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Long May You Run

Many happy returns to the world's greatest rocker! Happy Birthday, Neil, long may you run...





In May 2008, after a biologist discovered a new species of trapdoor spider, he named it after Neil Young out of appreciation of him as an activist for peace and justice. The spider is named Myrmekiaphila neilyoungi.
Neil Young was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 for his solo work.
Neil Young was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 as a member of Buffalo Springfield.
The Australian Band Powderfinger is named after a Neil Young song.
In his suicide note Kurt Cobain quoted Neil Young's My My, Hey Hey lyrics It's Better to burn out, than to fade away.
Neil Young is 6'0" tall.
Neil Young's star sign is Scorpio.
Film Director Jonathan Demme made a documentary about Neil Young, called Neil Young: Heart of Gold in 2006.
Neil Young is a diabetic.
Neil Young was born and raised in Canada.
Neil Young astrological sign is Scorpio. edit »
Neil Young is # 83 on the Rolling Stone Magazine's List of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.
The last time Neil Young toured live was in 2004. The tour was called Crazy Horse North America.
Neil Young has a new CD available titled Premiere which will include a DVD bonus.
Neil Young was voted 34th greatest artist of all time according to Rolling Stone Magazine.
Neil Young was diagnosed with a brain tumor in April 2005 and had surgery to remove it.
Neil Young wrote the song Ohio for the occurrences that happened at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio.
Neil Young attended Scott Young Public School, which was named after his father.
Neil Young is part owner of Lionel LLC which make the Lionel toy trains.
One of Neil Young's favorite hobbies is collecting model trains.
Neil Young currently resides in Northern California.
In Fahrenheit 9/11 Neil Young's song Rockin' in the Free World was premiered.
Neil Young refuses to do any commercials and he even wrote a song about how he won't do commercials it is called This Note's For You.
Neil Young was offered a million dollars to perform in Woodstock 94 But he didn't want to because of how it was commercialized.
Both of Neil Young's children were born with cerebral palsy. Zeke, Young's first son born with Carrie Snodgress and Ben who is the child he has with Pegi.
Neil Young is married to Pegi Morton. They were married on August 2, 1977 and have 1 child together.
Neil Young produced the film Year of the Horse. It's debut date was in 1997.
Neil produced the film Rust Never Sleeps which came out in 1979.
Many of Neil Young's friends gave him the nickname Don Grungio.
Because of his extremely long birth name, Neil Percival Kenneth Robert Ragland Young, Neil Young changed his name to Neil Young for stage purposes.
This Note's for You can be heard in the TV series 80s filmed in 2005.
Neil Young's music can be found in many different films. One is called Prairie Wind which is in post production .
Neil Young can be found doing his work under many different names. The Buffalo Springfield, Nash & Young, Crosby, Stills., Bernard Shakey, Buffalo Springfield. and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.
Neil Young was born on November 12 1945 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.




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Phils Phun said…
G'day Dufus
Loved your post on Neil Young
Top Shelf
Long may young run
Cheers
Phils Phun said…
G'day Dufus
Loved your post on Neil Young
Top Shelf
Long may young run
Cheers

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