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On June 29, 2015.

On June 29, 2015, “Reprise” label released “The Monsanto Years”, the 40th Neil Young album. On the album, Young is accompanied by the band Promise of the Real. It was recorded January – February 2015, at “Teatro Theater” in Oxnard, California, and was produced by Neil Young and John Hanion.


  • Neil Young– vocals, guitar, production, cover design
  • Anthony Logerfo – drums, cover design
  • Corey McCormick – bass guitar, backing vocals, cover design
  • Tato Melgar – percussion, cover design
  • Lukas Nelson– guitar, backing vocals, cover design
  • Micah Nelson– electric guitar, electric charango, backing vocals, cover painting, DVD label art, cover design
  • John Hanlon– engineering
  • Jeff Pinn – engineering
  • Jimmy Sloan – assistant engineering, production coordination
  • Johnnie Burik – assistant engineering
  • Alberto Hernandez – assistant engineering
  • John Hausmann – stage and monitor engineering
  • Chris Kasych – stage and monitor engineering
  • Keith “Moby” Lanoux – guitar tech
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Gary Burden – art direction
  • Howard Chandler Christy– booklet painting
  • Jenice Heo – art direction
  • Eric Johnson – cover art, lettering
  • Other Shoe Photography – booklet cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young.

  1. A New Day for Love
  2. Wolf Moon
  3. People Want to Hear About Love
  4. Big Box
  5. A Rock Star Bucks a Coffee Shop
  6. Workin’ Man
  7. Rules of Change
  8. Monsanto Years
  9. If I Don’t Know

On June 21, 2019.

On June 21, 2019, Elliot Rabinowitz aka Elliot Roberts died aged 76. He was a music manager and record executive, managing Tom Petty, Tracy Chapman, Bob Dylan, and The Cars, best known for helping to start and develop the careers of Neil Young (whom he managed for over fifty years) and Joni Mitchell.

On December 5, 1995.

On December 5, 1995, “Epic” label released “Merkin Ball”, a two-song single  by Pearl Jam. The single features Neil Young and is a companion to his 1995 album, “Mirror Ball”. It was recorded February 7 – 10, 1995, at “Bad Animals” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Brett Eliason.


  • Eddie Vedder– vocals, guitar
  • Jeff Ament– bass guitar
  • Jack Irons– percussion, drums
  • Neil Young– vocals, guitar, pump organ
  • Brendan O’Brien– bass guitar
  • Joel Bernstein– portraits
  • Brett Eliason – engineering, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Eddie Vedder.

  1. I Got Id
  2. Long Road

On November 1, 1998.

On November 1, 1998, “Atlantic” label released “American Dream”, the fifth studio and ninth overall Crosby, Stills & Nash album, also the second one with Neil Young. It was recorded April 24, 1987 – September 16, 1988, at “Redwood Digital” in Woodside, California, and was produced by Niko Bolas, David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash, Neil Young.


  • David Crosby– vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Stephen Stills– vocals, guitars, bass, keyboards, bass synthesizer, synthesizer, handclaps, percussion
  • Graham Nash– vocals, piano, electric guitar, sound effects, keyboards, harmonica
  • Neil Young– vocals, guitars, all instruments on “This Old House”, piano, harmonica, percussion
  • Joe Vitale– drums, all instruments, sound effects and vocals on “Shadowland”; keyboards, synthesizer on “Don’t Say Goodbye”, percussion, vibraphone
  • Mike Finnigan– organ, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Bob Glaub– bass
  • Joe Lala– percussion, drums
  • Chad Cromwell– drums
  • The Bluenotes: Tommy Bray, Claude Callilet, Larry Cragg, John Fumo, Steve Lawrence – horns
  • Brian Bell – synthesizer programming
  • Rhett Lawrence– synthesizer programming
  • Niko Bolas, Tim Mulligan, Tim Foster, Brentley Walton – handclaps
  • Bill Boydston, Don Gooch, Bill Lazerus – sound effects
  • The Volume Dealers Choir: Kelly Ashmore, Betsy Aubrey, Tom Banghart, Cha Blevins, Niko Bolas, Craig Doerge, Scott Gordon, R. Mac Holbert, Stanley Johnston, Bill Krause, Debbie Meister, Tim Mulligan, Susan Nash, Jay Parti, Steve Perry, Vince Slaughter, Joe Vitale, Paul Williamson – backing vocals
  • Tim Mulligan – assistant producer
  • Gary Long, Tim McCollan, Brentley Walton – engineers
  • Tom Banghart, Bob Vogt – mixing engineers
  • Gary Burden– art direction, design
  • Henry Diltz, Aaron Rapoport– photography
  • Delana Bettoli – border illustration

Track listing:

  1. American Dream – Neil Young
  2. Got it Made – Stephen Stills, Neil Young
  3. Name of Love – Neil Young
  4. Don’t Say Goodbye – Graham Nash, Joe Vitale
  5. This Old House – Neil Young
  6. Night Time for the Generals – David Crosby, Craig Doerge
  7. Shadowland – Rick Ryan, Graham Nash, Joe Vitale
  8. Drivin’ Thunder – Stephen Stills, Neil Young
  9. Clear Blue Skies – Graham Nash
  10. That Girl – Stephen Stills, Joe Vitale, Bob Glaub
  11. Compass – David Crosby
  12. Soldiers of Peace – Graham Nash, Craig Doerge, Joe Vitale
  13. Feel Your Love – Neil Young
  14. Night Song – Stephen Stills, Neil Young

On September 16, 1991.

On September 16, 1991, “Heavenly” label released “Foxbase Alpha”, the debut Saint Etienne album. It was recorded 1990 – 1991, at “Cat Music” in London, and was produced by Sarah Cracknell, Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs.


  • Sarah Cracknell– vocals
  • Bob Stanley– Roland Jupiter 4, Korg M1, tambourine
  • Pete Wiggs– SCI Prophet 5, Emax sampler, bongos
  • Ian Catt– guitars, keyboard programming, engineer
  • Moira Lambert– vocals
  • Harvey Williams – bass guitar
  • Bo Savage, Gazareth Sweeney, Uncle Vibes, Billy Nasty – The Inspirational Choir
  • Pete Heller– additional programming
  • Joe Dilworth – photography
  • Anthony Sweeney – sleeve design
  • Paul the Tailor – suits
  • Andrew Wickham – spin bowler
  • Jerry Jaffe – American psyche
  • Kate Askey – long leg
  • Martin Kelly – the cage
  • Celina Nash – girl with sign
  • John Savage – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks written by Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs; except where noted

  1. This Is Radio Etienne
  2. Only Love Can Break Your Heart – Neil Young
  3. Wilson
  4. Can’t Sleep
  5. Girl VII
  6. Spring
  7. She’s the One
  8. Stoned to Say the Least
  9. Nothing Can Stop Us
  10. Etienne Gonna Die
  11. London Belongs to Me
  12. Like the Swallow
  13. Dilworth’s Theme




On July 30, 1968.

On July 30, 1968, “Atco” label released “Last Time Around”, the third and final Buffalo Springfield studio album. It was recorded February 1967 – April 1968, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles,”Sound Recorders” in Hollywood, “Atlantic Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Jim Messina.


  • Richie Furay– vocals, guitar
  • Dewey Martin- drums
  • Jim Messina– vocals, bass
  • Stephen Stills– lead and background vocals, guitar, piano, B3 organ, bass, clavinet, vibes, percussion, handclaps
  • Neil Young– lead and background vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano
  • Bruce Palmer– bass
  • Jim Fielder– bass
  • Buddy Miles– drums
  • Jimmy Karstein – drums
  • Gary Marker: bass
  • Jeremy Stuart – harpsichord, calliope, bells
  • Rusty Young- pedal steel guitar
  • Richard Davis– bass
  • Adrian Barber, Phil Iehle, Jim Messina – engineer

Track listing:

  1. On the Way Home – Neil Young
  2. It’s So Hard to Wait – Richie Furay, Neil Young
  3. Pretty Girl Why – Stephen Stills
  4. Four Days Gone – Stephen Stills
  5. Carefree Country Day – Jim Messina
  6. Special Care – Stephen Stills
  7. The Hour of Not Quite Rain – Callen, Richie Furay
  8. Questions – Stephen Stills
  9. I Am a Child – Neil Young
  10. Merry-Go-Round – Richie Furay
  11. Uno Mundo – Stephen Stills
  12. Kind Woman – Richie Furay



On May 2, 2006.

On May 2, 2006, “Reprise” label released “Living with War”, the 27th Neil Young studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, at “Redwood Digital” in Denton, Texas,  and “Capitol Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Neil Young, Niko Bolas and L.A. Johnson.


  • Neil Young – vocals, guitars, harmonica
  • Rick Rosas – bass
  • Chad Cromwell– drums
  • Tommy Bray – trumpet
  • Tim Mulligan – mastering
  • 100-voice choir conducted and arranged by Darrell Brown

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young, except where noted.

  1. After the Garden
  2. Living with War
  3. The Restless Consumer
  4. Shock and Ave
  5. Families
  6. Flags of Freedom
  7. Let’s Impeach the President
  8. Lookin’ for a Leader
  9. Roger and Out
  10. America the Beautiful


On October 30, 2012.

On October 30, 2012, “Reprise” label released “Psychedelic Pill”, the 32nd Neil Young studio album. It was recorded in 2012, at “Audio Casa Blanca” and “Broken Arrow Ranch” in Redwood City, California, and was produced by Neil Young, John Hanlon and Mark Humphreys.


  • Neil Young– vocals, guitar
  • Billy Talbot– vocals, bass
  • Ralph Molina– vocals, drums
  • Frank “Poncho” Sampedro– vocals, guitar

Track listing:

  1. Driftin’ Back
  2. Psychedelic Pill
  3. Ramada Inn
  4. Born in Ontario
  5. Twisted Road
  6. She’s Always Dancing
  7. For the Love of Man
  8. Walk Like a Giant
  9. Psychedelic Pill (Alter nate Mix)


On October 7, 2016.

On October 7, 2016, “Blue Note” label released “Day Breaks”, the sixth Norah Jones studio album. It was recorded in 2015, and was produced by Norah Jones, Eli Wolf and Sarah Oda.


  • Norah Jones– vocals, electric guitar, Hammond B3, piano, Wurlitzer electric piano
  • Vicente Archer – bass guitar
  • Brian Blade– drums
  • Jon Cowherd– Hammond B3
  • Sasha Dobson– background vocals
  • Dave Eggar– cello
  • Dave Guy – trumpet
  • Walter Hawkes – trombone
  • Dan Lead – pedal steel guitar
  • Katie Kresek, Max Moston – violin
  • Todd Low – viola
  • Tony Maceli – bass guitarJohn Patitucci– bass guitar
  • Leon Michels – tenor saxophone
  • Catherine Popper– vocals
  • Peter Remm – electric guitar, Hammond B3
  • Karriem Riggins– drums
  • Daniel Sadownick – percussion
  • Tony Scherr– electric guitar, background vocals
  • Wayne Shorter– soprano saxophone
  • Lonnie Smith– Hammond B3, background vocals
  • Petter Ericson Stakee – background vocals
  • Chris Thomas – acoustic bass, bass guitar, electric guitar
  • Ted Tuthill – engineer
  • Brandon Bost, Jeff Citron, Cameron Alexander, Adam Tilzer – studio assistant
  • Greg Calbi– mastering
  • Dave Eggar – string arrangement
  • Tom Elmhirst– mixing
  • Phil Faconti – copyist, orchestration
  • Owen Mulholland – assistant engineer
  • Chuck Palmer – arranger, string conductor
  • Joe Visciano – mixing assistant
  • Danny Clinch– photography
  • Marcela Avelar – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Burn – Norah Jones, Sarah Oda
  2. Tragedy – Norah Jones, Sarah Oda
  3. Flipside – Norah Jones, Peter Remm
  4. It’s a Wonderful Time for Love – Norah Jones, Sarah Oda
  5. And Then There Was You – Norah Jones, Peter Remm
  6. Don’t Be Denied- Neil Young
  7. Day Brakes – Norah Jones, Peter Remm
  8. Peace – Horace Silver
  9. Once I Had a Laugh – Norah Jones
  10. Sleeping Wild – Sarah Oda
  11. Carry On – Norah Jones
  12. Fleurette Africaine (African Flower) – Duke Ellington



On July 6, 1987.

On July 6, 1987, “Geffen” label released “Life”, the 19th Neil Young album overall, and the eleventh with Crazy Horse. It was recorded November 1986, at “Universal Amphitheatre” in Universal City, and “Record One” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Neil Young, David Briggs and Jack Nitzsche.


  • Neil Young– guitar, harmonica, keyboards
  • Crazy Horse

Poncho Sampedro – guitar, keyboards

Ralph Molina – drums

Billy Talbot – bass

  • Bryan Bell – programming, synth-bank
  • Michael Hoenig– programming
  • Niko Bolas– recording, mixing
  • Coke Johnson – recording, mixing
  • Tim Mulligan, Richard Landers, Brian Soucy – engineering
  • Chris Bellman – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Neil Young.

  1. Mideast Vacation
  2. Long Walk Home
  3. Around the World
  4. Inca Queen
  5. Too Lonely
  6. Prisoners of Rock ‘N’ Roll
  7. Cryin’ Eyes
  8. When Your Lonely Heart Breaks
  9. We Never Danced