There are three things men can do with women love them, suffer for them, or turn them into literature.
If you can't be with the one you love, love the one you're with
One thing the blues ain't, is funny.
The phone rings in the studio. It says, 'Neil Young for Stephen ... Hi, I'm in San Luis Obispo in Black Beauty (Young's '47 Buick), and I'll be there in about four hours.
('Man Alive!') was specifically designed to be able to play live. I wanted lots of air. It'll be the easiest DVD because a lot of the vocal performances were live.
It's called 'Cry Traitor,' which I may just let the Internet take because it fits with the theme of the tour. 'So you wanna cry traitor every time we disagree.' That's what they tend to do.
An artist cannot be responsible for what people make of their art. An audience loathe giving up preconceived images of an artist.
The only albatross is the hurt you divine from what people say about your art.
Once you decide that it is the art that is important and not how popular and well received you are, you no longer have an albatross.
There were times I thought I was going to turn to the blues, but then I'd hear better blues players.
I got hooked into folk music by accident, because that's what white college kids liked when I was a child.
That was when Neil discovered Jack Nietzsche. They went off and pretty much came up with that by themselves, but I thought it was a great song, and I was more than happy to do my harmony parts on it.