An unofficial news blog for Neil Young fans from Thrasher's Wheat with concert and album updates, reviews, analysis, and other Rock & Roll ramblings. Separating the wheat from the chaff since 1996.
Tha Making of Neil Young's "Will To Love"
We learn so much from our dear readers (and super Neil knowledgeable, at that) here at Thrasher's Wheat.
What starts off as an off hand observation can turn into a full blown analysis -- or something like that.
As Neil Young's 2017 sabbatical continues, we've been plowing deep into the Thrasher's Wheat Archives Vaults. For example, we recently posted a 1977 Review: Neil Young - AMERICAN
1977 Review: Neil Young - AMERICAN STARS 'N' BARS
Neil Young's American Stars 'N Bars - 1977
As Neil Young's 2017 sabbatical continues, we've been plowing deep into the Thrasher's Wheat Archives Vaults.
Here's a look back at Neil Young's 1977 album American Stars 'N Bars by PAUL NELSON, originally published in Rolling Stone on Aug 11, 1977:
AMERICAN STARS 'N' BARS
Right now, I think it would be just about impossible to overrate
Neil Young's "On The Beach": The Images Behind The Album Cover
"The Drought" & "On The Beach"
Recently, we posted on Neil Young's Decade: The Images Behind The Album Cover , which brought on a discussion of the various fonts used on Neil Young's album cover art. (Thanks Mr Tew!)
Neil Young's "On The Beach" album cover is considered to be one of his most creative and intriguing designs in his vast catalog. Is that a rocket ship in the sand? Who drank the can
LAST CALL - CONTEST: BOOKAZINE: UNCUT NEIL YOUNG - THE COMPLETE STORY
UNCUT NEIL YOUNG - THE COMPLETE STORY
Here's the last call for the latest Thrasher's Wheat contest.
Uncut is publishing an updated version of its "Ultimate Music Guide: Neil Young "as a one-off 'bookazine'. And thanks to the good folks at UNCUT, we have a copy here at TW to giveaway in a contest. Full details here.
Neil Young's Decade: The Images Behind The Album Cover
Uncropped Image for Neil Young's Decade
by Tom Wilkes
(Click photo to enlarge)
As we reported earlier this week, Neil Young’s Decade album -- long out of print -- will be re-released on Record Store Day, April 22.
As evidenced by the comments here on Thrasher's Wheat, Neil Young’s Decade album is much beloved by longtime fans and -- for many -- served as the gateway album to Neil's musical