Neil Percival Young is a Canadian singer-songwriter. He was born in Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada at 6:45 AM on November 12, 1945. He is greatly respected as one of the most leading musicians of his generation. He start playing as a solo artist in 1960 in Canada before he transfer to California in 1966. This is where they founded the band "Buffalo Springfield" also with Stephen Stills and afterwards Crosby, Stills & Nash joined as a fourth member in 1969. He then imitate a successful and acclaimed solo career which he release his first album in 1968. His career has extended over 40 years and 34 studio albums with a continuous and rigid search of musical styles. The website of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame characterized him as "one of rock and roll’s greatest songwriters and performers". He has been initiated into the Hall of Fame twice: the first one as a solo artist in 1995 and second as a member of Buffalo Springfield in 1997.
Neil Young's music is described by his unique guitar work, more personal lyrics and his trademark falsetto/tenor singing voice.But he associate himself with few different instruments which include piano and harmonica, his distinctive electric and clawhammer acoustic guitar playing are the named characteristics of a different ragged and melodic sound.