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Music Review: Neil Young + Promise of the Real - Paradox

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Neil wears many hats–including that of filmmaker. His latest project, a western, sees the 72-year-old Canadian rocker join forces with his romantic partner Daryl Hannah ( Splash ,  Kill Bill ), who wrote and directed the movie. Available on Netflix and centred around a group of outlaws hiding out in the mountains,  Paradox  stars Neil, fellow music legend Willie Nelson, and Willie’s sons, Lukas and Micah, who are members of Neil’s backing band Promise of the Real. The movie’s soundtrack features Neil’s solo score together with solo and band performances. There are campfire-style renditions of blues songs like Jimmy Reed’s “Baby What You Want Me to Do” and Lead Belly’s “Ho...
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Willie Nelson and Family - Let’s Face the Music and Dance

To mark his 80 th birthday, the country music legend revisits old favorites that he and his sister, Bobbie, sang during their childhoods and throughout their careers. Along with the Irving Berlin title track, Nelson lends his dry drawl to Carl Perkins’ “Matchbox” and the Platters’ doo-wop classic “Twilight Time,” accompanied by Bobbie on piano.
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