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Tracks of My Alabama Tears

Thinking of Neil Young’s Alabama

Photo by George Pagan III on Unsplash

I can’t hear the opening bars to “Out on the Weekend,” the first track on Neil Young’s 1972 album Harvest without flashing to images of lost weekends and a girl named Pam who thought long and hard about “big brass beds,” though none she ever shared with me. But all this is another story, not the one I want to tell here.

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Terry Barr

Terry Barr

I write about music, culture, food, and my Alabama past in One Table One World, The Riff, InTune, FanFare, SongStories, Rock n”Heavy, Counter Arts, and Pop Off.