Neil Percival Young (born November 12, 1945) is a Canadian-American singer and songwriter. After embarking on a music career in Winnipeg in the 1960s, Young moved to Los Angeles, joining Buffalo Springfield with Stephen Stills, Richie Furay and others. Since the beginning of his solo career with his backing band Crazy Horse, he has released many critically acclaimed and important albums, such as Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere, After the Gold Rush, Harvest, On the Beach and Rust Never Sleeps. He was a part-time member of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.
His guitar work, deeply personal lyrics and signature high tenor singing voice define his long career. Young also plays piano and harmonica on many albums, which frequently combine folk, rock, country and other musical genres. His often distorted electric guitar playin...
|Also performed as||Joe Yankee|
|Born||12 Nov. 1945 (Age: 77), in Toronto|
Pegi Young (1978-2014)
Daryl Hannah (2018-)
|Role(s)||ProducerProducer (executive)PerformerKeyboardGuitarHarmonicaVocoderElectric GuitarAcoustic Guitar|
|Label(s)||Reprise RecordsGeffen RecordsVapor RecordsBMG Direct Marketing, Inc.Warner Bros. Records[no label]The Swingin' Pig RecordsShakey PicturesBMG DirectFlashback Worldproductions|
|Label management||Silver Bow Productions Inc. (label founder)Storytone Publishing (personal publisher)|