After touring with Neil Young while still a teenager, singer, songwriter and guitar hero Nils Lofgren formed the band ‘Grin’ in 1969. They rapidly built a fervent audience of its own in the Washington DC/Northern Virginia area. Album opener is “You’re The Weight”, a fierce rocker and “Beggar’s Day” (Eulogy to Danny Whitten his fallen Neil Young/Crazy Horse bandmate)” is a blistering rocker with some of Lofgren’s nastiest guitar solos. Both became radio and concert favorites. The album ends with “Ain’t For Free,” a bluesy mid-tempo honky-tonker that smolders in the grooves and features a different side of Lofgren’s guitar skills. In 1975 Nils Lofgren releases his first solo album and in 1984 he joined Bruce Springsteen’s E-Street Band.