2019 American Music Awards

Neil Young Says He Turned Down 'Millions of Dollars' for 'Harvest' Tour

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Neil Young photographed at Lost Planet Editorial on Sept. 9, 2019 in Santa Monica, Calif. 

Legendary rocker Neil Young halted his seven-year hiatus from music to release his 13th studio album with his longtime band Crazy Horse (and 39th studio album overall) titled Colorado on Oct. 22 -- but people are still clamoring for a tour for his classic Billboard 200-topping album Harvest from 1972.

Young, on the other hand, isn't interested. 

In a recent interview with AARP, the former Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young member discussed the massive offer he received for the Harvest Tour. "I was just offered millions of dollars for a tour to do Harvest. Everyone who played on Harvest is dead. I don't want to do that," he stated. "How about planting instead of harvesting? If I decide to go on the road, I'd like to do a documentary tour next year with different people that keep changing. Not right or left. Democracy is not you on this side and me on that side just to see who wins." 

  

And his plans to keep refreshing his craft don't seem to include a CSNY reunion -- even though he "won't close the door" on the idea.

"[David] Crosby could write an introspective book: 'Why People Won't Talk to Me Anymore.' He made a lot of great music for a long time. I don't know what happened with David. I got nothing to say," he said in the interview. "I love Stephen [Stills]. I love Graham [Nash]. If a reunion happens, it would be a surprise. I won't close the door on anything. I can hold a grudge with the best of them but only if there's a reason for it."


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