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Neil Young Files for Divorce From Pegi Young

August 26, 2014

Neil Young has filed for divorce from Pegi Young, his wife of 36 years and frequent musical collaborator.  A petition for dissolution of marriage was filed by Young in their hometown of San Mateo, California, on July 29th. A hearing is scheduled...

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Neil Young, Willie Nelson Plan Pipeline Protest Concert

August 19, 2014

After spending decades spearheading Farm Aid, Neil Young and Willie Nelson will once again team up for a benefit concert protesting a proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would cut through the historic Ponca Trail of Tears in Nebraska. On September...

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Watch Arcade Fire's Hard-Hitting Live Neil Young Cover

August 15, 2014

Arcade Fire's streak of geographically themed cover songs remains unbroken, with the band tackling Neil Young's hard-rocking "Come On Baby Let's Go Downtown" during their Thursday night gig in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This straightforward, guitar-heavy style...

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Neil Young Urges Boycott of Non-Organic Cotton

August 3, 2014

Just a few days after announcing his collaboration with Rainforest Connection, Neil Young took to his website to expound on another environmental issue close to his heart. Jumping off from a note about the distribution of free organic cotton t-shirts...

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Hear Neil Young's 'Only Love Can Break Your Heart' From 'CSNY 1974'

July 1, 2014

We're now just a week away from the release of CSNY 1974. Over the past few weeks, Rolling Stone has debuted David Crosby's "Almost Cut My Hair," Stephen Stills' "Change Partners" and Graham Nash's "Pre-Road Downs." It's now time for our final...

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The Oral History of CSNY's Infamous 'Doom Tour'

June 19, 2014

In the summer of 1974, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young reunited after a four-year break to launch one of the biggest rock tours ever attempted at that point in time. "There was just so much money on the table," says David Crosby, "and there were sharks...

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Neil Young, Jack White Booked for Joint 'Tonight Show' Gig

May 9, 2014

UPDATE (5/12): Acording to Jimmy Fallon, Young and White will press Monday's performance on vinyl. "Making history tonight," Fallon tweeted. "Neil Young is going to perform and press a vinyl with the help of Jack White live on the show. One take. Fun." The...

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Neil Young's New Covers Album Available Right Now

April 18, 2014

Neil Young's new covers record A Letter Home has been released through Jack White's Third Man records just in time for Record Store Day. There's been no formal announcement, but Third Man is accepting orders for the vinyl version right now through their...

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Neil Young, Billie Joe Armstrong, Beck and More Remember Kurt Cobain

April 5, 2014

With the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death this weekend, musicians everywhere have been paying homage. AP collected reflections from a handful of artists ranging from ones who influenced him to musicians he inspired, including Neil Young, Beck,...

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Neil Young on Pono and Using LPs as Roof Shingles

March 14, 2014

Neil Young sits on a couch in a boutique hotel in Austin, Texas, with a bright red bandage wrapped around his right wrist. "It's OK," he says. "I can still play." Although Young has an album coming out  — A Letter Home, including two songs...

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Want to Invest in Neil Young's Pono Music Player?

August 13, 2014

Neil Young raised over $6 million for his high-end music player, Pono, back in April, using a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign that earned nearly eight times its target goal of $800,000. Now Pono is moving from Kickstarter to the investment platform...

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Neil Young Cancels Tel Aviv Concert Over Security Concerns

July 13, 2014

Neil Young and Crazy Horse have canceled their upcoming concert in Tel Aviv over security concerns as the military situation in Israel escalates. The single show scheduled for the country was set to take place on July 17th in Hayarkon Park. 20 Insanely...

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Nash: CSNY May Release 'Deja Vu' Box Set

June 26, 2014

Graham Nash spent the last few years working tirelessly on the upcoming CSNY 1974 box set, and now that it's finally done, he's starting to think about his next archival project. "I'm toying with the idea of redoing the Deja Vu album," he says. "When...

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Jack White Blasts 'Lazaretto' on 'Tonight'

June 10, 2014

Jack White doused The Tonight Show stage in electric blue Monday night for an eardrum-shattering performance of "Lazaretto" from his new album of the same name, which finally sees release today. Donning a wildly patterned suit and white cowboy boots,...

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Watch Neil Young's Historic 'Fallon' Spot

May 13, 2014

Neil Young made history Monday night on The Tonight Show, performing "Crazy" as Jack White pressed the song onto vinyl live before the studio audience. Both artists appeared on the show to promote Young's new covers LP, A Letter Home, which was recently...

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A Letter Home

May 2, 2014

Earlier this year, Neil Young unveiled Pono, a super-high-def audio service meant to deliver us from the sonic crimes of the earbud era. For his next act, he's released an acoustic covers set recorded at Jack White's Nashville music shop on a Voice-O-Graph--a...

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Neil Young Raises $6 Million for Pono

April 15, 2014

The Kickstarter campaign to fund Neil Young's PonoMusic player reached its goal of $800,000 less than 10 hours after it went live. Now, the campaign has ended after earning nearly eight times that figure. It is officially the third highest-funded campaign...

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Joy Division Debut EP Reissued for Record Store Day

March 20, 2014

Joy Division's 1978 debut EP An Ideal for Living will be reissued with new artwork for this year's Record Store Day, according to a post on the group's Facebook. The new version was remastered at Abbey Road Studios in London by the band's longtime...

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Neil Young Reaches Kickstarter Goal in 1 Day

March 12, 2014

Well, that was fast. At 11:00 p.m. EST Tuesday night, less than 10 hours after launching a Kickstarter page to raise money for his new digital music service PonoMusic and its accompanying player, Neil Young surpassed his goal of $800,000. Young...

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