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  • This photo provided by courtesy of PonoMusic shows a PonoPlayer. Musician Neil Young easily doubled his goal when fans contributed nearly $2 million in 24 hours to a Kickstarter campaign to fund his high-quality service, PonoMusic. Young and PonoMusic CEO John Hamm created a standalone multi-format player for the service, which won't work on cellphones, and have made high-end digital masters of more than 2,000 albums available for purchase in an online store. The player, triangularly shaped like a Toblerone bar, will retail for $399.  (AP Photo/PonoMusic, Kranz Krachtus)

    Neil Young brings his digital music vision to SXSW

    Neil Young loves quality sound and he's willing to pay for it. Turns out a lot of others are, too.

  • FILE - This Sept. 27, 2012 file photo shows singer-songwriter Neil Young posing for a portrait at The Carlyle hotel in New York. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has a deal with Blue Rider Press for a book focusing on his passion for cars, while also featuring stories about his life in music. Blue Rider, an imprint of Penguin Random House, told The Associated Press on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, that the new book is scheduled for fall 2014 and is currently untitled.  (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, file)

    Neil Young working on second memoir

    Neil Young is not done with writing memoirs.

  • Honoree Neil Young, right, and Pegi Young arrive at the Producers and Engineers of The Academy's 7th Annual Grammy Week Event, at The Village Recording Studios, on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Frank Micelotta//AP Images)

    Neil Young honored at Grammy event

    Neil Young is still rockin' in the free world. The legendary 68-year-old musician was celebrated Tuesday night by the producers and engineers wing of the Recording Academy.

  • PENDLEY: Attack on fracking leaves farmers to sing the blues

    It was an image from Neil Young's iconic song "Don't Let It Bring You Down." On Aug. 23, the 1970s-era rocker was the old man "by the side of the road, with the lorries rolling by." The $1 million LincVolt, a 1959 Lincoln Continental that Mr. Young had converted to a biomass-powered hybrid, broke down near Donner Pass in California.

  • Stars salute MusiCares honoree Bruce Springsteen

    Be it concert or charity auction, Bruce Springsteen can bring any event to a crescendo.

  • Young down by boardwalk for benefit show

    Neil Young said Sunday that he couldn't see performing in the area devastated by Superstorm Sandy without doing something to help people who were affected by it.

  • Neil Young performs at Madison Square Garden in New York on Monday, Dec. 15, 2008. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

    Neil Young: Singer to give Sandy benefit show in Atlantic City

    Neil Young said Sunday that he couldn't see performing in the area devastated by superstorm Sandy without doing something to help people who were affected by it.

  • This album cover image released by Reprise Records shows the latest release by Neil Young, "Psychedelic Pill." (AP Photo/Reprise)

    MUSIC REVIEWS: Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Cee Lo Green, Andrew Bird

    Earlier this year, Neil Young pulled Crazy Horse out of hibernation for "Americana," an album that was loose to the point of unraveling. Five months later, he returns with another Crazy Horse collaboration, "Psychedelic Pill."

  • Broken toe spurs Neil Young to write 1st book

    Neil Young's fans have come to expect wild swings if they've followed his music career since the 1960s. No one should be surprised that reading his first book, the memoir "Waging Heavy Peace," should feel exactly the same.

  • Broken toe spurs Neil Young to write 1st book

    Neil Young's fans have come to expect wild swings if they've followed his music career since the 1960s. There's the near-violent guitar solos and throbbing rock of his collaborations with Crazy Horse. Lilting acoustic melodies like "Harvest Moon." Electronic experiments. Moments of genius and ill-advised detours.

  • Thousands attend NYC concert highlighting poverty

    Neil Young, the Black Keys, Foo Fighters and others wowed thousands who turned out Saturday night for a free concert in Central Park to call attention to poverty worldwide.

  • Bass player Donald 'Duck' Dunn dies in Tokyo

    Donald "Duck" Dunn, the bassist who helped create the gritty Memphis soul sound at Stax Records in the 1960s as part of the legendary group Booker T. and the MGs and contributed to such classics as "In the Midnight Hour," "Hold On I'm Coming" and "Sitting on the Dock of the Bay," died Sunday at 70.

  • Legendary bass player 'Duck' Dunn dies in Tokyo

    Donald "Duck" Dunn, the bassist who helped create the gritty Memphis soul sound at Stax Records in the 1960s as part of the legendary group Booker T. and the MGs and contributed to such classics as "In the Midnight Hour," "Hold On, I'm Coming" and "Sitting on the Dock of the Bay," died Sunday at 70.

  • Bass player Donald 'Duck' Dunn dies in Tokyo at 70

    Donald "Duck" Dunn, the bassist who helped create the gritty Memphis soul sound at Stax Records in the 1960s as part of the legendary group Booker T. and the MGs and contributed to such classics as "In the Midnight Hour," "Hold On I'm Coming" and "Sitting on the Dock of the Bay," died Sunday at 70.

  • Neil Young to speak at book convention

    Neil Young has a special gig in New York City this June _ at the annual publishing convention, BookExpo America.

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