Neil Young reportedly told off the crowd for clapping during the first date of his four-night residency at New York's Carnegie Hall. The incident took place on Monday [January 6]. According to one eye witness, the audience began clapping during "Ohio", which apparently threw Young off time.

Neil Young reportedly told off the crowd for clapping during the first date of his four-night residency at New York’s Carnegie Hall.

The incident took place on Monday [January 6].

According to one eye witness, the audience began clapping during “Ohio“, which apparently threw Young off time.

The New York Times goes on to say that Young stopped the song. Writes The New York Times:

“‘Wrong!’ he barked, waving one hand, as if to cut off a rehearsal band. Part of the audience had started clapping to the beat — but not quite on the beat, as Mr. Young complained. His tone was even, his exasperation clear.

‘It’s something that you probably don’t know,’ he said, peering into the house from the stage, ‘but there’s a hell of a distance between you and me.’

Meanwhile, Rolling Stone reports that Young also took umbrage with members of the audience for calling out for requests. Writes Rolling Stone:

“‘You guys finished?’ he asked calmly after a group of guys refused to stop demanding loudly that he play the extreme rarity ‘Don’t Be Denied‘. ‘You paid real money to get in here, so you should be able to listen to each other. I hear a little voice, ‘Be nice, be nice.’ Thank you, sweetheart.'”

Young played his second show at Carnegie Hall last night [January 7]. The set list was identical to the January 6 show. He plays the venue again on January 9 and 10.

Neil Young’s set list for Carnegie Hall on January 7 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

Someday

Changes

Harvest

Old Man

Set 2

Goin’ Back

A Man Needs A Maid

Ohio

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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