1. Neil Young was honoured as the MusiCares Person of the Year on January 29, 2010, two nights prior to the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards.
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3. Neil Young inspired the singer-songwriter Noel Gallagher of Oasis, who covered "Hey Hey, My My" on the live album Familiar to Millions (2000).
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5. Neil Young is referred to as "the Godfather of Grunge" because of the influence he had on Kurt Cobain and Eddie Vedder and the entire grunge movement.
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17. Neil Young lives in Santa Monica, California, where his house burned to the ground in the 2018 Woolsey Fire.
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26. Neil Young created this album in collaboration with Willie Nelson's sons, Lukas and Micah, and is backed by Lukas's fellow band members from Promise of the Real.
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33. Neil Young performed "Long May You Run" at the closing ceremony of the 2010 Olympic winter games in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
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35. Neil Young referred to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper as "an embarrassment to many Canadians.
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38. In 2008, Neil Young revealed his latest project, the production of a hybrid-engine 1959 Lincoln called LincVolt.
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39. Neil Young remains on the board of directors of Farm Aid, an organization he co-founded with Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp in 1985.
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41. Neil Young toured extensively with the Greendale material throughout 2003 and 2004, first with a solo, acoustic version in Europe, then with a full-cast stage show in North America, Japan, and Australia.
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45. Neil Young contributed to Randy Bachman's nostalgic 1992 tune "Prairie Town", and garnered a 1993 Academy Award nomination for his song "Philadelphia", from the soundtrack of the Jonathan Demme movie of the same name.
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48. Neil Young recorded 1986's Landing on Water without Crazy Horse but reunited with the band for the subsequent year-long tour and final Geffen album, Life, which emerged in 1987.
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52. Neil Young was backed by the Shocking Pinks for the supporting US tour.
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61. Neil Young admitted in a 2009 interview that he was in the United States illegally until he received a "green card" in 1970.
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62. Neil Young went to live with his mother, who moved back to Winnipeg, while his brother Bob stayed with his father in Toronto.
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64. In 1952, upon returning to Canada, Neil Young moved from Omemee to Winnipeg for a year, before relocating to Toronto and Pickering.
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