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May 21, 1970

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On this day in 1970, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young record ‘Ohio’ at Record Plant Studio 3 in Hollywood, California. Young wrote the song after he viewed pictures [...]

March 3, 1966

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On this day in 1966, Neil Young, Stephen Stills, and Richie Furay formed Buffalo Springfield. The group combined rock, folk, and country music, creating a sound that would [...]

November 18, 1972

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On this day in 1972, guitarist for the group Crazy Horse, Danny Whitten died from a lethal combination of Valium and alcohol which he was taking to try overcome a heroin [...]

November 9, 2010

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On this day in 2010, a fire in a warehouse where Neil Young stored everything from vintage cars to guitar cases caused damage estimated at $1 million. The cause was [...]

November 4, 1977

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On this day in 1977, The Last Waltz, director Martin Scorsese’s acclaimed documentary of The Band’s star-studded last concert, premiered in New York City, [...]

October 30, 1999

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On this day in 1999, an early attempt at video streaming over the web took place, as Neil Young’s annual Bridge School Benefit concert was “cybercast” to a [...]

September 22, 1985

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On this day in 1985, The first “Farm Aid” concert was held in Champaign, Illinois with Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Joni Mitchell, Neil [...]

February 1, 1963

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On this day in 1963, 17-year-old Neil Young and his band, The Squires, performed their official first gig at the Winnipeg Country Club, where tickets cost just five [...]

May 16, 1970

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On this day in 1970, Randy Bachman left The Guess Who to produce an album for a Winnipeg band Brave Belt, which he eventually joins. At the suggestion of Neil Young, [...]

April 16, 1990

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On this day in 1990, concert is held in Wembley Stadium, London to celebrate the release of Mandela, who had been imprisoned since 1964. Neil Young, Peter Gabriel, Lou Reed, [...]
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