Category: joel bernstein


Joni Mitchell photographed by Joel Bernstein, ca. 1970.

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, 1974. Photo by Joel Bernstein. 

Neil Young during the recording of Harvest, September 1971, by Joel Bernstein.


Joni Mitchell backstage at Brooklyn College April, 1969

Photo by Joel Bernstein

Neil Young, Massey Hall Toronto, January 19, 1971, by Joel Bernstein


Neil Young, Philadelphia, 1973.

photo by Joel Bernstein

Turned into one of the most gorgeous, evocative album covers of the era by art director Gary Burden, for one of my all-time favorite albums by anyone, Time Fades Away. I haven’t found a single scan on the interwebz that does justice to the depth of the artwork and design, but this one comes close:

And if y’all have slept on this one, be sure to check it out on your favorite streaming services, including Spotify, Amazon, Neil’s official YouTube channel, and of course the Neil Young Archives.

Joni Mitchell, 1968, by Joel Bernstein

Joni Mitchell, by Joel Bernstein

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, 1974. Photo by Joel Bernstein. 

Neil Young, backstage at Royce Hall UCLA, January 30, 1971, by Joel Bernstein. The live recording of the song “The Needle and The Damage Done” recorded at this show is the one on his album Harvest, which was completed in September 1971, but not released until the following February.