Next Week Neil Percival Kenneth Ragland Young Turns 70 + TONIGHT: Thrasher's Wheat Radio on WBKM.org
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In anticipation of Neil Young hitting the BIG SEVEN ZERO next week, celebrations are well underway across the continent and around the world.
From Neil Young: Still rocking at 70 - Young's years here made lasting impression by the esteemed Winnipegger John Einarson:
Neil Percival Kenneth Ragland Young turns 70 Nov. 12.Full article at Neil Young: Still rocking at 70 - Young's years here made lasting impression by the esteemed Winnipegger John Einarson.
As a member of two of rock music's most revered outfits -- Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young -- his music lit up the Whisky a Go Go on the Sunset Strip and defined the Woodstock generation in the 1960s.
The New York Times declared Young's song Ohio the greatest protest song of all time. The two-time Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer set the template for the '70s introspective solo singer-songwriter while also thrashing out riffs with Neanderthal rockers Crazy Horse.
Since then, Young has recorded in a wide array of genres -- punk, rockabilly, techno-pop, country-rock, R&B -- before a new generation of Nirvana-weaned rockers in the '90s anointed him the Godfather of Grunge. He has released more than 60 albums in a career that continues to careen across a wide musical landscape with no sign of slowing down. Young's most recent album, 2015's The Monsanto Years, finds the veteran rocker railing against corporate agriculture and its genetically modified foods. While many of his contemporaries are content to be nostalgia acts, Young's creative spark endures.
Be sure to submit comments. Somehow the dear folks in Canada to not appreciate the legendary status of their native son? What's up with that? Oh, Canada, indeed, eh!?!?!?
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Nov 7, 2015 - Big birthdays next week... Neil Young turns 70 on 11-12. WBKM & Tony celebrate, as well! Getting righteous @ FA. Thrasher's Wheat Radio Hour - 11/7/15 - Episode #155