Neil Young On World Cafe : World Cafe World Cafe digs into the archives for a 2005 studio session with the veteran singer-songwriter. In this Sense of Place: Toronto feature, the musician reflects on the hardships he faced during the recording of Prairie Wind.
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Neil Young On World Cafe

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Set List

  • "Far From Home"
  • "When God Made Me"
  • "Old Man"
  • "Walk On"

World Cafe revisits a 2005 studio session with Neil Young as Sense of Place: Toronto continues. At the time of this recording, Young — who was born in the city — had just released Prairie Wind. In a conversation with host David Dye, the musician reflects on two significant events that affected the album: his recovery from a brain aneurysm and the death of his father.

The session was recorded live in Nashville at the Ryman Auditorium during the making of Neil Young: Heart of Gold, the first of three documentary films that focus on the artist.

World Cafe Playlist for November 6, 2013