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Neil Young’s Older Brother Releases First-Ever Song at Age 78

Apparently, music is in the Young family's genes. Neil Young's older brother Bob dropped his first-ever single, "Hey America" with the Peterboroughs, at the age of…
Katherine Turman / October 28, 2020

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Neil Young Expresses ‘Empathy’ for ‘Manipulated’ Supporters, Blames Trump for ‘Exaggerating’ Truth

Neil Young has long been outspoken about his disgust for outgoing President Donald Trump. But in a new message posted on his Neil Young Archives…
Daniel Kohn / January 11, 2021

SPIN’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

COVID-19 brought the concert industry to a screeching halt in 2020. But all that disposable income music fans generally spend on concert tickets…
Ron Hart / December 13, 2020

Neil Young Drops Copyright Suit Against Trump Campaign

UPDATE (12/7): Neil Young has ended the copyright lawsuit that he filed against the Trump campaign back in August. At the time, Young said that…
Daniel Kohn / December 7, 2020

Neil Young Shares Unreleased Version of ‘The Losing End (When You’re On)’ From Archives Vol. II

Neil Young's prolific 2020 continues. On Tuesday night, Young shared "The Losing End (When You’re On)," which hails from his upcoming Archives Vol. II box set.
Daniel Kohn / November 10, 2020

Neil Young Shares Unreleased Version of ‘Powderfinger’

Neil Young continues to drop the sonic gems. This time, he offered up a previously unreleased version of "Powderfinger" off his 1979 album Rust Never Sleeps.
Emily Tan / November 2, 2020

Neil Young Shares Original Version of ‘Wonderin,’ Announces After the Gold Rush 50th-Anniversary Set

Neil Young has been on fire this year. Between his multiple releases, livestreams, battling Trump and the tech companies, the man really hasn't stopped. It should…
Daniel Kohn / October 30, 2020

Neil Young Shares Previously Unreleased 1974 Tune ‘Homefires’

Neil Young has performed "Homefires" live since it was recorded in 1974, but the tune has never been officially released. Until now. The…
Katherine Turman / October 21, 2020

Neil Young Shares Unreleased 1972 Song ‘Come Along and Say You Will’

Neil Young has started to serve up songs from his 10-disc Archives Volume 2: 1972-1976 collection due in November, and today offered the previously unreleased 1972…
Katherine Turman / October 14, 2020

Neil Young to Release 1974 New York City Concert as Live Bootleg

At this point in 2020, it's fair to say that Neil Young has been one of the most prolific artists of the year (that doesn't count…
Daniel Kohn / October 7, 2020

Neil Young Announces Immersive Return to Greendale Deluxe Box Set

Neil Young will release Return To Greendale, a limited-edition live album and concert film box set of his 2003 Greendale concert tour. Out Nov. 6 via Reprise…
Katherine Turman / September 30, 2020

Neil Young Announces Archives Volume 2: 1972-1976 Track List

Despite being stuck at home, Neil Young's had a busy year between his Fireside Sessions and prepping a lawsuit against Trump. He's also been curating three…
Katrina Nattress / September 20, 2020

Neil Young Reveals 1970 Carnegie Hall Show Will Be Released as First ‘Bootleg’

In a post on his website a few weeks ago, Neil Young teased the release of "Official Bootlegs" from his live archives while announcing several…
SPIN Staff / September 8, 2020

Neil Young, Margo Price, Dave Matthews and More to Play Farm Aid 2020

Willie Nelson, Margo Price, Dave Matthews, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and more will be ringing in Farm Aid's 35th anniversary with a special virtual livestream concert…
Emily Tan / September 1, 2020

The 25 Best Soundtrack Albums of the 1990s

In the 1980s, music and film collided for cross-promotional blockbusters both transcendent (Purple Rain) and transcendently cheesy (Footloose). In the ‘90s, soundtracks continued to sell…
Al Shipley / August 27, 2020
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