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South Austin Moonlighters - Tribute to Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre
Dec 17 2015
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Beginning as the backing band for the Canadian musician Neil Young, the American rock group Crazy Horse has carved a strong musical identity of their own, thereby making an illustrious career in the industry. Nevertheless their association and collaborations with the famous singer have contributed a great deal to the success. Currently comprised of members Billy Tabot, Frank ‘Poncho’ Sampedro and Ralph Molina, Crazy Horse is once again pairing up with their long time music partner for a live show this August. Crazy Horse tickets are thus growing in demand as music fans flock in large numbers for a chance to enjoy the spectacular blend of rocks.
The origin of Crazy Horse dates back to the early 60s when the members were part of a Los Angeles based band called ‘Danny and the Memories’. Led by Danny Whitten as the singer, the group comprised of Billy Talbot, Ralph Molina and a number of other musicians. However after relocating to the neighborhood of Lauren Canyon, the band was left with three prime musicians (Whitten on guitar, Talbot on bass and Molina on drums) who together founded the band ‘The Rockets’. Joined by a violinist and two guitarists, the newly formed rock group produced their self titled debut album in the year 1968.
Their hit and catchy rock numbers caught the attention of many in the music world including the very renowned Neil Young who had just embarked upon his solo music journey. After a successful gig together at the Whisky A Go-Go, Neil invited the music players to join him for the composition for some of the songs he had written. These include ‘Cinnamon Girl’, ‘Down by the River’ among many others. Accepting the offer, the Rockets decided to launch themselves as a new band with Neil under the name ‘Crazy Horse’.
Initiating their respective journeys side by side, the Neil Young Crazy Horse combination went on to produce some classic rock hits in the following years. Some of their well received collaborative efforts include records like ‘Rust Never Sleep’ (1979), ‘Live Rust’ (1979), and ‘Re-ac-tor’ (1981) and ‘Life’ (1987).
The rock partners continued to produce a bunch of hit records during the decade of the 90s. Albums like ‘Ragged Glory’, ‘Arc-Weld’, ‘Sleeps with Angels’, ‘Broken Arrow’ and ‘Year of the Horse’ spawned some of the most famous rock numbers of the time.
Although their partnership with Neil Young has gone smooth and successful during the years, the rockers did not remain under the shadow of the Canadian musician. They simultaneously worked on their independent compositions and produced some great hit albums like ‘Crazy Moon’, ‘At Crooked Lake’, ‘Left for Dead’, ‘Loose’, ‘Crazy Horse’, ‘Gone Dead Train: The Best of Crazy Horse 1971-1989’ and Scratchy: The Complete Reprise Recordings’.
The music band and Neil Young again joined forces in the new millennium to produce the records ‘Greendale’ and ‘Live at the Fillmore Fest 1970’ in 2003 and 2006 respectively. Their recently (2012) released creative records are ‘Americana’ and ‘Psychedelic Pill’.
Americana is a folk rock album whose compositions depict a strong element of protest against the darker realities of life. The musicians have played down the heavy subjects of the songs in order to make it understandable and appealing for the young generation of today.
‘Psychedelic Pill’ on the other hand has been created from the extended jam sessions between Neil Young and Crazy Horse. It is perhaps one of the lengthiest records by the rock stars. Each of its songs makes various references to bittersweet memories and views of the musicians.
Crazy Horse and Neil Young have toured and performed at several corners across the world. They are once again presenting a live performance together at Greenbelt Harvest Picnic. The show is part of the Alchemy Tour which the musicians undertook in 2012 as a means of promoting their last couple of albums. So get your Crazy Horse tickets as it is the year’s only scheduled act by the rockers in the Southern Ontario region.