Neil Young kicks off Carnegie Hall residency with 'greatest hits' set

Neil Young kicks off Carnegie Hall residency with 'greatest hits' set

Neil Young played the first of four solo shows at New York's Carnegie Hall last night [January 6].

The show was divided into two sets, with Young playing a 'greatest hits' set - stretching back to his Buffalo Springfield days - as well as covers of Phil Ochs' "Changes" and Bert Jansch's "Needle Of Death".

Young will also play Carnegie Hall on January 7, 9 and 10.

Young has already confirmed further live dates for 2014. Beyond the remaining Carnegie Hall engagements, he will play five more solo shows including four benefit shows in his native Canada under the banner 'Honor The Treatise', which will aid the native Canadians in their battle against oil companies and the government to preserve their land.

In July, Young reconvenes with Crazy Horse for 10 European dates, including London's Hyde Park on July 12.

Neil Young's set list for Carnegie Hall on January 6 was:

Set 1
From Hank To Hendrix
On The Way Home
Only Love Can Break Your Heart
Love In Mind
Mellow My Mind
Are You Ready For The Country
Old Man

Set 2
Goin' Back
A Man Needs A Maid
Southern Man
Mr. Soul
Needle Of Death
The Needle And The Damage Done
Harvest Moon
Flying On The Ground Is Wrong
After The Gold Rush
Heart Of Gold
Comes A Time
Long May You Run

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