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Neil and Me

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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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Jesse
Sep 23, 2012 Jesse rated it liked it
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
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Jan 26, 2009 Rustinhead rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Parents of creative kids (really all parents) + Rusties
Recommended to Rustinhead by: Rusties
Daddy went walkin'...
Sarah Vanden Bosch
Jul 28, 2007 Sarah Vanden Bosch rated it it was amazing
It's written by his dad who is a writer. Pretty easy read, flows well and is interesting.
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May 21, 2008 David rated it really liked it
Really enjoyed this-tender and well written; turns out his son his a famous musician!
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Dec 20, 2015 Mark Thurston rated it really liked it
Having grown up in the Omemee area and a fan of Neil I really enjoyed this book. A father's insight on a great artist.
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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.

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