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Fascinating Fact: 4276698

8th July 2014

Rock group Crosby, Stills, & Nash made a surprise appearance on America's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday (07Jul14) to sing an acoustic version of Iggy Azalea's rap hit Fancy with the late...

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Rocker Billy Talbot Suffers Stroke

30th June 2014

Crazy Horse bassist Billy Talbot has been forced to pull out of Neil Young's upcoming European tour after suffering a mild stroke.Talbot's doctors expect the rocker to make a full recovery, but they have advised...

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Arcade Fire To Open British Summer Time Hyde Park

16th May 2014

Arcade Fire will headline the opening night of British Summer Time Hyde Park 2014.The indie rock group - consisting of Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Richard Reed Parry, William Butler, Jeremy Gara and Tim Kingsbury -...

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Neil Young & Jack White To Record And Release Late-night Performance

12th May 2014

Neil Young and Jack White will make history when they appear on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in America on Monday night (12May14) by recording the song they play live and pressing it to...

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The Things They Say: 4187790

9th May 2014

"He reminds me of Charlie Chaplin, because of his sympathetic nature, his curious choices. A lot of soul comes through everything he does." Neil Young on pal and collaborator Jack White.

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Neil Young Pens Sci-fi Novel

28th April 2014

Rock veteran Neil Young is expanding his writing resume by penning a science fiction novel.The Like a Hurricane hitmaker is due to release his second memoir, the follow-up to 2012's Waging Heavy Peace, later this...

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Good Friday Is All Good For Neil Young Fans As He Shock-releases Covers Album

19th April 2014

Rocker Neil Young has followed Beyonce's pre-Christmas (13) example and released a new album online without any fanfare.The Canadian star released his new covers album A Letter Home, which features versions of songs by Bob...

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Neil Young's Pono Player Raises $6.2 Million, But Will We Buy It?

By Michael West | 16th April 2014

Neil Young was only looking for $800,000 to launch his new Pono Player, but his Kickstarter goal was obliterated in less than 24 hours this week, pulling in $6.2 million. Young's music player - which...

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Fascinating Fact: 4157570

15th April 2014

Rocker Neil Young's Kickstarter.com campaign for the launch of his new Pono Music service and player has banked over $6.2 million (£3.88 million). The fundraiser closed on Tuesday (15Apr14) with 18,220 backers after smashing its...

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Neil Young's Pono Fundraising Campaign Sets Kickstarter Record

11th April 2014

Neil Young's fundraising campaign for his new Pono music service and player has set a new Kickstarter.com record after becoming the third most-backed project in the website's history.The Heart of Gold hitmaker launched the online...

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Jack White Releases First Track From New Album, 'Lazaretto' [Video]

By Lauren James | 2nd April 2014

Jack White has released the first track from his upcoming second solo album, Lazaretto, which will be released this June. The instrumental new song, titled 'High Ball Stepper,' is undeniably Jack White in its screeching...

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Neil Young Postpones Release Of Record Store Day Box Set

20th March 2014

Rocker Neil Young has postponed the release of his four-album Record Store Day box set until later this year (14) to focus on his other projects.Official Release Series Discs 5-8 Vinyl Box Set, which will...

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Neil Young Used Copies Of His Album As Roof Shingles

19th March 2014

Rocker Neil Young has revealed he tiled the roof of his barn with unusable copies of his 1978 album Comes A Time.A "mastering error" left Young dissatisfied with the sound of the album and he...

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Can Neil Young's Pono Player Really Rival The Ipod?

By Stephanie Chase | 14th March 2014

Yesterday Neil Young launched his Pono player on crowd funding platform, Kickstarter, and well it didn't take long before the musician managed to surpass his monetary goal. Less than 10 hours after unveiling his ‘Pono...

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Neil Young's Kickstarter Campaign Reaches Goal In 10 Hours

12th March 2014

Neil Young's online fundraising campaign for his new Pono music service and player reached its target amount in less than 10 hours.Young launched the Kickstarter.com appeal on Tuesday (11Mar14) with the aim of raising $800,000...

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Neil Young Crowdfunding Alernative To The Ipod. Think About That.

By Michael West | 12th March 2014

Nope, we promise we haven't formed a news story from a selection of random rock legends, and musical devices. Neil Young has launched his first 'Pono' music player - an alternative to the iPod -...

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Neil Young Calls On Big Name Pals To Help Him Launch Pono Campaign

12th March 2014

Rock legend Neil Young has teamed up with Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder and Tom Petty to launch a Kickstarter.com campaign to raise funds for his new digital music service and player Pono.Springsteen, Vedder, Petty, David...

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Katy Perry Backs Global Citizen Campaign

11th March 2014

Katy Perry, One Direction and Ed Sheeran are among 100 artists offering free concert tickets to UK fans in a bid to help global poverty.The pop stars have signed up to the Global Poverty Project...

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Neil Young To Unveil Pono Music Service And Device At Sxsw

10th March 2014

Veteran rocker Neil Young is set to launch a digital music service during a special appearance at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas this week (begs10Mar14).The musician will use a keynote speech at...

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Neil Young Penning Second Memoir

25th February 2014

Veteran singer/songwriter Neil Young is set to revisit his past once again in a new memoir.The Like a Hurricane hitmaker released his first autobiography, Waging Heavy Peace, in 2012, sharing stories from his youth and...

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The Vamps, Lawson And 5ive At British Summer Time

31st January 2014

The Vamps, Lawson, 5ive and Neon Jungle have been added to the bill for this year's Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.The bands will join Neil Young and Crazy Horse, The National, McBusted and...

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Neil Young Records Covers Album With Jack White - Report

16th January 2014

Legendary musician Neil Young and rocker Jack White have reportedly teamed up to record a new covers album.Online rumours suggest Young and White united for a cover of late folk singer Bert Jansch's Needle of...

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Neil Young Chastises Fans For Clapping Off-beat During Concert

9th January 2014

Veteran rocker Neil Young stunned fans into silence at a concert in New York on Monday (06Jan14) when he scolded the audience for clapping along to his classic hit Ohio.The legendary singer kicked off a...

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Neil Young To Play London Shows With The National. Permission To Drool.

By Michael West | 10th December 2013

Neil Young and Crazy Horse are teaming up with Brooklyn indie-rockers The National for a Barclaycard British Summer Time show at London's Hyde Park in July 2014.Neil Young Is Heading to London's Hyde ParkThe veteran...

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Neil Young To Headline Benefit Gigs For Indian Tribe

9th December 2013

Rocker Neil Young is to headline four Canadian charity shows in January (14) to benefit the Athabasca Chipewyan Indians.Young's Honor the Treaties shows will help raise funds for the tribe as elders battle oil company...

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My Morning Jacket Lead Star-studded Lou Reed Tribute At Benefit Gig

28th October 2013

Rockers My Morning Jacket led a star-studded tribute to the late Lou Reed on Sunday (27Oct13) as they performed a cover of Velvet Underground's Oh! Sweet Nuthin' at Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit in California.The...

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Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Regroup For Bridge School Benefit

27th October 2013

Neil Young reunited onstage with David Crosby, Graham Nash and Stephen Stills for the first time in seven years at his annual Bridge School Benefit in California on Saturday (26Oct13).Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young were...

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Fascinating Fact: 3917967

22nd October 2013

Neil Young's upcoming Bridge School Benefit Concerts this coming weekend (26-27Oct13) will stream for free in its entirety on YouTube.com. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Queens Of the Stone Age, Arcade Fire, My Morning Jacket,...

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Neil Young To Be Honoured By The Recording Academy

18th October 2013

Legendary singer Neil Young is set to be feted by officials at the Recording Academy Producers and Engineers Wing.The revered musician will follow in the footsteps of previous honourees Jimmy Iovine and Quincy Jones in...

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Arcade Fire Replace The Killers At Bridge School Benefit

15th October 2013

Arcade Fire have stepped in to replace The Killers at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit concert next week (26Oct13).The Human hitmakers pulled out of their performance at the charity gig amid unconfirmed reports suggesting...

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