Neil Young to Release 'Live at the Cellar Door,' Solo Acoustic LP Recorded in 1970

Posted on November 7, 2013 | by David Knowles


It's the perfect holiday gift for Neil Young fans. 

On December 10, Reprise records will release Live at the Cellar Door, which is comprised of 13 solo acoustic performances that were recorded during Young's six-night stand at the legendary Washington DC club in 1970.

Like his 2007 release Live at Massey Hall '71, Live at the Cellar Door is an intimate and gripping document that captures Young during perhaps the most creative period of his storied career. The shows took place just a few months after the release of After the Gold Rush, and capture Young introducing what would become some of his classic songs to a live audience. 

Highlights include a piano-and-vocal version of "Cinnamon Girl," as well as some signature acoustic guitar work on classics like "Tell Me Why." 

The album was recorded by Henry Lewy and is produced by Young, himself. 

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