Neil Young: The Uncompromising Spirit of a Native Son
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Great article on Neil Young and what the man is all about from All About Jazz "Neil Young: The Uncompromising Spirit of a Native Son" by Lloyd Peterson:
"There are those faster of guitar and more technically sound, but Young's genius lies in his ability to transcend genre and style with his own creative spirit. He is Rodin with a piece of rock, Picasso with paint brush and Dostoevsky with pen. And like the great ones before him, his work is immediately identifiable and cannot be judged by technique alone.
He is a rare artist whose every note, every word, every musical nuance is brutally honest, a relentless and intense creative spirit, unwilling to bend in the search for higher truths; a genius with extraordinary depth and clarity."
Must read on All About Jazz.
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