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In 1983 Neil Young proposed the album Old Ways to be released at Geffen Records. Geffen Records, who were already unhappy with the first album Young did for them, Trans, refused it 'cause it sounded 'too country'. They did however like the 'rockabilly' songs that were on the album and since some old rockabilly songs had made it back into the top 40 recently they asked Young to explore the genre a bit further. Young founded the Shockin' Pinks pretty… read more

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  • Avatar for BallerCraig
    ¡¡¡YES!!! ¡¡¡¡NEIL YOUNG!!!!
  • Avatar for sls
    sls
    the socking pinks from NZ? cause that would be awesome, not because of neil, but because of the shocking pinks from NZ
  • Avatar for Caviaris
    just pain and simple good ol rock n roll. fuck the haters, and fuck the record company for suing him
  • Avatar for Hunter_Zombie
    You know, I'm getting old, but I'm pretty sure Heart of Gold and Powderfinger weren't on this album. Good tracks, though, so I understand the confusion
  • Avatar for TIWL
    @Hunter_Zombie: Send me a message whenever you come to think it's silly all in bad fun grandma, so I'll stop listening.
  • Avatar for Oppressotron
    "Geffen Records, who were already unhappy with the first album Young did for them, Trans, refused it ‘cause it sounded ‘too country’. They did however like the ‘rockabilly’ songs that were on the album..." I so wish I would have been there when Neil must have told the exec to get bent and cram the rejected tapes up his ass. Damn music business.
  • Avatar for Hunter_Zombie
    Silly, but all in good fun
  • Avatar for hhhoudini
    TheFoggyNotion said it.
  • Avatar for bootload
    "lets go back in time to see what Rock 'N Roll really is... and if you're going to tell me do something, yell at me and sue me, you better tell me exactly what to do or you might get exactly what you asked for" ~ http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00f815m
  • Avatar for TheFoggyNotion
    Insanely underrated album. It's a fantastic, fun-as-hell genre exercise.

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