Neil Young's crazy road to success
The celebrated singer-songwriter turns 74 on November 12
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Canadian musician Neil Young is one of the most respected singer-songwriters in the business. His beautifully melodic guitar work, deeply personal lyrics, and haunting singing voice define his long and illustrious career. Now in his seventies and celebrated as much for his environmentalism and charitable causes as his music, Young continues to perform around the world and remains a vocal political and social activist.
Intrigued by the man? Then browse this gallery for an appreciation of this venerated and influential performer.
LIFESTYLE Animal kingdom
CELEBRITY Celebrity deaths
HEALTH Middle age