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Neil and Me
by Scott Young
After a vigorous Internet campaign by Neil Young fans the world over, the acclaimed biography is available once again.
Paperback, Revised, 288 pages
Published April 26th 1997 by McClelland & Stewart
(first published April 1st 1986)
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Probably unique in the world of rock memoirs, "Neil and Me" is a bio of an artist written by his own father -- and, until the publication of Jimmy McDonugh's "Shakey" in 2003, probably even the definitive one. "Neil and Me" is incredibly warm when covering Neil himself, but rather dry when detailing Neil's music otherwise, especially the sex/drugs/rock & roll aspects of his career. For better or worse, "Shakey" both fills in the missing pieces (especially in regards to Neil's mother, Rassy) ...more
Scott Alexander Young was a Canadian journalist, sportswriter, novelist and the father of musician Neil Young. Over his career, Young wrote 45 books, including novels and non-fiction for adult and youth audiences.More about Scott Young...