NEIL YOUNG'S TOURING BANDS

*These line ups do not include the other performers who recorded with Neil on his album releases*

 

FYI: Neil Young performed (295) shows with his Crazy Horse Band (line up 3) and (262) solo shows.

The next most performed shows were 88 times with his Electric Band in 2008.

 

1963-64 NEIL YOUNG AND THE SQUIRES

Neil Young - guitar, vocals

Allen Bates - guitar

Ken Koblun - bass

Ken Smyth - drums (1)

Bill Edmondson - drums (2)

Doug Cambell - guitar (2)

Randy Peterson - drums (3)

 

1965 THE MYNAH BIRDS

Rick "Super Freak" James - vocals

Neil Young - guitar (2)

Nick St. Nicholas - bass (1)

Bruce Palmer - bass  (2)

Rickman Mason - drums

Tom Morgan - guitar (1)

 

 

1966-68 BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD

Neil Young - guitar, harmonica, piano, vocals

Richie Furay - guitar, vocals

Dewey Martin - drums, vocals

Bruce Palmer - bass (1)

Stephen Stills - guitar, keyboard, vocals

Jim Messina - bass, vocals (2)

 

1969 CRAZY HORSE (37)

Neil Young - vocals, guitar

Danny Whitten - guitar, vocals

Billy Talbot - bass, vocals

Ralph Molina - drums, vocals

 

1970 CRAZY HORSE, LINE UP 2 (10)

Neil Young - vocals, guitar

Danny Whitten - guitar, vocals

Billy Talbot - bass, vocals

Ralph Molina - drums, vocals

Jack Nitzsche - keyboards, vocals

 

1975 CRAZY HORSE, LINE UP 3 (295)

Neil Young - vocals, guitar, piano, banjitar, harmonicas

Frank "Poncho" Sampedro - guitar, keyboards

Billy Talbot - bass, vocals

Ralph Molina - drums, vocals

 

1984 CRAZY HORSE, LINE UP 4 (4)

Neil Young - vocals, guitar, piano, banjitar, harmonicas

Frank "Poncho" Sampedro - guitar, keyboards

Billy Talbot - bass, vocals

Ralph Molina - drums, vocals

Ben Keith - alto saxophone

 

 

Frank "Poncho" Sampedro - guitar, organ, vocals (1975–present)

Jack Nitzsche - keyboards, vocals

Nils Lofgren - guitar, keyboards, vocals

 

1984 (4) Crazy Horse, Line Up 4 Band: Neil Young Frank Sampedro Billy Talbot Ben Keith

1987 (17) Crazy Horse, Line Up 5 Band: Neil Young Frank Sampedro Billy Talbot Ralph Molina Ben Keith Larry Cragg

2001 (38) Crazy Horse, Line Up 6 Band: Neil Young Frank Sampedro Billy Talbot Ralph Molina Pegi Young Astrid Young

2003 (72) Crazy Horse, Line Up 7 Band: Neil Young Frank Sampedro Billy Talbot Ralph Molina Pegi Young Nancy Hall Susan Hall Twink Brewer

 

	

Crazy Horse, line up 4
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Neil Young (vocal, guitar, piano, banjo, harmonica), Frank Sampedro
(guitar, keyboards), Ben Keith (alto saxophone), Billy Talbot (bass,
vocal), Ralph Molina (drums, vocal).
	
Crazy Horse, line up 5
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Neil Young (vocal, guitar, piano, banjo, harmonica), Frank Sampedro
(guitar, keyboards), Ben Keith (baritone saxophone), Billy Talbot
(bass, vocal), Ralph Molina (drums, vocal).

 

 

 

 

1973 THE SANTA MONICA FLYERS (27)

Neil Young - guitar, harmonica, piano, vocals

Ben Keith - pedal steel guitar, dobro, guitar, piano

Nils Lofgren - guitar, keyboards, vocals

Billy Talbot - bass, vocals

Ralph Molina - drums, vocals

 

 

1973 THE STRAY GATORS (34)

Neil Young - guitar, harmonica, piano, vocals

Jack Nitzsche - piano, vocals

Ben Keith - pedal steel guitar, dobro, guitar, piano

Tim Drummond - bass

Kenny Buttrey - drums

 

1973 The Stray Gators, Line Up 2 (20)

Neil Young Ben Keith Jack Nitzsche Tim Drummond Johnny Barbata

 

1973 The Stray Gators, Line Up 3 (8)

Graham Nash Ben Keith Jack Nitzsche Tim Drummond Johnny Barbata Neil Young David Crosby

 

1976 Stills-Young Band Band (19)

Neil Young Stephen Stills Jerry Aiello George Perry Joe Lala Joe Vitale

 

 

1977 THE DUCKS (18)

Neil Young

Bob Mosley

Jeff Blackburn

Johnny Craviotta

 

 

 

1982 TRANS BAND (38)

Neil Young - guitar, harmonica, piano, vocals

Ben Keith - pedal steel guitar, dobro, guitar, piano

Nils Lofgren - guitar, keyboards, vocals

Joe Lala - percussion

Bruce Palmer - bass

Larry Cragg

Ralph Molina - drums, vocals

Joel Bernstein

 

1983 The Shocking Pinks (39)

Neil Young Ben Keith Larry Byron Anthony Crawford Rick Palombi Craig Hayes Tim Drummond Karl T. Himmel Larry Cragg Pegi Young Inez Bongiorn Connie Simmons Rosemary Lovell

 

1984 THE INTERNATIONAL HARVESTERS (48)

Neil Young - guitar, harmonica, piano, vocals

Ben Keith - pedal steel guitar, dobro, guitar, piano

Anthony Crawford

Rufus Thibodeaux

Spooner Oldham

Tim Drummond

Karl T. Himmel

Larry Cragg

Joel Bernstein

 

 

1985 The International Harvesters, Line Up 2 (33)

Neil Young Ben Keith Anthony Crawford Rufus Thibodeaux Hargus Pig Robbins Joe Allen Karl T. Himmel Matraca Berg Tracy Nelson Larry Cragg Joel Bernstein

 

1985 The International Harvesters and Crazy Horse (16)

Neil Young Ben Keith Anthony Crawford Rufus Thibodeaux Frank Sampedro Billy Talbot Ralph Molina Larry Cragg Joel Bernstein

 

 

1987 THE BLUENOTES (20)

Neil Young - vocals, guitar, harmonica

Ben Keith - alto saxophone

Steve Lawrence - tenor saxophone

Claude Cailliet - trombone

Tom Bray - trumpet

John Fumo - trumpet

Frank "Poncho" Sampedro - organ

Billy Talbot - bass

Ralph Molina - drums

Larry Cragg - baritone saxophone

 

1988 The Bluenotes, Line Up 2 (38)

Neil Young - vocals, guitar, harmonica

Ben Keith - alto saxophone

Larry Cragg - baritone saxophone

Steve Lawrence - tenor saxophone

Claude Cailliet - trombone

Tom Bray - trumpet

John Fumo - trumpet

Frank "Poncho" Sampedro - organ

Rick Rosas - bass

Chad Cromwell - drums

 

 

1988 Ten Men Workin' (6)

Neil Young Ben Keith Larry Cragg Steve Lawrence Claude Cailliet Tom Bray John Fumo Frank Sampedro Rick Rosas Chad Cromwell

 

1989 The Restless (12)

Neil Young Frank Sampedro Ben Keith Rick Rosas Chad Cromwell

 

 

1989 THE LOST DOGS (18)

Neil Young

Frank Sampedro

Ben Keith

Rick Rosas

Chad Cromwell

 

 

1993 Booker T And The MGs (48)

Neil Young Booker T. Jones Steve Cropper Donald 'Duck' Dunn Jim Keltner Astrid Young Annie Stocking

 

1996 The Echos (16)

Neil Young Frank Sampedro Billy Talbot Ralph Molina

 

2000 The Friends And Relatives (33)

Neil Young Donald 'Duck' Dunn Jim Keltner Ben Keith Spooner Oldham Pegi Young Astrid Young

 

2000 The Silver And Gold Band (1)

Band: Neil Young Ben Keith Spooner Oldham Donald 'Duck' Dunn Jim Keltner

 

2002 Poncho and The MG's (5)

Neil Young Frank Sampedro Booker T. Jones Donald 'Duck' Dunn Steve 'Smokey' Potts Pegi Young Astrid Young

 

 

2005 THE PRAIRIE WIND BAND (13)

Neil Young - guitar, harmonica, piano, vocals

Ben Keith - pedal steel guitar, dobro, guitar, piano

Spooner Oldham

Rick Rosas - bass

Chad Cromwell

Karl T. Himmel

Emmylou Harris - vocals, guitar

Grant Boatwright - guitar

Anthony Crawford

Clinton Gregory

Larry Cragg

Diana DeWitt - guitar, vocals

Gary Pigg - vocals

Pegi Young - vocals, guitar

Wayne Jackson

Tom McGinley

Jimmy Sharp

The Fisk University Jubilee Singers

The Nashville String Machine

 

2007 THE CHROME DREAMS BAND (54)

Neil Young - guitar, harmonica, piano, vocals

Ben Keith - pedal steel guitar, dobro, guitar, piano

Rick Rosas - bass

Ralph Molina - drums, vocals

Pegi Young - vocals

Anthony Crawford

Cary Kemp

 

 

2008 NEIL YOUNG & HIS ELECTRIC BAND (88)

Neil Young

Ben Keith

Rick Rosas

Chad Cromwell

Pegi Young

Anthony Crawford

Larry Cragg