NEIL YOUNG American Stars 'n Bars (1977) Vintage Vinyl 12"


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American Stars 'n Bars is the eighth studio album by Canadian musician Neil Young, released on Reprise Records in 1977. Compiled from recording sessions scattered over a 29-month period, it includes "Like a Hurricane," one of Young's best-known songs. It peaked at #21 on the Billboard 200, and has been certified a gold record by the RIAA.

Side one
1. "The Old Country Waltz" (recorded April 1977)
2. "Saddle Up the Palomino" (recorded April 1977)
3. "Hey Babe" (recorded April 1977)
4. "Hold Back the Tears" (recorded April 1977)
5. "Bite the Bullet" (recorded April 1977)
Side two
1. "Star of Bethlehem" (recorded November 1974)
2. "Will to Love" (recorded May 1976)
3. "Like a Hurricane" (recorded November 1975)
4. "Homegrown" (recorded November 1975)

Picture & lyrics inner sleeve is in good condition, cover has some noticeable ring wear and corner wear. Note there are some surface scuff / scratch marks on the actual record: I have played this record years ago and do not recall the record skipping; that was years before the record was put into storage.
Please note that the cover may have some wear that is not highlighted in the description.
Please check the pictures carefully for edges, corners, ring wear, tears or anything else that might be of concern to you.
We don't CLEAN or PLAY the Records before listing them, Grading is done on a visual level only if at all, I am not comfortable putting a grade on, as it is ALWAYS subject to personal interpretation.

If there are defects I will do my best to bring them to your attention.

Overall I'd give it a C– (due to scratch).

Label: Reprise Records ‎– MSK 2261
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: US
Released: 04 Jun 1977
Genre: Rock
Style: Classic Rock
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Frank Sampedro (tracks: A1 to A5)
Artwork By [Cover] – Dean Stockwell
Bass – Billy Talbot (tracks: A1 to A5, B3, B4)
Drums – Ralph Molina (tracks: A1 to A5, B3, B4)
Other [Direction] – Elliot Roberts
Other [Support & Slack] – Mo Ostin
Producer – David Briggs, Neil Young
Producer [With] – Tim Mulligan
Steel Guitar – Ben Keith (tracks: A1 to A5)
Violin – Carole Mayedo (tracks: A1 to A5)
Vocals – Linda Ronstadt (tracks: A1 to A5), Nicolette Larson (tracks: A1 to A5)
Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Neil Young (tracks: A1 to A5)
Written-By – Neil Young (tracks: A1, A3 to A5)
Linda Ronstadt appears courtesy of Asylum Records
Tracks A1 to A5 recorded April 1977
Track B1 recorded November 1974
Track B2 recorded May 1976
Tracks B3 & B4 recorded November 1975
Track A1, A3 to B5 published by Silver Fiddle (BMI)
Track A2 published by Silver Fiddle / Barnyard Productions / Rice & Gravy Music (BMI)

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