Neil Young
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1945-11-12
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Neil Young Biography (Wikipedia)

Neil Percival Young, OC OM (born November 12, 1945), is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, producer, director and screenwriter. Young began performing in a group covering Shadows instrumentals in Canada in 1960. In 1966, after a brief stint with the Rick James-fronted Mynah Birds, he moved to Los Angeles, where he formed Buffalo Springfield with Stephen Stills, Richie Furay and others. Young had released two albums by the time he joined Crosby, Stills & Nash in 1969. From his early solo albums and those with his backing band Crazy Horse, Young has recorded a steady stream of studio and live albums, sometimes warring with his recording company along the way.

Young's often-distorted electric guitar work, deeply personal lyrics and signature tenor singing voice transcend his long career. Young also plays piano and harmonica on many albums which frequently combine folk, rock, blues and other musical styles. Famed for emotional outbursts and ripping up live set lists, Young often plays acoustic versions of songs in one show and electric versions in others. His gritty guitar work, especially with Crazy Horse, earned him the nickname "Godfather of Grunge" and led to his 1995 album Mirror Ball with Pearl Jam. More recently Young has been backed by Promise of the Real.

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After The Gold Rush
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After The Gold Rush
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Harvest Moon
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Harvest Moon
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Only Love Can Break Your Heart
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Only Love Can Break Your Heart
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Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere
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Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere
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Rockin' In The Free World
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Rockin' In The Free World
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Four Strong Winds
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Four Strong Winds
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A Man Needs A Maid
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A Man Needs A Maid
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Down By The River
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Down By The River
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Hey Hey, My My (Into the Black)
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Hey Hey, My My (Into the Black)
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Don't Let It Bring You Down
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Don't Let It Bring You Down
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Helpless (feat. Neil Young)
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Helpless (feat. Neil Young)
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Glastonbury: 2009
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2009-06-26T22:23:24
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2009

Glastonbury: 2009

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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