Crazy Horse guitarist Danny Whitten holds a special place in the Neil Young mythos. His music and friendship played critical roles in shaping the sound that broke Young out, starting with Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere
, the first album Young collaborated on with Crazy Horse. In death, Whitten's memory inspired some of Young's most acclaimed music, notably "The Needle And The Damage Done
On "Come on Baby Let's go Downtown," we get to hear Whitten featured on vocals singing one of his own creations.