Neil Young nation by Kevin Chong

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Published by Greystone Books in Berkeley, CA .

Written in English

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  • Canada


  • Young, Neil, 1945-,
  • Rock musicians -- Canada -- Biography.

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Statementas lived and narrated by Kevin Chong.
LC ClassificationsML420.Y75 C55 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3428163M
ISBN 101553651162
ISBN 109781553651161
LC Control Number2005052608

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