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Neil Young

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The Resume

    (November 12, 1945- )
    Formerly of the groups Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young and the Crazy Horse.
    Recorded the songs 'After the Gold Rush,' 'Alabama,' 'Cinnamon Girl,' 'Old Man,' 'Down by the River,' 'Southern Man,' 'Keep on Rockin' in the Free World,' 'Like a Hurricane,' 'Heart of Gold,' 'Cortez The Killer,' 'Philadelphia,' 'Hey, Hey, My, My' and 'Four Dead in Ohio'
    Released well over 30 albums

Why he might be annoying:

    Although being born and raised in Canada, many people think he was born in the United States.
    In the early 1960's, he was in a band with Rick James while James was AWOL from the US Army.
    He has a high-pitched voice.
    He's worn side-burns for the past 40 years.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He's one of the most respected and prolific musicians of all time.
    His songs have been covered by such artists as Oasis, Phish, Type O Negative, Pearl Jam, Three Dog Night, Radiohead and Annie Lennox.
    He's turned down every commercial endorsement he has ever been offered and wrote about it in his song, 'This Note's For You.'
    Turned down 1 million dollars to appear at Woodstock '94, on the basis of its over-emphasis on commercialism.
    His song 'Four Dead in Ohio' is about the tragedy that happened when Vietnam war protestors were shot and killed by the Ohio State National Guard.
    During his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction speech, he thanked Kurt Cobain for renewing his dedication to making music.
    He was introduced that night by Eddie Vedder.
    He performed John Lennon's 'Imagine' during the America: A Tribute to Heroes concert.
    He was nominated for an Academy Award for his song 'Philadelphia.'

Credit: His Name is Robert

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 228 Votes: 57.02% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 78 Votes: 65.38% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 80 Votes: 48.75% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 80 Votes: 47.50% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 60 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 266 Votes: 55.64% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 20 Votes: 85.00% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 56 Votes: 51.79% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 139 Votes: 46.04% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 28 Votes: 39.29% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 61 Votes: 49.18% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 88 Votes: 48.86% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 165 Votes: 52.73% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 236 Votes: 50.85% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 93 Votes: 48.39% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 210 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 297 Votes: 55.89% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 572 Votes: 56.12% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 468 Votes: 42.31% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 398 Votes: 45.23% Annoying