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Neil Young: What It's Worth

Greil Marcus, Good Times, August 1969

NEIL YOUNG used to be number one or number two man with the Buffalo Springfield, depending on your taste; after the group broke up for various reasons, one of which was lack of commercial success (they never really had a hit after 'For What It's Worth', though the continuing validity of that song was demonstrated once again during the People's Park Memorial Day March – everyone in Berkeley seemed to have it on their turntable), Neil Young signed up with Warner Brothers Reprise and cut an album on his own.

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