Which Neil Young Song Are You?

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  • 1. 

    Which Neil Young album did Wal-Mart refuse to sell?

    • A.

      Living With War

    • B.

      Ragged Glory

    • C.

      This Note's For You

    • D.

      Freedom

    Correct Answer
    A. Living With War
    Explanation
    Wal-Mart refused to sell Neil Young's album "Living With War."

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  • 2. 

    Which magazine voted Neil Young as Artist of the Year and Album of the Year in 1979?

    • A.

      Q

    • B.

      Tiger Beat

    • C.

      Billboard

    • D.

      Rolling Stone

    Correct Answer
    D. Rolling Stone
    Explanation
    Rolling Stone magazine voted Neil Young as Artist of the Year and Album of the Year in 1979.

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  • 3. 

    The Neil Young song "Cortez the Killer" was banned in which country?

    • A.

      Mexico

    • B.

      Brazil

    • C.

      United States

    • D.

      Spain

    Correct Answer
    D. Spain
    Explanation
    The Neil Young song "Cortez the Killer" was banned in Spain.

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  • 4. 

    Which Australian band is named after a Neil Young song?

    • A.

      Toadies

    • B.

      AC/DC

    • C.

      Tom Tom Club

    • D.

      Powderfinger

    Correct Answer
    D. Powderfinger
    Explanation
    Powderfinger is an Australian band named after a Neil Young song. The band members were inspired by Young's song "Powderfinger" and decided to adopt it as their band name.

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  • 5. 

    Neil Young organizes charity concerts for which school for the handicapped?

    • A.

      Institiute For Deaf And Blind

    • B.

      Quincy School

    • C.

      Bridge School

    • D.

      Alabama School For The Blind

    Correct Answer
    C. Bridge School
    Explanation
    Neil Young organizes charity concerts for the Bridge School. The Bridge School is a school for children with severe physical and speech impairments. The concerts aim to raise funds for the school and promote awareness about the needs of these children. Neil Young has been a long-time supporter of the Bridge School and has organized annual benefit concerts since 1986. These concerts feature a lineup of renowned musicians and have become a significant event in the music industry.

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  • 6. 

    How many pre-2007 album covers involving Neil Young show dogs?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      0

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    A. 2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2. This means that there are only two pre-2007 album covers involving Neil Young that show dogs.

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  • 7. 

    Why did Neil Young cancel a performance at the Canadian Juno Awards in 2005?

    • A.

      Attended A Funeral

    • B.

      Recuperating From Surgery

    • C.

      Started Recording A New Album

    • D.

      Admitted To Rehabilitation

    Correct Answer
    B. Recuperating From Surgery
    Explanation
    Neil Young cancelled his performance at the Canadian Juno Awards in 2005 because he was recuperating from surgery. This suggests that he was undergoing a medical procedure and needed time to recover. It is common for artists to cancel performances due to health issues, and in this case, Young's surgery was likely the reason behind his decision to cancel the performance.

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  • 8. 

    In which Neil Young song does Young reference Charles Manson?

    • A.

      Revolution Blues

    • B.

      Tonight's The Night

    • C.

      The Needle And The Damage Done

    • D.

      Hippie Dream

    Correct Answer
    A. Revolution Blues
    Explanation
    In the song "Revolution Blues," Neil Young references Charles Manson. This song was released in 1974 on the album "On the Beach." The lyrics of the song mention Manson and his followers, making a direct reference to the notorious cult leader. The song explores themes of violence and social unrest, reflecting the turbulent times of the 1970s.

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  • 9. 

    What is the name of Neil Young's wife and mother of his son, Ben?

    • A.

      Rita Coolidge

    • B.

      Pegi Morton

    • C.

      Anna Morton

    • D.

      Carrie Snodgress

    Correct Answer
    B. Pegi Morton
    Explanation
    Pegi Morton is the correct answer because she is the wife of Neil Young and the mother of his son, Ben. Neil Young and Pegi Morton were married for 36 years before divorcing in 2014. They had two children together, including their son Ben.

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  • 10. 

    Neil Young's song "Old Man" features which musician playing banjo?

    • A.

      Bob Dylan

    • B.

      James Taylor

    • C.

      Neil Young

    • D.

      Dave Crosby

    Correct Answer
    B. James Taylor
    Explanation
    In Neil Young's song "Old Man," James Taylor is the musician playing the banjo.

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  • 11. 

    Neil Young is partial owner of which toy company?

    • A.

      Lionel, LLC

    • B.

      Hasbro

    • C.

      Parker Brothers

    • D.

      Mattel

    Correct Answer
    A. Lionel, LLC
    Explanation
    Neil Young is a partial owner of Lionel, LLC.

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  • 12. 

    Nicolette Larson and Linda Ronstadt sang backup vocals on which Neil Young LP?

    • A.

      American Stars 'N Bars

    • B.

      After The Gold Rush

    • C.

      Hawks & Doves

    • D.

      Old Ways

    Correct Answer
    A. American Stars 'N Bars
    Explanation
    Nicolette Larson and Linda Ronstadt provided backup vocals on Neil Young's album "American Stars 'N Bars."

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  • 13. 

    Neil Young's "Cinnamon Girl" is from which LP?

    • A.

      After The Gold Rush

    • B.

      Bust A Move

    • C.

      Four Way Street

    • D.

      Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

    Correct Answer
    D. Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere
    Explanation
    "Cinnamon Girl" is a popular song by Neil Young, and it is included in his album "Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere". This album was released in 1969 and is considered one of Young's most influential works. It features a mix of rock and folk elements, and "Cinnamon Girl" is one of the standout tracks from the LP.

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  • 14. 

    Who played "All Along the Watchtower" with Neil Young at FarmAid 99?

    • A.

      Tim McGraw

    • B.

      Dave Matthews Band

    • C.

      John Bonham

    • D.

      John Mellencamp

    Correct Answer
    B. Dave Matthews Band
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Dave Matthews Band because they are known for their collaboration with Neil Young at FarmAid 99, specifically performing the song "All Along the Watchtower" together.

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  • 15. 

    What was the title of Neil Young's tribute album for Kurt Cobain?

    • A.

      Peace, Love, Empathy

    • B.

      Apologies Accepted

    • C.

      Rust Never Sleeps

    • D.

      Sleeps With Angels

    Correct Answer
    D. Sleeps With Angels
    Explanation
    "Sleeps With Angels" was the title of Neil Young's tribute album for Kurt Cobain. This title is a reference to Cobain's death and the idea that he has now joined the angels in eternal sleep. The album was released in 1994, shortly after Cobain's death, and features songs that pay homage to Cobain's legacy and the impact he had on the music industry.

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  • 16. 

    According to Neil Young, "Every junkie's like" what?

    • A.

      The End Of The World

    • B.

      A Lost Soul

    • C.

      A Setting Sun

    • D.

      A Dead Man Walking

    Correct Answer
    C. A Setting Sun
    Explanation
    Neil Young is using a metaphor to describe junkies. By saying "Every junkie's like a setting sun," he is implying that junkies are like a setting sun in the sense that they are fading away, losing their brightness and vitality. This comparison suggests that junkies are on a downward spiral, slowly deteriorating and heading towards their own demise.

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  • 17. 

    What Neil Young Album did "The Bridge" first appear on?

    • A.

      Harvest

    • B.

      After The Goldrush

    • C.

      Time Fades Away

    • D.

      Neil Young

    Correct Answer
    C. Time Fades Away
    Explanation
    "The Bridge" first appeared on the album "Time Fades Away".

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  • 18. 

    Which Neil Young song deals with Nixon and the demise of CSNY?

    • A.

      Are You Ready For The Country?

    • B.

      Don't Be Denied

    • C.

      Revolution Blues

    • D.

      Ambulance Blues

    Correct Answer
    D. Ambulance Blues
    Explanation
    "Ambulance Blues" is the correct answer because the song addresses the political climate during the Nixon era and reflects on the decline of the band Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (CSNY). The lyrics mention Nixon and the Watergate scandal, as well as Neil Young's own disillusionment and the struggles he faced in his career. The song captures the feeling of disillusionment and frustration with the political and social climate of the time, making it a fitting choice for a song that deals with Nixon and the demise of CSNY.

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  • 19. 

    What is the name of the Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young reunion tour of 2006?

    • A.

      American Dream

    • B.

      Life

    • C.

      Living With War

    • D.

      Freedom Of Speech

    Correct Answer
    D. Freedom Of Speech
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Freedom Of Speech". This name is likely referring to the band's belief in the importance of free expression and their desire to use their music as a platform for social and political commentary. The name suggests that the tour was a way for Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young to exercise their right to speak out and share their perspectives on important issues.

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  • 20. 

    Which disease did Neil Young contract as a child?

    • A.

      Whooping Cough

    • B.

      Cancer

    • C.

      Polio

    • D.

      Tuberculosis

    Correct Answer
    C. Polio
    Explanation
    Neil Young contracted polio as a child.

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  • 21. 

    Who was Neil Young's first manager of his solo career?

    • A.

      David Geffen

    • B.

      Robert Elliott

    • C.

      John Nitzsche

    • D.

      Elliot Roberts

    Correct Answer
    D. Elliot Roberts
    Explanation
    Elliot Roberts was Neil Young's first manager of his solo career.

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  • 22. 

    Which sound is heard at the end of the song "Broken Arrow"?

    • A.

      Beating Heart

    • B.

      Gun Shots

    • C.

      Train Whistle

    • D.

      Running Horses

    Correct Answer
    A. Beating Heart
    Explanation
    The sound of a beating heart is heard at the end of the song "Broken Arrow". This sound is likely used to create a sense of intensity or suspense, as the beating heart can symbolize emotions such as fear or excitement. It adds a dramatic element to the song's conclusion and enhances the overall auditory experience for the listener.

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  • 23. 

    Which Neil Young song is on the films "Dogtown and Z-boys" and "Lords of Dogtown"?

    • A.

      Old Man

    • B.

      Homegrown

    • C.

      The Needle And The Damage Done

    • D.

      Ohio

    Correct Answer
    A. Old Man
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Old Man". This song by Neil Young is featured in the films "Dogtown and Z-boys" and "Lords of Dogtown".

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  • 24. 

    Which Neil Young song contains the lyrics "What is the color when black is burned"?

    • A.

      Love To Burn

    • B.

      I Am A Child

    • C.

      The Loner

    • D.

      Hey Hey My My (Into The Black)

    Correct Answer
    B. I Am A Child
    Explanation
    "I Am A Child" is the correct answer because it is a Neil Young song that contains the lyrics "What is the color when black is burned." This line is a thought-provoking question that raises the concept of the color that emerges when something dark, like black, is consumed by fire.

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  • 25. 

    Who was the only other person to write a song for Neil Young's solo debut album?

    • A.

      Jack Nitzsche

    • B.

      Stephen Stills

    • C.

      Bob Dylan

    • D.

      Barry Gibb

    Correct Answer
    A. Jack Nitzsche
    Explanation
    Jack Nitzsche was the only other person to write a song for Neil Young's solo debut album. This suggests that Neil Young primarily wrote the songs for his album himself, but he collaborated with Jack Nitzsche on at least one track. This information implies that Jack Nitzsche had a significant influence on Neil Young's debut album and highlights the importance of their creative partnership.

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  • 26. 

    How many times has Neil Young been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      0

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    Neil Young has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice. This is because he was first inducted as a solo artist in 1995 and then again in 1997 as a member of the band Buffalo Springfield.

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  • 27. 

    In which movie did Neil Young play the part of a truck driver?

    • A.

      Smokey And The Bandit

    • B.

      Made In Heaven

    • C.

      Predator

    • D.

      Raising Arizona

    Correct Answer
    B. Made In Heaven
    Explanation
    Neil Young played the part of a truck driver in the movie "Made In Heaven".

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  • 28. 

    In the 1990's, which Neil Young song was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song?

    • A.

      Harvest Moon

    • B.

      Philadelphia

    • C.

      Sleeps With Angels

    • D.

      From Hank To Hendrix

    Correct Answer
    B. Philadelphia
    Explanation
    The Neil Young song that was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song in the 1990's is "Philadelphia."

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  • 29. 

    Which member of Neil Young's band Buffalo Springfield got deported?

    • A.

      Stephen Stills

    • B.

      Richie Furay

    • C.

      Bruce Palmer

    • D.

      Neil Young

    Correct Answer
    C. Bruce Palmer
    Explanation
    Bruce Palmer, a member of Neil Young's band Buffalo Springfield, was deported.

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  • 30. 

    Where did Neil Young first meet Stephen Stills?

    • A.

      Jail

    • B.

      Los Angeles Night Club

    • C.

      Charity Benefit

    • D.

      Winnipeg Folk Clubs

    Correct Answer
    D. Winnipeg Folk Clubs
    Explanation
    Neil Young first met Stephen Stills at Winnipeg Folk Clubs.

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  • 31. 

    What was the name of Neil Young's very first recording label?

    • A.

      RCA

    • B.

      Reprise Records

    • C.

      V Records

    • D.

      Atlantic

    Correct Answer
    C. V Records
    Explanation
    Neil Young's very first recording label was V Records.

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  • 32. 

    On which Neil Young live album can a fan be heard yelling, "They all sound the same"?

    • A.

      Year Of The Horse

    • B.

      Weld

    • C.

      Live Rust

    • D.

      Unplugged

    Correct Answer
    A. Year Of The Horse
    Explanation
    In the live album "Year Of The Horse" by Neil Young, a fan can be heard yelling, "They all sound the same." This suggests that the fan perceives the songs or performances in the album to be similar or repetitive. The album captures the raw energy and intensity of Neil Young's live performances, showcasing his distinctive sound and style.

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  • 33. 

    What is Neil Young's song "Homegrown" about?

    • A.

      Terrorists

    • B.

      Romantic Love

    • C.

      Farmers

    • D.

      Marijuana

    Correct Answer
    D. Marijuana
    Explanation
    Neil Young's song "Homegrown" is about marijuana. The song is known for its references to drug use and the lyrics suggest a fondness for the drug. This interpretation is supported by the fact that Neil Young has been open about his own marijuana use and advocacy for its legalization.

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  • 34. 

    On which list did "Rolling Stone" magazine rank Neil Young #34?

    • A.

      Greatest Guitarists Of All Time

    • B.

      Greatest Songwriters Of All Time

    • C.

      Top 100 Rock And Roll Artists

    • D.

      Greatest Artists Of All Time

    Correct Answer
    D. Greatest Artists Of All Time
    Explanation
    "Rolling Stone" magazine ranked Neil Young #34 on their list of Greatest Artists Of All Time. This list recognizes the most influential and iconic musicians across various genres and eras. It takes into account their impact on music, cultural significance, and overall artistic contributions. Neil Young's talent, innovation, and enduring popularity have earned him a high position on this prestigious list.

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  • 35. 

    Which is Neil Young's favorite album he has recorded?

    • A.

      Harvest

    • B.

      Trans

    • C.

      Tonight's The Night

    • D.

      Zuma

    Correct Answer
    B. Trans
    Explanation
    Neil Young's favorite album he has recorded is "Trans."

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  • 36. 

    When onstage with Buffalo Springfield, why did Neil Young often leave the stage?

    • A.

      To Take Drugs

    • B.

      Seizures

    • C.

      Upset Stomach

    • D.

      Stage Fright

    Correct Answer
    B. Seizures
    Explanation
    Neil Young often left the stage when performing with Buffalo Springfield due to seizures. Seizures are sudden, uncontrolled electrical disturbances in the brain that can cause a variety of symptoms, including loss of consciousness and muscle convulsions. These seizures may have been triggered by various factors, such as stress or fatigue, and would require Neil Young to temporarily leave the stage for his own safety and well-being.

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  • 37. 

    Which documentary movie about Neil Young debuted at the Sundance Film Festival?

    • A.

      Neil Young: Heart Of Gold

    • B.

      Greendale

    • C.

      Neil Young In Berlin

    • D.

      Weld

    Correct Answer
    A. Neil Young: Heart Of Gold
    Explanation
    The documentary movie "Neil Young: Heart Of Gold" debuted at the Sundance Film Festival.

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  • 38. 

    Which band turned down Neil Young's offer to be his tour band for the 1999 tour?

    • A.

      Social Distortion

    • B.

      Sonic Youth

    • C.

      Pearl Jam

    • D.

      Phish

    Correct Answer
    D. Phish
    Explanation
    Phish turned down Neil Young's offer to be his tour band for the 1999 tour.

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  • 39. 

    At concerts, which song does Neil Young often dedicate to Tiananmen Square victims?

    • A.

      Revolution Blues

    • B.

      Ohio

    • C.

      Helpless

    • D.

      Rockin' In The Free World

    Correct Answer
    B. Ohio
    Explanation
    Neil Young often dedicates the song "Ohio" to the Tiananmen Square victims. This song was written by Neil Young in response to the Kent State shootings in 1970, where four students were killed by the Ohio National Guard during a protest against the Vietnam War. The song has since become a symbol of protest and remembrance for victims of violence and injustice, making it a fitting tribute to the victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989.

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  • 40. 

    Which Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young song was the last studio track released?

    • A.

      Just A Song Before I Go

    • B.

      Ohio

    • C.

      Love The One You're With

    • D.

      Our House

    Correct Answer
    B. Ohio
    Explanation
    "Ohio" is the correct answer because it was the last studio track released by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. The song was written in response to the Kent State shootings in 1970 and was released shortly after the incident. It became a powerful anthem protesting the government's actions and gained significant popularity. The other options, "Just A Song Before I Go," "Love The One You're With," and "Our House," were all released prior to "Ohio."

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  • 41. 

    Which Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young song was on the B-side of the single "Ohio"?

    • A.

      Teach Your Children

    • B.

      Almost Cut My Hair

    • C.

      Find The Cost Of Freedom

    • D.

      Revolution Blues

    Correct Answer
    C. Find The Cost Of Freedom
    Explanation
    "Find The Cost Of Freedom" is the correct answer because it was the B-side of the single "Ohio" by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. B-sides are typically the less-promoted songs on a single release, and in this case, "Find The Cost Of Freedom" was paired with "Ohio" as the flip side of the record.

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