【民谣经典】Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Thrasher
这张《Rust Never Sleeps》是加拿大民谣老将Neil Young于1978年和Crazy Horse举行的同名巡演的现场录音。在朋克风潮越演越烈的时候，Neil Young用他的吉他和口琴，印证好听的东西有时就是那么简单直接。
They were hiding behind hay bales
They were planting in the full moon
They had given all they had for something new
But the light of day was on them
They could see the thrashers coming
And the water shone like diamonds in the dew.
And I was just getting up hit the road before its light
Trying to catch an hour on the sun
When I saw those thrashers rolling by
Looking more than two lanes wide
I was feelin like my day had just begun.
Where the eagle glides ascending
Theres an ancient river bending
Down the timeless gorge of changes
Where sleeplessness awaits
I searched out my companions
Who were lost in crystal canyons
When the aimless blade of science
Slashed the pearly gates.
It was then I knew Id had enough
Burned my credit card for fuel
Headed out to where the pavement turns to sand
With a one-way ticket to the land of truth
And my suitcase in my hand
How I lost my friends I still dont understand.
They had the best selection
They were poisoned with protection
There was nothing that they needed
Nothing left to find
They were lost in rock formations
Or became park bench mutations
On the sidewalks and in the stations
They were waiting waiting.
So I got bored and left them there
They were just deadweight to me
Better down the road without that load
Brings back the time when I was eight or nine
I was watchin my mamas t.v.
It was that great grand canyon rescue episode.
Where the vulture glides descending
On an asphalt highway bending
Thru libraries and museums galaxies and stars
穿过图书馆 博物馆 美术馆还有漫天星辰
Down the windy halls of friendship
To the rose clipped by the bullwhip
The motel of lost companions
Waits with heated pool and bar.
But me Im not stopping there
Got my own row left to hoe
Just another line in the field of time
When the thrashers comes Ill be stuck in the sun
Like the dinosaurs in shrines
But Ill know the time has come
To give whats mine.