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Pete Seeger Surprises, Neil Young Vents At Farm Aid 2013

Earlier this year, Farm Aid President Willie Nelson celebrated his 80th birthday, and the man shows no signs of slowing down. Beloved by millions not only for his music, but also for his activism and […]

09/23/2013

Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews and Jack Johnson at a Farm Aid 2012 press conference/Photo Credit: Maria Ives

Farm Aid Announces 2013 Lineup

The full artist lineup for the 2013 Farm Aid concert in Saratoga Springs, New York was revealed this week. In addition to the four Farm Aid board members who perform every year (Willie Nelson, Neil Young, […]

06/26/2013

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Farm Aid Announces 2013 Date

As announced today, this year’s Farm Aid will take place in upstate New York on September 21st. The annual one-day festival, which benefits the American farming industry, will hit the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in […]

06/14/2013

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Neil Young, John Mellencamp Highlight Farm Aid: “A Mission From God”

At a press conference before this year’s Farm Aid, Neil Young said that saving family farms should be considered “A mission from God!” Throughout the day, Young certainly spoke, and performed, as if he was, indeed, on a divine mission.

09/23/2012

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Neil Young Talks Sobriety, Signs Books For The Bridge School

Young tells writer David Carr that he’s stopped smoking pot and drinking, and has been straight for a year. “He decided to do it sober after talking with his doctor about a brain that had endured many youthful pharmaceutical adventures, in addition to epilepsy and an aneurysm. For someone who smoked pot the way others smoke cigarettes, the change has not been without its challenges.” Carr offers this excerpt from the book: “The straighter I am, the more alert I am, the less I know myself and the harder it is to recognize myself.”

09/21/2012

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Pegi Young Covers A Crazy Horse Classic: “I Don’t Want To Talk About It”

The album features mostly songs penned by Ms. Young: one song, “Doghouse,” was written by her legendary husband. Another, “I Don’t Want To Talk About It,” is a cover of a classic written by one of his late bandmates, legendary Crazy Horse guitarist Danny Whitten.

09/21/2012

Neil Young & Crazy Horse's "Psychedelic Pill" LP cover

More Details Emerge About Neil Young’s New LP

Neil Young and his long time-band Crazy Horse are about to release their second album of the year: Psychedelic Pill will follow Americana by less than five months when it is released on October 30. Psychedelic Pill, as previously reported, will be a double album (or a 3 LP set), and there will be a video for each of the album’s songs.

09/13/2012

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Neil Young & Crazy Horse To Release “Psychedelic Pill” In October

Confirming wide-spread rumors, Neil Young and Crazy Horse will release their second record of 2013 this October, a double album called “Psychedelic Pill.”

08/24/2012

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Farm Aid To Play Hershey, PA September 22

Farm Aid’s principals — Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews — have announced this year’s Farm Aid concert. The show will take place at Hershey Park Stadium in Hershey, Pennsylvania, on September 22

07/09/2012

Five Reasons Why Neil Young Is Being Honored With the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award

Country/folk rock artist [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Neil Young[/lastfm] is known for his outspoken, political and social commentary in his music, and he not only preaches his beliefs through music, but he lives what he teaches. Young has […]

01/28/2011