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A Window Into Her World. Photo by rprtphoto.
Well, I’m not saying that Steely is back from the grave, since we never left, but I will say that the Steely computer is finally being repaired. So there will be an end to this coffee break, hiatus perhaps, at least to a certain extent coming soon. I can’t guarantee any weekend tuneage given that Nathaniel Yahweh Duel Scarffola has endeavoured to own a house now, occupying a large majority of his time and interests these days, but you never know. He may awaken.
I decided to dig deep into my private pile of lumber (vinyl collection) to uncover a brilliant old Neil Young song I love, but had forgotten about. I’ve Been Waiting For You is a powerful track from Neil’s self-titled debut album of 1968, which I should add sounds best on the rare and original Haeco-CSG processed vinyl.
The angry and staggering riff that rudely opens the song reeks of Crazy Horse, though somehow the song never spawned a live version with the Horse. A bouncy melody is confronted by a turbulent solo, blaring so loud you can feel the sorrow and confusion coming straight out of Neil’s broken heart. Being in love is so vulnerable.
[You can get a vinyl copy of the Neil’s 1968 self-titled album from Neil’s General Store, right here]
Neil Young - I’ve Been Waiting For You