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Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: Piano/Vocal/Chords [Sheet Music]
Some song will float in your head for many minutes after it is done. When you hear the first several bars of music – at first you may not know the name of the song (or who sang it), but some where from deep inside of you the words come to your mouth and you sing along with the radio. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young is one of those groups that had songs you will find yourself doing just that.
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Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young – The Guitar Collection
24 songs from this important quartet that’s been making music for decades: 4 + 20 * Dark Star * Daylight Again * Got It Made * Guinnevere * Haven’t We Lost Enough * Helplessly Hoping * Lady of the Island * Long Time Gone * Love the One You’re With * Marrakesh Express * Ohio * Our House *, etc. All songs are in the proper tunings.
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Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: The Visual Documentary
Renowned rock journalist Johnny Rogan offers fascinating insights into the lives of the celebrated quartet. This hugely detailed and impressive compendium covers over thirty years of performing and recording, along with career overviews of The Byrds, The Hollies, and Buffalo Springfield. Features extensive annotation of unreleased songs and guest appearances along with previously unpublished interviews and photographs.
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Prisoner of Woodstock
Dallas Taylor was the drummer for Crosby, Stills, Nash (and Young): a millionaire by age 21, he was addicted to drugs and broke by age 25. His memoir includes recollections of the band’s heyday, his struggles with fame and fortune, and his eventual battle with a deadly disease. Plenty of 60s nostalgia, here.
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The Complete Guide to the Music of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Though physically small (5 1/2? x 4 3/4?), author Johnny Rogan’s book packs a lot of interesting and insightful commentary – along with pix – in its 191 pages. Music fans will want to check this one out. Rogan’s book is not a guide to everything released by all four men. It does provide a chronologically-arranged, album-by-album, track-by-track analysis of every song recorded on (officially released) albums by CS&N, CSN&Y, Stills, Crosby, Nash, Crosby & Nash, Stills’ group Manassas and the Stills-Young Band.
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Crosby Stills Nash and sometimes Young
Explores the lives, times and careers – good, bad and ugly – of three (sometimes four) of rock’s most enduring superstars from their earliest beginnings right up to the present day. Their influences, early bands, big breaks, Woodstock, superstardom, grueling tours, stadiums and million sellers. And… girlfriends, conflicts, excesses, egos, abandoned albums, break-ups, reunions with Neil Young, flops, personal tragedies and drugs.[Out of print?]
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4 Way Street: The Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Reader
Noted CSNY historian Dave Zimmer presents an exploration of their on-again, off-again feuding and sweet harmonizing via articles, interviews, and excerpts spanning from 1969 to 2002. Highlights include “The Confessions of a Coke Addict,” in which Todd Gold debriefs Crosby on debauchery for People; Rolling Stone stalwarts Ben Fong-Torres, Cameron Crowe, and Mark Christensen holding forth on various topics; and Roy Carr and others’ articles for CREEM and Crawdaddy.
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Hotel California: The True-life Adventures of Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young, Mitchell, Taylor, Browne, Ronstadt, Geffen, the Eagles, and Their Many Friends
In “Hotel California,” Barney Hoskyns uses variations on a telling phrase – “wise (or weary) be-yond their years” – to explain why the compositions of the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriters of the early to mid-1970s have proved so enduring. Joni Mitchell; Neil Young; Jackson Browne; James Taylor; “Tapestry”-era Carole King; Crosby, Stills and Nash their songs really did seem special then and, to a surprising degree, remain so now.
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Johny Barbata The Legendary Life of a Rock Star Drummer
Johny Barbata’s Auto-Biography former Drummer for the Turtles, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship. Memoirs of a Rock Star Drummer during the 60?s, 70?s 80?s and into 2000. There are lots of great stories about all the the bands and people he has the pleasure to be involved with. Some of the great hits he has played on are “Happy Together” by The Turtles, “She’ed Rather be with Me” “Elenore” and many more with the Turtles, “4 Way Street” with CSN&Y as well as individual work by Graham and David and Stephen and Neil Young.
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Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young [French]
Enfin un livre (en français) sur ce groupe de légende. Avec ou sans Neil Young, Crosby, Stills & Nash reste le groupe qui aura le mieux su incarner les aspirations et les désillusions de la génération Woodstock. De tournées épiques en tumultueuses sessions d’enregistrement, cette saga retrace l’histoire de toute une génération de musiciens à travers cinq décennies. Un demi-siècle de création marqué par les dissensions, les conflits d’ego et, pour certains, la descente aux enfers. A lire absolument, le rêve continue.
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Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY, and the Lost Story of 1970
The year was1970, and the ’60 were over. It was the year the the original generation of rock fans began to approach thirty, and everyone had to grow up, whether they wanted to or not… In this illuminating, deeply researched book Fire and Rain music journalist David Browne, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone and author of the acclaimed music biographies Dream Brother and Goodbye 20th Century, examines this pivotal, turbulent and, transitional year in rock and roll, politics, and culture.
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The Rock Atlas USA
There are quite a few CSN&Y entries among the stories about 650 locations. There's the CSN debut album covershoot, Nash and Joni\s 'Our House', Nash's Frisco home where Revolution at Buena Vista studio happened, Nash's 'Chicago Seven' story, The Manassas station cover shoot, Stills and The Stones at Shady Oak Road, Studio City, a ton more NY and Springfield locations and my favourite - the Stills debut album shoot at his Colorado cabin.

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Crosby, Stills and Nash: The Authorized Biography [1984]
An outstanding accomplishment by author Zimmer. He takes you backstage, in the studio and to the homes of CS&N, and provides a remarkable, authentic picture of life with the gang. The author seems invisible, a stellar achievement, and the inside world of the pop music business and the artists that make it work come to life. The section on how Nash “stole the girl” from Stills, and their reaction, is priceless.
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Crosby, Stills and Nash: The Authorized Biography [2000]
Twenty-five new photos by Henry Diltz-the official photographer of Woodstock-have been added to this edition, as well as a new chapter that covers their activity from the mid-80s when the last edition was published to October, 1999 when the first Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young CD in over ten years-Looking Forward-was released. This new chapter covers all of their solo and group recordings, the making of the album American Dream in 1988, and their performances at the Berlin Wall as it was being knocked down, and at Woodstock ’94.
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Best of Crosby, Stills & Nash (Guitar Recorded Versions)
19 of CSN’s best in note-for-note guitar notation with tablature. Includes: Carry Me * Carry On * Chicago * Got It Made * Long Time Gone * Love the One You’re With * Our House * Suite: Judy Blue Eyes * Teach Your Children * and more.
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Crosby, Stills and Nash: Greatest Hits (Piano/Vocal/Guitar)
25 vintage classics, including: Carry On * Helplessly Hoping * Love the One You’re With * Marrakesh Express * Our House * Suite: Judy Blue Eyes * Teach Your Children * and more.
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Joe Vitale Backstage Pass
After years of hearing the comment, “You should write a book!” world renowned drummer Joe Vitale finally takes you backstage for a rare and intimate look behind the scenes, as told to his wife of thirty-five years, Susie Vitale. This book includes Joe’s all-time favorite stories and over a hundred pages of his personal photographs! Backstage Pass is a very personal, humorous, and nostalgic history-in-stories of on the road and in the studio spanning over forty years of his rock ‘n roll drumming career. The foreward for “Backstage Pass” is written by David Crosby, Graham Nash, and Stephen Stills.
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New Edition of Dave Zimmer’s Crosby, Stills & Nash: The Biography [2008]
Crosby, Stills & Nash: The Biography has been fully updated and completely reconfigured, with a new cover, including a touching personal back-cover blurb from Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo (he was heavily inspired by the first CSN album and learned every song on Neil Young’s After the Goldrush record as a teenager) and recast interior design. This new edition also features a full index — something a lot of people (me included) have always wanted this book to have. The update chapter is more than a quick tack-on; it covers nearly 70 pages.

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Long Time Gone
The tell-all book, Long Time Gone, by David Crosby and Carl Gottlieb is an incredible view into one man’s life, loves, women and drugs. It starts with David as a small boy growing up in the early fifties and takes you all the way through to current times. It delves deep into the lifestyles of the late sixties and early seventies and gives a candid view into the revolutions of those times. This book is a wonderful book not only for Crosby, Stills and Nash fans, but for all who are interested in getting a peek into lifestyles of rock and rollers.
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Stand And Be Counted
Since the early sixties, musicians have put themselves on the line for the causes they believed in, raising public awareness about important issues through songs, rallies, and benefit events. For more than thirty years, musician David Crosby has been one of rock ‘n’ roll’s most outspoken voices for social change. in Stand and Be Counted, he and coauthor David Bender recount the stories of the artists who made a difference and the passionate convictions that moved them.
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Since Then: How I Survived Everything and Lived to Tell About it
This memoir shows the contradictory aspects to a personality whose truth-to-power outspokenness, exuberance, and creativity have made him a great and inspirational artist, yet whose struggles with private demons have resulted in arrests, chronic health issues, and ruined friendships. Above all, it illuminates how, despite a staggering series of personal setbacks-including hepatitis C, liver failure, diabetes, heart attacks, and a crippling motorcycle accident-the music, and the people he loves, keep him young at heart. Carl Gottlieb asked 4waysite.com to add this personal note.
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The Byrds’ Notorious Byrd Brothers
“Ladyfriend”, a song written by Crosby, had just failed miserably as a chart single despite the fact that he lobbied hard to get it released. This – coupled with the fact that he made what the rest of the band considered an embarrassing political speech onstage during their set at the Monterey Pop Festival, and then sat in with rivals the Buffalo Springfield the following day – pushed McGuinn and Hillman in particular to the limits of their patience. A few too many studio flare-ups later, and McGuinn and Hillman finally screeched up into the Hollywood Hills in their Jaguars and fired Crosby on the spot.
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Long Time Gone – reissue edition
Long Time Gone was already published in 1988, but out of print for quite some time. The long-awaited reissue of Long Time Gone (aka “the first Crosby book”) is completely indexed with a new introduction by the authors. The tell-all book, Long Time Gone, by David Crosby and Carl Gottlieb is an incredible view into one man’s life, loves, women and drugs. It starts with David as a small boy growing up in the early fifties and takes you all the way through to current times. This book is a wonderful book not only for Crosby, Stills and Nash fans, but for all who are interested in getting a peek into lifestyles of rock and rollers.
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Byrds: Requiem For The Timeless, Volume 1
This is the definitive biography of the American group whose hits included \'Tambourine Man\' and \'Eight Miles High\'. Author Johnny Rogan interviews all the original members, producers, managers, publicists and groupies. A fascinating read.

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The Best of Stephen Stills for Guitar
Songbook with: Carry On * Change Partners * 49 Bye-Byes * 4 + 20 * Helplessly Hoping * Isn’t It About Time * It Doesn’t Matter * Love the One You’re With * Marianne * Rock and Roll Crazies * Sit Yourself Down * Wooden Ships.
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For What It’s Worth: The Story of Buffalo Springfield
Anyone who appreciates the music of the Buffalo Springfield will likewise appreciate this book, simply because of the detailed rise and fall of the band. Most of us have heard of the mythological meeting of Stills, Young, Palmer, and Furay in SoCal; most of us already were aware of the struggles the band went through trying to break into the popular music world of the mid-60s.

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The Graham Nash collection
Catalogue published in conjunction with the exhibition at the De Saisset Art Gallery and Museum, University of Santa Clara, California. Paperback: 71 pages, Nash Press, c1978.
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Photographs from the Collection of Graham Nash
Publisher: New York: Sotheby’s, 1990 [no further information]
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Off The Record
Off the Record presents a remarkable and unique look into the world of songwriters and their classic songs. It gives the general consumer the ability to personally connect with some of the most beloved music of our times. The lyricists share insights into such subjects as the creative process, the practical aspects of working as an entertainer, the personal and cultural influences shaping their work, and their take on the state of the music industry today. The lavishly illustrated book is enhanced by two beautifully edited audio CDs.
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Eye To Eye
Eye to Eye gathers for the first time more than 150 photographs by Graham Nash who also developed a parallel career as a photographer, collector, and pioneer of digital imaging. Shot between 1969 and 2003, Nash’s photographs include revealing portraits of family and friends, images of life on the road, still life’s and landscapes, street photographs, and a unique series of self-portraits which often shows him reflected in windows and mirrors.
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Rock on: The Photographs
As a pioneer of rock photography, official photographer at Woodstock and the Monterey Pop festivals, and a close friend of many of his subjects both then and now, Henry Diltz has created indelible images of icons including the Beatles, Chuck Berry, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Mamas & The Papas, Joni Mitchell, The Rolling Stones and Crosby Stills Nash & Young. It’s called the Morrison Hotel, after his ubiquitous Doors album cover. It also includes a foreword by Graham Nash.
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Nash Editions: Photography and the Art of Digital Printing
This is the magnum opus on digital printing and the book to read before color calibrating your monitor or wondering about differences in pigmented and dye-based inks. With little in the way of “how-to,” the book focuses more on why and showcases eloquent photographs, including a heartbreakingly beautiful portrait of Marilyn Monroe, a naked World War II bomber tail gunner, and the inevitable “Emperor’s New Clothes” work.
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Taking Aim: Rock and Roll Photographs Selected by Graham Nash
This handsome volume features vibrant photographs of some of the world’s most recognizable musicians, selected by Graham Nash. Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, and Johnny Cash share pages with Kurt Cobain, Sting, Michael Stipe, and many others. A rare collection, Taking Aim is destined for the shelves of both photo collectors and rock and roll fans.
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Love, Graham Nash
This magnificent handmade two-volume set is limited to 80 copies signed & numbered by Nash, with only 50 Hand-bound in African Bubinga wood, the set’s main volume contains an introduction by Neil Young, 21 bound photographs, lyrics from 17 classic Nash songs, and an exclusive companion CD. The lyrics are reproduced as facsimiles of their original manuscripts—on hotel letterhead, torn notebook pages, and other ephemera. The book is signed by Graham Nash, David Crosby, Stephen Stills, and Neil Young. offered for sale.
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WILD TALES by Graham Nash
Graham is ready to tell his story: his youth in post-war England, his early days in the British Invasion group The Hollies; becoming the lover and muse of Joni Mitchell during the halcyon years, when both produced their most introspective and important work; meeting Stephen Stills and David Crosby. Wild Tales is a revealing look back at an extraordinary life–with all the highs and the lows; the love, the sex, and the jealousy; the politics; the drugs; and the insanity of a magical era of music.

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Neil Young: The Definitive Story of His Musical Career
From a series of exhaustive in-depth interviews, Rogan presents a detailed and compelling account of Young’s jealously guarded private life. The narrative is complemented by a thought-provoking critical analysis of Young’s complete recorded works. With its informed text and lively commentary, this book will appeal to both the casual rock reader and the most ardent Neil Young fan.
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Neil Young – een portret [Dutch]
A “must” for every Dutch and Belgium fan and highly recommended by Geert Henderickx, who works for the popular music magazine Oor! ISBN: 90-70427-96-6
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Neil Young: Don’t Be Denied : “the Canadian Years”
A detailed account of Neil’s life before Buffalo Springfield. (Einarson also wrote a book on BS with Richie Furay) “Don’t Be Denied” is probably the most valuable book available for people wanting information about Neil that is not otherwise widely known by Neil fans (and who else reads these types of books). Einarson writes more like a small town newspaperman than “an author” but that is part of the charm of this book.
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Neil Young, the Rolling Stone Files: The Ultimate Compendium of Interviews, Articles, Facts, and Opinions from the Files of Rolling Stone
The strident, often weepy voice complementing Crosby, Stills, and Nash, Young was also a progenitor of grunge. Said to be “so anachronistic that in the 1990s he’s cutting edge,” Young has reinvented his musical persona every few years, so this entry in Rolling Stone’s rock retrospective series is more revealing than similar treatment of a more predictable rocker would be.
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Neil Young: His Life and Music
Here’s another big, pictorial rock star tribute masquerading as a critical biography. In this case, the two-faced nature of the endeavor is entirely appropriate, thanks to the complex, maybe even enigmatic character of its subject. The twists and turns of his creative endeavors provide more than enough material for Heatley to make this British import rewarding and informative in spite of itself and the British tendency to emphasize singles more than album-oriented American rock writers do and than American fans usually appreciate.
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A Dreamer of Pictures
In A Dreamer of Pictures, David Downing paints an illuminating and entertaining portrait of this contradictory and enigmatic figure. Here we see his childhood in Canada and his first forays into musicmaking; his ups and downs with Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills, and Nash, and Crazy Horse; the privations and excesses of life on the road; his unconventional filmmaking and fundraising ventures; his often absurd political pronouncements; his two marriages; his involvement with his younger son’s therapy to combat cerebral palsy; and his continuing musical evolution.
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Neil Young: The Visual Documentary
This book is excellent for die-hard long-time Neil Young fans. It is essentially a chronological outline of Neil Young’s musical career, with some narrative and many photographs interspersed with the outline. It starts at the beginning of his musical career and ends at 1994, when the book was published. It also includes a discography. It is printed on high-quality glossy paper. The majority of the photos are black and white, but with a significant minority of the photos in color. It’s fascinating to follow the twists and turns of Neil Young’s career and his music.
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Neil and Me
A re-issue and update of this father/son classic. Scott Young tells stories of Neil’s early years in Toronto including his battle with polio at the age of five and the breakdown of Scott’s marriage to Neil’s mother and gives a fascinating personal view of the enigma that is Neil Young. This is the story of fathers and sons, of the joys and traumas of family ties. Includes an updated discography, musical family tree and eight pages of new photographs.
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Neil Young Complete Music (Vol.1 , 1966-1969)
This is a great anthology of Neil Young’s early years, including stuff from Buffalo Springfield and some obscure but tuneful songs from that band. I found the chords to be right on target for one of my favorites, Flying on the Ground, a beautiful song with unusual chord voicings that would not be apparent to the average guitar player. The chord charts for that song alone make this book worth the price.
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Neil Young With Crazy Horse: Broken Arrow [Paperback]
Sheet music: 44 pages.
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Neil Young — Decade: Piano/Vocal/Chords [Sheet Music]
The songs in this book are dated from 1966 to 1976, though the book didn’t appear until 1978. Neil Young has a long history in music, and it has been easy for other performers to pick up and do songs that have been scored as this book has, with a separate treble staff for the vocal parts, and chord charts for guitar chords throughout.
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The Guitar Styles of Neil Young: With Tablature [Sheet Music]
Don’t Let It Bring You Down * The Loner * Cinnamon Girl * Down by the River * Cowgirl in the Sand * After the Gold Rush * Southern Man * Believe in You * Only Love Can Break Your Heart * Ohio * Soldier * Tonight’s the Night * Like a Hurricane * Love Is a Rose * Hey Hey, My My (Into the Black) * Mr. Soul.
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Neil Young: Zero to Sixty
Johnny Rogan tackles every phase of Young’s career with provocative commentaries from Neil, his friends, family, band members, producers, “scenesters” and critics. He also offers an insightful analysis of Young’s music. This book stands as one of the most detailed and exhaustive studies of its kind. Hardcover: 736 pages.
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Neil Young
Neil Young provides a concise, well-researched view into the career of this rock and roll giant. Alexis Petridis includes full biographical information and a complete discography as he explores the influence of Young on everybody from Sonic Youth and Ron Sexsmith to Nirvana.
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Shakey: Neil Young’s Biography
Cantankerous and secretive, Neil Young has banished authors from his inner sanctum–until now. In Shakey, Jimmy McDonough distills more than 300 interviews (including guarded yet revealing interrogations of Young himself) into the definitive biography: the skyrocket success, willful disasters, health horrors and triumphs, stunning comebacks, and highly colorful scuffles with equally impossible characters like Stephen Stills, David Crosby, and the incompetent yet brilliant musicians of Crazy Horse.
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Maximum Neil Young: The Unauthorised
Biography of Neil Young This complete and unauthorized audio biography of Neil Young presents an inside look at this living legend. After a career of more than 30 years and record sales well into the millions, Young’s influence can be seen in a number of bands and artists. With the growing interest resulting from his latest album Are You Passionate?, which debuted in the top 10 of the Billboard charts, it provides an opportunity for fans both old and new to get the real story behind the music.
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Journey Through the Past: The Stories Behind the Classic Songs of Neil Young
Neil Young’s musical evolution has been as versatile as rock itself: pioneering country-rocker with Buffalo Springfield; seminal folk-rocker with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; gentle acoustic guitarist; crashing hard rock electric guitarist; grunge prototype; and good-times rock ‘n’ roller. This cerebral singer/songwriter has penned unforgettable melodies, harmonies, and lyrics, portraying plaintive sadness, lilting warmth, and ragged anguish with his unmistakable tenor voice.
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Are You Passionate? Authentic Guitar TAB
This album-matching folio is sure to become a classic in the Neil Young library of guitarists everywhere. Titles are: Are You Passionate?, Be With You, Differently, Goin’ Home, Let’s Roll, Mr. Disappointment, Quit (Don’t Say You Love Me), She’s A Healer, Two Old Friends, When I Hold You In My Arms, and You Are My Girl.
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Neil Young: Reflections in Broken Glass
In 1966, Neil Young drove a battered funeral car two thousand miles from his native Toronto to Los Angeles to seek his fortune in the music business. Nearly forty years of continuous writing and performing later, he is firmly established as one of the most influential and idiosyncratic singer-songwriters of his generation. His restless and innovative spirit ensures that he is one of the few rock veterans as vital in his old age as he was in his youth. Simmons provides fresh insights into Young’s life so far.
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Neil Young’s Harvest
Neil Young’s Harvest is one of those strange albums that has achieved lasting success without ever winning the full approval of rock critics or hardcore fans. Even Young himself has been equivocal, describing it in one breath as his ‘finest’ album, dismissing it in the next as an MOR aberration. Here, Sam Inglis explores the circumstances of the album’s creation and asks who got it right: the critics, or the millions who have bought Harvest in the 30 years since its release?
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Greendale
In Greendale, Neil Young masterfully blended his activist bent with a poetic perversity and the irresistible musical hooks that have made him a legend. In his compelling tale of a multi-generational family living in a small town in California, a cop is murdered, Cousin Jed is arrested, Grandpa confronts the subsequent media onslaught with tragic results and granddaughter Sun Green becomes an environmental activist. Joining the music CD, the elaborately-staged concerts, the movie, and the DVD, this book provides a satisfying literary and visual complement to the multimedia masterpiece that is Neil Young’s Greendale.
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Neil Young Nation: A Quest, an Obsession (and a True Story)
Chong interviewed people who had known Young at the early stages of his musical career: former band members, classmates, girlfriends, and others. While well-referenced, what makes the book most rewarding is the dry, self-deprecating humor shared by the author and his traveling companions: “It often seemed to me that Dave and Mark lived in a parallel universe where pretty female strangers, when asked for directions, offered their services as tour guides.
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Neil Young And The Poetics Of Energy
As a writer in Wired magazine puts it, Neil Young is a “folk-country-grunge dinosaur [who has been] reborn (again) as an Internet-friendly, biodiesel-driven, multimedia machine.” In Neil Young and the Poetics of Energy, William Echard stages an encounter between Young’s challenging and ever-changing work and current theories of musical meaning—an encounter from which both emerge transformed.
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Living with the War : Neil Young – Guitar TAB Edition, Guitar Personality
The album is described as electric Neil Young, expressing his opposition to the leadership of George W. Bush and the current war in Iraq. This book provides authentic guitar TAB for all the songs on the record. Titles are: After the Garden * Living with War * The Restless Consumer * Shock and Awe * Families * Flags of Freedom * Let’s Impeach the President * Lookin’ for a Leader * Roger and Out * America the Beautiful.
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Ghosts on the Road Neil Young in Concert 1961-2006
Pete Long’s book Ghosts On The Road – Neil Young In Concert was first published to great acclaim in 1996 and an update has been long overdue. This new paperback edition, with over 520 pages, expands details of Neil Young’s concert appearances through to the end of 2006 as well as revising and updating many previous chapters. The book contains chapters, each with a concise introduction, relating to his concerts from those earliest days onwards – itineraries and set lists relating to The Squires, Buffalo Springfield, Crazy Horse, CSN&Y, etc.
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Long May You Run: The Illustrated History
While a number of narrative titles have chronicled Neil Young in one manner or another, this is the first illustrated history to span his 41 studio albums, 6 live releases, and 40-plus years as a recording and touring musician. From Young’s earliest days in the Canadian rock scene through his tenures with Buffalo Springfield and CSNY and on to his varied solo career, each aspect of the musician’s career is covered.
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Neil Young’s Greendale
What started as a Neil Young concept album and evolved into a movie of the same name, Greendale has been reborn in a new reincarnation — a graphic novel. The 160-page hardcover novel, released earlier this month through Vertigo Comics, was created by writer Joshua Dysart and artists Cliff Chiang and is aimed at more mature readers. The album Greendale, which was released in 2003 and runs nearly 80 minutes, explores the happenings of a small Californian town and its residents.
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Waging Heavy Peace
An iconic figure in the history of rock and pop culture, Neil Young has written his eagerly awaited memoir: ‘I felt that writing books fit me like a glove; I just started and I just kept going’. Young offers a kaleidoscopic view of his personal life and musical career, spanning his time in bands Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills & Nash, and his role as the patron saint of the grunge scene; and moving from the snows of Ontario through the LSD-laden boulevards of 1966 Los Angeles to the contemplative paradise of Hawaii today.
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Neil Young FAQ: Everything Left to Know About the Iconic and Mercurial Rocker
Neil Young FAQ is the first definitive guide to the music of this mercurial and methodical, enduring, and infuriating icon. From the Archives to Zuma and from the Ditch Trilogy to the Geffen years. This book covers every song and album in painstaking detail-including bootlegs and such lost recordings as Homegrown, Chrome Dreams, Toast, and Meadow Dusk. Obscure facts and anecdotes from the studio to the road, along with dozens of rare images, make this book a must-have for Young fans.
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Young Neil: The Sugar Mountain Years
Young Neil is a detailed chronological narrative of the early life of iconic Canadian musician Neil Young.  Exploring a time in this Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s life that has yet to be documented with such depth of research, Young Neil is an exhaustive document of his “Sugar Mountain” years, from 1945 to 1966.  From his birth in Toronto through his school years in Florida, Ontario, and Manitoba, the book examines the development of Young’s unique talent against a backdrop of shifting postwar values, a turbulent family history, and a musical revolution in the making.  Includes many previously unseen photos, memorabilia, and set lists.
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Special Deluxe: A Memoir of Life & Cars
Young returns to reflect on the two defining love affairs of his life: cars and dogs…. The plaintive and straightforward approach to Young's remembrances evokes a kindly paternalism as he candidly recounts details of his experiences forging his musical ambition in Canadian clubs, the hippie scene in Los Angeles, his later solo career and the innumerable rides that took him there…


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