Neil Young & The Ducks :: Little Wing (Santa Cruz, 1977)

In honor of the man's 68th birthday today, let's take a listen to a recently surfaced rarity from the summer of '77. Neil spent much of that year out of the limelight, only to surface with the short-lived Ducks, a band that included former members of Moby Grape. With multiple vocalists and songwriters, this little side-trip suggested that Neil was trying to recapture some of the team spirit of the Buffalo Springfield. Playing mostly low-profile gigs in Santa Cruz, the Ducks . . .

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