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Neil Young Has a Word of
Advice for Spotify Workers
Feb 8, 2022 7:01 AM CST
Neil Young Has a Word of Advice for Spotify Workers
Singer-songwriter is now urging workers at the streaming platform to quit
- Neil Young's beef with Spotify isn't over. After requesting all of his songs be taken off the streaming platform two weeks ago in protest of the misinformation put out by Joe Rogan's podcast—and after some other big names, including Joni Mitchell and his former CSNY bandmates...
Crosby, Stills, Nash Also
Want Their Music Off Spotify
Feb 2, 2022 3:06 PM CST
Crosby, Stills, Nash Also Want Their Music Off Spotify
They're following Neil Young's lead
- It's not exactly the reunion fans had hoped for, but Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young are now back together—in opposition to COVID misinformation on Spotify. David Crosby, Stephen Stills, and Graham Nash, who split up acrimoniously in 2015, are following Neil Young's lead and asking their labels...
Amid Joe Rogan Drama, 'Delete
Spotify' Shows Up on Spotify
Feb 1, 2022 1:28 AM CST
Amid Joe Rogan Drama, 'Delete Spotify' Shows Up on Spotify
The band Belly puts image on its homepage
- Listen to Belly on Spotify, and you'll be met with an interesting message (at least, if you're listening via the desktop app): "Delete Spotify." That's what the image associated with the '90s alt-rock band's Spotify page reads, and the band's members confirm...
Jan 29, 2022 8:45 AM CST
Spotify Loses Another Big Name Over 'Irresponsible People'
Singer Joni Mitchell joins Neil Young in pushing back against Joe Rogan podcast, COVID misinfo
- Spotify has agreed to remove Neil Young's songs from its music-streaming platform—at Young's request, in protest of Joe Rogan's podcast and other COVID misinformation—and now it's got another famous name following suit. On Friday, singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell announced she, too, would be yanking her...
Spotify Says It's
Taking Down All
Neil Young's Music
Jan 26, 2022 5:57 PM CST
Spotify Says It's Taking Down All Neil Young's Music
Rocker wanted it pulled to protest Joe Rogan's COVID misinformation
: Spotify says it is removing Neil Young's music from its platform as per his request. The rocker said Monday that he wanted his music pulled to protest Joe Rogan's podcast and other COVID misinformation on Spotify. "We regret Neil’s decision to remove his music from...
Neil Young Calls
for Empathy on Rioters
Jan 12, 2021 9:35 AM CST
Neil Young Calls for Empathy on Rioters
'The people ... have been so manipulated,' singer writes in call for unity
- Neil Young made no secret of his Democratic leanings in the lead up to the 2020 election. But that doesn't mean he doesn't empathize with Capitol rioters. "I was shocked to see the Confederate flag being waved inside the chamber; the destruction and disrespect. But mostly I...
Star Drops Trump Suit Over
'Rockin' in the Free World'
Dec 8, 2020 3:32 PM CST
Star Drops Trump Suit Over 'Rockin' in the Free World'
President, whose rallies have played the song, said he 'didn’t love it anyway'
- Neil Young has dropped his copyright infringement lawsuit against President Trump, whose rallies have played songs including "Rockin' in the Free World" and "Devil’s Sidewalk." Young, who said Trump rallies have used his songs since 2015 without a license, filed the suit in New York after...
Neil Young Sues
Over Use of His Songs
Aug 5, 2020 1:45 AM CDT
Neil Young Sues Trump Campaign Over Use of His Songs
Singer changes his mind on lawsuit
- Neil Young is taking his fight with President Trump a step further. The singer is now suing the Trump campaign for copyright infringement over its use of his music at campaign events, Fox News reports. Young spoke out after two of his songs were played at Trump's Mount Rushmore...
Neil Young Is Now
'Proud to Be a Canerican'
Jan 24, 2020 3:56 AM CST
Neil Young Is Now 'Proud to Be a Canerican'
Canadian rocker Neil Young is now a US citizen
- Republicans might be dismayed to discover that a former illegal immigrant with a history of drug use has become an American citizen—for the purpose of voting against President Trump. Canadian rocker Neil Young, who has lived in California for most of the last 54 years, was granted US citizenship...
Neil Young Answered
Honestly. Now, a
Nov 11, 2019 12:20 PM CST
Neil Young Answered Honestly. Now, a Delayed Citizenship
Canadian singer admitted to using marijuana
- Neil Young answered a question on his US citizenship application honestly, and it's costing him. The singer admitted that, yes, he has used marijuana, and as a result the application process has been delayed, the
reports. Young, who's Canadian but is well known as, per the newspaper,...
Loses His Home,
Nov 12, 2018 2:36 PM CST
Neil Young Loses His Home, Pens Retort to Trump
A fire scientist weighs in, too
- President Trump on Saturday expressed his belief that the wildfires ravaging California can be blamed on "gross mismanagement of the forests." Neil Young, for one, isn't having it.
reports the musician lost his Malibu home in the fires, and on Sunday he offered a retort to...
Neil Young Finally Confirms
Marriage to Daryl Hannah
Nov 1, 2018 3:53 AM CDT
Neil Young Finally Confirms Marriage to Daryl Hannah
He did so in introduction to new protest video
- Neil Young has confirmed his marriage to Daryl Hannah in the most Neil Young way possible. The singer—who was rumored to have wed the actress in August —casually referred to her as his wife in a post on his website accompanying a new video for classic 1970 song...
Might Be Married
Aug 29, 2018 12:00 PM CDT
Neil Young, Daryl Hannah Might Be Married
According to social media posts from friends
- Neil Young and Daryl Hannah are married now, maybe? Young's guitarist Mark Miller appeared to confirm the nuptial news by posting a congratulatory message on Facebook wishing the couple well, though the
reports that he later clarified that he was not actually in attendance and "only knew...
Neil Young to Obama: It's Time
to Step In at Standing Rock
Nov 29, 2016 10:58 AM CST
Neil Young to Obama: It's Time to Step In at Standing Rock
Young and Darryl Hannah write an open letter to protesters
- In an open letter to the protesters at Standing Rock published in the
, Neil Young and Daryl Hannah offer their support for the people trying "to protect water, to state the most basic human truth, to say water is life" and fighting "for the rightful preservation of...
Jul 15, 2015 6:51 PM CDT
Neil Young Pulling Music Off Streaming Services
But not because of royalties
- Neil Young says he's yanking his entire music catalog off streaming services—because of sound quality, not royalties, reports
. "Streaming has ended for me," he wrote on Facebook . "I don't need my music to be devalued by the worst quality in the history...
Trump Lashes Back at 'Hypocrite' Neil Young
Jun 25, 2015 2:13 PM CDT
Trump Lashes Back at 'Hypocrite' Neil Young
But he's going to stop using the singer's song
- It's not unusual for a musician to object to a politician's use of his song. Typically, the song gets pulled and life goes on, but "typically" doesn't exist in Donald Trump's world. After Neil Young called out the Trump campaign for using "Rockin' in...
From My Song
Jun 16, 2015 6:29 PM CDT
Neil Young to Trump: Stay Away From My Song
He objects to 'Rockin' in the Free World' during campaign announcement
- Well that was fast. Just hours after Donald Trump triumphantly entered the presidential race to the background of "Rockin' in the Free World," Neil Young has told him to stop using his song. Better yet, a statement makes clear that Young would like everyone to vote for Bernie...
Rock's Rare Moment:
Bob Dylan Gives a Speech
Feb 8, 2015 7:14 AM CST
Rock's Rare Moment: Bob Dylan Gives a Speech
And it's rambling, poetic, pure Bob Dylan
- Usually when Bob Dylan opens his mouth he's singing, so the rambling 35-minute speech he gave Friday to a crowd of 3,000 of music's royalty had his audience, as the
New York Times
puts it, "hanging on his every word" as he careened from the topic...
Sep 12, 2014 10:34 AM CDT
New Couple: Neil Young, Daryl Hannah
They've been together 'for months,' source says
- Neil Young just filed for divorce from his wife of 36 years about a month ago, but he's already been spotted on an apparent date with Daryl Hannah. The
has pictures of Young, 68, and Hannah, 53, looking pretty cozy Tuesday en route to a California restaurant—...
After 36 Years
Aug 26, 2014 6:22 PM CDT
Neil Young Divorcing After 36 Years
Pegi Young inspired the song 'Unknown Legend'
- Neil Young has filed for divorce from his wife of 36 years, reports
. It offers no reason for the pending split of the singer and Pegi Young, a musician in her own right, though a hearing is set for December. The pair married in 1978 but met a...
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