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Hey Hey My My (Into the Black) (1979) – Neil Young

Neil Young songs have been coming here thick and fast, but I’m reluctant to admit I haven’t got that many in my collection. Like David Bowie (the previous artist to feature here), I wish I had delved more into Young’s

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Helpless – Neil Young (1970) – (feat. The Band and Joni Mitchell)

I first heard this song in Martin Scorsese’s film account and presentation of the final concert of The Band – The Last Waltz on American Thanksgiving Day 1976 at San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom. Many of the songs which feature in that concert will

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Heart of Gold (1971) – Neil Young

My estimation of Neil Young and Joni Mitchell (who are good friends) has plummeted since their active-promotion of cancellation culture recently; in particular objecting to a certain commentator appearing on Spotify. Even Springsteen’s E Street guitarist Nils Logren went along

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Falling off the Face of the Earth (2005) – Neil Young

Today’s article inaugurates the first song starting with ‘F’ in the library: I watched so many times the Heart of Gold documentary directed by Jonathan Demme (Silence of the Lambs) about Neil Young’s Prairie Wind concert at the famous Ryman

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