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Neil Young: Long May You Run: The Illustrated History, Updated Edition

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Since his first recordings with Buffalo Springfield in 1967, Neil Young has been described as brilliant, cantankerous, confounding, ruthless, mercurial, and vexing. Regardless, his profound musical influence and his status as a critical favorite cannot be denied. Now the first illustrated biography to span Young’s 40-plus years as a recording and touring musician (and nearly as many forays into divergent musical genres, some wags might say), is updated through 2012.
From Young’s earliest days in the Canadian folk and rock scenes through his tenures with Buffalo Springfield and CSN&Y and on to his varied solo career backed by bands including the Stray Gators, the Ducks, the Bluenotes, Booker T. and the MGs, Pearl Jam, and, of course, Crazy Horse, every aspect of Young’s long and varied career is covered. The book features the work of rock photographers from the 1960s to the present, as well as concert posters and ephemera from around the world, including picture sleeves, LPs, ticket stubs, pins, T-shirts, backstage passes, and more. Notable musicians from around the world chip in with commentary, and the book is further complemented with a discography and sidebars examining topics like Young’s involvement with Lionel toy trains (of which he is a part owner), Farm Aid, and San Francisco’s Bridge School.

Synopsis:

While a number of narrative titles have chronicled Neil Young in one manner or another, this is the first illustrated history to span his 43 studio albums, 7 live releases, and 40-plus years as a recording and touring musician.

About the Author

Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist based in Detroit. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times Features Syndicate, Billboard, UPI, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Revolver, and other publications, as well as to radio stations in Detroit and Milwaukee. He is the editor of The Ties That Bind: Bruce Springsteen A to E to Z and the series editor of the MusicHound Essential Album Guides. He lives in Beverly Hills, Michigan.
Daniel Durchholz is co-editor of MusicHound Rock: The Essential Album Guide and co-author of Neil Young: Long May You Run. He has written for Rolling Stone, Billboard, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chicago Tribune, and Washington Post. He lives in Wildwood, Missouri. Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist and a regular contributor to the New York Times Features Syndicate, Billboard, Revolver, and other publications, as well as radio stations in Detroit and Milwaukee. He is the co-author of Neil Young: Long May You Run. playitallnightlong.blogspot.comtwitter.com/GraffonMusic

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Dream Comfort Memory, 1945–1966
2. Expecting to Fly, 1966–1968
3. The Gold Rush, 1968–1972
4. Tired Eyes, 1972–1975
5. Like a Hurricane, 1975–1979
6. Transformer Man, 1980–1988
7. Freedom, 1988–1997
8. Let’s Roll, 1997–2009
9. Making Some (Le) Noise, 2009–Present
Acknowledgments

Discography
I. As Band Member or Solo Artist
II. Singles
III. As Guest Artist
IV. Tribute Albums
Selected Filmography
Sidemen
Resources
Index
About the Authors

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760344118
Subtitle:
Long May You Run: The Illustrated History, Updated Edition
Author:
Durchholz, Daniel
Author:
Graff, Gary
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Subject:
Rock
Subject:
Biography-Composers and Musicians
Subject:
Crazy Horse
Subject:
CSNY
Subject:
Buffalo Springfield
Edition Description:
Second Edition, Second, Updated Edition
Publication Date:
20121105
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
430 photos
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
11.13 x 9.5 in

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Music » Genres and Styles » Rock
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Genres and Styles » Rock » Biographies
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Individual Composer and Musician
Biography » Composers and Musicians

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