"This song put me in the middle of the road" ~ Neil Young

March 18, 2018

Neil Young's solo Heart Of Gold

hit number one in the USA on March 18th of 1972

James Taylor 

Linda Ronstadt

provided backup vocals


Heart of Gold was recorded during the initial sessions for Harvest

during February 6th thru 8th of 1971

at Quadrafonic Sound Studios in Nashville, Tennessee


"This song put me in the middle of the road. Traveling there soon became a bore so I headed for the ditch. A rougher ride but I saw more interesting people there."

Neil Young


In The Recording Studio

Neil Young — lead vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica

Teddy Irwin — guitar

Ben Keith — pedal steel guitar

Tim Drummond — bass

Kenny Buttrey — drums

James Taylor — backing vocals

Linda Ronstadt — backing vocals

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