WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014 |
Posted by: K. Hess
Neil Young smokes weed.
Neil Young lived with Rick James in 1966.
Neil Young tried to get Charles Manson a record deal.
Neil Young is disappointed in President Obama.
Neil Young had polio.
Neil Young's tears cure cancer.
One of these facts hasn't been verified yet, but we don't know it isn't true. Howard Stern, who is arguably the best interviewer in radio history, sat down with the legendary Neil Young, who might actually be the most interesting man in the world. Shitty snark aside, it's a truly fantastic interview.
"You gotta think about things before you do em'," Young responded to one of Stern's questions about the possibility of a Crosby Stills Nash Young reunion, but it's the statement that seems to blanket Young's philosophy on life. Neil Young was present and participant in some of music's most interesting moments, and he discusses them with the same casual sincerity with which he discusses some of the harshest moments of his childhood, and his relationship to the industry.
Listen to the entire interview below: