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Demme Replacing Scorsese On Marley Film

21st May 2008

Martin Scorsese, a feature-film director who has occasionally made documentary films about famous musicians, has been replaced as director of a documentary about Bob Marley by Jonathan Demme, another feature-film director who has occasionally made...

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Young Has Spider Named After Him

13th May 2008

Singing legend NEIL YOUNG has been honoured by scientists who have named a new spider species after him. The Southern Man hitmaker's career inspired biologists at East Carolina University, North Carolina, so they gave the...

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Young Hates Mp3

10th May 2008

Singing legend NEIL YOUNG is refusing to release his back catalogue as MP3 files, claiming the format sounds "like hell". The Southern Man hitmaker is turning to Blu-Ray disc instead - the first release being...

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Kooks Plan Their Own Festival

25th April 2008

British band THE KOOKS are planning to stage their own festival as Glastonbury is getting "too big".The Brighton-base band are hoping on organise an event near their home city in the next couple of years.Writing...

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Young To Revisit Scrapped 2000 Album

2nd April 2008

Rock legend NEIL YOUNG is to revisit the album he scrapped in 2000 after declaring the project was worth salvaging. The Heart Of Gold hitmaker and his band Crazy Horse spent months working on the...

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Fascinating Fact 5034

17th March 2008

Legendary rocker NEIL YOUNG will curate a one-day festival at Hop Farm Country Park in Kent, England on 6 July (08).

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Cardigans Star Says No To Young Collaboration

3rd March 2008

THE CARDIGANS frontwoman NINA PERSSON has ruled out a collaboration with legendary rocker NEIL YOUNG, fearing she'd lose control of her bowels if she ever met her hero. The Lovefool singer has pledged never to...

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Young: 'Bush Deserves More Credit'

15th February 2008

Veteran rocker NEIL YOUNG has defended GEORGE W. BUSH for sticking to his vision of how to lead America - insisting the U.S. president deserves more credit than he gets. The Heart Of Gold star,...

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Young: 'Music Can No Longer Change The World'

11th February 2008

Veteran rocker NEIL YOUNG misses his idealistic, younger days - because he no longer believes music has the power to change the world. The 62-year-old unveiled his new Crosby, Stills, Nash + Young concert film,...

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The Things They Say 6973

30th January 2008

"I was a nervous wreck by the end of that thing. We had to deal with death threats and bomb-sniffing dogs the whole time." NEIL YOUNG on 2006's CROSBY, STILLS, NASH + YOUNG's Freedom Of...

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Young Criticised For Failing To Back Guitar String Charity

19th December 2007

Rocker NEIL YOUNG has been criticised after refusing to support a new charity campaign. WearYourMusic.org founder and Relix magazine boss Steve Bernstein asked the star to donate guitar strings for a fundraising initiative - and...

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Young Is A Survivor

11th October 2007

Veteran rocker NEIL YOUNG feels lucky to have reached his 60s, after suffering from a spate of illness that should have killed him. The singer suffered polio as a child, is epileptic and had surgery...

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Young Blames Clinton For The State Of America

11th October 2007

Rocker NEIL YOUNG blames former U.S. president BILL CLINTON for the political situation in America, claiming his lies helped GEORGE W. BUSH into power. Liberal-thinking Young traces the decline back to when Clinton denied having...

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Vedder And Metallica Join Neil Young Benefit Gig

6th September 2007

Rockers EDDIE VEDDER, METALLICA and TOM WAITS have joined the all-star line-up for NEIL YOUNG's Bridge School Benefit Concert next month (Oct07). Pearl Jam's Vedder has agreed to play alongside his drummer bandmate Jack...

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Neil Young To Release A Graphic Novel

31st July 2007

NEIL YOUNG is turning comic novelist to reinvent his 2003 concept album GREENDALE. The record, which charts the development of fictional California teenager Sam Green, his extended family and how they were torn apart by...

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Neil Young Plays Sitar On Wife's Album

20th April 2007

NEIL YOUNG has given his wife PEGI a boost on her debut album - by playing the sitar on the record. The rocker performs on a host of tracks and plays an electric sitar solo...

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Musiq Soulchild Tops Us Chart In Good Week For Debuts

21st March 2007

R+B star MUSIQ SOULCHILD leads a charge of new entries on the new US album chart, claiming the top spot after selling 149,000 copies of his new release LUVANMUSIQ. Six new albums debut in the...

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Crosby And Nash Tour Delayed

19th February 2007

Iconic 60s and 70s rockers David Crosby and Graham Nash have been forced to cancel their impending month-long US tour due to illness.The pair's website revealed this weekend that Crosby, 65, had encountered "medical issues".Reports...

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Superstars' Guitars Feature In Rock Exhibition

1st February 2007

Guitars played by KEITH RICHARDS, MARC BOLAN, NOEL GALLAGHER and BRIAN JONES will all feature in Europe's largest ever guitar exhibition in London. The Harrods Rocks event, which begins on Friday (02FEB07), will showcase a...

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Young Opens Archives At Last

18th January 2007

Legendary rocker NEIL YOUNG is finally honouring a decades-old promise to dig deep into his archives - a boxset of unreleased material will be hitting shops later this year (07). The 60-year-old will unveil ARCHIVES...

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Pearl Jam Thrill Surf Fans With Secret Hawaii Show

1st December 2006

PEARL JAM stunned fans in Hawaii last night (30NOV06) by performing an unannounced set as part of the opening night of the Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational surfing competition. The group's secret show at the Waimea...

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Fascinating Fact 2209

4th October 2006

DAVE MATTHEWS, STEEL PULSE, GOV'T MULE, JERRY LEE LEWIS, STEVE EARLE and ALLISON MOORER joined co-founders WILLIE NELSON, NEIL YOUNG and JOHN MELLENCAMP at the 21st anniversary Farm Aid fundraiser at the Tweeter Center in...

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Fascinating Fact 2200

2nd October 2006

DAVE MATTHEWS, STEEL PULSE, GOV'T MULE, JERRY LEE LEWIS, STEVE EARLE and ALLISON MOORER joined co-founders WILLIE NELSON, NEIL YOUNG and JOHN MELLENCAMP at the 21st anniversary Farm Aid fundraiser at the Tweeter Center in...

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Hollywood Producer Bing Saved Lonely Lewis

27th September 2006

JERRY LEE LEWIS was shocked when Hollywood producer and ELIZABETH HURLEY's ex-boyfriend STEVE BING tracked him down in rural Mississippi and begged him to record an album of duets. The 70-year-old was living as a...

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Neil Young Wins Americana Prize

23rd September 2006

Legendary singer NEIL YOUNG has won the Artist Of The Year prize at the Americana Honors and Awards in Nashville, Tennessee. The 60-year-old was honoured for his latest LP, protest album LIVING WITH WAR, at...

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Pearl Jam And Foo Fighters To Play Benefit Gigs

12th September 2006

PEARL JAM and FOO FIGHTERS are among the bands confirmed to play NEIL YOUNG's 20th annual Bridge School benefit concerts next month (OCT06). The rockers will be joined by artists including DEVENDRA BANHART and NINE...

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Emotional Vedder Cries Onstage

28th August 2006

PEARL JAM frontman EDDIE VEDDER wept onstage during the band's headlining performance at the Reading Festival in England last night (27AUG06). The ALIVE band last played the event backing NEIL YOUNG in 1995, and an...

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Cole Returns With Covers Album

27th July 2006

Singer NATALIE COLE is planning a chart comeback with the songs of STING, NEIL YOUNG and KATE BUSH. The soul great has recorded an album of her favourite contemporary covers for her 20th release, entitled...

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Young Makes War Videos

24th July 2006

Rocker NEIL YOUNG is making a video for each track on his latest album LIVING WITH WAR. The video for AFTER THE GARDEN incorporates images from former US Vice President AL GORE's global-warming documentary AN...

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Young Announces Farm Aid Concert

7th July 2006

NEIL YOUNG slammed US authorities for allowing the American agricultural community's problems to be "swept under the rug" when he told fans this year's Farm Aid concert will be held near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 19th...

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