Neil Young | Critical Essay by Bob Sarlin

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Neil Young.
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Critical Essay by Bob Sarlin

[Of] all the talents that came together … to form [the Buffalo Springfield], Neil Young is the only one who I believe has come close to artistry in his subsequent writing and performances….

Young's music is simple, and many of his lyrics share this simplicity…. [He] is capable of turning out songs that are ice-clear reflections of the times we're living in and the way young people see them. Most of the songs are very personal affairs, but when Young does attempt a political song, he is likely to come up strong, with a number like "Ohio," on the killing of four students at Kent State University. "Ohio," with its anger and powerful musical stance, is one of the best of the political songs of recent years. Since "Ohio," Young has attempted two other politically oriented songs, "Alabama...

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