Neil Young Details Archival ‘Roxy – Tonight’s the Night Live’ Album
Neil Young has detailed his upcoming archival live album Roxy – Tonight’s the Night Live, a collection of the rocker’s performances at the Los Angeles venue in 1973.
Recorded between September 20th and 22nd, 1973 alongside Young’s backing band the Santa Monica Flyers, the album boasts the live debuts of nine of the songs that would feature on Young’s classic 1975 album Tonight’s the Night, one of Rolling Stone‘s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, as well as On the Beach‘s “Walk On.”
“We really knew the Tonight’s The Night songs after playing them for a month [in the studio],” Young previously wrote of the live LP in his online newspaper. “So we just played them again, the album, top to bottom, without the added songs, two sets a night, for a few days. We had a great time.” Young’s Roxy concerts also marked the first-ever concerts at the now-famed Sunset Strip club.
Roxy – Tonight’s the Night Live, produced by Young and the late David Briggs, will first be released as an exclusive Record Store Day edition on April 21st before a standard vinyl, CD and digital version arrives the following week. The Record Store Day edition of the 2LP set will feature…