The only problem with Fred Neil’s music is that there’s not nearly enough of it. That’s why even a brief, informal session like 38 MacDougal feels like a treasure trove. Taped in 1965 at Neil’s apartment by Peter Childs, who accompanies Neil on guitar throughout, the recently released collection is the equivalent of a private recital by one of the great American singer-songwriters.
“Fred’s an endangered species. Like his dolphins, he’s just trying to keep from getting caught and made to perform at Sea World.” – Jerry Jeff Walker An elusive shadow of […]
When Paul Simon turned down the chance to write the theme song for Midnight Cowboy and the rights of Dylan’s “Lay Lady Lay” proved too difficult to pin down, someone suggested up-and-comer […]