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Born: November 12, 1945    Primary Instrument: Composer/conductor

Neil Young

After Neil Young left the Californian folk-rock band Buffalo Springfield in 1968, he slowly established himself as one of the most influential and idiosyncratic singer/songwriters of his generation. Young's body of work ranks second only to Bob Dylan in terms of depth, and he was able to sustain his critical reputation, as well as record sales, for a longer period of time than Dylan, partially because of his willfully perverse work ethic.

From the beginning of his solo career in the late '60s until the late '90s, he never stopped writing, recording, and performing; his official catalog only represented a portion of his work, since he kept countless tapes of unreleased songs in his vaults. Just as importantly, Young continually explored new musical territory, from rockabilly and the blues to electronic music. But these stylistic exercises only gained depth when compared to his two primary styles: gentle folk and country-rock, and crushingly loud electric guitar rock, which he frequently recorded with the Californian garage band Crazy Horse....
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Source: Stephen Thomas Erlewine

"The Sultan" b/w "Aurora"
1963 The Squires

Buffalo Springfield
1966 Buffalo Springfield

Buffalo Springfield Again
1967 Buffalo Springfield

Last Time Around
1968 Buffalo Springfield

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Retrospective
1969 Buffalo Springfield

Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere
Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Déjà vu
1970 Crosby Stills Nash & Young

After the Goldrush
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4 Way Street
1971 Crosby Stills Nash & Young

Harvest
1972 Neil Young

"War Song" b/w "Needle and the Damage Done"
Neil Young & Graham Nash

Journey Through the Past
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Time Fades Away
1973 Neil Young

On the Beach
1974 Neil Young

Tonight's the Night
1975 Neil Young

Zuma
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Long May You Run
1976 The Stills-Young Band

American Stars & Bars
1977 Neil Young

Decade Neil Young

Comes a Time
1978 Neil Young

Rust Never Sleeps
1979 Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Live Rust
Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Hawks & Doves
1980 Neil Young

Horse Re-ac-tor
1981 Neil Young & Crazy

Trans
1982 Neil Young

Everybody's Rockin'
1983 Neil Young & the Shocking Pinks

Old Ways
1985 Neil Young

Landing On Water
1986 Neil Young

Life
1987 Neil Young & Crazy Horse

This Note's For You
1988 Neil Young & the Bluenotes

American Dream
Crosby Stills Nash & Young

Eldorado
1989 Neil Young & The Restless

Freedom
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Ragged Glory
1990 Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Arc Weld
1991 Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Harvest Moon
1992 Neil Young

Lucky 13
1993 Neil Young

Unplugged
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Sleeps With Angels
1994 Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Mirror Ball
1995 Neil Young

Dead Man
1996 Neil Young

Broken Arrow
Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Year of the Horse
1997 Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Looking Forward
1999 Crosby Stills Nash & Young

Silver & Gold
2000 Neil Young

Road Rock v1
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Buffalo Springfield Box Set
2001

Are You Passionate?
2002 Neil Young

Greendale
2003 Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Neil Young Greatest Hits

Prairie Wind
2005 Neil Young

Living With War
2006 Neil Young

Live At The Fillmore East 1970v
Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Living With War: In The Beginning
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Live At Massey Hall 1971
2007 Neil Young

Chrome Dreams 2
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CSNY/Déjà Vu Live
2008 Crosby Stills Nash & Young

Sugar Mountain - Live at Canterbury House 1968
2008 Neil Young

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