Category Archives: Neil Young

More Album Cover Outtakes

Kiss – The solo albums (1978) The painted images used for the Kiss solo albums, all released on 18 September 1978, were based on the cover of a 1977 Kiss world tour glossy. Only Ace Frehley’s image doesn’t match up. … Continue reading

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More Album Cover Outtakes

Roxy Music – Siren (1975) South Stack, Anglesey, Wales. Supermodel Jerry Hall poses as a mermaid for the cover of their fifth studio album. Led Zeppelin – II (1969) The design was based on a photograph of a Division of … Continue reading

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David Crosby – If I Could Only Remember My Name

Released 50 years ago today on Atlantic Records, David Crosby’s debut solo album If I Could Only Remember My Name was recorded at a traumatic time for the musician, following the death of his girlfriend Christine Hinton in a car … Continue reading

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Rediscover Live Music: Top 20 Live Albums

Live music has been in short supply, so now is a good time to take a double-gatefold look at 20 of the greatest live LP’s of yesteryear to atone for all the cancelled gigs we were supposed to see.  What … Continue reading

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Neil Young – Hitchhiker

Neil Young – Hitchhiker Another year, another abandoned Neil Young album unearthed. Recorded in a single nocturnal session with long time producer David Briggs in 1976 in Malibu, California, Hitchhiker captures Young during a particularly unpolished yet productive period. The … Continue reading

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#7: Neil Young – Trans (1982)

Trans is the most maligned record in Neil Young’s canon. Its only competition, 1983’s inexplicable genre exercise Everybody’s Rockin’, is erratic enough to warrant the occasional rediscovery or fleeting interest; the baffling Trans and its peculiar vocoder pop, is comparatively straightforward than that of its … Continue reading

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