Top 33 Quotes about Neil Young

In this post, you will find great Quotes about Neil Young from famous people, such as Kelly Jones, Bill Clegg, Merry Clayton, Madi Diaz, Robert Hilburn. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

The press will naturally come and go as it has done wit

The press will naturally come and go as it has done with all artists, from David Bowie to Neil Young to U2.
Kelly Jones
I was pretty strict in high school about who I would listen to. Musicians like Neil Young, Cat Stevens, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell… who were, in my opinion, great writers. The music mattered, but it held hands with the lyrics, and the personality was, overall, unsullied.
Back when I was working with the Stones and with Joe Cocker and Neil Young and Neil Diamond and all of those – ‘the boys,’ I call them – it was fun.
Merry Clayton
When I was in Boston, I was doing a lot of Americana stuff – I fell in love with Ray LaMontagne, Patty Griffin, and Neil Young.
Madi Diaz
When the Eagles were starting out in the early ’70s, it would have been hard to imagine anyone in the fledgling, country-accented rock group someday seriously challenging the artistic punch of Neil Young or Joni Mitchell.
I’m a fan of music, some rock music. But I like many types of music. But I suppose a kind of longstanding love of specific bands would be Radiohead, Wilco, Neil Young, Tom Waits, REM.
I wasn’t a rock ‘n’ roll girl. I said, Neil Young, Neil Young, where do I know that name from?
Carrie Snodgress
I don’t think it’s so hard to be commercial and interesting. Look at Prince, or Neil Young.
I don’t think Neil Young has a beautiful voice, but it’s something that grabs you, and the songs are so good.
Other people like Neil Young and Dennis Hopper, those are just really close knit family friends.
I am going through a Neil Young phase. I also listen to a lot of alternative country, a band called Smog and Bonnie Prince Billy, which is very dark and twisted.
‘Neil Young Heart of Gold‘, that was a valentine to Nashville and country music in the Grand Ole Opry tradition and Hank Williams.
As much as I love acoustic Neil Young – and I do deeply – I may be more passionate about the electric. Luckily it’s not a contest, and we never have to make that choice. But Neil Young on an electric guitar – I feel like I’ve never seen or heard anything like it.
There was a note on my dressing room table that said, Call Neil Young.
Carrie Snodgress
I’d actually like to make a country album one day. One of my idols is Neil Young, because he‘s kept himself from being bored.
Neil Young does throw in a major seven chord here and there, so if you’re a new guitar player learning Neil Young songs, you’ll learn some seven chords, and some different positions. Nothing too complicated, just enough to kind of open up your knowledge a little bit.
Jesse Harris
Neil’s effect on the band was immediate and very fulfilling. He adds a certain edge to the sound and, of course, he is an incredible musician. We became a better band because of the inclusion of Neil Young.
We loved Neil Young and all the music he’s given the world.
I remember the Neil Young brand hitting me very hard immediately. He wasn’t an acquired taste. I loved him immediately.
Neil Young is the prime example, the grand goal, if you will. He’s still shredding, and he never lost his credibility.
You can say that Wayne Coyne sounds like Neil Young.
Mike Lowry
I’ve always loved that, on all the Dylan and Springsteen and Marley and Neil Young reissues that they’ve done: It’s so cool to hear alternate versions and how the song started in their mind.
I didn’t grow up listening to him – my parents listened more to Neil Young and Joni Mitchell – but I lived in a flatshare for two years, and my flatmate loved Leonard Cohen. He would always play him when he got home from the studio or something.
But when I was 12 or 13, I found the acoustic guitar and got into guitar music ultimately, like Black Motorcycle Club, obviously Neil Young, Crosby, Stills and Nash.
If you don’t die of thirst, there are blessings in the desert. You can be pulled into limitlessness, which we all yearn for, or you can do the beauty of minutiae, the scrimshaw of tiny and precise. The sky is your ocean, and the crystal silence will uplift you like great gospel music, or Neil Young.
My songs are like cheap Neil Young copies.
I love Neil Young. His songs were the first songs I learned to play, and I recommend anyone who is starting guitar to learn Neil Young songs first.
Jesse Harris
XTC is my favorite band; I’m a huge Neil Young fan, Jayhawks, all that type of stuff. I like Death Cab for Cutie, also Ryan Adams. I try to impress my children: ‘Have you listened to such-and-such?’ They’re not impressed.
I love Neil Young. And he loves me! We have a great relationship.
Donald Trump
How do I explain Neil Young? Great question! I explain Neil Young as, I would kill to see his acoustic shows.
Bob Mould
I’ve always been a fan of melody and emotional melancholy, whether it was Rites of Spring or Tears for Fears or Neil Young. If I hear a song that has a sweet melody, I’m a sucker for it, whether it’s Linkin Park or Little Richard.
I'm too young to have experienced firsthand the '70s ro

I’m too young to have experienced firsthand the ’70s rock, but when I was in high school, me and my friends were super into Neil Young. That was the grunge era, and he was considered cool again.
I love ‘Crazy Horse,’ and Neil Young is one of my favorite guitar players.