Watch: Buffalo Springfield reunite, Neil Young teams up with Pearl Jam


    Over the weekend, Pearl Jam, Elvis Costello, Elton John, Modest Mouse, and loads of other high profile acts played Neil Young’s annual Bridge School Benefit concert in Mountain View, California. With that type of star power, you’re bound to have some highlights.

    Buffalo Springfriend’s performance is the most obvious, for the sole fact it marked the first performance by the band since 1968. According to Rolling Stone, surviving members Neil Young, Stephen Stills, and Richie Furay were joined by CSN drummer Joe Vitale, who filled in for the late Dewey Martin, and Young’s longtime bassist Rick Rosas, who replaced the late Bruce Palmer.

    Buffalo Springfield – “For What It’s Worth”

    Buffalo Springfield – “Mr. Soul”

    TwentyFourBit points out that Young also made an on-stage appearance with the concert’s other headliner, Pearl Jam. The legendary songwriter joined the Eddie Vedder-led outfit for a performance of “Walk With Me”, off Young’s recently released album Le Noise.


    Pearl Jam w/ Neil Young – “Walk With Me”

    Also worth noting is Saturday evening’s final performance, which saw all of the day’s acts — Pearl Jam, Elvis Costello, Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson, Lucinda Williams, Jackson Browne, David Lindley, Billy Idol, Modest Mouse, and Grizzly Bear — come out for a group singalong of “Rockin’ in the Free World”. Young and Vedder trade off on lead vocals.

    “Rockin’ in the Free World”

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