|Neil Young with Crazy Horse|
Neil Young news site thrasherswheat.org reports that not only has one Crazy Horse album been completed but they are also working on another one. Young broke the news on Sunday during a master class at the Slamdance Festival where he spoke with film-maker Jonathan Demme about their film together 'Journeys'.
Demme also directed Neil's 'Heart Of Gold' (2006) and the still unreleased 'Neil Young Trunk Show' (2009). Neil also won a Grammy Award for his song 'Philadelphia' from Demme's 1993 movie of the same name.
The origins of Crazy Horse go back to 1963 when Danny Whitten formed Danny & The Memories with Billy Talbot and Ralph Molina. In 1968 they connected with Neil Young around the time Buffalo Springfield had dissolved. Young recruited The Rockets as his backing band for a show at the Whisky A Go Go and then enlisted them to record his second album 'Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere' (1969). The finished album was credited as Neil Young with Crazy Horse.
Crazy Horse and Young have always had 'an open relationship'. Young jumped from Crazy Horse to Crosby, Still, Nash & Young, to solo and back again during his entire career. Young's Crazy Horse albums have come at random times in the past 43 years.
With Crazy Horse he recorded 'Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere' (1969), parts of 'After The Goldrush' (1970), parts of 'Tonight's The Night' (1975), 'Zuma' (1975), 'American Stars 'n Bars' (1977), parts of 'Comes A Time' (1978), one side of 'Rust Never Sleeps' (1979), 'Live Rust' (1979), 'Re-ac-tor' (1981), parts of 'Trans' (1982), 'Life' (1987), 'Ragged Glory' (1990), 'Weld' and 'Arc' (1991), 'Sleeps With Angels' (1994), 'Broken Arrow' (1996), 'Year Of The Horse' (1997), one song off 'Are You Passionate' (2002), 'Greendale' (2003) and the 1970 recorded 2006 released 'Live at the Fillmore East' (2006).