Neil and Me

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McClelland & Stewart, Oct 27, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 408 pages
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Scott Young chronicles his son’s early years in and around Toronto and Winnipeg and his rise from journeyman, musician to superstar in the 1960s and 1970s. The frequent occasions when Scott and Neil’s paths have crossed – from backstage meetings and family get-togethers to a sold-out appearance at Carnegie Hall – give a fascinating portrait of an enigmatic star.


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With its breezy title, I expected this memoir by rock legend Neil Young's father to be a grab-bag of anecdotes, and so it is, in parts. However, in many ways it also aspires to be a full biography ... Read full review

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A must read for any Neil Young fan. Neil's dad is a great writer. A very informative and sweet book. Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgements
1
Where We Came From
8
Polio Was a Killer and Neil Had It
29
Growing Up and Breaking Up
40
io Out of the Red and into the Black
124
Theres more to my life than rock n roll
223
I8 Pegi and Rust Never Sleeps
237
A Day Offand Human Highway and Other Matters
266
2I Thinking About the Road Again and Getting There
281
Five Concerts in September
311
Afterword
351
Discography
381
Publishers Note
395
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Scott Young, 1918–2005, had a distinguished career spanning six decades and including more than thirty-five books of fiction and non-fiction. He was one of Canada’s best-known sportswriters.


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