Gary Graff, Daniel Durchholz's Neil Young: Long May You Run: The Illustrated History PDF

By Gary Graff, Daniel Durchholz

ISBN-10: 0760336474

ISBN-13: 9780760336472

Neil younger has been defined as terrific, cantankerous, enigmatic, and vexing. Regardless, his generation-spanning fan base and his profound musical impact can't be denied. whereas a couple of narrative titles have chronicled Neil younger in a single demeanour or one other, this is often the 1st illustrated heritage to span his forty-one studio albums, 6 dwell releases, and 40-plus years as a recording and traveling musician. From Young's earliest days within the Canadian rock scene via his tenures with Buffalo Springfield and CSNY and directly to his diversified solo occupation, each one element of the musician's profession is roofed. images from rock photographers of the Nineteen Sixties to the current, in addition to live performance posters and memorabilia from worldwide, are complemented through statement from remarkable musicians all over the world and a discography.

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Neil younger has been defined as really good, cantankerous, enigmatic, and vexing. Regardless, his generation-spanning fan base and his profound musical impression can't be denied. whereas a few narrative titles have chronicled Neil younger in a single demeanour or one other, this is often the 1st illustrated historical past to span his forty-one studio albums, 6 stay releases, and 40-plus years as a recording and traveling musician.

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And when I feel like playing lead, he can support me. That’s the way we’ve always done it. Sometimes we both play lead at the same time. I mean, this band can space out for 45 minutes. —Neil Young California, 1969. Some of the ridiculous little kid games we used to play with each other . . were really ridiculous and just beyond belief. , 1970. Courtesy Robert Ferreira The reason I play with CSN is because . . I don’t have to sing every song, because I like playing with them. I like being with guys I’ve known for [so many] years that have gone through so much with me.

And so would the Rockets. “They were real primitive, but they had a lot of soul,” he told PBS’s American Masters. indd 44 (Ray) Text 1/8/10 11:16:20 AM 1/8/10 10:35:28 AM Job:01-16623 Title:MBI-Neil Young #147206 #175 Dtp:174(P) Page: 44 6 4 Into the Black models. A small toggle switch that sits between the guitar’s volume and tone knobs allows Young to bypass the usual capacitors and potentiometers and instead send the signal directly to his amplifier—or, more accurately, to the Whizzer, a self-invented device that controls the flow of sound to Young’s assortment of amps.

When I play in this band, Yeah—if you drop one, everything goes up in smoke. —Graham Nash it’s a special thing. It goes back to our roots; we’ve been friends for a long time, Stephen and I, and then the other guys. When they got together with Stephen, and I came and We knew who we were. We knew nobody in the world was doing what we were doing. No one had four guys writing those kind of songs that were also that good as musicians, all at the same time. There was nobody like us. So we were a little punkish about it.

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