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A Neil Young classic. This is my solo acoustic rendition inspired by the 4 Way Street album recording I grew up listening to.
I have played this song as an instrumental only since I was a teen. Mainly because every time I tried to sing it failed. For this YouTube video I was determined to give it a good shot. I tried singing the song for hours with no success. I tried different keys with a capo but nothing worked. As a last resort I tried tuning my guitar down two whole steps....I had never done this before. I started singing and it felt right but could I hit the chorus? Just barely! I was happy with this take and exhausted after all those tries. It's a keeper.

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Comment by Willa on January 11, 2012 at 12:13am
Wow. good job. you nailed the vocals! :)
Comment by SteveO Mallis on January 10, 2012 at 9:13pm

A good job on this song. Brought me back into AGC. Haven't been here lately.  I really liked the vocals. As far as tuning the guitar down a couple steps, I figured that trick out myself a few months back. I pretty much keep it there, singing and playing my butt off. Nice rendition. Thanks for posting.

Steve

Comment by Jay P. on January 10, 2012 at 6:32pm

You have captured a good piece of the "Neil Young sound" in your vocals. I like it.

Jay P.

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