Neil Young is born.
Neil Young, at age 17, performed his first professional date at a country club in Winnipeg.
Soldiers from the National Guard shot four students dead when they opened fire on a crowd of anti-war demonstrators at Kent State University in Ohio. Neil Young was moved to write a protest song called 'Ohio,' which he recorded with colleagues in Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.
Neil Young topped the charts with his song 'Heart of Gold' and it stayed there for one week.
Neil Young underwent surgery on his vocal chords in Los Angeles CA.
Neil Young appeared on 'Saturday Night Live' and performed 'Rockin' In The Free World'.
Pearl Jam performed with Neil Young for a Voters for Choice benefit in Washington.
Neil Young headlined the Redding Festival with Pearl Jam as his backing band.