Late Saturday afternoon, I was sat at the computer checking football scores when I received an email from Mark Golley, as passionate and assiduous a Neil Young fan as I’ve ever come across. “Check out the front page of neilyoung.com,” it advised.
In the new March issue of Uncut, out January 31, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of "Harvest", the peak of Neil Young’s journey into the mainstream. The 'Ditch Trilogy' was to follow that record, and more immediately the now unavailable "Time Fades Away", which Young has long called his “worst album”. But, as Allan Jones wrote in Uncut in May 2010 (Take 156), his most elusive release is also one of his most important…
The new issue of Uncut, which hits shelves on January 31, features The Beatles, Television, Neil Young, The Jam and more.
On the cover is a 50th anniversary special celebrating The Beatles’ debut at Hamburg’s Star-Club.
We chart the pre-Fabs' incredible time in the German city, where intense, raucous performances and exposure to fashionable young Germans and some seriously debauched nightlife shaped their sound and image.