Tag Archives: Neil Young

Rock Chronology #203: After the Gold Rush

“After the Gold Rush”, Neil Young, 1970. We’re winding down to the last few songs of 1970. We’ve been through over 50 songs so far, but it’s not just 1969 and 1970 that had this many important songs. This continued … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #196: Ohio

“Ohio”, Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young, 1970. This is a song about the Kent State shootings that occurred in 1970. A group of unarmed Kent State college students had gathered to protest the Vietnam War. The Ohio National Guard fired … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #187: Southern Man

“Southern Man”, Neil Young, 1970. Here is another song from Neil Young’s After the Gold Rush album. This song is something of a controversial song for people living in the Southern USA (understandably so). A few years later Lynard Skynard … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #176: Teach Your Children

“Teach Your Children”, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, 1970. The year of Folk Rock continues with this hit from CSNY’s Déjà Vu album. This song was actually written by Graham Nash while he was with the Hollies, but the Hollies … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #169: Only Love Can Break Your Heart

“Only Love Can Break Your Heart”, Neil Young, 1970. In 1970 Neil Young was arguably the least well known of the foursome from Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young. Crosby had been in The Byrds. Nash had been in The Hollies. … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #156: Woodstock

“Woodstock”, Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young, 1970. Although Woodstock happened in 1969, the impact of it was greatly felt in 1970. In addition to the hit song above, the album Woodstock: Music from the Original Soundtrack and More was released … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #129: Cinnamon Girl

“Cinnamon Girl”, Neil Young with Crazy Horse, 1969. Is there any other artist out there that is like Neil Young? He’s had such a long and varied career. In Buffalo Springfield he was just “one of the band”. At other … Continue reading

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