Dave wouldn't let him leave for two more songs!

Benmont Tench joined Los Lobos for the first song of the encore as well. A fine time was had by all.

Peace and rockin'
Jordan (Doctor J)

From: Rustnjboy@aol.com
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 1999 16:28:17 EDT
Subject: Tori & Alanis & Neil

Went to the "Tori & Alanis Show" at the E-Centre in Camden last Friday. Just prior to Alanis' set, Like A Hurricane came on over the PA. Nice touch! It was a great show, especially Tori -- she was killer!

Take it easy,
Chuck aka Jersey Boy

From: Kevin Jones <jones@halcyon.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 1999 13:09:44 -0700
Subject: REMer's Neil experiences

In an article in the current issue of The Rocket, a Northwest music rag, REM sideman (and former Posies member) Ken Stringfellow recounts his first "audition" with REM. It happened to be the rehearsals for the last year's Bridge Benefit. He'd never played with the band before...

"We only had two days in San Francisco. I was practicing keyboard parts on Neil Young's pump organ. In fact, a significant portion of the second rehearsal was spent rehearsing Ambulance Blues and On the Beach with Neil himself."
In the same article, Peter Buck recounts with pride...
"I remember Neil walking up to me and saying into my ear, 'You guys are in a groove.'"
The story goes on to say that Ambulance Blues will be on the REM fan club's Christmas single.

"I was in a hurry, but that don't matter now..."

From: Tony.Laurienti@fnc.fujitsu.com
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 1999 12:17:26 -0500 (CDT)
Subject: Another Springfield Box Rumor

In today's New York Daily News (music section), they listed the release date of the Buffalo Springfield Box Set as Oct 12th. No mention of Neil Young's Box Set/Compilations, or the new CSNY album.


Date: Mon, 30 Aug 1999 10:32:56 -0400
Subject: Rufus On Neil

Stumbled across an old article about Rufus Thibodeaux (master fiddler) where he talks a bit about his work with Neil on his albums and tours. One of the interesting quotes:

One of Thibodeaux's favorite memories comes from his first session with Young for Comes a Time. The band was just learning the songs, Thibodeaux said, when Young announced they had completed the album. Young then told the group, "People don't buy {lack of} mistakes, they buy the feel. And the feel is there."
. . . RE*AC*TOR

From: Peter.Holmstedt@telia.com
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 1999 20:29:59 +0200
Subject: Under The Covers -- The Film

According to Henry Diltz's web site, Henry's Gallery (slightly edited):

We finally finished our film Under The Covers. Thanks to The Cameraguys Bill Day and Terry Schwartz for their film talents. We are very happy with the results.

The film covers Gary Burden and Henry Diltz's story of album cover design from the mid '60s through the '70s featuring CSN, Eagles, Doors, Jackson Browne, David Cassidy, Jimmy Webb, America, Joni Mitchell, Steppenwolf, Mama Cass, CSNY and more.

The quality is superb on DVD which includes a new digitally mixed audio track. It includes 16 chapters running 90 minutes.

The program will initially be released this fall only with new JVC DVD machines. The retail availability of the DVD will not happen until March of 2000. There will also be a The Learning Channel broadcast at the beginning of next year. We will also offer it on our site in the future.

HyperRust editor's note: Check out a review of the CDROM version of Under The Covers.

From: Alex Kaliwoda <neilfans@viernna.at.vienna.at>
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 1999 19:09:18 +0200
Subject: What's GOD Say?

After hearing about the first Archives installment again being pulled from the release schedule, three very old Rusties get the chance to have a small talk with GOD. A kind of meet and greet.

The first asks: "I'm an old man, can you tell me when Neil's Archives will be released?"

GOD answers: "Keep your faith -- it will be within the next year."

The second Rustie asks: "Lord, I'm from Austria, will we in Europe ever get a chance to see Neil again?"

GOD replies: "Don't worry -- he'll come within the next two years."

The last one asks: "When will the Missing 6 be released?"

After an interval, GOD answers: "Sorry man -- I don't know. But one thing is for sure, I'll be dead by then!"

From: two arm steve <spreadicated@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 1999 16:45:30 GMT
Subject: CSNY vs Britney Spears

As Jim Rome would say, these are excerpts from the multi-colored fishwrap (USA Today):

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

The legendary foursome unleashes its formidable harmonies on a reunion album, tentively titled Looking Forward, due Oct. 26...

..."I can definitely see older fans coming back for that one," Wonsiewicz says. "If the songs are solid, it can be a platinum record. Older artists have trouble getting airplay, so that could be a problem. The adult alternative format is great for that age group, but it's not known for selling records like urban, pop, or alternative-rock stations."...

...Young's cachet with Generation X could win wider exposure, as could the unlikely fortune of a hit single. "It's hard to imagine such veterans having a top 10 single next to Britney Spears," Howard says. "They may not need it. This is one of the most anticipated albums for the boomers."

From: John Hampton <johnfh@atlantic.net>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 1999 13:52:43 -0400
Subject: McNabb's Finger

They're doing this Where Are They Now thing on VH1 about Icicle Works. Ian McNabb said Neil didn't like it when he used Crazy Horse on his 1994 solo album. He even said "F#!K Neil!!" And he gave Neil the finger!!

Peace & Rust
Timeless Drifter

Date: Fri, 27 Aug 1999 12:03:37 -0400
Subject: SNL Album Details

Variety has another article about the Saturday Night Live music compilations previously mentioned here. They don't see fit to mention Neil at all. One item not mentioned previously is that the CDs "will be marketed through direct response and TV ads".

MTV also has an article that lists the tracks on the CDs. Neil's song is No More. It's the 2nd song on second CD of the set, between Nirvana's Rape Me and REM's Loosing My Religion.

A close look at the tracklist reveals that, of all the artists performing on the two CDs, a dozen of them have played the Bridge School benefit concerts! Here's the full list (Bridge performers marked with Bridge concert number in [ ] brackets):

. . . RE*AC*TOR

Date: Fri, 27 Aug 1999 11:54:05 -0400
Subject: VH1 on CSNY

The VH1 news page has a short CSNY blurb that combines a few previous news items. Here's how they word it all:

CSN & Y Random Notes
The world has started its trembling at the notion that Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young are getting back together. And they've brought help. Looking Forward, due for release on October 26, will feature a Stephen Stills-Bob Dylan collaboration called Seen Enough. David Crosby, understandably, sounded even more thrilled than he was on Four Way Street. Said Cros: "It was fantastic. Neil Young is so much fun to play music with I can't even begin to tell you. He's a wonderful cat and CSN is a great band. And put them together... CSNY is like seven pounds of stuff in a three-pound bag. It's a wonderfully inventive event." And all this without the aid of artificial stimulants!
Looks like Still's collaboration with Dylan's finally giving HIM some press with regard to this album. Previously Nash was quoted a lot when Neil first joined them, and Neil & Crosby have both been busy enough touring to get press of their own (each article usually including an "and CSNY has re-formed" sidebar). Up to now, Stills was pretty much left out of the picture. Thanx for getting him some press, too, Bob! #160; :-)
. . . RE*AC*TOR

From: Brent Hinson <brenthinson@yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 1999 10:31:47 -0700 (PDT
Subject: Neil-therapy for Neo-Nazi

An item of interest. This semester, I am taking a class in Terrorism at my college (this is not a how-to class, it's from a Political Science perspective). Anyway, I was reading the assigned text for my class, The Future of Terrorism by Harvey W. Kushner. It was talking about the process of being indoctrinated into a hate group and the obstacles to getting out.

The text talked of the case of Ingo Hasselbach, a contemporary German Neo-Nazi leader, who chose to get out of his hate group after they had killed several people in a fire that erupted after one of their regular bombings. It talked about his struggle through depression after escaping the group and eventually finding his way to America.

What did he cite as helping bring him out of this ordeal and retain his sanity? The music of Neil Young. Hasselbach said whenever he was depressed, he would put on some Neil. He has every album Neil has ever done.

So there you have it: Listening to Neil can prevent you from being a Neo-Nazi. Kind of interesting/uplifting to hear that our man's music has made such a difference in this guy's life.

Thought you might be interested-
A man of the people

Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 22:42:10 -0400
Subject: Emmylou on Neil: "I love his voice"

There's been mention here about the new Emmylou & Linda Ronstadt Western Wall: The Tuscon Sessions album, and how Neil's on it. Here's a short article from Launch about it:

Neil Young is among the many guests and collaborators on Western Wall: The Tucson Sessions, the new duo project by Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris. The pair recruited Young, an old buddy of both, to sing on their version of Bruce Springsteen's Across The Border, and to play harmonica on Jackson Browne's For A Dancer. Harris tells LAUNCH how they hooked Young into the project:
"Linda and I are great fans of his, and we've both worked with him before. I can't remember which [song] was the one that we originally thought we wanted him on, whether it was For A Dancer or Across The Border. But then we thought, 'Well, if we're gonna get him on one song, we'll get him on two. You know, no use in wasting Neil if he's there.' And then to have him sing...I love his voice."
After performing an industry-only showcase gig on Monday Ronstadt and Harris kick off a three-week tour Friday (Aug. 27) in Reno, Nev.
    -- Gary Graff
. . . RE*AC*TOR

Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 08:15:32 -0400
Subject: Archives pulled from schedule

The new releases page for Reprise Records has removed the "Neil Young Box Set" entry (that had been listed for October 26) completely. It's now not mentioned on that page at all, not even under the "Albums to be scheduled for release" list. (Note that the "Neil Young" entry that's in that list has been there for quite a while, presumably covering the postponed Neil album, not for the Archives box.)

So what else is new?   :-(
. . . RE*AC*TOR

Oh yeah, they do now list the CSNY album as Looking Forward.

From: Paul_Crick@hotmail.com
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 07:48:12 BST
Subject: Church's Cortez

This one's pretty good. The Australian band The Church (remember Under the Milky Way ?) do an 11 minute wig out of Cortez The Killer, on their new album Box of Birds. The album is all covers.


Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 06:31:31 EDT
Subject: Dylan's CSNY Contribution

According to SonicNet:

The upcoming Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young reunion album, Looking Forward (Oct. 26), will include a bluesy rock song co-written by bandmember Stephen Stills and folk-rock legend Bob Dylan entitled Seen Enough, according to a source familiar with the project.
. . .RE*AC*TOR

From: ABBAABBADO@aol.com
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 1999 23:22:21 EDT
Subject: Get those VCRs ready...

The Celebration at Big Sur film will be on Cinemax on Sept. 4.

HyperRust Editor's note: That film includes footage of CSNY performing, including Sea of Madness and Down By The River.)

From: Piet Raedts <pietraedts@usa.net>
Date: 24 Aug 99 11:10:13 PDT
Subject: RHP's Neil Cover

A couple of weeks ago I picked up The Shanti Project CD. Indeed the Red House Painters cover Midnight On The Bay (one of Neil's songs from Long May You Run). As with most songs they cover, RHP makes it their own.

The lyrics remain the same but the song sounds like a RHP song. The Red House Painters are very good (I was very pleasantly surprised when I saw them live) and they are in excellent company on this album. It features other previously unreleased tracks by them, and tracks by Low, Idaho and Hayden.

Most of the time I don't care for this type of "good cause" CD. I'd usually rather donate $25 cash rather than buy a CD that I'll never play, since it would just end up taking up space. This one is an exception, though. I do highly recommend it -- and the good cause is gravy.


From: erik.swain@cancom.com
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 1999 6:49:28 -0700
Subject: Neil performance to be released!

According to USA Today, on September 21, Saturday Night Live will release 2 CD's of musical performances. And Neil will be on it! It doesn't say which performance, though...

Please, Rockin' In The Free World, Please...!

Funny that they include Neil in the list of "Gen-X heros" (along with Green Day, Nirvana, REM, etc) rather than in the list of "boomer favorites" (Petty, Simon, Clapton, etc.) We all know he's both!

Erik Swain
Be on My Side, I'll Be on Your Side

From: Rob Hudson <sixty2zero@hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 1999 02:02:24 PDT
Subject: Crazy Horse snippet tonight?

On VH-1 in the USA tonite:

Where Are They Now - Ian McNabb/Icicle Works.
Airs 9pm OR 10pm (depends where you live)
Ian tells me there should be some footage of him & The Horse.


From: K Murtha <nebogipfel67@yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 1999 19:07:33 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: Red House Painters cover Neil

Have you heard there's a cover of Midnight on The Bay by Red House Painters? It's on a benefit album called The Shanti Project. Details are on-line. It's available by mail-order or by on-line order.

Still Rusting!
Better Off Dead

Date: Sun, 22 Aug 1999 13:16:36 -0400
Subject: Ben meets Stephen Hawking

Check it out on the Bridge School site. If you've not met Ben or seen a pic of him, that's him on the left side of the second picture, beside Dr. Hawking.
. . . RE*AC*TOR

Date: Sat, 21 Aug 1999 10:23:50 -0400
Subject: Heard here and there

A a couple of news items that I can't quote anyone on, but they're from pretty reliable sources. As usual take EVERYTHING with a grain of salt, though:

  1. Euro-release of new CSNY album set for October 22. Looks like y'all Euro's will be able to buy it before us USers.

  2. Euro-release of Archives box will be within a couple of weeks after the CSNY album. Looks pretty firm since an actual catalog number has been assigned.
. . . RE*AC*TOR

From: Leo Echavarria <lechavarria@sau29.k12.nh.us>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 1999 09:31:36 -0600
Subject: Neil in Relix

The three New York City shows from the Solo Tour are reviewed in the most recent Relix magazine.

From: Craig Leavitt <jokerman_83@yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 1999 01:16:33 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: Just heard 2 new CSNY tracks!

Heard them between sets at a Wilson Pickett / Julian Lennon show at the Fox in Boulder, CO. Who knows how or where the sound guy spinning discs between songs got ahold of this stuff, but it was the real deal.

First song was Looking Forward. I must admit that this is not one of my favorites of Neil's current batch of new songs, but I like this CSNY version better than the solo version. They get a great vocal blend, doesn't sound quite like anything else they've done before. Took me awhile to recognize the song, and longer still to realise it was CSNY. When I could pick out Nash on top of the harmony I knew it was our crew. Almost the whole thing is sung in 4 part harmony, only for a line or two does Neil step out alone, and the harmony comes back in quick when he does. Sounded like lots of acoustic guitars, with steady drum/bass backing. Overall a very engaging track.

Next was Cros-bo's paen to his own activist posturing, Stand And Be Counted. Oh excuse me, did i just poke fun at Croz? Mmmm, so I did. Well in any case the song is one of his mid-tempo bluesy-type things with a white-honky chorus where Cros and Nash get to shout with self-righteous indignation....think Long Time Gone interupted by snippets of Soldiers of Peace, Yours and Mine, etc. But a better sounding piece of music over all. Stillsy plays bluesy lead whilst Neil seems to be spitting out chunky, angular crunch chords behind him.

So am I the first Rustie to actually hear any tracks from the long-awaited magnum opus? Hey, everybody gets lucky once in awhile. This was in a bar with a murmuring crowd and all, but there is no doubt in me mind what I was hearing. Overall it sounds like CSNY will be represented on record to much better effect this time than on American Dream (of which I am noetheless fond, save the flames). Hey i'll plunk down my $15, especially for the Stills tunes.....

rollin to the bottom

Date: Wed, 18 Aug 1999 15:57:24 -0400
Subject: Billy Talbot THIS WEEKEND

Just a reminder that Billy Talbot will be doing an in-store performance this weekend in San Francisco. The details:

Where: Open Mind Music
342 Divisadero (at Oak St), Phone: (415)621-2244

When: Sat, August 21, 3:00pm - 6:30pm

Who: Billy, along with Matt Piucci, Mushroom, & Tom Carnes

. . . RE*AC*TOR

From: Jeff Kern <jeffk@wcela.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 1999 11:48:49 -0700
Subject: neil joins emmylou again

just got a copy of The Tucson Sessions -- the new album by emmylou harris and linda ronstadt. neil plays harmonica and vocals on springsteen's Across the Borderline. sounds great. the whole album is real good. in stores next tuesday.

peace     jeff

Date: Wed, 18 Aug 1999 06:56:12 -0400
Subject: Heartland's new name?

SonicNet mentions news we've already heard about the new CSNY album, except they say it's now tentatively to be called "Looking Forward". The old working title (Heartland) was one of the Nash songs. I wonder how Nash feels about Neil's commandeering of this album...   :-)

Another funny thing about the SonicNet article... In the ICE article they list a Neil song on the album called Queen Of Them All. The SonicNet article shifts one letter over in that title and calls it Queen of the Mall !
. . . RE*AC*TOR

From: Steve Coon <scoon70@hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 1999 15:56:02 PDT
Subject: ICE on CSNY

The latest issue of ICE magazine arrived, with information on the CSNY project. The article starts off by saying that it looks like the Neil box set won't arrive this year.   : (   It then goes on to say that the album, which it still calls Heartland is holding steady for release on Oct. 26.

The songs are also listed, in this order with composers:

The story then says that Neil's songs were taken from his planned solo album over for the other guys to overdub on. Neil's tracks were recorded with Jim Keltner, Spooner Oldham and Duck Dunn. The other tracks feature backing from keyboardists Mike Finnegan and CPR's James Raymond, drummer Joe Vitale, and bass players Hutch Hutchinson and Dunn.

It says those who've heard the album have positive reviews, and there are no surprising turns. One person is quoted as saying "The whole album is pretty much mid-tempo. Neil's stuff is very wistful and beautiful, kind of folk-based. There aren't any real fast rockers, but then, that's never what they did before."

Peace, Steve.

From: jel@topsoe.dk
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 1999 09:53:35 +0200
Subject: Neil Young Jam coming...

I got a mail from the guitar player of the band Neil Young Jam this morning. They will be playing at Sofies Kælder in Copenhagen on the 17th of September....

Take care in the rusted world,

..the Damage Done

From: Slowpoke71@aol.com
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 1999 03:48:50 EDT
Subject: Sparklehorse's Neil-description

In n.m.e magazine (last week's issue) "on the couch", mark linkous of sparklehorse was asked which song describes you best?: "F!#IN UP by Neil Young."
"now that the holidays have come"

From: Piet Raedts <pietraedts@usa.net>
Date: 16 Aug 99 16:18:37 PDT
Subject: Bottle Rockets namecheck Neil

Last week I picked up the new Bottle Rockets album (Brand New Year). Following the example of acts like Lynyrd Skynyrd and Bob Dylan they mention Neil Young in a song called Headed For The Ditch. Great track, great album, great band!

Later that day I was reading the liner notes on Neil's Decade. Turns out he uses the exact phrase "Headed For The Ditch" in his remarks about Heart Of Gold. Coincidence? I think not!

Piet Raedts

Date: Thu, 12 Aug 1999 08:37:44 -0400
Subject: Apparently it won't be "Heartland"

According to Rolling Stone:

Meanwhile, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young's long-awaited Heartland collaboration will now see the light of day on Oct. 26 -- but it will bear a new name. According to a source, the reunited members decided at the eleventh hour that the title already had too many associations that had nothing to do with the band. No word yet on what they'll now dub the album ...
. . . RE*AC*TOR

From: EFried4225@aol.com
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 1999 23:35:02 EDT
Subject: Stern: Neil vs Dave Mathews

Howard Stern is a huge Neil Young fan... In fact, today he mentioned how he would rather listen to Neil over Dave Mathews any day...

If Neil ever decided to be on his show, he would treat him like a god.

-Erik, Oakland
"After the Next Goldrush"

From: HOLLIEFROG@aol.com
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 1999 21:27:43 EDT
Subject: Gillian sez Neil's not pure

From a Tucson Weekly article about Gillian Welch and David Rawlings:

Her sepia-toned songs are spare, and they warn that the rural life is little more than toil and trouble. Her acoustic duets with David Rawlings could be high-fidelity songs a near descendant of the original Carter family would play. But don't call them Appalachian revivalists.

"People look at the way we present ourselves, and they're lulled by our acoustic demeanor and recording," says Welch. "It sounds like something you know--the Carter Family and other things. But there's a lot of stuff going on in there that isn't the Carter Family. We grew up listening to Neil Young, so it can never be as pure as the Carter Family.


From: Max Glantzman <max@southold.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 1999 19:37:58 -0400
Subject: Blair Witch Neil Content

I saw the Blair Witch Project, and about 15 minutes and 10 seconds into the movie, one of the kids starts singing a line of Down By The River, which of course has the "I shot my baby" line in it. I guess this added to the level of fright in the movie.


From: Rustnjboy@aol.com
Date: Sat, 7 Aug 1999 09:32:19 EDT
Subject: Roger Waters uses Neil

Saw Roger Waters In The Flesh last night at the (PNCBank) Garden State Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ. Excellent show! Good setlist, good backing band & great sound.

The Neil Content? About 20 minutes before showtime, what comes blaring out of the PA? Neil! Two songs: Over And Over and Thrasher ! Someone in Roger's crew has good taste, as I also remember hearing some Bobby D too.

Date: Fri, 06 Aug 1999 09:10:12 -0400
Subject: Neil sends a jet

On the Lee Shore list there was a discussion about Graham Nash's CSNY album comments in Rolling Stone magazine recently. Croz posted some clarifying remarks. Here's what he said (forwarded here WITH permission):

OK ....OK ......all it was ......was that we did think we were finished and Neil ....who is a perfectionist and a GREAT record maker saw some ways to make it better ........ sent a jet and we were off to the ranch ......it was fun and there was no acrimony about it amongst us ......we are having an unbelievably great time working together .......as for Rolling Stone .........take anything you read in ANY press with a LARGE grain of salt
Couple this with the recent move of the Heartland date (why would they bother nudging the date by a couple of weeks like that if they weren't doing SOMETHING with the album) and this album is looking like it might actually happen. Cross your fingers...
. . . RE*AC*TOR

From: ABBAABBADO@aol.com
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 1999 21:32:34 EDT
Subject: Mellencamp jabs Neil

On the local and only rock station in Indianapolis, John Mellencamp is a friend of the show and makes numerus visits. When asked if he and Neil ever planned on playing on a record he said something like, "10 minutes in a studio is all anyone could stand of Neil before killing him."

He does like Neil's music, though...

From: matt@butterweck.ha.uunet.de (Matthias Butterweck)
Date: Thu, 05 Aug 1999 19:39:37 +0200
Subject: Neil Quiz on German TV

Yesterday on German TV there was a quiz show in which each quizzee is asked 7 questions on his/her chosen subject. One participant had Neil as the subject. Here are the questions...

  1. Which song was on the A side of Buffalo Springfield's first single?
  2. Which band belonged to Neil's idol Hank Marvin?
  3. Who is the bass player of Crazy Horse?
  4. With whom did Neil hot wire a bus at Woodstock 1969?
  5. What is the name of Neil's half-sister?
  6. What was transported in Neil's car before he bought it for his band The Squires in the early 60s?
  7. Who wrote the song All Along The Watchtower which Neil sang on the Bob Dylan tribute in 1992?
I think #7 is sort of silly, isn't it? ;-)

From: Rob Hudson <sixty2zero@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 05 Aug 1999 13:57:20 PDT
Subject: Where are they Now -- Crazy Horse Connection

VH1's Where Are They Now on August 24th at 10pm Eastern (9pm Central) will feature Ian McNabb and Icicle Works. Ian [who has recorded with members of Crazy Horse] says there should be some footage featuring him & The Horse.

From: Steve_Griffin@bmc.com
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 1999 13:28:55 -0500
Subject: Neil in the Jets

I was flying United this week and there's an article about Henry Diltz in the August in-flight magazine. Included are several of his photos. One of them is a Neil photo, from Balboa Stadium, 1969 (black & white).

A Face In The Window

From: Attrayou@aol.com
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 1999 05:12:06 EDT
Subject: Billy Talbot Appearance

I was in Open Mind Music here in San Francisco and came across the kick-ass Neil tribute album double cd from Innerstate Records...



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