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Neil Young

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Category: Music

Born in 1945.

Countries: United States (60%), Canada (14%), United Kingdom (9%)

Main connections: Bob Dylan, California, Willie Nelson

Linked to: Sonic Youth, Devo, Motown, Nirvana

 

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He first came to prominence in the late 1950s as the right-hand-man of producer Phil Spector, and went on to work with the Rolling Stones, Neil Young and others add something

 

Ben Keith - Known primarily for his work as a pedal steel guitarist with Neil Young, Keith was a fixture of the Nashville country music community in the 1950s and 1960s before working with numerous successful rock, country and pop artists as both a producer and versatile, multi-instrumentalist sideman for over four decades


1951

Joni Mitchell - At the age of 8, Joni contracted polio during a 1951 epidemic in Canada, the same one in which singer Neil Young, aged 5 and living in Ontario, contracted the virus


1952

Following his recovery, the Young family went on holiday to Florida in the United States in 1952, and upon returning to Canada soon decided to move away from Omemee and into the city of Toronto, before relocating to Pickering, Ontario, which is just east of Toronto, and again to north Toronto soon afterward add something


1959

His preferred amplifier for electric guitar is the Fender Deluxe, specifically a Tweed-era model from 1959 add something

 

The project involves a 1959 Lincoln Continental converted to hybrid technology, which Young plans to drive to Washington, D.C. as an environmentalist example to lawmakers there add something


1960

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 add something

 

When Neil was twelve, his father, who had been having a number of extra-marital affairs, left his mother, and she subsequently asked for, and received, a divorce some years later, in 1960 add something


1965

In 1965 Young toured Canada as a solo artist add something


1966

In 1966, while in Toronto, he joined the Rick James-fronted Mynah Birds add something


1968

He forged a successful and acclaimed solo career, releasing his first album in 1968; his career has since spanned over 40 years and 35 studio albums, with a continual and uncompromising exploration of musical styles add something

 

"Sugar Mountain - Live At Canterbury House 1968", an early solo performance and, chronologically, the first disc in the performance series, emerged late in 2008 add something

 

In May 1968, the band split up for good, but in order to fulfill a contractual obligation, a final album "Last Time Around" was released, primarily from recordings made earlier that year add something

 

Merry Clayton - Clayton sang backup on several tracks from Neil Young's debut album " Neil Young," originally released in 1968


1969

Woodstock Festival - The quartet debuted in Chicago on August 16, 1969, and later performed at the famous Woodstock Festival, during which Young skipped the acoustic set and refused to be filmed during the electric set, even telling the cameramen: "One of you fuckin' guys comes near me and I'm gonna fuckin' hit you with my guitar" add something

 

David Crosby - In 1969 Neil Young joined the group, and with him they recorded the album "Déjà Vu", which went to number 1 on the charts


1970

In the autumn of 1970, Young began a solo acoustic tour of North America, during which he played a variety of his Buffalo Springfield and CSNY songs on guitar and piano, along with material from his solo albums and a number of new songs add something

 

In the late 1970s and for much of the 1980s, Young refrained from performing "Ohio" live, as he considered the song to be dated add something

 

"Live at the Fillmore East", a selection of songs from a 1970 gig with Crazy Horse, was released in 2006 add something

 

The Monkees - After "Headquarters", the Monkees started using a mixture of themselves playing along with other musicians, including members of the Wrecking Crew and Candy Store Prophets along with other musicians such as Stephen Stills, Neil Young, and Harry_Nilsson; but they still wrote, sang, produced, and played on their remaining albums, except for their final offering from the original incarnation in 1970, "Changes", which was recorded after Nesmith and Tork had left the group and featured Dolenz and Jones singing to the backing tracks of what Jones referred to in the liner notes

 

All Things Must Pass - Ian Inglis notes 1970's place in an era marking "the new supremacy of the singer-songwriter", through such memorable albums as Simon & Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water", Neil Young's "After the Gold Rush", Van Morrison's "Moondance" and Joni Mitchell's "Ladies of the Canyon", but that none of these "possessed the startling impact" of "All Things Must Pass"

 

Kiki Dee - That same year, several albums from her earlier 1970s-1980s Rocket catalogue were re-released by EMI Records, including an expanded edition of "Almost Naked" with extra tracks, including a cover of Neil Young's "Heart of Gold" and a new take on "Sugar on the Floor"

 

Warren Zevon - "Rolling Stone" called the album one of the most significant releases of the 1970s and placed him alongside Neil Young, Jackson_Browne, and Bruce Springsteen as one of the four most important new artists to emerge in the decade


1971

With CSNY splitting up and Crazy Horse having signed their own record deal, Young's tour, now entitled "Journey Through the Past", continued into early 1971, and its focus shifted more to newer songs he had been writing; he famously remarked that having written so many, he could not think of anything to do but play them add something

 

"Live at Massey Hall 1971", a solo acoustic set from Toronto's Massey Hall, saw release in 2007 add something

 

Ben Keith - Keith first worked with Neil Young in 1971 on Young's "Harvest" album, having been introduced by Elliot Mazer, the album's producer, who was looking for a session player in Nashville on short notice

 

Nils Lofgren - Lofgren used the Neil Young album credits to land his band Grin a record deal in 1971


1972

On September 8, 1972, the actress Carrie Snodgress, with whom he had been living, gave birth to Neil Young's first child add something

 

On November 18, 1972, shortly after he was fired from the tour preparations, Whitten was found dead of an overdose add something

 

Barefoot Jerry - This line up of Barefoot Jerry recorded "Southern Delight", before Gayden left in 1972 to form his own band, Skyboat; Buttrey joined Neil Young's band

 

Harvest (Neil Young album) - Album - "'Harvest"' is the fourth album by the Canadian musician Neil Young, released on February 14, 1972 on Reprise Records, catalogue MS 2032

 

Harvest (Neil Young album) - According to the Neil Young Archives, the actual release date for Harvest was February 25, 1972


1973

In the second half of 1973, Young formed The Santa Monica Flyers, with Crazy Horse's rhythm section augmented by Nils Lofgren on guitar and piano and "Harvest"/"Time Fades Away" veteran Ben Keith on pedal steel guitar add something

 

Time Fades Away - "'Time Fades Away"' is a 1973 live album by Neil Young, consisting of previously unreleased material

 

Don Felder - He helped Blue put together a tour, during which they opened at a few Crosby and Nash shows in November 1973 and in opening the Roxy Theater in Hollywood, California for Neil Young and the Santa Monica Flyers


1974

While his record company delayed the release, Young recorded another album, "On the Beach" , which presented a more melodic, acoustic sound at times, including a recording of the older song "See the Sky About to Rain", but dealt with similarly dark themes such as the collapse of 1960s folk ideals, the downside of success and the underbelly of the Californian lifestyle add something

 

Court and Spark - She performed in April 1974 in a benefit concert at the Sir George Williams University Auditorium and appeared live again in August, twice at The Corral Club, accompanied by Neil Young


1975

"Tonight's the Night", when finally released in 1975, sold poorly, as had the previous albums of the "ditch" trilogy, and received mixed reviews at the time, but is now regarded as a landmark album add something

 

Tonight's the Night (Neil Young album) - "'Tonight's the Night"' is the sixth studio album by Canadian musician Neil Young, released in 1975 on Reprise Records, catalogue MS 2221


1976

In 1976, Young performed with Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and numerous other rock musicians in the high profile all-star concert "The Last Waltz", the final performance by The Band add something

 

Stephen Stills - In 1976, Stills attempted a reunion with Neil Young

 

Bob Dylan - In November 1976, Dylan appeared at The Band's "farewell" concert, along with other guests including Joni Mitchell, Muddy Waters, Van Morrison and Neil Young


1977

In 1977, Young released the compilation "Decade", a personally selected set of songs spanning every aspect of his work, including a handful of previously unreleased songs add something

 

Devo - In 1977 Devo were asked by Neil Young to participate in the making of his film "Human Highway"

 

Moby Grape - Thereafter, Mosley and Craviotto joined with Neil Young to form The Ducks, which played in and around the Santa Cruz area during 1977, and were immensely popular during the band's brief life


1978

In 1978 much of the filming was done for Young's film "Human Highway", which took its name from one of the album's songs add something

 

Young set out in 1978 on the lengthy "Rust Never Sleeps" tour, in which he played a wealth of new material add something

 

"Comes a Time" , Young's first entirely new solo recording since the mid-1970s, featured Nicolette Larson and Crazy Horse and became Young's most commercially accessible album in quite some time, marked by a return to Young's folk roots, including a cover of Ian Tyson's "Four Strong Winds," a song Young associated with his childhood in Canada add something


1979

Readers and critics of "Rolling Stone" voted him Artist of the Year for 1979 , selected "Rust Never Sleeps" as Album Of The Year, and voted him Male Vocalist of the Year as well add something

 

Emmylou Harris - A Christmas album, "Light of the Stable", was released in 1979; its title track featured backing vocals by Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Neil Young, all three of whom Harris had worked with sporadically since the mid-1970s, and with whom she continued to collaborate with through the 2000s

 

Hot in Herre - "Hot in Herre" incorporates the hook from go-go performer Chuck Brown's 1979 single "Bustin' Loose", and opens with samples from Neil Young's "There's a World" and Nancy Sinatra's cover of "As Tears Go By"


1980

After providing the incidental music to a 1980 biopic of Hunter S. Thompson entitled "Where the Buffalo Roam", Young released "Hawks & Doves", a short record pieced together from sessions going back to 1974 add something

 

Young did not tour in support of either album; in total, he played only one show, a set at the 1980 Bread and Roses Festival in Berkeley, between the end of his 1978 tour with Crazy Horse and the start of his tour with the Trans Band in mid-1982 add something

 

Trans (album) - Recorded and released during his Geffen-era in the 1980s, "Trans" baffled many Neil Young fans upon its initial release


1982

Young's lack of productivity was largely due to the ongoing legal battle with Geffen, although he was frustrated that the label had rejected his 1982 country album "Old Ways" add something

 

Vocoder - In 1982 Neil Young used a Sennheiser Vocoder VSM201 on six of the nine tracks on "Trans"

 

Vocoder - In 1982 Neil Young used a Sennheiser Vocoder VSM201 on six of the nine tracks on "Trans"

 

Russ Tamblyn - Tamblyn played the supporting role in Neil Young's 1982 "Human Highway" while credited for screenplay and choreography

 

Trans (album) - "'Trans"' is the twelfth studio album by Canadian musician Neil Young, released on December 29, 1982


1983

Also premiered in 1983, though little seen, was the eclectic full-length comedy film "Human Highway", co-directed and co-written by Young, and starring Young, Dean Stockwell, Russ Tamblyn, Dennis Hopper and members of Devo add something

 

Young's next album, 1983's "Everybody's Rockin"', included several rockabilly covers and clocked in at less than twenty-five minutes in length add something


1984

The album "A Treasure," with live tracks from a 1984-85 tour with the International Harvesters, during a time when he was being sued by Geffen Records, was released in June 2011 add something

 

Young spent most of 1984 and all of 1985 touring for "Old Ways" with his country band, the International Harvesters add something

 

Landing on Water - Several of the songs on the album were resurrected from Neil Young and Crazy Horse's failed 1984 sessions - a set of sessions where, according to longtime producer David Briggs, the musicians "played like monkeys"


1985

The album was finally released in an altered form midway through 1985 add something

 

Young is an outspoken advocate for environmental issues and the welfare of small farmers, having co-founded in 1985 the benefit concert Farm Aid add something

 

Young remains on the Board of Directors of Farm Aid, an organization he co-founded with Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp in 1985 add something

 

Willie Nelson - Along with Neil Young and John Mellencamp, he set up Farm Aid in 1985 to assist and increase awareness of the importance of family farms, after Bob Dylan's comments during the Live Aid concert that he hoped some of the money would help American farmers in danger of losing their farms through mortgage debt

 

Willie Nelson - In 1985, Nelson had another success with "Half Nelson", a compilation album of duets with a range of artists such as Ray Charles and Neil Young

 

Corey Hart (singer) - "Never Surrender" was the No. 2 song in the year-end Canadian charts in 1985, finishing second only to the Northern Lights charity single "Tears Are Not Enough" in which Hart had participated, alongside veteran Canadian artists like Gordon Lightfoot, Neil Young, Joni_Mitchell and 1980s chart rival Bryan Adams

 

John Mellencamp - Shortly after finishing "Scarecrow", Mellencamp helped organize the first Farm Aid benefit concert with Willie Nelson and Neil Young in Champaign, Illinois on September 22, 1985


1986

An extensive tour preceded the release of the album, and was documented by the video "Neil Young in Berlin", which saw release in 1986 add something

 

Young recorded 1986's "Landing on Water" without Crazy Horse, but reunited with the band for the subsequent year-long tour and final Geffen album, "Life", which emerged in 1987 add something


1987

The Warner Music Vision release on VHS of "Rust Never Sleeps" in 1987 had a running time of 116 minutes, and although fully manufactured in Germany, was initially imported from there by the markets throughout Europe add something

 

Chad Cromwell - In 1987, Cromwell began a collaboration with songwriter Neil Young


1988

As far back as 1988, Young spoke in interviews of his efforts to compile his unreleased material and to remaster his existing catalog add something

 

The addition of a brass section provided a new jazzier sound, and the title track of 1988's "This Note's For You" became Young's first hit single of the decade add something

 

Young reunited with Crosby, Stills and Nash to record the 1988 album "American Dream" and play two benefit concerts late in the year, but the group did not embark upon a full tour add something

 

Stephen Stills - Since, Neil Young has joined the trio for two albums in 1988 and 1999, and tours in 2000, 2002, and 2006

 

This Note's for You - "'This Note's for You"' is the seventeenth studio album by Canadian musician Neil Young, released on April 11, 1988


1989

In the wake of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, Young revived the song in concert, often dedicating it to the Chinese students who were killed in the massacre add something

 

Young wrote an open letter, "What does the M in MTV stand for: music or money-" Despite this, the video was eventually named best video of the year by the network in 1989 add something

 

Young's 1989 single "Rockin' in the Free World", which hit No. 2 on the U.S. mainstream-rock charts, and accompanying album, "Freedom", rocketed him back into the popular consciousness after a decade of sometimes-difficult genre experiments add something


1990

Living With War - While Young had never been a stranger to eco-friendly lyrics, themes of environmentalist spirituality and activism became increasingly prominent in his work throughout the 1990s and 2000s, especially on "Greendale" and "Living With War" add something

 

Young's 1990 album "Ragged Glory", recorded with Crazy Horse in a barn on his Northern California ranch, continued this distortion-heavy aesthetic add something

 

Mike Ness - He has used Seymour Duncan P-90s in all of his guitars since touring with Neil Young in the early 1990s

 

Bill Monroe - On April 7, 1990, Monroe performed for Farm Aid IV in Indianapolis, Indiana along with Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and with many other artists


1991

Courtney Love - Her varying genre interests were illustrated in a 1991 interview with "Flipside", in which she stated: "There's a part of me that wants to have a grindcore band and another that wants to have a Raspberries-type pop band", citing her admiration for Neil Young


1992

He received an Honorary Doctorate of Music from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario in 1992, and an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from San Francisco State University in 2006 add something

 

Young contributed to Randy Bachman's nostalgic 1992 tune "Prairie Town," and garnered a 1993 Academy award nomination for his song "Philadelphia", from the soundtrack of the Jonathan Demme movie of the same name add something

 

Gates of Eden (song) - Others who have covered the song include Ralph McTell and Bryan Ferry, Dylan sang it with Neil Young on the 1992 album "San Francisco Bay Blues"

 

Steve Cropper - In 1992, Booker T. & the M.G.'s were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Cropper appeared with a new line-up of the group for the Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary concert, on October 1992 at Madison Square Garden, performing songs by and backing Dylan, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Tom Petty, Johnny Cash, Chrissie Hynde, Sinéad O'Connor, Stevie Wonder and Neil Young


1993

An "MTV Unplugged" performance and album emerged in 1993 add something

 

Rogers Stevens - Blind Melon spent 1993 on tour, opening for acts such as Neil Young and Lenny Kravitz, and starting in 1994, they began headlining their own tour


1994

In 1994 Young again collaborated with Crazy Horse for "Sleeps with Angels", a record whose dark, sombre mood was influenced by Kurt Cobain's death earlier that year: the title track in particular dealt with Cobain's life and death, without mentioning him by name add something

 

The title track was a minor hit and the record was well received by critics, winning the Juno award for Album of the Year in 1994 add something

 

Young was nominated for an Oscar in 1994 for his song "Philadelphia" from the film "Philadelphia" add something

 

Jack Irons - Irons made his debut with the band at Neil Young's 1994 Bridge School Benefit, but he was not officially announced as the band's new drummer until its 1995 "Self-Pollution" satellite radio broadcast, a four-and-a-half hour long pirate broadcast out of Seattle, Washington which was available to any radio stations that wanted to carry it


1995

Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam inducted Young into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995, citing him as a huge influence add something

 

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 add something

 

Still enamored with the grunge scene, Young reconnected with Pearl Jam in 1995 for the live-in-the-studio album "Mirror Ball" and a tour of Europe with the band and producer Brendan O'Brien backing Young add something

 

The death of longtime mentor, friend, and producer David Briggs in late 1995 prompted Young to reconnect with Crazy Horse the following year for the album and tour "Broken Arrow" add something

 

Young's next collaborative partner was filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, who asked Young to compose a soundtrack to his 1995 black and white western film "Dead Man" add something

 

Jeff Ament - Ament performed with other members of Pearl Jam on Neil Young's 1995 album, "Mirror Ball", and subsequently took part in an eleven-date tour in Europe as part of Young's backing band

 

Stone Gossard - Gossard performed with other members of Pearl Jam on Neil Young's 1995 album, "Mirror Ball", and subsequently took part in an eleven-date tour in Europe as part of Young's backing band

 

Jack Irons - Irons performed with other members of Pearl Jam on Neil Young's 1995 album, "Mirror Ball", and subsequently toured Europe as part of Young's backing band

 

Mike McCready - McCready performed with other members of Pearl Jam on Neil Young's 1995 album, "Mirror Ball", and subsequently took part in an eleven-date tour in Europe as part of Young's backing band


1997

A Jarmusch-directed concert film and live album of the tour, "Year of the Horse", emerged in 1997 add something

 

In 1997, the band was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame; Young did not appear at the ceremony add something


1998

In 1998, Young renewed his collaboration with the rock band Phish, sharing the stage at the annual Farm Aid concert and at Young's Bridge School Benefit, where he joined headliners Phish for renditions of "Helpless" and "I Shall Be Released add something

 

Sarah McLachlan - In 1998, in addition to performing her own set, she performed a cover of Cat Stevens' "Sad Lisa" with rock band Phish at the annual Bridge School Benefit concert in California, hosted by Neil Young


1999

Phish declined Young's later invitation to be his backing band on his 1999 North American tour add something

 

The decade ended with the release in late 1999 of "Looking Forward", another reunion with Crosby, Stills and Nash add something

 

Tegan and Sara - In 1999 they signed with Neil Young's Vapor Records and released "This Business of Art" through the label in 2000


2000

In 2000, Young was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame add something

 

The studio album "Silver & Gold" and live album "Road Rock Vol. 1" were released in 2000 and were both accompanied by live concert films add something

 

"Rolling Stone" magazine in 2000, ranked Young thirty-fourth in its list of the 100 greatest artists of all time, and in 2003, included five of his albums in its list of 500 greatest albums of all time add something

 

Tegan and Sara - In 2000, they toured with Neil Young and The Pretenders


2001

His 2001 single "Let's Roll" was a tribute to the victims of the September 11 attacks, and the effective action taken by the passengers and crew on Flight 93 in particular add something

 

In 2001, Young was awarded the Spirit of Liberty award from the civil liberties group People for the American Way add something

 

Roger Daltrey - With The Who, he performed for the Robin Hood Foundation at the Concert for New York City and other benefits in 2001; at Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit in 1999; and in the Quadrophenia Concert for the Prince's Trust in Hyde Park, 1996


2003

Greendale - It was Young's first collaboration with Crazy Horse since the Greendale album and tour in 2003 and 2004 add something

 

A review of the 2003 re-release on CD of "On the Beach" described the music as "mesmerizing, harrowing, lucid, and bleary" add something

 

He toured extensively with the "Greendale" material throughout 2003 and 2004, first with a solo, acoustic version in Europe, with a full-cast stage show in North America, Japan, and Australia add something

 

In 2003, Young released "Greendale", a concept album recorded with Crazy Horse members Billy Talbot and Ralph Molina add something

 

In 2003, "Rolling Stone" listed Young as eighty-third in its ranking of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" , describing him as a "restless experimenter add something

 

Mo Ostin - He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003 by Paul Simon, Neil Young, and Lorne Michaels

 

Genius Loves Company - The previous record for most tracks from the same album was 9 by Neil Young & Crazy Horse with their 2003 "Greendale" album


2004

Young began using biodiesel on the 2004 Greendale tour, powering his trucks and tour buses with the fuel add something

 

Young spent the latter portion of 2004 giving a series of intimate acoustic concerts in various cities with his wife, who is a trained vocalist and guitar player add something

 

Stephen Stills - His youngest son, Oliver Ragland, was born in 2004 and named in honor of Neil Young, whose maternal family name is Ragland

 

Jimmy Little - In 2004 he released his 34th album, "Life's What You Make It", a collection of distinctive and poignant versions of songs by contemporary artists as diverse as the Red Hot Chili Peppers, U2, PJ Harvey, Neil Young, Brian_Wilson, Elvis Costello and Bruce Springsteen

 

Ben Keith - Keith played the role of Grandpa Green in the Neil Young feature length movie "Greendale", a film accompaniment released on DVD to Young's 2004 album of the same name


2005

In March 2005, while working on the "Prairie Wind" album in Nashville, Young was diagnosed with a brain aneurysm add something


2006

In 2006, Young was given Manitoba's highest civilian honour, when he was appointed to the Order of Manitoba add something

 

In 2006, "Paste" magazine compiled a "Greatest Living Songwriters" list; Young was ranked second behind Bob Dylan add something

 

In early 2006, three years after the US invasion of Iraq, the sectarian war and casualties there were escalating add something

 

In the 2006 film "Heart of Gold", Young relates how he used to spend time as a teenager at Falcon Lake, Manitoba, where he would endlessly plug coins into the jukebox to hear Ian Tyson's "Four Strong Winds" add something

 

Young's renewed activism manifested itself in the 2006 album "Living With War", which like the much earlier song "Ohio," was recorded and released in less than a month as a direct result of current events add something

 

On July 14, 2006, Young was awarded the Order of Manitoba, and on December 30, 2009, was made an Officer of the Order of Canada add something

 

Trent Reznor - In 2006, Reznor played his first "solo" shows at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit

 

Pat Smear - On October 21 and 22, 2006 he joined the band for both days of the Bridge School Benefit Concert, hosted by Neil Young


2007

A Jonathan Demme concert film from a 2007 concert at the Tower Theater in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, called the "Neil Young Trunk Show" premiered on March 21, 2009, at the South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas add something

 

The trend continued on 2007's "Chrome Dreams II", with lyrics exploring Young's personal eco-spirituality add something

 

Lori McKenna - In 2007, McKenna recorded a cover of Neil Young's "The Needle and the Damage Done" for the American Laundromat Records benefit CD "Cinnamon Girl - Women Artists Cover Neil Young For Charity"


2008

In 2008 Lionel emerged from bankruptcy and his shares of the company were wiped out add something

 

In 2008, Young revealed his latest project, the production of a hybrid-engine 1959 Lincoln called Lincvolt add something

 

The album, partly composed of love songs to the car, commented on the economic crisis, with one narrator attacking the Wall Street bailouts enacted in late 2008 add something

 

"CSNY Déjà Vu", a concert film of the tour directed by Young himself, was released in 2008, along with an accompanying live album add something

 

While in Winnipeg on November 2, 2008 during the Canadian leg of his tour, Bob Dylan visited Young's former home in River Heights, where Young spent his teenage years add something

 

David Crosby - Crosby, Stills, and Nash appeared together on a 2008 episode of "The Colbert Report", and Neil Young joined them during the musical performance at the end of the episode

 

Kristin Hersh - In 2008, Hersh recorded a cover of Neil Young's "Like a Hurricane" for the American Laundromat Records charity CD "Cinnamon Girl - Women Artists Cover Neil Young for Charity"

 

A Day in the Life - It has been covered by other artists including Sting, Bobby Darin, Jose Feliciano, Wes Montgomery, the Fall, Neil Young, Eric_Burdon, Tori Amos, Jeff Beck, the Bee Gees, Robyn Hitchcock, Chris Cornell, Phish and since 2008, by McCartney in his live performances

 

Jesse Malin - Malin released a covers album on 7 April 2008 entitled "On Your Sleeve", containing covers of songs by, among others, The Ramones, Sam Cooke, Neil Young and The Hold Steady, as well as a studio recording of a long-time live favourite, Fred Neil's "Everybody's Talkin'

 

Jeff Tweedy - On December 16, 2008 Spencer Tweedy joined Wilco on stage at Madison Square Garden to play drums on their song "The Late Greats," while opening for Neil Young


2009

Glastonbury Festival - In 2009, he headlined the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, and Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England, at Hard Rock Calling in London and, after years of unsuccessful booking attempts, the Isle of Wight Festival in addition to performances at the Big Day Out festival in New Zealand and Australia and the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona add something

 

In 2009, he was given Canada's highest civilian honour, when he was appointed to the Order of Canada add something

 

Young admitted in a 2009 interview that he was in the United States illegally until receiving a green card in 1970 add something

 

A new album loosely based on the Lincvolt project, "Fork in the Road", was released on April 7, 2009 add something

 

Young's most recent album appearance was on the album "Potato Hole", released on April 21, 2009 by Memphis organ player Booker T. Jones, of Booker T. & the MGs fame add something

 

It was featured at the Cannes Film Festival on May 17, 2009 and was released in the US on March 19, 2010 to critical acclaim add something

 

Admiral Freebee - In June 2009 Admiral Freebee was the support act for Neil Young on several European tour dates


2010

Young performed "Long May You Run" at the closing ceremony of the 2010 Olympic winter games in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada add something

 

On January 22, 2010, Young performed "Long May You Run" on the final episode of "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" add something

 

Young was honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year on January 29, 2010, two nights prior to the 52nd Annual Grammy awards add something

 

In May 2010, it was revealed Young had begun working on a new studio album produced by Daniel Lanois add something

 

On May 18, 2010, Young embarked upon a North American solo tour to promote his upcoming album, "Le Noise", playing a mix of older songs and new material add something

 

Josh Klinghoffer - In January 2010, Klinghoffer performed with the band for the first time as their lead guitarist at a MusiCares tribute event to Neil Young for a performance of Young's "A Man Needs a Maid

 

Conan O'Brien - The final "Tonight Show" with Conan aired January 22, 2010, and featured guests Tom Hanks, Steve Carell , Neil Young , and Will Ferrell

 

Red Hot Chili Peppers - The band, with Josh Klinghoffer on guitar, made their live comeback on January 29, 2010, paying tribute to Neil Young with a cover of "A Man Needs a Maid" at MusiCares

 

Bert Jansch - Jansch opened for Neil Young on his Twisted Road solo tour in the US and Canada, starting on 18 May 2010

 

Joshua Dysart - In June 2010, Vertigo Comics published Dysart's graphic novel based on Neil Young's 2003 album "Greendale"

 

Jackson Browne - In October 2010 Browne performed at both days of the 24th Annual Bridge School Benefit Concert, a yearly fundraiser established by Neil Young


2011

Like Demme's earlier work with Young, most of the film consists of a simply filmed live performance, in this case, Young's homecoming show in May 2011 at Toronto's Massey Hall, four decades after he first played at the iconic venue add something

 

Toronto International Film Festival - In September 2011, Jonathan Demme's third documentary film on the singer songwriter, "Neil Young Journeys", premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival add something

 

The Monkees - Nesmith stated in Rhino Handmade's 2011 Deluxe Edition reissue, "I guess it was the same embryo beating in me that was somewhere in Don Henley and Glenn Frey and Linda Ronstadt and Neil Young

 

City and Colour - On March 27, 2011, City and Colour performed Neil Young's "Old Man" as part of the four song tribute to Toronto during the Juno *awards of 2011


2012

Neil Young with Crazy Horse launched a new tour on Aug. 3, 2012, in anticipation of their second album of 2012, "Psychedelic Pill", which was released in late October add something

 

Reviewing the book for the "New York Times", Janet Maslin reported that Young chose to write his memoirs in 2012 for two reasons add something

 

The album, tentatively titled "Alchemy", appears to follow Neil Young and Crazy Horse through their 2012 North American tour add something

 

On January 22, 2012, the Master Class at the Slamdance Festival featured Coffee with Neil Young & Jonathan Demme for their new film "Journeys" add something

 

Neil Young and Crazy Horse performed a full-on grunge version of the Beatles' "I Saw Her Standing There" for Paul McCartney's MusiCares Person of the Year dinner on February 10, 2012, in Hollywood add something

 

Neil Young with Crazy Horse released the album Americana on June 5, 2012 add something

 

On June 5, 2012, American Songwriter reported that Neil Young & Crazy Horse would be launching their first tour in eight years in support of the album add something

 

On August 25, 2012, Young was mistakenly reported dead by NBCNews.com, the day when astronaut Neil Armstrong died add something

 

On October 3, 2012, the apparent third installment of the "Rust Trilogy" was announced add something

 

Tom Dula - Most recently, Neil Young's 2012 album "Americana" features a song called Tom Dula, a re-working of Thomas Land's original poem

 

Psychedelic Pill - This is the second release of a Neil Young collaboration with Crazy Horse in 2012, and their first original work together since the "Greendale" album and tour in 2003 and 2004

 

Tom Dula - The describe it as "our original reinvention of the 'Tom Dula' story for the Neil Young Americana Contest, June 2012"

 

Psychedelic Pill - "'Psychedelic Pill"' is the thirty-third studio album by Canadian musician Neil Young, released on October 30, 2012


2013

Due to be released in 2013, Pono is a high-resolution digital music-download service, player and audio format being developed by Neil Young, designed to compete against the MP3 and other formats add something

 

In November 2013, Neil Young performed at the annual fundraiser for the Silverlake Conservatory music school add something

 

JJ Cale - In 2013 Neil Young remarked that of all the musicians he had ever heard, J.J. Cale and Jimi Hendrix were the two best electric guitar players

 

Bill Deasy - In 2013 Deasy released "Start Again," a record that he says is a reflection of the musicians who first inspired him such as Van Morrison, Neil Young, Bob_Dylan and Jackson Browne


2014

Due to be released in 2014, Pono is a high-resolution digital music-download service, player and audio format being developed by Neil Young, designed to compete against the MP3 and other formats add something

 

On 29 July 2014, Young filed for divorce from Pegi add something

 

Due to be released in October 2014, Pono is a "high-resolution" digital music-download service, and music player being developed by Young, designed to compete against the MP3 and other formats add something

 

Young will release his thirty-fifth studio album, "Storytone" in November 2014 add something

 

Young released his thirty-fifth studio album, "Storytone" on November 4, 2014 add something

 

High-resolution audio - Competition in online high-resolution audio retail stepped-up in 2014 with the announcement of Neil Young's Pono service

 

Daryl Hannah - On April 26, 2014 in Washington, D.C., Hannah and Neil Young led a march by the "Cowboy and Indian Alliance" group against the Obama administration to reject the proposed Keystone Pipeline

 

Minnie Driver - Driver released a third album in October 2014 called, "Ask Me To Dance" that includes songs by Elliott Smith, Neil Young and the The Killers

 

Daryl Hannah - As of November 2014, Hannah has been linked to rocker Neil Young


2015

This was followed in 2015 by his concept album "The Monsanto Years" add something

 

In April 2015 it was announced Young will begin a tour titled the Rebel Content Tour to support the new album add something

 

In April 2015, it was announced that Young would begin a North-America tour titled the Rebel Content Tour, to support the new album, due to begin on 5 July 2015 at the Summerfest in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and to end on 24 July 2015 at the Wayhome Festival in Oro-Medonte, Ontario add something

 

After a unique show on 19 September 2015 in Chicago, Illinois, the tour started over on 1 October 2015 in Missoula, Montana and is set to carry on until 25 October 2015 in Mountain View, California add something

 

Randy Bachman - In 2015, Bachman released "Heavy Blues", an album inspired by a love of classic 1960s blues rock and featuring musical contributors including Neil Young, Joe_Bonamassa, Peter Frampton, Robert Randolph, and Jeff Healey

 

Randy Bachman - In 2015, Bachman released "Heavy Blues", an album inspired by a love of classic 1960s blues rock and featuring musical contributors including Neil Young, Joe_Bonamassa, Peter Frampton, Robert Randolph, and Jeff Healey


2016

In April 2016, the "LA Times" reported that Neil Young would perform at a concert in Coachella add something

 

A&E Networks Television, 1 July 2016 add something

 

In October 2016, Young performed at Desert Trip in Indio, California add something

 

Jim Keltner - In 2016, Keltner recorded drums for Neil Young's thirty-seventh studio album, "Peace Trail"

 

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival - In April 2016, Goldenvoice announced plans for a three-night event at the Empire Polo Club on October 7-9 featuring Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Neil Young, and Roger Waters


2017

He announced in June 2017, however, that he would no longer host the concerts add something

 

On August 4, 2017, Young announced the forthcoming release on September 8, 2017 of "Hitchhiker", a new studio LP recorded on August 11, 1976 at Indigo Studios in Malibu add something

 

On December 1, 2017, Young performed live in Omemee, Ontario, Canada, a town he had lived in as a boy add something

 

Chris Cornell - The movie "American Satan" released in October 2017, paid tribute to Cornell and other artists who have died since production on the movie began with a music video featuring the band portrayed in the film, The Relentless, playing Neil Young's song "Hey Hey, My My "

 

Apple Music - In December 2017, singer-songwriter Neil Young released a new archive as part of his Neil_Young Archives project, and criticized Apple for the audio quality offered by its Apple Music streaming service, stating: "Apple Music controls the audio quality that is served to the masses and chooses to not make high quality available, reducing audio quality to between 5 percent and 20 percent of the master I made in studio in all cases


2018

On February 23, 2018, Young announced the release of an archival live album entitled "Roxy - Tonight's the Night Live" which was recorded live in 1973 with his then-backing band The Santa Monica Flyers add something

 

Also a soundtrack album named "Paradox" taken from the same-name of the movie - will be released on March 23, 2018 add something

 

On Record Store Day, April 21, 2018, Warner Records released a two-vinyl LP special edition of "Roxy - Tonight's the Night Live", a double live album of a show that Young performed in September 1973 at the Roxy in West Hollywood, with the Santa Monica Flyers add something

 

Young and Hannah are reported to have wed on August 25, 2018 in Atascadero, California add something

 

On October 19, 2018 Young released a live version of his song "Campaigner," an excerpt from a forthcoming archival album titled "Songs for Judy", which was recorded in November 1976 add something

 

Young confirmed his marriage to Hannah in a video released on October 31, 2018 add something

 

In November 2018, shortly after his home had been destroyed by the California wildfire, Young criticised President Donald Trump's stance on climate change add something

 

In December 2018, Young criticised the promoters of a London show for selecting Barclays Bank as a sponsor add something

 

Nils Lofgren - In May 2018, Lofgren replaced Frank Sampedro in Crazy Horse for their reunion concerts with Neil Young


2019

In April 2019, after Young revived Crazy Horse for a series of low-profile theater gigs beginning May 1, 2018 in Fresno, California, the band began recording "at least 11 new songs, all written recently" for a new album add something

 

On June 25, 2019, "The New York Times Magazine" listed Neil Young among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire add something