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Young Won't Listen To His Fans

5th October 2010

NEIL YOUNG always ignores his fans' opinions - because he fears he'd never push boundaries if he bowed to their requests.The veteran rocker has made a habit of defying expectations throughout his career, and he's...

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Fascinating Fact 10064

1st October 2010

Eight black and white films featuring NEIL YOUNG performing each song from the deluxe version of his new album Le Noise have been posted on YouTube.com. The full Le Noise Film - a 38-minute performance...

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Neil Young Does Battle With Eric Clapton

28th September 2010

NEIL YOUNG released his new album 'Le Noise' today (September 28th 2010), continuing his prolific recording rate which has seen him release five records in six years. However 'Le Noise' is set to go head-to-head...

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Eddie Vedder Marries Model Jill Mccormick In Hawaii

21st September 2010

EDDIE VEDDER, the frontman of American rock band PEARL JAM, has married his girlfriend JILL MCCORMICK, who has appeared as a model in Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan and Harper's Bazaar. The couple, who have two children...

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Buffalo Springfield To Reform For Young Charity Show

14th September 2010

NEIL YOUNG's 1960s supergroup BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD is to reunite publicly for the first time in 42 years.The group, featuring Young, Stephen Stills and Richie Furray, will perform at Young's annual Bridge School Benefit in California...

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Pearl Jam To Celebrate 20th Anniversary With Neil Young

24th August 2010

Rockers PEARL JAM will celebrate their 20th birthday at pal NEIL YOUNG's annual charity show for his school for children with severe physical disabilities.Guitarist Stone Gossard has announced he and his bandmates will ring in...

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Young's Guitarist Dead At 73

27th July 2010

NEIL YOUNG's longtime steel guitarist BEN KEITH has died, aged 73.Keith played alongside the rocker for close to 40 years and also performed on Young classics like Heart of Gold and Old Man. Young acknowledged...

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The Who's Future In Doubt

22nd February 2010

The Who's Pete Townshend may have to quit the band because of hearing problems. The legendary guitarist has been struck down with another bout of tinnitus - a painful ringing in the ears, which is...

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Young Honoured At Pre-grammy Ceremony

31st January 2010

Veteran singer-songwriter NEIL YOUNG was honoured at a pre-Grammy Awards ceremony on Saturday night (30Jan10) - with stars including SIR ELTON JOHN, KEITH URBAN and NORAH JONES taking the stage to perform his hits.The legendary...

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Young Film Collaborator Johnson Dead

26th January 2010

Filmmaker and long-time NEIL YOUNG collaborator LARRY JOHNSON has died, aged 62.The documentarian, who picked up an Oscar nomination for his work on 1970 film Woodstock, passed away on Thursday (21Jan10). The cause of death...

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Klinghoffer Is New Red Hot Chili Peppers Star

4th January 2010

JOSH KLINGHOFFER will replace JOHN FRUSCIANTE in the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, and his first concert as an official band member will be at NEIL YOUNG's 2010 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute in Los...

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Stars To Honour Young At Winter Olympics

3rd December 2009

Canadian rock icon NEIL YOUNG will be honoured at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Vancouver as part of an all-star tribute concert.Members of Broken Social Scene and Iron & Wine will join singer/songwriter Ron Sexsmith...

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Fascinating Fact 8402

24th November 2009

NEIL YOUNG will be celebrated with a special tribute during the 2010 Grammy Awards weekend in January (10). k.d. lang, JAMES TAYLOR and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are expected to perform at the event.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce Comeback

13th November 2009

Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced their comeback concert.The US funk rockers went on hiatus in 2008 after 25 years together, but have said that they will play the charity concert MusiCares 2010 on January...

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Young Cancels Festival Appearance

10th September 2009

NEIL YOUNG has pulled out of a planned unveiling of his new concert movie at the Toronto International Film Festival.The annual Canadian event is featuring Neil Young Trunk Show on Monday (14Sep09), and the music...

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Young Lands Musicares Person Of The Year Honour

12th August 2009

NEIL YOUNG will be saluted as the 2010 MusiCares Person of The Year.The pre-Grammy Awards accolade will be presented to the rocker at a star-studded tribute gala two days before the 52nd Grammys on 31...

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Young & Mccartney Team Up For Gig

28th June 2009

NEIL YOUNG thrilled fans at a London show on Saturday (27Jun09) with a surprise star guest - SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY.Young was headlining the Hard Rock Calling event in the U.K. capital's Hyde Park when the...

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Blur Right For Glastonbury

26th June 2009

Blur insist it is "right" they are closing Glastonbury festival.The reformed Britpop group top the bill at the world-famous music event on Sunday (28.06.09) and insist they are an appropriate choice to end this year's...

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Maximo Park Defend Veterans

24th June 2009

Maximo Park have defended Glastonbury's decision to feature older headline acts.Frontman Paul Smith - who will open the festival on Thursday (25.06.09) afternoon with his bandmates - can't wait for this weekend because he loves...

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Sean Lennon Slams Springsteen

19th June 2009

John Lennon's son is furious Bruce Springsteen is headlining the Glastonbury Festival.Sean Lennon - the son of Beatles legend John and Yoko Ono - thinks the 'Born to Run' singer is an "outrageous" choice to...

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Glastonbury's Mystery Act

28th May 2009

Glastonbury organisers are refusing to name a "top" act who are appearing over health and safety concerns.Michael Eavis and daughter Emily Eavis, who book bands for the world-famous music event - which takes place in...

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Springsteen, Young And Blur Confirmed As Glastonbury Headliners

27th May 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, NEIL YOUNG and BLUR will headline the Glastonbury Festival in Britain next month (Jun09) as the event's bosses salute more established rock 'n' roll acts. Joining the three headliners on the main stage will...

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Tom Jones Acting His Age

26th May 2009

Sir Tom Jones is too old for raunchy routines.The legendary Welsh crooner insists he would look "silly" if he continued to gyrate on stage - but quashed speculation it is because age has stiffened his...

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Prodigy And Cave Confirmed As Glastonbury Line-up Leaked

25th May 2009

The Prodigy and Nick Cave have been confirmed for Glastonbury 2009, as the festival lineup was leaked early.Blur, Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young are headlining this year's festival, which takes place between Wednesday June 24th...

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Glastonbury 2009 Line-up To Be Announced

25th May 2009

The full line-up for next month's Glastonbury festival will be announced later today.Blur, Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young are headlining this year's festival, which takes place between Wednesday June 24th and Sunday June 28th.A host...

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Glastonbury Swine Flu Could Spell End Of Festival

6th May 2009

The fate of this summer's Glastonbury Festival could rest on the spread of swine flu, it has been claimed.Organisers of the long-running Somerset event are to hold talks to outline the best approach to managing...

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Glastonbury Chief Joins Obama On Time 100 List

30th April 2009

Michael Eavis has been named on Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world alongside the likes of Barack Obama and actor Zac Efron.The Glastonbury Festival founder said he was "flattered...

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Friday Night Lineup Announced For Isle Of Wight Festival

8th April 2009

The organisers of the Isle of Wight festival have announced the Friday night lineup for this year's event, with the Big Top stage taken over by all-female artists for Girl's Night Out.The first night of...

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Fascinating Fact 7081

31st March 2009

Britain's 2009 Isle of Wight festival is set to be a real blast from the past with former stadium rockers SIMPLE MINDS joining the reunited ULTRAVOX, NEIL YOUNG and folk star JUDY COLLINS on the...

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