The Needle and The Damage Done recorded live at Royce Hall-UCLA.

Most Songs are Performed by the Stray Gators:
Ben Keith: Steel Guitar
Kenny Buttrey: Drums
Tim Drummond: Bass
Jack Nitzsche: Piano & Slide Guitar
John Harris: (Piano on Harvest)

Annotation last modified on 2007-11-21 18:38 .


12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Out on the Weekend
3.65 4:35
A2 Harvest
3.65 3:11
A3 A Man Needs a Maid
2.65 4:06
A4 Heart of Gold
4.15 3:07
A5 Are You Ready for the Country?
2.65 3:24
B1 Old Man
4.15 3:25
B2 There's a World
2.65 2:59
B3 Alabama
4 4:02
B4 The Needle and the Damage Done
4 2:03
B5 Words (Between the Lines of Age)
4.4 6:41


12" Vinyl 1

James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track B1)
John Harris (American keyboard player) (track A2)
Jack Nitzsche (tracks A1, A3, B2)
background vocals:
David Crosby (tracks A3, B5)
Neil Young (Canadian singer, songwriter & musician) (tracks A1–B1, B3–B5)
David Meecham (tracks A3, B2)
guest background vocals:
David Crosby (tracks A5, B3)
Graham Nash (tracks A5, B5)
Linda Ronstadt (tracks A4, B1)
Stephen Stills (tracks B3, B5)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (tracks A4, B1)
guest performer:
The Stray Gators (tracks A1–A2, A4–B1, B3, B5)
Neil Young (Canadian singer, songwriter & musician) (tracks A1–B1, B3–B5)
London Symphony Orchestra (tracks A1, A3, B2)
Henry Lewy (track B4)
Elliot Mazer (tracks A1–A2, A4–B1, B3, B5)
Jack Nitzsche (tracks A3, B2)
Neil Young (Canadian singer, songwriter & musician) (tracks A1–A2, A4–B1, B3–B5)
phonographic copyright by:
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1972) (tracks A2, A4, B1, B4)
Broken Fiddle Music (music publisher associated with Neil Young) (track A3)
Silver Fiddle Music (track A4)
recorded at:
Royce Hall in Los Angeles, California, United States (1971-01-30) (track B4)
later translated versions:
Herz aus Gold (track A4)
Kopf aus Holz (track A4)
later versions:
Heart of Gold (additional lyrics) (track A4)
recording of:
A Man Needs a Maid (track A3)
Alabama (track B3)
Harvest (track A2)
Heart of Gold (track A4)
Old Man (track B1)
Out on the Weekend (track A1)
There's a World (track B2)


composer: Neil Young (Canadian singer, songwriter & musician)
design/illustration: Tom Wilkes
lyricist: Neil Young (Canadian singer, songwriter & musician)
photography: Joel Bernstein (photographer)
ASIN: US: B000LPFY32 [info]
Discogs: [info]