fans are looking forward to the mastered copy of his 1970 concert series at Washington DC's The Cellar Door
that will be released in a couple of months on Reprise Records
as part of the artist's ongoing Archives Performance Series
Aptly titled Live At The Cellar Door
the new live album is culled from concert recordings (including a rare solo version of "Cinnamon Girl
" performed on piano rather than guitar) made during Young's six-show solo stand at The Cellar Door between November 30th and December 2nd, 1970.
Avid Neil Young
fans will note that the concerts at the small Washington DC venue took place in the months following the release of After The Gold Rush
- his third solo album. The forthcoming 1970 solo concert release features Young, on both piano and acoustic guitar, performing moving versions of such After The Gold Rush
tracks as the hit album title track, "Don't Let It Bring You Down," "Tell Me Why," "Only Love Can Break Your Heart,"
." Solo versions of Buffalo Springfield'
s "Expecting To Fly," "I Am A Child,
" and "Flying On The Ground Is Wrong
" are also included as are such other gems as an early version of "Old Man
" that would be officially released two years later on 1972's Harvest
album. Live At The Cellar Door
will be arrive in Amoeba Music
on December 10th, 2013 when it will be released in both CD and 180-gram vinyl formats - as well as digitally. Meantime check for Neil Young's vast discography via Amoeba.com