Neil Young

Neil Young

Neil YoungNeil Percival Young OM (born November 12, 1945, Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician and film director.

Young's work is characterized by deeply personal lyrics, distinctive guitar work, and signature nasal tenor singing voice. Although he accompanies himself on several different instruments—including piano and harmonica—his style of claw-hammer acoustic guitar and often idiosyncratic soloing on electric guitar are the linchpins of a sometimes ragged, sometimes polished sound. Although Young has experimented widely with differing music styles, including swing, jazz, rockabilly, blues, and electronic music throughout a varied career, his best known work usually falls into either of two distinct styles: folk-esque acoustic rock (as heard in songs such as "Heart of Gold", "Harvest Moon" and "Old Man") and electric-charged hard rock (in songs like "Cinnamon Girl", "Rockin' in the Free World" and "Hey Hey, My My (Into the Black)"). In more recent years, Young has started to adopt elements from newer styles of music, such as industrial, alternative country and grunge, the latter of which was profoundly influenced by his own style of playing, causing some to confer on him the title of "the godfather of grunge".

Young has directed (or co-directed) a number of films using the pseudonym Bernard Shakey, including Journey Through the Past (1973), Rust Never Sleeps (1979), Human Highway (1982), and Greendale (2003).

He is also an outspoken advocate for environmental issues and small farmers, having co-founded in 1985 the benefit concert Farm Aid, and in 1986 helped found The Bridge School, and its annual supporting Bridge School Benefit concerts, together with his wife Pegi.

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After The Gold Rush jameswhy (3)
23d ago
4 Piano, Vocal Original
Only Love Can Break Your Heart pattiq22 (192)
1597d ago
1 Piano Fake
heart of gold pledgerje (1)
2486d ago
1 Guitar Transcription
Dance Dance Dance sonsufu (908)
2764d ago
3 Piano, Guitar, Vocal Other
After the Goldrush taffman (13)
2982d ago
2 Guitar, Vocal Transcription
heart of gold iwebster1 (16)
2984d ago
3 Piano Original
Band Score Einfrein (131)
2989d ago
89 Piano, Guitar, Vocal, Bass, Accordion Original
heart of gold jmvreality (11)
2989d ago
3 Piano, Guitar, Vocal Book
Till The Morning Comes pt. 1 iambeacho (3)
2992d ago
1 Piano, Drum, Vocal Book
Cripple Creek Ferry iambeacho (3)
2992d ago
1 Piano, Guitar, Vocal Book
After The Gold Rush iambeacho (3)
2992d ago
4 Piano, Guitar, Vocal Original
decade lionsteve (2)
2994d ago
91 Piano, Guitar Original
After The Gold Rush jboehm (3)
3021d ago
4 Piano, Guitar, Vocal Book
heart of gold dukeofmersey (6)
3024d ago
1 Guitar, Vocal Other
decade tobiahenson (14)
3025d ago
91 Piano Book
heart of gold aecpluscuam (4)
3027d ago
3 Piano, Guitar Original
After the Goldrush datalore (2)
3054d ago
4 Piano Original
heart of gold caveman (6)
3069d ago
3 Piano Original
Only love can brake your heart prasada (37)
3079d ago
3 Piano, Vocal Transcription
Old Man - Guitarsheet - Intro Simbelmyne (83)
3081d ago
1 Guitar Transcription