Willie Nelson, Dave Matthews and Tom Morello also paid tribute to the legend.
‘A Letter Home’ is “an unheard collection of rediscovered songs from the past recorded on ancient electro mechanical technology captures and unleashes the essence of something that could have been gone forever,” Young’s website states.
Plus, the bass player speculates on the future with Neil Young.
“I’m kind of a producer, partially, an engineer, I’m not really good at either one. It’s hurt my records in the past. We’re performance-oriented: technical things don’t matter that much”
According to one blog, the duo have already recorded covers of a few folk classics.
Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young’s contributions to the soundtrack were important to the film… and to the marketing of the film.
In 2013 Stills formed a new band — the Rides — who released their debut album and played several dates across the country. He also reunited with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young for two shows at Young’s annual Bridge School Benefit concerts.
The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”
The album was recorded over six shows held at Washington, D.C. venue the Cellar Door towards the end of 1970, less than a year after the dissolution of the band Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.
Neil Young (and his team) put together a solid lineup of classic rock icons, indie rockers, chart toppers and a jazz singer for this years’s Bridge School Benefit concert. The artists on bill all seemed enthused to be sharing the stage with Young, and judging by his on-stage visits, the feeling was mutual.