Waging Heavy Peace

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Book Report: Neil Young “Waging Heavy Peace”

When discussing his many archival projects (including releases of his live recordings and a 10-disc box set), he says: “The fact that I want to create a chronological history of my recordings and supporting work is proof-positive that I am an incurable collector, confronted with an amazingly detailed array of creations that I have painstakingly rat-holed over the years. Some of them are complete pieces of s***, but they have their place in my chronological obsession.”

12/18/2012

Frank "Pancho" Sampdero and Neil Young of Crazy Horse/ photo credit: Theo Wargo, Getty Images

Neil Young’s New Video Pays Tribute To Bob Dylan, The Grateful Dead, Roy Orbison

Neil Young & Crazy Horse have been on a tear lately: besides releasing two studio albums this year, they’ve put out a lot of music videos lately. This week, they’ve released two new music videos for songs from their upcoming album Psychedelic Pill.

10/16/2012

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Neil Young Talks Sobriety, Signs Books For The Bridge School

Young tells writer David Carr that he’s stopped smoking pot and drinking, and has been straight for a year. “He decided to do it sober after talking with his doctor about a brain that had endured many youthful pharmaceutical adventures, in addition to epilepsy and an aneurysm. For someone who smoked pot the way others smoke cigarettes, the change has not been without its challenges.” Carr offers this excerpt from the book: “The straighter I am, the more alert I am, the less I know myself and the harder it is to recognize myself.”

09/21/2012

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Randy Bachman On Neil Young: ‘He’s Writing His Memoirs From My Brain!’

It turns out that Neil Young had a hard time remembering some details of his pre-Springfield Buffalo days in Canada, so he reached out to his friend Randy Bachman to fill in the gaps in his mind.

07/16/2012

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