More than a biography, this work from journalist McDonough (Village Voice, Variety, Spin) is the re-creation of an era.
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No other rock & roll biography I've read compares to this one.
As others point out, he DEFINITELY inserts himself into the story too much - this is supposed to be a bio of Neil Young, not Neil Young and Jimmy McDonough.
After reading this book, I became a bigger fan of Neil Young's music and a fan of Neil Young the man.
A special and seemingly rare journey into the world of Neil Young. Well documented and an intricate history of how a wide range of music came out of the man. Read morePublished 18 hours ago by cynthia merriman
This is the definitive work on the life of Neil Young, an artist that has inspired and befuddled his fans for nearly fifty years. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dave R. Perry
Crosby's 'Long time Gone' was a much better read. I haven't even finished it yet. I'm a big fan, but it is just not that interesting.Published 1 month ago by BuckeyeFan80
As a CSNY and Buffalo Springfield fan I thought this book would be an interesting read to get NY's perspective. Read morePublished 2 months ago by MISSY
This book told me more about Neil than I ever Knew. I just bought Neil's book Waging Heavy Peace yesterday to get more Neil going on in my life. Also checked out his pono. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kevin F. Scott
Much like Bob Dylan, Neil Young is a wilful, unpredictable creative force. Jimmy McDonough captures all of that incredible and infuriating force in Shakey (which derives from... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jeffrey Crawford
What a great book!!! A must read if you are a fan!!! Hard to put this book down just want to keep reading!!!Published 3 months ago by Anne
I just read Neil Young's memoirs, which was not a autobiography. It was more about his friends and fellow musicians, many of whom have died. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mac_Cat