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A Family Album: Neil Young's Risky New Project Traces A Fictional Clan's Story In Song

Phil Sutcliffe, Los Angeles Times, July 2003

LONDON -- Sitting on a stool amid a half-circle of racked guitars, two pianos and a pipe organ, lit by candles and an overhead spotlight that casts his craggy face in shadows, Neil Young hunches over the microphone to confide in the 4,000 fans at the Hammersmith Apollo: "When I was about three, my dad was working at his typewriter and I said, 'What are you doing?'

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