Happy Birthday, Matt Berninger! We hear a song from his band, The National. Plus, a never-before-played Neil Young record and more. — Here’s what you heard this morning on KXT.
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A reunited Buffalo Springfield performs “Mr. Soul.” Bonnaroo, June 11, 2011 (by jgonulsen2) (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)
Phosphorescent – Are You Ready For The Country? Phosphorescent – “Are You Ready For The Country?” You have heard Phosphorescent’s “I Don’t Care If There’s Cursing” and other tracks from their latest effort Here’s To Taking It Easy on KXT 91.7. Check out their take on this classic tune, from the upcoming Mojo compilation Harvest… Read more »
Neil Young – “Love and War” This track, from Young’s latest Le Noise, is one of the quieter songs on the Daniel Lanois-produced album. Neil’s near-rambling narrative on soldiers leaving for war is appropriate for both yesterday’s Veterans Day, and today, which happens to be Neil’s birthday. It is always excellent to see an artists… Read more »
Buffalo Springfield – “Bluebird” This song, from Buffalo Springfield’s second record Buffalo Springfield Again, features lead vocals from Stephen Stills in his first attempt to work with Neil Young. By this second record, tensions were already high between the two, and Young was largely absent for the sessions. The two would later reunite with David Crosby and… Read more »
Neil Young – “Cripple Creek Ferry” This track, from Neil’s 1970 masterpiece After The Gold Rush, is a classic album track — never a single, but a song that people instantly associate with playing the record through its entirety. Featuring a young Nils Lofgren (later a longtime member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band) on… Read more »
tumblr_l220k1Nv5L1qb97ja This track, from the Stills-Young band’s only album, has become a classic song of endearment, although Neil Young wrote it for his 1948 Buick Roadmaster hearse. The ensuing tour was famously canceled when Young called Stephen Stills before a show and said he was bored with it and was headed home.