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Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: April 16 in Classic Rock History

In 1993 Elton John played the Boston Garden. What was the name of this tour in which he played a pair of shows on Causeway Street?

04/16/2015

Neil Young performs during the Live Aid concert for famine relief at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, Pa. July 13, 1985. (AP Photo/George Widman)

A to Z: Neil Young’s ‘The Needle and the Damage Done’ is a Timeless Examination of the Downward Spiral of Addiction

Neil Young wanted to save Danny Whitten. The former Crazy Horse guitarist had fallen down the rabbit hole of addiction, and Neil knew no other way to express his concern and try to save him but to write a song. So he penned “Needle and the Damage Done” in the early 1970s, an achingly intimate and somber dirge on the dark world that drug & alcohol addiction occupies.

03/27/2015

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Yes, Ted Cruz, Rock Music Did Respond to 9/11

Despite what Ted Cruz says, many of the biggest living icons of classic rock were quick to respond to 9/11. Here are songs he may have missed (or may be choosing to ignore).

03/25/2015

Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones performs at halftime during Super Bowl XL between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Seattle Seahawks at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan on February 5, 2006. (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: February 5 in Classic Rock History

On this day in 2006 the Rolling Stones played the half-time show at the Super Bowl. Out of all those great Stones songs, which three did they feature?

02/05/2015

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Watch Two Neil Youngs Perform ‘Old Man’ on ‘Tonight Show’

No, your eyes have not deceived you, there was more than one Neil Young on The Tonight Show last night.

02/04/2015

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Neil Young Announces New Album with Willie Nelson’s Sons

In an interview at CES this week, he revealed that he’s already at work on a new album, and he’s doing it with Willie Nelson’s sons.

01/08/2015

From left to right: Stephen Stills, Graham Nash, David Crosby and Neil Young during Live Aid concert on July 13, 1988. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

Watch Bob Dylan, CSNY, and Tom Petty Perform at the 1988 Bridge School Benefit

Bob Dylan, CSNY, and Tom Petty performed at Neil Young’s famous Bridge School Benefit concert on this day in 1988.

12/04/2014

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Neil Young Calls for Starbucks Boycott

Starbucks, he says, has teamed with Monsanto to sue the state of Vermont to block a law that requires genetically modified ingredients be labeled as such.

11/17/2014

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Stream Neil Young’s New Album ‘Storytone’

Storytone is due out Nov. 4. via Reprise.

10/28/2014

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Neil Young Performs Hilarious Version of ‘Who’s Gonna Stand Up?’ Featuring Stephen Colbert on ‘The Colbert Report’

Young’s comedic duet with ‘Crazy Host’ was paired with a wide-ranging interview that touched on the rock legend’s environmental concerns and PONO digital music platform.

10/16/2014

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