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Neil Young

Born: Nov 12, 1945 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: After Neil Young left the California folk-rock band Buffalo Springfield in 1968, he slowly established himself as one of the most influential and idiosyncratic singer/songwriters of his generation. Young's body of work ranks second only to Bob Dylan in terms of depth, and he was able to sustain his critical ...Read full biography
On The Beach
Released: 1974
Label: Reprise
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Following the 1973 Time Fades Away tour, Neil Young wrote and recorded an Irish wake of a record called Tonight's the Night and went on the road drunkenly playing its songs to uncomprehending listeners ...Read full review
Tonight's The Night
Released: 1975
Label: Reprise
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Written and recorded in 1973 shortly after the death of roadie Bruce Berry, Neil Young's second close associate to die of a heroin overdose in six months (the first was Crazy Horse guitarist Danny Whitten), ...Read full review
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