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Neil Young
Biographical Information

Sex:M
Age:65
Birth Date:November 12, 1945
Astrology Sign:Scorpio
Chinese Sign:Rooster - Yang
Birth Name:
Birth Place:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Occupation:Canadian singer, songwriter, guitarist

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NEIL YOUNG
Neil Young

Biography:Neil Young (born November 12, 1945) is a Canadian singer-songwriter whose best work is characterized by deeply personal lyrics, distinctive guitar work, and an almost instantly recognizable nasal tenor voice. Although he accompanies himself on several different instruments, including piano and harmonica, his hammer-on style of acoustic guitar and often idiosyncratic soloing on electric guitar are the lynchpins of a sometimes ragged, sometimes polished, yet consistently evocative sonic ambience.

Although Young has experimented widely with soul, swing, jazz, rockabilly, and electronica throughout a varied career, his most accessible and best known work generally falls into either of two distinct styles: an acoustic, country-tinged folk rock, such songs like "Heart of Gold" or "Old Man," or grinding, lumbering form of hard rock, heard on songs like "Cinnamon Girl" or "Southern Man."

Young first came to prominence as a member of the folk-rock band Buffalo Springfield in the mid-1960s and then as a solo performer backed by the band Crazy Horse. He reached his commercial peak during the singer-songwriter boom of the early 1970s with the albums After the Gold Rush and Harvest as well as with Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. He has long been distrustful of commercial management in the music business, and has at times created highly accessible and durable popular music while at other times has indulged in outlandish and uncompromising experiments that have left audiences, critics, and—in one notable case—his record label baffled.

Young has been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2000, the cable music channel VH1 ranked Young 30th on a list of the Top 100 Artists of Rock and Roll. He was also 30th on VH1's list of Top 100 Hard Rock Artists.

Young has directed or co-directed a number of films using the pseudonym Bernard Shakey, including Journey Through the Past (1973), Rust Never Sleeps (1979), Human Highway (1982), and Greendale (2003).

He is also an outspoken advocate for environmental issues and small farmers, having co-founded the benefit concert Farm Aid, and in 1986, helped found The Bridge School together with his wife Pegi.

Achievements: (Filmography)
Dead Man (1995)

 (Music)
Woman King (2005)
In the Reins (2005)
Our Endless Numbered Days (2004)
The Sea & The Rhythm (2003)
Greendale (2003)
The Creek Drank the Cradle (2002)
Harvest Moon (1992)
Freedom (1989)
American Stars'n'Bars (1977)
Jack Orion (1976)
Zuma (1975)
Tonight's the Night (1975)
After the Gold Rush (1970)
Déjà Vu (1970)
Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (1969)
Buffalo Springfield Again (1967)


Chinese Horoscope for Neil Young
Includes characteristics and Vices
Neil Young's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 13, 1945 - February 01, 1946
Birthday: November 12, 1945

The Rooster is a Yang,
and is the Tenth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Resilience
Enthusiasm
Candor
Conservatism
Chic
Humor
Vices:
Cockiness
Boastfulness
Blind Faith
Pedantry
Bossiness
Dissipation


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Neil Young's Personality Tarot Card The Lovers - Personality Card

Birthday: November 12, 1945

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Neil Young's Growth Tarot Card Strength

Birthday: November 12, 2010

A time for self-awareness involving courage, strength, and determination.

 

 

 

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