If we worried too much about the politics of musicians, we wouldn't have anything to listen to. My favorite from him is Cowgirl in the Sand.
I agree. His studio long versions take me back to some very plesent memories circa 1970's BC and 1970's BA.
(first person to correctly identlify my "BC' and "BA" win two free drinks at your favorite watering hole on me. Two guesses per person limit!!)