Neil Young encountered Charles Manson when he was a "player" in the California music scene. After Manson and his "Family" committed their awful crime, Neil wrote "Revolution Blues." The line, "10 million dune buggies" is a reference to Manson's plan to assemble ample forces in the Mojave desert to carry out his race war.
Neil Young recalled the time he spent mixing with the Manson Family to The Observer Music Monthly October 2008: "Spooky times. I knew Charlie Manson… read more