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Read The Year In Music, 2012

December 5, 2012 – The All Songs Considered gang gabs about the year's biggest surprises, best new artists and more.


Neil Young, who turns 67 years old this month, performs with Crazy Horse on Oct. 26 in New Orleans. In recent concerts the group has focused mostly on material from its new album, Psychedelic Pill.

Read Go See The Old Guys

November 1, 2012 – Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen and Roger Waters are still killing it live.

Watch Neil Young Still Vital On 'Psychedelic Pill'

October 30, 2012 – Whenever things get too cozy on Psychedelic Pill, Crazy Horse is there to rearrange the furniture.


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Listen In Memoir, Neil Young Wages 'Heavy Peace'

October 1, 2012 – Waging Heavy Peace sheds new light on the musician's career, family and medical battles.


Neil Young (clockwise from upper left), fun., James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem, early era R.E.M.

Read The Most Important Band Of Your College Years

September 4, 2012 – Few bands seem to matter to us as much as the ones we discover in our youth


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Read Neil Young On World Cafe WXPN

July 4, 2012 – Together with Crazy Horse, Young reworks classic American songs like "Oh! Susanna." WXPN


Clockwise from upper left: Neil Young with Patti Smith, Hank Williams, Jimi Hendrix, Neil Young, Maureen Gray.

Read Guest DJ Patti Smith

June 19, 2012 – The singer describes the many influences and inspirations behind her latest album, Banga.


The cover of Justin Vivian Bond's album Silver Wells, on which the cabaret performer uses other people's songs to construct a plotline that echoes the Joan Didion novel Play It As It Lays.

Read A Cover Album Is A Tiny Museum Of Songs

June 15, 2012 – It's been a very good year for assertive, interpretive pop music.

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Watch Neil Young: The Fresh Air Interview

June 6, 2012 – Young's latest album with Crazy Horse, Americana, features songs many of us sang as children.


A still from Neil Young's film, Americana.

Read Neil Young Searches For 'Americana'

May 31, 2012 – With Shepherd Fairey, Young created a short film to accompany an album of classic American songs.

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Watch Old Music Tuesday: Neil Young

May 15, 2012 – Young's legendary album was released 43 years ago this week.

Neil Young performs with James Taylor at the 16th annual Bridge School benefit concert on Oct. 26, 2002.

Read First Listen: 'The Bridge School Concerts'

October 16, 2011 – Generous in every way, the multi-disc collection is stuffed with incentives to support its cause.

Listen Hear A Song From Neil Young's 'Artistically Uncharacteristic' Period

June 14, 2011 – When Neil Young was sued by his record label, he hit the road with some amazing Nashville musicians.


Clockwise from top left: U2, Neil Young, Weezer, Paula Cole.

Read Splitsville: Breaking Up With Your Favorite Bands

May 3, 2011 – This week: The All Songs crew looks at the moment it all went wrong, relived in vivid detail.


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Listen Guest DJ Daniel Lanois

November 9, 2010 – This week on All Songs Considered, the legendary musician and producer shares some of his favorites.


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