Blog | August 6, 2012

Farm Aid Music Monday, Celebrating Farm Aid IV in 1990

MattThis week’s Music Monday takes us back to 1990. With all the performers from that April 7 in Indianapolis, I’m sure we’ll have lots more videos from Farm Aid IV. But today I’ll focus on music from our three board artists at the time, Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp (Dave Matthews joined the board of directors in 2001). Leading things off is Willie Nelson performing a trio of songs, "Whiskey River," "Stay All Night," and "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain."

Next up is Neil Young, who had his own set that night, but also performed with Crosby, Stills and Nash. Here they play “This Old House.”

And finally, here’s John Mellencamp with “Paper in Fire” (after being introduced by then-boxing heavyweight champion Buster Douglas, proving once again that you never know who’s going to show up on a Farm Aid stage):

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