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donderdag 4 oktober 2018

Neil Young & The International Harvesters - Farm Aid (1986)

    In this period, the early to mid-eighties, Young played music in many different genres.His backing band, the "International Harvesters", consisted of professional country musicians from Nashville some of whom had also played (as "The Shocking Pinks") on his rock and roll album Everybody's Rockin'.
                          
  Ready for the Country

The International Harvesters are:
Ben Keith (March 6, 1937 – July 26, 2010)  -  pedal steel guitar, lap slide guitar, stringman, vocals.Anthony Crawford -guitar, banjo, vocals.Rufus Thibodeaux (January 5, 1934 – August 12, 2005) -fiddle.Spooner Oldham -piano.Tim Drummond (Bloomington (Illinois), 20 april 1940 – St. Louis, 10 januari 2015)-bass.Karl Himmel -drums.Hargus Robins - piano.Nicolette Larson- vocals.


   Comes A Time

 A Treasure is a live album by Canadian musician Neil Young, released on June 14, 2011, featuring performances from his 1984-1985 U.S. tour with the International Harvesters. The album is volume nine in Young's Archives Performance Series and the sixth to be released.

  Homegrown


  The album results from a tour following Young's recording what he later called the first Old Ways, an album of country music that his record company refused to release since they claimed it wasn't commercial enough