A report on Expecting to Fly (song)

Song written by Neil Young and performed by Buffalo Springfield.

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Young performing in 2016

Neil Young

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Canadian singer, songwriter and filmmaker.

Canadian singer, songwriter and filmmaker.

Young performing in 2016
Young in the 1970s
Young in Austin, Texas, on November 9, 1976
The Last Waltz, Young (center on left microphone) performing with Bob Dylan and The Band, among others in 1976
Young playing in Barcelona, Spain, 1984
Young performing in 1996 in Turku, Finland
Young on stage in Barcelona
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young perform at the PNC Bank Arts Center in 2006. (From L to R: Nash, Stills, Young, and Crosby)
Stills and Young performing together on the Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 2006 tour
Young performing in Oslo, Norway, in 2009
Young playing a Gretsch White Falcon in Cologne, June 19, 2009
Young's star on Canada's Walk of Fame

"Expecting to Fly" featured a string arrangement that Young's co-producer for the track, Jack Nitzsche, dubbed "symphonic pop".

Buffalo Springfield Again

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Second album by Buffalo Springfield, released on Atco Records in November 1967.

Second album by Buffalo Springfield, released on Atco Records in November 1967.

During one of the times that Young had left the band, he had booked a studio to record "Expecting to Fly," with the outside musicians under the impression it was for a Neil Young solo project rather than for Buffalo Springfield.

Jack Nitzsche

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American musician, arranger, songwriter, composer, and record producer.

American musician, arranger, songwriter, composer, and record producer.

He collaborated with Neil Young, beginning with producing "Expecting to Fly" by Buffalo Springfield.

Sugar Mountain – Live at Canterbury House 1968

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Live album by Canadian / American musician Neil Young.

Live album by Canadian / American musician Neil Young.

6) "Expecting to Fly" – 2:49

Metric live at Coachella in April 2013

Metric (band)

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Canadian rock band founded in 1998 in Toronto, Ontario.

Canadian rock band founded in 1998 in Toronto, Ontario.

Metric live at Coachella in April 2013
Metric live 2005
Metric live at the 9:30 Club, 2004
Metric live at Washington, DC 2006
Emily Haines and Josh Winstead performing with Metric, 2009
Metric on their 2012 cross-Canada arena tour.
Metric opening for Imagine Dragons in July 2015.
Emily Haines performing with Metric at Ottawa Bluesfest 2011
James Shaw and Emily Haines performing at Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario, 2012

On January 4, 2011, Metric released an iTunes Session EP exclusively on iTunes, consisting of 8 live tracks, including "Hustle Rose", "Empty" and a cover of the Buffalo Springfield song "Expecting to Fly", and a 30-minute interview.

Purple Haze (film)

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1982 dramedy about Matt Caulfield, a college student who is expelled for smoking cannabis and is subsequently drafted to serve in the Vietnam War in the summer of 1968.

1982 dramedy about Matt Caulfield, a college student who is expelled for smoking cannabis and is subsequently drafted to serve in the Vietnam War in the summer of 1968.

"Expecting to Fly" by Buffalo Springfield

Live at the Riverboat 1969

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Live album by Neil Young, released in 2009.

Live album by Neil Young, released in 2009.

20) "Expecting to Fly" – 2:55

Theatrical release poster

Coming Home (1978 film)

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1978 American romantic drama war film directed by Hal Ashby from a screenplay written by Waldo Salt and Robert C. Jones with story by Nancy Dowd.

1978 American romantic drama war film directed by Hal Ashby from a screenplay written by Waldo Salt and Robert C. Jones with story by Nancy Dowd.

Theatrical release poster

Buffalo Springfield: Expecting to Fly, For What It's Worth; (Atlantic Records)