Volume I covers the period from his earliest recordings with The Squires in Winnipeg, 1963, through to his classic 1972 album Harvest and beyond, including studio and live tracks with the legendary Buffalo Springfield; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; and Neil Young with Crazy Horse.
Audio in the DVD edition is presented in high resolution 24-bit / 96 kHz stereo PCM audiophile quality sound and each of the 10 DVD discs have 720x480 standard definition picture quality. An interactive timeline feature, which presents an in-depth overview of Young's life and career, is in both the Blu-ray and DVD editions.
Completing Volume I in the Blu-ray and DVD editions is Young's acclaimed first film, Journey Through the Past, which is now available for the first time since its original theatrical release in 1973. This disc features pristine picture transfer, audio presented in both DTS-HD 5.1 surround and stereo 24-bit / 96 kHz PCM, plus archival materials.
The Blu-ray and DVD editions are sold in a durable custom display box that houses a lavish 236-page full-color hardbound book that features additional archival materials, tapes database, and detailed descriptions of the music and artwork; a foldout Archives poster, a custom keeper for the 10 sleeved discs, and more.