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NEIL YOUNG's 'Harvest' Album Released 45 years Ago...

Singer's 4th solo outing successfully bridged Country & Rock.

February 1, 2017

NEIL YOUNG's 4th solo effort, "Harvest" was released on February 1, 1972, and it ended the year as the best-selling album of 1972. His unique blend of Country & Rock stood out from all the other current releases at that time, and it remains one of the singer's most enduring and successful recordings. Recorded in Nashville, Tennessee while Neil was in town for an appearance on 'The Johnny Cash Show,' he recorded the majority of the LP with some of Music City's finest session musicians. There were also 'guest' appearances on the album from some of the top names of the day: LINDA RONSTADT, JAMES TAYLOR, and his former band mates, DAVID CROSBY, STEPHEN STILLS, & GRAHAM NASH. The 'Harvest' album spawned 2 singles, "Heart of Gold," which reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, & "Old Man," which made it to #31. The entire album remained at the #1 spot on Billboard's Top 200 Album Chart for 2 weeks.

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