Crazy Horse

Tonight’s the night we explore the Neil Young connection…

Fucking Up (Live):

Fucking Up (Live)

This Cracker b-side from 1994 was recorded live at the Metro in Chicago and features Mark Linkous on lead vocals. Mark was a roadie for the band in the early nineties and this would prove to be the start of a long running creative collaboration with band leader David Lowery. The track is no longer commercially available…

After The Gold Rush

Mark revisits Neil Young’s “Burnt Out Basement” in the lyrics of Spirit Ditch…

Cortez The Killer (Live)

In June 1999 Sparklehorse joined forces with Mercury Rev for a double headline tour of North America. On at least one occasion Mark joined Mercury Rev on stage to sing a verse of this perennial live favourite…

Powderfinger

It was reported in 2000 that Mark had recorded a cover of Powderfinger at his home studio. No recording has ever emerged…

Albuquerque (Live):

Albuquerque (Live)

This live cover was recorded at the Fez Under Time in New York on the 19th June 2001. Mark is backed by Scott Minor, Alan Weatherhead, Margaret White and Kendall Meade. One of only a handful of US dates that year, the show was made even more special by the surprise guest appearance of Polly Harvey on the songs Eyepennies and Piano Fire…

On The Beach (Live):

On The Beach (Live)

Here we find Nina Persson’s band A Camp on tour in support of their Mark Linkous produced debut album. While Mark may not have contributed directly to this live cover it was just too good not to include. Recorded at the Burgerhaus Stollwerck in Cologne, Germany on the 4th October 2001…

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