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I Build Something Up, I Tear It Right Down: Neil Young at 50

Nick Kent, MOJO, December 1995

"IN THE FIELD OF opportunity/it's ploughing time again" crooned Neil Young back in the late 70s. Yet at no time have those eager sentiments seemed more appropriate to the Canadian singer-songwriters mercurial career than in the 90s. Right now, in fact, in 1995 – the year he celebrates his 50th birthday this November 12.

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