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Neil Young overcame a key disability to take up painting: ‘I chose my colors carefully’

Neil Young overcame a key disability to take up painting: ‘I chose my colors carefully’

Neil Young is hardly the first famous musician to try painting, but he’s traveled a difficult road to get there.

‘Crazy, beautiful, challenging stuff': Nils Lofgren stood ready to fill in with Crazy Horse

‘Crazy, beautiful, challenging stuff': Nils Lofgren stood ready to fill in with Crazy Horse

After a hand injury, Frank “Poncho” Sampedro suggested Lofgren take over.

One Track Mind: Neil Young, “Who’s Gonna Stand Up” (2014)

One Track Mind: Neil Young, “Who’s Gonna Stand Up” (2014)

A classically gnarled Young rocker, but with a gospel twist.

‘It was such a powerful day': Nils Lofgren discusses his new box set’s major Neil Young find

‘It was such a powerful day': Nils Lofgren discusses his new box set’s major Neil Young find

Lofgren’s ‘Face the Music’ set includes 169 original songs from across his career.

‘I never heard anybody be that intense': David Crosby selects his favorite Neil Young performance

‘I never heard anybody be that intense': David Crosby selects his favorite Neil Young performance

“Ever,” David Crosby says. “Anybody. Anybody. Ever.”

The Friday Morning Listen: Angel – White Hot (1978)

The Friday Morning Listen: Angel – White Hot (1978)

So we were standing around the Something Else! water cooler the other day, getting a lot of laughs from an absolutely ridiculous article we’d read about guitar players.

Neil Young – A Letter Home (2014)

“My friend Jack has this box,” Young says as A Letter Home begins, in an opening message to his mother — but, by then, it’s already clear that A Letter Home is an album like no other, recorded in a situation so old fashioned as to seem otherworldly.

One Track Mind: Neil Young, “Needle of Death” from A Letter Home (2014)

One Track Mind: Neil Young, “Needle of Death” from A Letter Home (2014)

But for the lack of surface noise, “Needle of Death” could just as well be a just-dug-up vinyl relic from a bygone era — so complete is Neil Young’s trip back into age-old technological nostalgia. Then, the lyrics begin to pierce through the facade of hype built up around its low-tech recording.

The Friday Morning Listen: Neil Young – Are You Passionate? (2002)

Let’s talk about the Pono. You’ve never heard of it? Well, you’re not alone, though if audio (and its quality) really aren’t your thing, then you really can’t be blamed.

‘Then they got the call': Time Fades Away reissue was already pressed when Neil Young changed his mind

‘Then they got the call': Time Fades Away reissue was already pressed when Neil Young changed his mind

Fans were understandably taken aback when Neil Young suddenly pulled Time Fades Away from the list of releases for Record Store Day, though they likely assumed he simply wanted to continue tinkering with the out-of-print 1973 live document.