Toronto Mike

That's My Sound, Man - Neil Young

At this point I'm sure you're sick of my talking about Tears Are Not Enough, the 1985 charity single recorded by a supergroup of Canadian artists, under the name Northern Lights, to raise funds for relief of the 1983–85 famine in Ethiopia. Here's a 2.5 hour deep dive with me and Cam Gordon we recorded for my podcast Toronto Mike'd. But there's this one moment, when David Foster is working with Neil Young on his solo, that's become a sort of personal mantra.

The Best Moment from the recording of Tears Are Not Enough

"That's my sound, man!" - Neil Young

By the way, in case you're not completely sick of my mild Tears Are Not Enough obsession, here are other Toronto Mike'd episodes that discuss the recording, because these fine people were there.

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