Things that I wanted, I’d work at them. One thing leads to another if you WANT something. I mean, I can see the other end. I’d be workin’ like a motherfucker, seemingly for absolutely nothing, for a long time. And then all of a sudden I’d be in a position like “How the fuck did I get here?”… Know what I mean?
– Neil Young to Tony Pig, KSAN radio interview, 11th December 1969
Reference: McDonough, J. (2002). Shakey: Neil Young’s Biography. UK: Vintage Press. “Mr. Blue and Mr. Red”, p. 51