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)
74d ago
4 Piano, Vocal Original
Only Love Can Break Your Heart pattiq22 (192)
1647d ago
1 Piano Fake
heart of gold pledgerje (1)
2536d ago
1 Guitar Transcription
Dance Dance Dance sonsufu (908)
2814d ago
3 Piano, Guitar, Vocal Other
After the Goldrush taffman (13)
3033d ago
2 Guitar, Vocal Transcription
heart of gold iwebster1 (16)
3035d ago
3 Piano Original
Band Score Einfrein (131)
3039d ago
89 Piano, Guitar, Vocal, Bass, Accordion Original
heart of gold jmvreality (11)
3040d ago
3 Piano, Guitar, Vocal Book
Till The Morning Comes pt. 1 iambeacho (3)
3043d ago
1 Piano, Drum, Vocal Book
Cripple Creek Ferry iambeacho (3)
3043d ago
1 Piano, Guitar, Vocal Book
After The Gold Rush iambeacho (3)
3043d ago
4 Piano, Guitar, Vocal Original
decade lionsteve (2)
3045d ago
91 Piano, Guitar Original
After The Gold Rush jboehm (3)
3071d ago
4 Piano, Guitar, Vocal Book
heart of gold dukeofmersey (6)
3075d ago
1 Guitar, Vocal Other
decade tobiahenson (14)
3076d ago
91 Piano Book
heart of gold aecpluscuam (4)
3078d ago
3 Piano, Guitar Original
After the Goldrush datalore (2)
3105d ago
4 Piano Original
heart of gold caveman (6)
3120d ago
3 Piano Original
Only love can brake your heart prasada (37)
3130d ago
3 Piano, Vocal Transcription
Old Man - Guitarsheet - Intro Simbelmyne (83)
3131d ago
1 Guitar Transcription