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Special Deluxe

A Memoir of Life and Carrs

Special Deluxe( )
Author: Young, Neil
ISBN:978-0-241-00689-4
Publication Date:Oct 2014
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Imprint:Viking
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $59.99
Book Description:

Neil Young's first memoir, Waging Heavy Peace, was an international bestseller and critical success. The Independentwrote that 'You don't want it to end. You see rock and roll history from the inside out', while the Guardian found it 'the perfect literary counterpart to the fifty-year career it describes'. Now, in Special Deluxe, Young has fashioned a second work of extraordinary reminiscences about his Canadian boyhood, his musical influences, his family,...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Music
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.4 x 23.4 x 3.7 cm
Book Weight:0.798 Kilograms
Author Biography
Young, Neil (Author)


Neil Percival Young was born on November 12, 1945 in Canada. He is a singer, songwriter and musician. He moved to California in 1966 and co-founded the band Buffalo Springfield along with Stephen Stills and Richie Furay. He later joined Crosby, Stills & Nash as a fourth member in 1969. He's hah a successful and acclaimed solo career which has lasted over 45 years and 35 studio albums. He has also been inducted into the Hall of Fame twice: first as a solo artist in 1995, and second as a member of Buffalo Springfield in 1997.

Young's music has distinctive guitar sounds, personal lyrics, and a signature signing voice. He is best known for his acoustic and electric style of playing. He has also directed a number of films using the pseudonym Bernard Shakey, including Journey Through the Past, Rust Never Sleeps and Greendale. He is also an environmentalist and co-founded the benefit concert Farm Aid in 1986. He also won a 2011 Juno Award for Artist of the Year, Adult Alternative Album of the Year. In 2014 his book Special Deluxe, A Memoir of Life and Cars, made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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