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B16 said in giugno 15th, 2009 at 10:57

in parallelo a superbuzz dagli aquilotti il buon neil stregava wight

Neil Young closed the Isle Of Wight Festival tonight (June 14), playing to a massive crowd of adoring fans.

Coming onstage at 9pm (BST) sharp, the legendary songwriter kicked straight into ‘From Hank To Hendrix’, performing with just his acoustic guitar and harmonica.

Switching between acoustic and electric guitar, Young played a blistering version of ‘Hey Hey, My My (Into The Black)’ early in the set, extending the song for roughly 10 minutes – and sending the crowd wild.

Young was in jokey mood throughout, saying he hoped to “cop a buzz” after his performance and teasingly labelling the audience “alcoholics” before playing ‘Mansion On The Hill’ from 1990’s ‘Ragged Glory’.

Treating the crowd to a stint of full-band songs, Young played tracks including ‘Cinnamon Girl’ and ‘Fuckin’ Up’.

An epic version of ‘Rockin’ In The Free World’ was just one of the highlights, with Young playing a total of four extended outros for the song (the crowd only too willing to sing along each time). At one point, Young even instructed the entire audience to wave their hands from side to side in unison with him.

At the song’s end, Young and his band left the stage to mass applause, returning a short while later and kicking into ‘Down By The River’.

He followed the track with his final song, the now customary cover of The Beatles’ ‘A Day In The Life’. Slowing the song down, Young’s version of the track was a hit with the crowd, who sang along throughout.

Young ended the performance in a blaze of feedback, breaking his guitar strings and shaking his instrument violently – and smiling to himself as he did so.

Neil Young played:

‘From Hank To Hendrix’
‘Mother Earth (Natural Anthem)’
‘Comes A Time’
‘Heart Of Gold’
‘Old Man’
‘Hey Hey, My My (Into The Black)’
‘Mansion On The Hill’
‘Cinnamon Girl’
‘Fuckin’ Up’
‘Rockin’ In The Free World’
‘Down By The River’
‘A Day In The Life’

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Generale Lee said in giugno 15th, 2009 at 11:44

…so che non c’entra una mazza….ma ormai mi conoscete…quando NON posso stare zitto:
….VALENTINOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! ………..non glielo avevano detto che lì non poteva superare…………………. ero in piedi sul divano….. senza voce…. come dopo un concerto….ecco che qualcosa c’entra sempre… …Vale è il più rock di tutti…… non ci sono caz….!!!!
AUGH

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buzzandmusic said in giugno 15th, 2009 at 12:03

Valentino e’ er mejo e qui davanti a casa mia ,dove abitano i nonni di Simoncelli,ieri era tutto un urlo……..sono amici anche di Vale e io conosco bene “l’angelo del Dottore” un suo amico ,mio collega pubblicitario di nome Flavio,tutto in romagna ……moto gp e 250 wroooooooommmmmmmmmmmm come il rock eh eh eh AUGH

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Generale Lee said in giugno 15th, 2009 at 13:28

..come Vale solo Tomba e il Pirata (a parte la zebra eh….). Fine della parentesi sportiva.

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buzzandmusic said in giugno 15th, 2009 at 15:21

e Platini:-)

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