Australian singles chart:
Old Man entered the Kent charts on 17 July 1972 and peaked at #99.
The song is on Harvest which entered the Kent Music Report album chart on 13 March 1972 and reached #1 on 19 June.
Neil Young, Elliot Mazer
Young wrote Old Man about the caretaker of the ranch he bought in 1970. The song compares a young man’s life to an old man’s and shows that the old man was once like this young man.
Linda Ronstadt and James Taylor sang backing vocals on Old Man and another Harvest track, Heart of Gold.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/neil-young/old-man
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