Record producer most widely known for his use Neil Youthful and Crazy Equine. He hitchhiked from Wyoming to LA in 1962. He created Neil Young’s initial solo record after choosing him up while Youthful was hitchhiking. He created Young’s classic Following the Gold Hurry from 1970. He wedded Bettina Linnenberg in 1988. He also collaborated with Nick Cave, 13 Motors, and Royal Trux.