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Bbc Bosses Reach New Licensing Deal Over Radio Play

Earlier this month (Jul15), the rockers were among a bunch of acts who withdrew from the Mechanical Copyright Protection Society (MCPS), meaning BBC stations were no longer permitted to broadcast their songs....

Neil Young Removes Back Catalogue From Streaming Services

Legendary singer-songwriter and guitar hero Neil Young has become the latest artist to withdraw his music from streaming platforms such as Spotify. However, it’s not because of the usual complaint over royalties, but rather a...

Neil Young Fined $10,000 For Playing Past Venue Curfew

The veteran rocker took to the stage at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston on Tuesday night (14Jul15) and ended his 23-song set with a two-song encore of Don't Be Denied and...

Neil Young Pulls Music From Streaming Sites Over Quality Issues

The rocker is withdrawing his music from online streaming sites, insisting they all offer "the worst quality in the history of broadcasting". Young's decision isn't that surprising considering he has spent the...

David Crosby: 'Donald Trump Was Wrong To Use Neil Young's Anthem'

Young recently criticised new presidential hopeful Donald Trump after his song Rockin' In the Free World was played as the tycoon announced his bid for the White House earlier this month (Jun15), insisting...

David Crosby: 'My Neil Young Criticism Gave Him An Out For Csny Reunion'

The Marrakesh Express hitmaker claims he was open to a CSNY reunion but fears Young was never on board - and the comments he made about the romance which ended the rocker's marriage...

Donald Trump: 'Neil Young Is A Total Hypocrite'

The business mogul played Young's anthem Rockin' In the Free World as he launched his presidential campaign in New York City earlier this month (Jun15), and Young subsequently released a statement complaining about...

Daryl Hannah: Hollywood Still Male-dominated

Daryl Hannah thinks Hollywood is still ''male-dominated''.The 54-year-old film star believes female stars are cast to be figures of male fantasy in films, but hasn't lost all hope as she believes the industry has the...

Neil Young: 'I Should Have Been Asked About Donald Trump Song'

The veteran musician became headline news this week (beg15Jun15) when he released a statement distancing himself from The Apprentice star after the rock anthem was played during a press conference on Tuesday (16Jun15)...

Big Company Bosses Defend Themselves Against Neil Young's Lyrics

The veteran rocker has taken aim at the food and drink giants for using genetically modified seeds in tracks like A Rock Star Bucks A Coffee Shop and Monsanto Years, but company executives...

Donald Trump's Team Hit Back At Neil Young

The musician hit headlines when he released a statement distancing himself from Trump after The Apprentice star played Young's anthem Rockin' In the Free World when he made his entrance to a press...

Neil Young Is Not Happy That Donald Trump Used His Song.

Donald Trump probably shouldn't count on the support of Neil Young for his newly announced presidential campaign. The Republican billionaire launched his 2016 campaign this week, using Young's anthem Rockin in the Free World as...

Richie Furay Disappointed Buffalo Springfield Reunion Tour Plans Fell Apart

Young reformed his old band with Furay and Stephen Stills after 42 years for a 2010 Bridge School Benefit concert and a handful of other shows. The group had planned to tour North...

Neil Young Thought Florence Welch Was A Guy

Welch recalls meeting her hero at Young's annual Bridge School Benefit last year (14) and reveals he thought she was a man named Florence. She tells Rolling Stone, "He said that when...

David Crosby Apologises To Daryl Hannah

Crosby called the Blade Runner star a "purely poisonous predator" in the wake of Young's shock marriage split last year (14) - as the Heart of Gold hitmaker moved on with Hannah....

Pete Townshend Rules Out Unplugged Sessions

Dozens of big-name pop stars and bands have appeared on the iconic, stripped-down acoustic series since its launch in 1989, including the Eagles, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Sir Paul MCCartney, Eric Clapton, Adele,...

Neil Young Debuts New Band At Intimate California Gig

Young performed at SLO Brewing Co. with Willie Nelson's sons Lukas and Micah and Lukas' Promise of the Real bandmates Corey MCCorkmick and Anthony Logerfo. The singer-songwriter confirmed at the start of...

Neil Young Surprises Crowd At Sxsw

The veteran rocker used the pseudonym Bernard Shakey for the 1982 comedy, which he starred in, co-wrote and co-directed with Dean Stockwell. The movie was only released in a handful of theatres...

Neil Young Treated Pal Graham Nash To Bizarre Rowing Boat Listening Session

British rocker Graham Nash first heard Neil Young's classic Harvest album as his pal blasted it over his lake while they were boating.The Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young star was invited to listen to the...

Neil Young Duets With 'Neil Young' On Jimmy Fallon Show

Neil Young proved he was a good sport on Tuesday night (03Feb15) by performing a duet with U.S. comedian Jimmy Fallon, who was dressed as the rock veteran's look-alike.The funnyman has been donning a long...

Neil Young Recording New Lp

Neil Young is recording an album with Willie Nelson's sons.The 69-year-old musician revealed he is in the middle of working on his 36th LP - following the success of 'A Letter Home' and 'Storytone' which...

Neil Young's Ponoplayer Is Now Available To The Public

Neil Young's groundbreaking Pono music player invention has finally been launched.The iPod-type device, which offers high-quality audio and can store up to 2,000 high resolution songs, is currently available for order online, and will be...

Bradley Cooper Plays Air Guitar On 40th Birthday

Bradley Cooper wowed a talk show audience with an air guitar routine to celebrate his 40th birthday. The 'American Sniper' star donned a huge afro wig to show off his skills to Neil Young's 'Down...

Poncho Sampedro Dreams Of Big Crazy Horse Finale With Neil Young

Crazy Horse guitarist Frank 'poncho' Sampedro is hoping to stage one final tour with Neil Young to say thanks to the backing band's fans.The rocker, who has been touring with Young for decades, reveals bandmate...

Bob Dylan Inducted Into Grammy Hall Of Fame

Records from Bob Dylan, Sex Pistols and Lou Reed are among those inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.The 'Like a Rolling Stone' singer's iconic 1975 LP 'Blood on the Tracks' is one of 27...

Neil Young Boycotts Starbucks

Rocker Neil Young is boycotting coffee giant Starbucks over the company's involvement in an ingredient-labelling lawsuit in Vermont.Lawmakers in the New England state passed a bill earlier this year (14) requiring all food products -...

Neil Young's Bassist Dead At 65

Neil Young's longtime bass player Rick Rosas has died, aged 65.The musician, who filled in for Billy Talbot on Young's Crazy Horse tour last year (13), also also performed with Crosby Stills Nash and Young,...

Neil Young Art To Feature On The Cover Of New Album

Rocker Neil Young's painting skills will feature on the cover of his new album Storytone - a watercolour of his car will front the project.To coincide with the release of the album on 4 November...

Neil Young Working On Installing Pono Music Player Into Cars

Rocker Neil Young is working with two automobile manufacturers to have his new Pono music player built in to cars as soon as it launches.The Heart of Gold hitmaker will officially launch the high quality...

Neil Young Recalls The Time Bono Tried To Give Him Song Writing ‘Advice’.

You might have felt angry last month when Bono gave you his new album without asking if you'd wanted it first. But imagine how Neil Young felt when the U2 frontman offered him some unsolicited...

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