"Down by the River" is a song composed by Neil Young. [Em7] It's so hard for me [A] stay'in here all alone [Em7] ... Down by the River. A CSNY performance of the song from September 1969 was included in the 1971 documentary Celebration at Big Sur. over the rainbow, It's about blowing your thing with a chick." Neil Young with Crazy Horse. It's a plea, a desperate cry. I'll be on your side, Down by the river I shot my baby Down by the river, Dead, oh, shot her dead. Young explained the context of the story in the liner notes of his 1977 anthology album Decade, stating that he wrote "Down by the River," "Cinnamon Girl" and "Cowgirl in the Sand" while delirious in bed in Topanga Canyon with a 103 °F (39 °C) fever. "[8] Brett Milano of udiscovermusic.com rated Young's guitar solo as one of the 100 all-time greatest, stating that "it begins with almost nothing – the pure menace of one note played again and again – and builds to a pile of hulking riffs. Aprende esta canción y muchas mas en acordesweb. SoundCloud. However, Janovitz goes on to note that the "very sparseness on 'Down by the River' only acts as a haunting void for its blues, like John Lee Hooker's 'Tupelo'. Learn "Down By The River" faster with Songsterr Plus plan! Here's the story of the making of “Down By The River” by Neil Young & Crazy Horse. baby A cover by Johnny Maestro & the Brooklyn Bridge charted two weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 from 7/11 to 7/18/1970, peaking at position 91. This much madness It is the second release in Young's Archives Performance Series. Low and Dirty Three teamed up to cover "Down by the River" on In the Fishtank 7. Indie rock musician Car Seat Headrest incorporated elements of "Down by the River" in his 2013 song, "The Gun Song."[12]. [4][6] According to Young, the local sheriff comes to the man's house and arrests him a few hours later.[6]. Tambourine Man’; June 21, 1965, Lyricapsule: Nirvana Drop ‘Bleach’; June 15, 1989, Lyricapsule: Derek and the Dominos’ First Gig; June 14, 1970, Are You Ready For The Country? June 1970. is too much sorrow First release. Dead, oh, shot her dead. Down by the River by Neil Young published on 2015-07-15T09:28:54Z. taking me for a ride. Learn to play guitar by chord / tabs using chord diagrams, transpose the key, watch video lessons and much more. Down by the river Author krispender [a] 611. I shot my baby. Neil Young - Down By The River Lyrics. On Sep 27, 1984 at a concert in New Orleans Neil Young introduced the song "Down By The River" thus: I'd like to sing you a song about a guy who had a lot of trouble controlling himself. Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere is the second studio album by the Canadian / American musician Neil Young, released in May 1969 on Reprise Records catalogue RS 6349. Singer/musician Norah Jones performed a cover of "Down by the River" in her online brief concert of November 5, 2020, one of a series that she posted online during the COVID-19 pandemic. taking me for a ride. for you to hide staying here all alone Down by the river, dead, dead, woh, woh, shot her dead, shot her dead. Joey Gregorash covered this song in 1971 gaining a lot of airplay in Canada, and reaching #6 on the RPM Magazine charts.[11]. Be on my side, When you could be Down by the river send me away [2][3][4], The lyrics tell the story of someone who killed his lover by shooting her after feeling unable to continue from the emotional highs of their relationship. Down by the river, Neil Young Lyrics provided by SongLyrics.com. Down by the River. Song MeaningNew Orleans, Sep 27, 1984 Neil Young introducing the song "Down By The River": I'd like to sing you a song about a guy who had a lot of trouble controlling himself. 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Guitarist Roy Buchanan recorded a cover version of "Down by the River" on his 1971 album Buch and the Snakestretchers, and on his 1978 album You're Not Alone. There is no reason Young performed it with CSNY on the ABC TV show the Music Scene in 1969. The verse follows a chord progression of Em7-A while the pre-chorus is Cmajor7-Bm-Cmajor7-Bm-C-Bm-D and the chorus is G-D-D-A. I'll take your hand It was first released on his 1969 album with Crazy Horse, Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere. Together we may get away [5] There are long instrumental passages after each of the first two refrains, during which Young plays short, staccato notes on his guitar and incorporates distortion. over the rainbow, Down by the river Together we may get away. It's impossible. In an interview with Robert Greenfield in 1970, a year after the song was released, Young claimed that "there's no real murder in it. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Down By the River Lyrics. It's about blowing your thing with a chick. [5] Young himself has provided multiple explanations for the lyrics. I shot my baby Cannot annotate a non-flat selection. "Down by the River" begins with electric guitars followed by bass guitar and snare drum before the vocals begin. Neil Young and The Promise Of The Real - Down By The River - Desert Trip - Part II - October 16 2016. Down by the River. Acordes, Letra y Tablatura de la canción Down by the River de Neil Young. He let the dark side side come thru a little too bright. send me away Way Down in the Rust Bucket (2021) Young Shakespeare (2021) Young Shakespeare is an upcoming live album and concert film from American-Canadian folk rock musician Neil Young recorded in 1971. Crazy Horse is best known for its long association with Young, despite having released five albums of its own over a 19-year span. starts and ends within the same node. staying here all alone There is no reason At the Rock Am Ring in Germany in 2002, Young, backed by Booker T Jones, Donald "Duck" Dunn, and Frank Sampedro, played "Down by the River" for over 27 minutes. Be on my side, I'll be on your side, baby There is no reason for you to hide It's so hard for me staying here all alone When you could be [5] The song is composed in the key of E minor. Young explained the context of the story in the liner notes of his 1977 anthology album Decade, stating that he wrote "Down by the River," "Cinnamon Girl" and "Cowgirl in the Sand" while delirious in bed in Topanga Canyon with a 103 °F (39 °C) fever. It's impossible [5] The vocal sections are taken at a slow tempo. I'll take your hand. Be on my side, A cover by Buddy Miles charted seven weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 from 7/18 to 8/29/1970, peaking at position 68. In 2015, Phish guitarist, Trey Anastasio wrote, "If I was ever going to teach a master class to young guitarists, the first thing I would play them is the first minute of Neil Young's original "Down by the River" solo. [Verse] Be on my side, I'll be on your side, baby, there is no reason for you to hide. An annotation cannot contain another annotation. I shot my baby Neil Young - Down by the River Morgan heritage - Down By The River Milky Chance - Down By The River Bliss N Eso - Down By The River China Drum - Down By The River Bobby Wills - Down By The River The Meters, The String Cheese Incident, Dave Matthews Band, Indigo Girls, Inner Circle, Low/Dirty Three, Tall Firs, McKendree Spring, Michael McDonald, The Mother Hips, The Sheepdogs, Puss n Boots, Norman Whitfield & The Undisputed Truth, Buddy Miles and Griffin also cover this song. American experimental artist Jude the Obscure covered the song for their 2019 album Plastic. He let the dark side side come thru a little too bright. Neil Young and Promise of the Real played a 20-minute version of this song at Desert Trip. Yeah, she could drag me It's one note, but it's so melodic, and it just snarls with attitude and anger. Yeah, she could drag me Over the rainbow, Send me away Down by the river I shot my baby Down by the river, Dead, oh, shot her dead. 5:21. baby "[7] In one solo, the same staccato note is repeated 38 times. Dead, oh, shot her dead. Down By The River (acoustic) Chords by Neil Young. Be on my side, I'll be on your side, baby There is no reason for you to hide It's so hard for me staying here all alone When you coul Lyrics DOWN BY THE RIVER [Em7] [A] [Em7] [A] [Em7] Be on my side, I'll [A] be on your side, baby, [Em7] there is no reason for y [A] ou to hide. I shot my baby You take my hand. Yeah, she could drag me for you to hide Genre Rock Comment by User 258474898. 10:34. In a 1970 interview with Fusion, Neil Young explained the line "I shot my baby down by the river" by saying, "There's no real murder in it. The song appears on the Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds 2007 live release Live at Radio City. Down by the river, Neil Young - Down By The River Tab. It was first released on his 1969 album with Crazy Horse, Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere. Buddy Miles. Dylan Station. Down By The River bass tab by Neil Young. over the rainbow, Yeah, she could drag me ¿Cómo tocar Down by the River en la guitarra?. Be on my side, I'll be on your side, Baby There is no reason For you to hide It's so hard for me Staying here all alone When you could be Taking me for a ride. Canadian singer and songwriter Neil Young includes his personal garage band Crazy Horse ("second best backing band in the world") to make raw and unpolished rock. Dead, oh, shot her dead. 24,665 views, added to favorites 389 times. Its just good old real feeling music. Free guitar backing track for Down By The River by Neil Young in MP3 format. You take my hand, It's so hard for me 1 contributor total, last edit on Feb 09, 2017. Their gritty style of rock has influenced countless artists and music styles. Rolling Stone critic Rob Sheffield calls "Down by the River" and "Cowgirl in the Sand" the "key tracks" on Everybody Knows This is Nowhere, calling them "long, violent guitar jams, rambling over the nine-minute mark with no trace of virtuosity at all, just staccato guitar blasts sounding as though Young is parachuting down into the middle of the Hatfield-McCoy feud. Down by the river, Login - add to songbook . Dead, oh, shot her dead. [9], Allmusic critic Bill Janovitz describes the groove as "lazy, almost funky," stating that this helps partially obscure the "malevolence in its lyric." Make sure your selection Stream Down by the River by Neil Young from desktop or your mobile device. Robert Plant borrows the line, "Be on my side, I'll be on your side, there is no reason for you to hide," in the live versions of "Dazed and Confused" and "How Many More Times" recorded in 1970 at Royal Albert Hall (from the Led Zeppelin DVD). Neil Young - Down By The River - Desert Trip Day II - Part I. Dylan Station. After the Gold Rush (Live At the Cellar Door), Bad Fog of Loneliness (Live At the Cellar Door), Don't Let It Bring You Down (Live At the Cellar Door), Down By the River (Live At the Cellar Door), Expecting To Fly (Live At the Cellar Door), Flying On the Ground Is Wrong (Live At the Cellar Door), Only Love Can Break Your Heart (Live At the Cellar Door), See the Sky About To Rain (Live At the Cellar Door), Lyricapsule: The Surfaris Drop ‘Wipe Out’; June 22, 1963, Lyricapsule: The Byrds Drop ‘Mr. to make it today. Canadian musician Edwin borrows elements of the song in his 1999 song, "Trippin'". View official tab. It's so hard for me This is just a preview! "[citation needed]. His first with his longtime backing band Crazy Horse, it peaked at number 34 on the US Billboard 200 in August 1970 during the 98 weeks it spent on the charts and has been certified platinum by the RIAA. We have an official Down By The River tab made by UG professional guitarists. Down by the river. send me away This much madness. Note: When you embed the widget in your site, it will match your site's styles (CSS). Allmusic critic Matthew Greenwald described "Cowgirl in the Sand" as "one of Neil Young's most lasting compositions" and "a true classic". "[4] Later, when introducing the song in New Orleans on September 27, 1984, Young said that the song depicts a man "who had a lot of trouble controlling himself" who catches his woman cheating on him, then meets her down by the river and shoots her. It reached #1 in Canada with 11,000 units sold in its first week. Live at Massey Hall 1971 is a live album by Canadian-American musician Neil Young.Released in 2007, the album features a solo, acoustic performance from Massey Hall in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on 19 January 1971 during the Journey Through the Past Solo Tour. - Remastered, When You Dance, I Can Really Love - Remastered. It's like he desperately wants to connect. May 14, 1969. Is too much sorrow. Down by the River Neil Young. Down By The River chords Neil Young 1969 (Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere) Em Em7 * A Em Em7 * A Em Em7 * A Em Em7 * A Be on my side, I'll … When you could be Neil Young And Crazy Horse* ‎– Danny By The River Label: Seymour Records (2) ‎– SR-025/026 Format: 2 ... Down By The River: 31:49: Companies, etc. "Down by the River" is a song composed by Neil Young. Actor Bradley Cooper performed a vivid air-guitar cover of the song on The Tonight Show in 2015. Flashback: Neil Young and Phish Play an Epic, Weed-Fueled ‘Down by the River’ Without any warning, Young came out during Phish’s 1998 Farm Aid … [10][citation needed] At Farm Aid 1998, Young joined Phish—who headlined that year's festival—during the band's jam out of "Runaway Jim", leading them into a 20-minute version of "Down by the River". Download it for free. Live performances vary from shorter solo acoustic performances, as on the Crosby Stills Nash & Young release Four Way Street, to twelve minutes long, as on the Live at the Fillmore East release featuring Crazy Horse. December 15, 2020 The moment Neil Young joined Bruce Springsteen to cover ‘Down By The River’ Two of the rock world’s brightest stars rarely share the stage together for long, and the same can be said for Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen who have only connected in front of a crowd on a few occasions. Chord progression of Em7-A while the pre-chorus is Cmajor7-Bm-Cmajor7-Bm-C-Bm-D and the chorus is G-D-D-A you,... 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