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From the Album Before and After (2023) (buy at
Before and After

From the Album Homegrown (2020) (buy at

From the Album Hitchhiker (2017) (buy at
Captain Kennedy
Give Me Strength
Ride My Llama
Human Highway
The Old Country Waltz

From the Album Peace Trail (2016) (buy at
Peace Trail
Peace Trail
Can't Stop Workin'
Indian Givers
Show Me
Texas Rangers
Terrorist Suicide Hang Gliders
John Oaks
My Pledge
Glass Accident
My New Robot

From the Album The Monsanto Years (2015)
(with Promise of the Real)
(buy at
The Monsanto Years

From the Album Storytone (2014) (buy at

From the Album A Letter Home (2014) (buy at

From the Album Psychedelic Pill (2012) (buy at
Psychedelic Pill
Driftin' Back
Psychedelic Pill
Ramada Inn
Born In Ontario
Twisted Road
She's Always Dancing
For The Love Of Man
Walk Like A Giant
Psychedelic Pill (Alternate Mix)

From the Album Americana (2012) (buy at
Oh Susannah
Tom Dooley
Gallows Pole
Get A Job
Travel On
High Flyin' Bird
She'll Be Comin 'Round The Mountain
This Land Is Your Land
Wayfarin' Stranger
God Save The Queen

From the Album A Treasure (2011) (buy at
A Treasure
Amber Jean
Are You Ready For The Country
It Might Have Been
Bound For Glory
Let Your Fingers Do The Walking
Flying On The Ground (Is Wrong)
Motor City
Soul Of A Woman
Get Back To The Country
Southern Pacific
Nothing Is Perfect
Grey Riders

From the Album Le Noise (2010) (buy at

Walk With Me
Sign Of Love
Someone's Gonna Rescue You
Love And War
Angry World
Peaceful Valley Boulevard

From the Album Dreamin' Man Live '92 (2009) (buy at

Dreamin' Man
From Hank To Hendrix
Harvest Moon
Natural Beauty
Old King
One Of These Days
Such A Woman
Unknown Legend
War Of Man
You And Me

From the Album Fork In The Road (2009) (buy at

When Worlds Collide
Fuel Line
Singing A Song
Johnny Magic
Cough Up The Bucks
Get Behind The Wheel
Off The Road
Hit The Road
Light A Candle
Fork In The Road

From the Album Sugar Mountain: Live At Canterbury House 1968 (2008) (buy at
Sugar Mountain: Live At Canterbury House 1968
On The Way Home
Mr. Soul
Expecting To Fly
The Last Trip To Tulsa
The Loner
Out Of My Mind
If I Could Have Her Tonight
Sugar Mountain
I've Been Waiting For You
Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing
The Old Laughing Lady
Broken Arrow

From the Album Chrome Dreams II (2007) (buy at
Chrome Dreams II
Beautiful Bluebird (2007)
Box Car (2007)
Ordinary People (2007)
Shining Light
The Believer
Spirit Road
Dirty Old Man
Ever After
No Hidden Path
The Way

From the Album Live At Massey Hall (2007) (buy at
Live At Massey Hall
On The Way Home
Tell Me Why
Old Man
Journey Thru The Past
Love In Mind
A Man Needs A Maid
Heart Of Gold
Cowgirl In The Sand
Don't Let It Bring You Down
There's A World
Bad Fog Of Loneliness
The Needle And The Damage Done
See The Sky About To Rain
Down By The River
Dance, Dance, Dance
I Am A Child

From the Album Live At The Fillmore East (2006) (buy at
Live At The Fillmore East
Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere
Down By The River
Come On Baby Let's Go Downtown
Cowgirl In The Sand

From the Album Living With War (2006) (buy at
Living With War
After The Garden
Living With War
The Restless Consumer
Shock And Awe
Flags Of Freedom
Let's Impeach The President
Lookin' For A Leader
Roger And Out
America The Beautiful

From the Album Prairie Wind (2005) (buy at
2006 Juno Award for Adult Alternative Album of the Year
The Painter
No Wonder
Falling Off The Face Of The Earth
Far From Home
It's A Dream
Prairie Wind
Here For You
This Old Guitar
He Was The King
When God Made Me

From the Album Greatest Hits (2004) (buy at
Greatest Hits
Down By The River
Cowgirl In The Sand
Cinnamon Girl
After The Goldrush
Only Love Can Break Your Heart
Southern Man
The Needle And The Damage Done
Old Man
Heart Of Gold
Like A Hurricane
Comes A Time
Hey Hey, My My (Into The Black)
Rockin' In The Free World
Harvest Moon

From the Album Greendale (2003) (buy at
Falling From Above
Double E
Devil's Sidewalk
Leave The Driving
Grandpa's Interview
Bringin' Down Dinner
Sun Green
Be The Rain

From the Album Are You Passionate? (2002) (buy at
Are You Passionate?
You're My Girl
Mr. Disappointment
Quit (Don't Say You Love Me)
Let's Roll
Are You Passionate?
Goin' Home
When I Hold You In My Arms
Be With You
Two Old Friends
She's A Healer

From the Album Silver & Gold (2000) (buy at
Silver & Gold
Good To See You
Silver And Gold
Daddy Went Walkin'
Buffalo Springfield Again
The Great Divide
Horseshoe Man
Red Sun
Distant Camera
Razor Love
Without Rings

From the Album Mirror Ball (1995) (buy at
Mirror Ball
Song X
Act Of Love
I'm The Ocean
Big Green Country
Truth Be Known
What Happened Yesterday
Peace And Love
Throw Your Hatred Down
Fallen Angel

From the Album Sleeps With Angels (1994) (buy at
Sleeps With Angels
My Heart
Prime Of Life
Sleeps With Angels
Western Hero
Change Your Mind
Blue Eden
Safeway Cart
Train Of Love
Trans Am
Piece Of Crap
A Dream That Can Last

From the Album Lucky 13 (1993) (buy at
Lucky 13
Sample And Hold
Transformer Man
Depression Blues
Get Gone
Don't Take Your Love Away From Me
Once An Angel
Where Is The Highway Tonight?
Hippie Dream
Around The World
Mideast Vacation
Ain't It The Truth
This Note's For You

From the Album Harvest Moon (1992) (buy at
1994 Juno Award for Album Of The Year
Unknown Legend
From Hank To Hendrix
You And Me
Harvest Moon
War Of Man
One Of These Days
Such A Woman
Old King
Dreamin' Man
Natural Beauty

From the Album Ragged Glory (1990) (buy at
Ragged Glory
Country Home
White Line
F*ckin' Up
Over And Over
Love To Burn
Mansion On The Hill
Days That Used To Be
Love And Only Love
Mother Earth

From the Album Freedom (1989) (buy at
1990 Edison Award
Rockin' In The Free World
Crime In The City
Don't Cry
Hangin' On A Limb
The Ways Of Love
Wrecking Ball
No More
Too Far Gone

From the Album This Note's For You (1988) (buy at
This Note's For You
Ten Men Workin'
This Note's For You
Coupe De Ville
Life In The City
Married Man
Sunny Inside
Can't Believe Your Lyin'
Hey Hey
One Thing

From the Album Life (1987) (buy at
Mideast Vacation
Long Walk Home
Around The World
Inca Queen
Too Lonely
Prisoners Of Rock 'N' Roll
Cryin' Eyes
When Your Lonely Heart Breaks
We Never Danced

From the Album Landing On Water (1986) (buy at
Landing On Water
Weight Of The World
Violent Side
Hippie Dream
Bad News Beat
Touch The Night
People On The Street
Hard Luck Stories
I Got A Problem

From the Album Old Ways (1985) (buy at
Old Ways
The Wayward Wind
Get Back To The Country
Are There Any More Real Cowboys?
Once An Angel
California Sunset
Old Ways
My Boy
Bound For Glory
Where Is The Highway Tonight?

From the Album Everybody's Rockin' (1983) (buy at
Everybody's Rockin'
Payola Blues
Kinda Fonda Wanda
Jellyroll Man
Cry, Cry, Cry
Everybody's Rockin'

From the Album Trans (1982) (buy at
Little Thing Called Love
Computer Age
We R In Control
Transformer Man
Computer Cowboy (Syscrusher)
Hold On To Your Love
Sample And Hold
Like An Inca

From the Album RE*AC*TOR (1981) (buy at
Opera Star
Surfer Joe And Moe The Sleaze
Get Back On It
Southern Pacific
Motor City
Rapid Transit

From the Album Hawks And Doves (1980) (buy at
Hawks And Doves
Little Wing
The Old Homestead
Lost In Space
Captain Kennedy
Stayin' Power
Union Man
Comin' Apart At Every Nail
Hawks & Doves

From the Album Rust Never Sleeps (1979) (buy at
Rust Never Sleeps
My My, Hey Hey (Out Of The Blue)
Ride My Llama
Sail Away
Welfare Mothers
Sedan Delivery
Hey Hey, My My (Into The Black)

From the Album Comes A Time (1978) (buy at
Comes A Time
Goin' Back
Comes A Time
Look Out For My Love
Lotta Love
Peace Of Mind
Human Highway
Already One
Field Of Opportunity
Motorcycle Mama
Four Strong Winds

From the Album American Stars 'N' Bars (1977) (buy at
American Stars 'N' Bars
The Old Country Waltz
Saddle Up The Palomino
Hey Babe
Hold Back The Tears
Bite The Bullet
Star Of Bethlehem
Will To Love
Like A Hurricane

From the Album Zuma (1975) (buy at
Don't Cry No Tears
Danger Bird
Pardon My Heart
Lookin' For A Love
Barstool Blues
Stupid Girl
Drive Back
Cortez The Killer
Through My Sails

From the Album Tonight's The Night (1975) (buy at
Tonight's The Night
Tonight's The Night
Speakin' Out
World On A String
Borrowed Tune
Come On Baby Let's Go Downtown
Mellow My Mind
Roll Another Number
New Mama
Lookout Joe
Tired Eyes

From the Album On The Beach (1974) (buy at
On The Beach
Walk On
See The Sky About To Rain
Revolution Blues
For The Turnstiles
Vampire Blues
On The Beach
Motion Pictures
Ambulance Blues

From the Album Time Fades Away (1973) (buy at
Time Fades Away
Time Fades Away
Journey Thru The Past
Yonder Stands The Sinner
Love In Mind
Don't Be Denied
The Bridge
Last Dance

From the Album Harvest (1972) (buy at

From the Album After The Goldrush (1970) (buy at
After The Goldrush

From the Album Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (1969) (buy at
1970 Edison Award

From the Album Neil Young (1969) (buy at
Neil Young
The Loner
If I Could Have Her Tonight
I've Been Waiting For You
The Old Laughing Lady
Here We Are In The Years
What Did You Do To My Life?
I've Loved Her So Long
The Last Trip To Tulsa

Other Songs:
4-Way Street Medley
After Berlin
Amber Jean
American Dream
Bad News
Barefoot Floors
Beautiful Bluebird
Better Than Silver And Gold
Big Parade
Big Room
Big Time
Born To Run
Box Car
Bright Sunny Day
Broken Arrow
Changin' Highways
Citizen Kane Jr. Blues
Cocaine Eyes
Color By Numbers
Come Along And Say You Will
Country Girl (Medley)
Crime Of The Heart
Day And Night We Walk These Aisles
Deep Forbidden Lake
Do I Have To Come Right Out And Say It
Don't Pity Me Babe
Don't Say You Win, Don't Say You Lose
Don't Spook The Horse
Down Down Down
Down To The Wire
Dream Machine
Dream That Can Last
Drivin' Thunder
Evening Coconut
Everybody I Love You
Everybody's Alone
Expecting To Fly
Extra, Extra
Farm Aid Song
Farmer's Song
Feel Your Love
Find Another Shoulder
Flying On The Ground (Is Wrong)
Fonda Wanda
Fool For Your Love
Friend Of Mine
Gateway Of Love
Give Me Strength
God's Perfect Plan
Good Phone
Goodbye Dick
Greatest Song On Earth
Grey Riders
Guilty Train
Hawaiian Sunrise
Heavy Love
Hello Lonely Woman
Hello Mr. Soul
High Heel Shoes
High School Graduation
Highway Of Our Love
Hillbilly Band
Hold You In My Arms
Honey, I Got The Blues
I Ain't Got The Blues
I Wonder Why
I'm Goin'
I'm Just A Passenger
I'm Your Kind Of Guy
If You Got Love
In The Great Divide
In Tune With You
It Might Have Been
It's A Crime Of The Heart
It's So Hard To Wait
Keep On Rockin' In The Free World
Keep The Homefires Burning
Lady Wingshot
Last Of A Dying Breed
Last Of His Kind (The Farm Aid Song)
Leavin' The Top 40 Behind
Let It Shine
Let Your Fingers Do The Walking
Light Of Love
Live To Ride
Lonely Weekend
Long May You Run
Looking Forward
Loose Change
Love Art Blues
Love Hotel
Love Is A Rose
Maui Mama
Midnight On The Bay
Modern World
Mr. Soul
Music Arcade
Name Of Love
Natural Anthem
Night Song
No One Seems To Know
Nothing Is Perfect
Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing
Ocean Girl
Oh Mother Earth
Old Hillbilly Band
Once I Was In Love
One More Sign
Open Road
Ordinary People
Out Of Control
Out Of My Mind
Out Of The Blue
Pictures In My Mind
Price That You Pay
Pushed It Over The End
Queen Of Them All
Railroad Town
Rainin' In Paradise
Rent Is Always Due
Road Of Plenty
Rock Rock Rock
Round And Round And Round
Run Around Babe
Sad Movies
Saturday Night
Scattered (Let's Think About Livin')
Sea Of Madness
Sell Out
Separate Ways
Sixty To Zero
Slip Away
So Tired
Something More Tame
Song Of Love
Soul Of A Woman
Spud Blues
Standing In The Light Of Love
Sugar Mountain
Sweet Joni
Thank God I'm On The Road Tonight
There Goes My Babe
This Old House
This Town
Till I Pass This Way Again
Time Off For Good Behavior
Walking After Midnight
War Song
We're Gonna Rock Forever
Welcome To The Big Room
Whatever Happened To Saturday Night
When It Falls, It Falls All Over You
Whiskey Boot Hill
Winter Winds
Your Love
Your Love Again

Neil Young Info:

Neil Young is a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician. He began performing in a group covering Shadows instrumentals in Canada in 1960, before moving to California in 1966, where he co-founded the band Buffalo Springfield along with Stephen Stills and Richie Furay, later joining Crosby, Stills & Nash as a fourth member in 1969.

He forged a successful and acclaimed solo career, releasing his first album in 1968; his career has since spanned over 45 years and 35 studio albums, with a continual and uncompromising exploration of musical styles. He has been inducted into the Hall of Fame twice: first as a solo artist in 1995, and second as a member of Buffalo Springfield in 1997. -Wikipedia

Birth name:
Neil Percival Young

Also known as:
Bernard Shakey, Phil Perspective, Shakey Deal, Clyde Coil, Ol' Neil, Joe Canuck, Joe Yankee, Marc Lynch, Pinecone Young

November 12, 1945 (age )

Born In:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Pegi Young (m. 1977)

Rock, folk rock, country rock, experimental rock, hard rock

Musician, singer-songwriter, producer, director, screenwriter, activist, humanitarian

Guitar, vocals, harmonica, piano, organ, banjo, ukulele

Years active:

Music groups:
Buffalo Springfield (1966 - 1968)
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (1968 - 1970)
The Mynah Birds
The Ducks
The Squires
The Jades

Associated acts:
The Squires, The Mynah Birds, Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Crazy Horse, The Stray Gators, The Stills-Young Band, The Ducks, Northern Lights, Pearl Jam, Booker T. Jones, Led Zeppelin, Leon Russell, Elton John

Notable Instruments:
"Old Black"
Martin D-45
Gretsch White Falcon

Did You Know:
• He has directed many films under the alter ego Bernard Shakey

• Had a brain aneurysm in 2005

• Collects Model Trains

• Turned down 1 million dollars to go to Woodstock 94

• Turns down most advertising offers

Neil Young Quotes

A studio, you go down the hall and see other people playing. You feel like you're in some kind of complex, like you're a soup. You're cream of mushroom and they're tomato.

All these people talking about morality should just take a walk downtown. They don't want to go downtown because instantly they see homeless people and they don't want to.

As soon as you start preaching, nobody wants to hear you because then you're a jerk.

As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.

Back then people closed their eyes and listened to music. Today there's a lot of images that go with the music. A lot of music is crap and it's all commercial and the images are all trying to sell the record.

Bush has polarised the country and is creating this breeding ground for an opposition.

Could have gone under a couple of times. But not because I wasn't having fun. We were rolling pretty heavily. But we're still here; the act of survival is right here.

Earth is a flower and it's pollinating.

Freedom is an abstract offshoot. You can't describe freedom. How can you describe it? I tried and I failed.

Government can't completely take care of people by making a bunch of promises and programs. Organize your communities.

How many guitar solos can you play? I've had it!

I always try to get behind the guy steering the ship. That's the kind of guy I am.

I asked myself: What does this album mean to me? It represents the fun, the frankness and the liberty of people who played together, like we did 30 years ago.

I can get away with saying a lot of ideas that are young and naive. I'm liberated.

I didn't really know what I was doing when I started. I just started writing songs. After two songs I just continued to explore it.

I didn't want to do the obvious thing. It didn't feel right.

I don't know if I'll find the cinnamon girl. I think I already did, but I'm still singing, who knows.

I don't like the American media-particularly Fox.

I don't like to be labeled, to be anything. I've made the mistake before myself of labeling my music, but it's counter-productive.

I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.

I don't look at a knife the way I used to. I'm more aware of what it is. I think twice. This is a key finger. It's in every chord.

I don't think I'm a thorn in the industry, I'm just another part of it.

I don't think there is one president that's come down the line that hasn't done something good somewhere.

I feel like I could be likened to an old hound circling on a rug for the last five years.

I go in and sing the song and arrange it and mix it and that's it. It's no different than playing in clubs.

I have so many opinions about everything it just comes out during my music. It's a battle for me. I try not to be preachy. That's a real danger.

I just do what I do. I like to make music.

I just wrote one song at a time. Kinda like an alcoholic. One day at a time.

I live for playing live. All my records are live, since After the Gold Rush, with the exception of Trans and the vocals on Landing on Water.

I think I'm going to be making country records for as long as I can see into the future. It's much more down-home and real.

I totally have no other talent and I would be totally out of work if I did anything else.

I want to be a reflection of what's going on and let people draw their own conclusions.

I was a Reagan backer. It was a shock for some people that I could agree with anything that man would say.

I was just 20 years old when I wrote Broken Arrow.

I'm in a mold now, I'm kinda in a groove. I'm doing it because I love to do it, and I know how to do it, and it makes me feel good.

I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.

I'm not into this judgmental, religious-right kind of thing.

I've trained all my life for this race and now I'm in it.

It's a blue album, but it's not a blues album. I'm not pretending all of a sudden now I'm blues.

It's a robust time, probably the most fertile time for the underground and for revolution since Nixon. I'm talking about cultural revolution.

It's better to burn out, than to fade away.

It's cool to go places where working people are happy.

It's kinda like a toothpaste commercial, but there's no product.

My music isn't anything but me. It has jazz in it, and rock'n'roll, and it has an urgency to it.

Of course you have to support the troops. They're just kids. They're doing for their country what's expected of them.

People don't normally change when things are going well. But I want to see what's next and keep moving. That keeps things fresh.

Some people put down all presidents. If you say anything good about any of them, they think you're supporting everything they do.

Something comes along and you have to jump on and do it. You can't stop until it's done.

Studios are passe for me. I'd rather play in a garage, in a truck, or a rehearsal hall, a club, or a basement.

The '60s was one of the first times the power of music was used by a generation to bind them together.

The Arabic states have to be integrated into the Iraqi reconstruction. We need the help of the Arabic community, which understands its culture. Americans arrive, invade, occupy.

The cutthroat avenues of rock 'n' roll, I am fed up with. I don't want anything to do with it.

The politics, I don't understand it, I'm not happy, don't feel good about it.

The rockets and the satellites, spaceships that we're creating now, we're pollinating the universe.

The thing about my music is, there really is no point.

The way in which the USA and Great Britain delivered Iraq to the Iraqis, the way and means that this played out, that is the endgame.

There is a sleaze quotient to it that I think is important to balance the rest of the record.

There were some things Reagan liked that I liked. The main component was that people have to talk to each other and help themselves.

There's a lot of frustration in trying to get music out when you're the only one who hears it, especially if you have something in your head that's not normal.

There's an edge to real rock 'n' roll. It's all that matters.

These cultures have to be drawn out of their Culture of Doubt.

They'll probably make it unpatriotic to be Democrat. It's pretty crazy.

This thing called Patriot Act, through which we abdicated a lot of our civil rights to defend the country against terrorism, it's a four-year story.

To be rid of Saddam was good for the Iraqi people. But the manner in which it took place, I don't know if there wasn't a better way to do it. Our leaders lost patience.

To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.

We all make up Crazy Horse, and you all are the meal ticket.

We don't build a record. We're taking a picture of it. We're not building an image; we're capturing an image.

We have to understand that people are different. I don't know, if we really understand who we're dealing with over there.

We need to spread out now in the universe. I think in 100 years we'll be living on other planets.

We're very highly evolved, and we should be very responsible for what we've learned.

When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.

When the punk thing came along and I heard my friends saying, I hate these people with the pins in their ears. I said, Thank God, something got their attention.

With a lot of songs on this record, one verse doesn't relate to the next verse. I don't think that one day really relates to the next day in life.

With Crazy Horse, it's all one big, growing, smoldering sound, and I'm part of it. It's like gliding, or some sort of natural surfing.

You know how the press is: If I mention one mistake, that's the only thing that bothers me unless I mention all the other ones.

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