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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Photo of the Moment: Neil Young on His Birthday


Neil Young - 74 and so much more
via Instagram

Neil Young shared a photo yesterday on social media on his 74th birthday.

While we have seen thousands of images of Neil over the decades, there are relatively few of him smiling broadly. But never have we seen a full ear to ear grin of such a happy man. It really looks like the guy was having one of his best days. We sure hope so after the year he's had thus far with his losses of Pegi and Elliot earlier.

So here's to happier days ahead.

While the photo is un-credited, one feels that it was taken by someone who loves life. But don't we all love life? We mean, who doesn't love life? LAOL

Lastly, several have commented that our posting yesterday on Neil Young's 74th Birthday Today, November 12 - Happy Birthday Neil, oh ye of Fine Moral Character, sir! was a real eye opener in terms of documenting the claim that "Neil Young has Good Moral Character". (See CITIZEN NEIL: Canadian Neil Young's Application To Become A U.S. Citizen Delayed Due to "Possible Lack of GMC (Good Moral Character)").

It should be noted that the listing of charitable causes and benefits is only partial and stops at 2010 -- which was our last update. Rarely -- if ever -- has a single artist supported so many causes, for such a sustained period, raising considerable funds and awareness while reaching out to millions and millions around the world. When reviewing Neil's listing of benefit concerts, not only is one struck by the sheer diversity of benefits he has supported over his 50+ year career, but that clearly Neil Young is a humanitarian rebel WITH causes.

To say "Long May You Run" is to wish for more Neil goodness and his outstanding "GMC (Good Moral Character)" in our futures.

Be the GMC, not the GMO!

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47 Comments:

At 11/14/2019 11:58:00 AM, Blogger Lloyd Walton said...

I think, with the Maple Leaf, he is sending a reassuring message north.

 
At 11/14/2019 02:00:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

👍ditto and Happy Birthday!
Long may you run Neil Young!

 
At 11/14/2019 03:10:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

We are so lucky to have you in our lifetime!! Happiest of Birthdays to you!!!

 
At 11/14/2019 03:34:00 PM, Blogger Dan Swan said...

Great photo, great smile and a great man.

Peace

 
At 11/14/2019 03:42:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Happy birthday awesomely🎉🎶 "one of these days ...." Maggie's farm .. Hope you keep on smiling...

 
At 11/14/2019 03:46:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

And of course" long may you run" CS&N

 
At 11/14/2019 05:33:00 PM, Blogger Chris said...

Daryl should ask for her Canadian citizenship. It would be fun to see who gets it first.

 
At 11/14/2019 05:43:00 PM, Blogger Flying Penguin said...

Belated but all the best!!!

 
At 11/14/2019 06:03:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Happiest Birthday to you.4 years older than I, but you and your Art has sustained me, my whole adult life. I thank you. In fact, got to shake your hand in 1973? Memories of a few years there, a bit iffy. But I am sure you remember. :) Bless you and yours. 🙏

 
At 11/14/2019 07:09:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

The best of the best

 
At 11/14/2019 07:11:00 PM, Blogger Elaine said...

My all time favorite...Neil Young!
Simply the BEST!��

 
At 11/14/2019 08:22:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

You've given it all you can your whole life. What more can we ask

 
At 11/14/2019 08:37:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Happy belated bday,thought of you all day on the 12th. Thank you for being you and for all you have done !

 
At 11/14/2019 09:36:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Happy birthday, Neil. You're the best.

 
At 11/14/2019 10:28:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

I will only say a great humanitarian , someone who actually gets it and translates into his music as an absolute genious of lyrics only surpassed by his musical skill on many instruments. Happy birthday Neil. My first song, COW GIRL IN THE SAND, 4 way street. That acoustic will always be with me forever brother. Tremendous, and that was just the beginning for the legend, God bless. Bob

 
At 11/14/2019 10:39:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Love you Neil. Here's to the best years to come. Stay strong my friend!

 
At 11/14/2019 10:48:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Rock and roll will never die thanks to cool people like you! Happy Birthday from Jeff Berry

 
At 11/14/2019 11:06:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Thank you Neil 😊🍀✌️

 
At 11/14/2019 11:17:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Happy Birthday to my ALL TIME FAVORITE ARTIST Neil, Long May You Run!

 
At 11/15/2019 12:31:00 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

Happy birthday , my favorite inspiration , long may you run !

 
At 11/15/2019 02:07:00 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

Spent a good chunk of life getting attention and praise for shamelessly butchering your music on my old guitars at parties, etc. Even done badly people always hear you. Never got to see you live. Makes me sad. Had tickets once for 'Third Best Garage Band' tour in the '80s in Omaha but the show canceled last minute and I've never been able to catch up since. I did finally get over that though. Last week. Truly, thanks for everything. A lot of greats but only one you.

 
At 11/15/2019 05:28:00 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

Cheers Neil you've been my rock for many a year. Thanks pal

 
At 11/15/2019 06:29:00 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

A true heart of gold

 
At 11/15/2019 07:27:00 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

A face I love! Happy Birthday to my life-long favorite recording artist, and I'm 63 years old! Love you.


 
At 11/15/2019 07:39:00 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

Love you Neil! So glad to see you happy AND still running long... Been to at least 15 of your performances, and hope to see you again. And guess what... My birthday was 11/13, (#61 for me)!! Hope you had a happy one!

 
At 11/15/2019 09:34:00 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

Here's to many many more years of music making! Luv u mate

 
At 11/15/2019 09:43:00 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

Your words and music mean more to me than you will ever know...

 
At 11/15/2019 10:02:00 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

I've loved u & your music my entire life, from the 1st albums in early 70's. Youve gotten me through many things - "all my changes were there." I wish u many blessings. Love from Ohio

 
At 11/15/2019 10:17:00 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

Still the best!

 
At 11/15/2019 11:10:00 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

Neil You are my best Rockstar Happy and Happy Birthday 👍👍👍🎉🙏🙏🎂🎂🎂 Neil Young forever

 
At 11/15/2019 11:35:00 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

Neil
You put heart and soul into my life as a teenager and boy did enjoy my youth with your amazing music. It made me feel alive and beautiful. I could enjoy my life and party away listening to your great amazing music that made me feel so alive.I feel it was all meant to be at that era that I grew up in with your soulful music. A blessing from God himself!

 
At 11/15/2019 12:07:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Happy Birthday Neil, it's good to see that smile. I to have grown up listening to your music. You are a gifted genius. Thank you for sharing your gifts with the rest of us. I can not look back on my life without you in it. I'm 60 years old an I feel blessed to have had your music in my life for so long! Thank you, my man keep on rocking in the free world. Love always. Susan

 
At 11/15/2019 12:19:00 PM, Blogger Carole said...

Keep on Rockin' in the Free World!!!!

 
At 11/15/2019 12:26:00 PM, Blogger Teresa Otis-Riccardi said...

Happy Birthday every day Neil Young, thank you much for your fantastic music!! Love you!! Teresa Otis-Riccardi

 
At 11/15/2019 12:50:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, NEIL! I got to see you at the Paramount Theater in May of this year. It was FANTASTIC!!! You still got it goin' on!!! Thank you!

 
At 11/15/2019 12:51:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Just another socialist piece of crap he played music to make money not to help the world get over it he's a social justice Warrior he's a piece of garbage

 
At 11/15/2019 01:20:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Happy birthday! Keep on rockin in the free world. Love you and your music.

 
At 11/15/2019 01:25:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALL THE BEST

 
At 11/15/2019 01:26:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Happy birthday all the best

 
At 11/15/2019 02:33:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Powderfinger, the guitar work touched my heart.like no other. Happy birthday. Saw you giving see free show in a stream anove Boulder lomg ago

 
At 11/15/2019 03:43:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Big fan of urs and like the music you've make with promises or real happy birthday

 
At 11/15/2019 04:41:00 PM, Blogger PB said...

Thanks Neil for it all. I'm retiring from the railroad soon. Thanks for Southern Pacific A favorite

 
At 11/15/2019 05:00:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

You are the man Neil keep on rocking in the free world!

 
At 11/15/2019 07:27:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Always love your hippie spirit and awesome talent, I've loved you since the 60's! What an incredible inspiration you have been to me. You never cared about commercialism.You're very real!! From 1 Neil to another-Peace

 
At 11/15/2019 09:45:00 PM, Blogger Elaine said...

Happy Birthday Neil, 74 years Young!
Please don’t ever stop doing what you’re doing.
NOBODY DOES IT BETTER THAN YOU!

 
At 11/16/2019 09:11:00 PM, Blogger Fort Mac said...

" What is your name ? My name is nobody .... Xebeche .... he who speaks loud and says nothing "
How fitting .... Mr Earth ... speaks loud .. holds a Maple Leaf and is lost between two countries .
The leaf he holds is as significant as the piece of paper that allows him the thought and suggestion of being Canadian .
It is only a piece of paper and a leaf until you live , pay taxes and express the privilege to vote in Canada .
Something Mr Earth has not done for a good many birthdays ...eh

Nobody

 
At 11/21/2019 09:03:00 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

Happy belated Birthday from a long time Fan.

 

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