Still Rockin’ In The Free World – Another NEIL YOUNG Live Album ‘WAY DOWN IN THE RUST BUCKET’ Out Now

18 March 2021

Living legend NEIL YOUNG released another live album and concert film, titled
WAY DOWN IN THE RUST BUCKET a few weeks ago. From a 1990 concert with
Crazy Horse in Santa Cruz, California after his 18th LP Ragged Glory appeared.

Who needs another Neil Young live longplayer? Well nobody, but as he is one of
my all-time favorite singer/songwriters/rockers in the free world, it’s fun to hear
a set of great songs played live – at a high-quality level – for the first time.

Pitchfork says: “This joyous live document flips the energy of 1991’s Weld on its head, swapping out incendiary arena rockers for oddball picks and warm, woolly vibes… For a
dirty, grungy rock’n’roll band, there’s no better place to hold communion than the local
pub, where the separation between artist and audience can be so thin, it may as well be nonexistent. Maybe that’s why Way Down in the Rust Bucket feels so transcendent:
It captures the world’s greatest bar band in their spiritual home.”

Full review here. Score: 8/10.

The special issue contains a 4xLP box set, a 2xCD set and a deluxe edition
box set, with the latter format including a DVD, four LPs, and two CDS.
A digital release is also coming via the official Neil Young Archives site.

Trailer for the accompanying film of the show…

Full album…


NEIL YOUNG Charms With Previously Unreleased Song ‘WONDERIN’…

Reveries for the laziest day of the week

Lately NEIL YOUNG has entertained us with old music from his inexhaustible Archives.

Last month his masterpiece AFTER THE GOLDRUSH turned 50. And an anniversary
edition featuring outtakes and unreleased tracks from the era was released to celebrate the event.

One of the previously unreleased tracks is the original Crazy Horse version of
WONDERIN’ which he played on tour in 1970 but never officially released until
1983’s Everybody’s Rockin‘.

Listen here to the charming version…

And here the doo-wop version from
the Everybody’s Rockin LP…