Bluenote Cafe is taken from his 1988 tour


Neil Young has announced details of the next release in his Archives Performance Series.

Bluenote Cafe is taken from his 1988 tour. It will be released on November 13 in both two-CD and four-vinyl LP formats.

The tour surrounded the release of This Note’s For You, backed by the Bluenotes.

The line up of musicians: Ben Keith [alto sax], Steve Lawrence [tenor sax], Larry Cragg [baritone sax], Claude Cailliet [trombone], John Fumo [trumpet],Tom Bray [trumpet], Frank “Poncho” Sampedro [keyboards], Rick Rosas [bass] and Chad Cromwell [drums].

The full tracklisting for Bluenote Cafe is:

Disc 1:
Welcome To The Big Room
Don’t Take Your Love Away From Me
This Note’s For You
Ten Men Workin’
Life In The City
Hello Lonely Woman
Soul Of A Woman
Married Man
Bad News Comes To Town
Ain’t It The Truth
One Thing

Disc 2:
I’m Goin’
Ordinary People
Crime In The City
Crime Of The Heart
Welcome Rap
Fool For Your Love
Encore Rap
On The Way Home
Sunny Inside
Tonight’s The Night

Meanwhile, Young has been digging deep into his back catalogue on the second leg of his Rebel Content tour.

At his show on October 8 at Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, Oregon, he played the On The Beach song “Vampire Blues” for the first time since March 1974 and only for the second time ever.

At his show on October 4 at WaMu Theater, Seattle, Washington, he performed “Here We Are in The Years” from his first solo album.

It is the first time he’s played the song since November 1976 and only the 15th time he’s played it in total.

You can watch a clip of the footage below. The song begins at 1:24.

Young began this second leg of his tour with Promise Of The Real on October 1 at Adams Center, University of Montana, Missoula, where he performed “Alabama” for the second time since 1973’s Time Fades Away tour, and “Western Hero” for only the third time ever.

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