Movement ‘Hitchhiker,’ Neil Younger’S Storied 1976 Recordings

So it was for Neil Young on August 11, 1976, at Indigo Studios in Malibu.
First Listen: Neil Young, ‘Hitchhiker’toggle caption Gary BurdenRecording is a little bit like fishing.
Courtesy of the artistIn this raw way, Hitchhiker is pre-history, offering tunes from Young’s extensive archive in just-past-sketchbook form.
” Like many of Young’s couplets, this one voices, in harrowingly direct language, a slow-moving, tectonic shift that many feel but few articulate.
“Still, Young knew the material was strong: Eight of the 10 tunes became part of his repertoire, albeit with significant alterations.

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