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Fred Neil

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Fred Neil: Where's It All Going?

Interview by uncredited writer, Hit Parader, January 1966

LISTEN TO the music of Fred Neil, particularly 'Travelin' Shoes', 'Country Boy' and 'Gone Again' from his Bleecker & MacDougal Street album and you'll dig ...

Fred Neil: Sessions (Capitol)

Sleeve notes by Pete Johnson, Capitol Records, 1968

EIGHT TRANSCRIPTS of Fred Neil's life rise from a grey-crinkled formica counter, plastic on plastic, half-inch dun highways which had whispered through the antiseptic jaws ...

Fred Neil: Bleeker And McDougal (Elektra EKS 7293)

Review by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 16 November 1968

FRED NEIL is a name that won't be too familiar to British folk enthusiasts but his album Bleeker And McDougal (Elektra EKS 7293) should help. ...

Fred Neil: I Don't Hear a Word They're Saying...

Retrospective and Interview by Ben Edmonds, MOJO, February 2000

He gave Dylan his start, wrote a song you know by heart, and was rated by many performers as the very best there ever was. ...

Fred Neil

Obituary by Colin Irwin, The Guardian, 11 July 2001

HE WROTE ONE of the most famous songs of the late 20th century, but Fred Neil, who has died aged 64 of cancer, remains one ...

Rocking My Life Away: Fred Neil

Obituary by Anthony DeCurtis, Rolling Stone, 20 July 2001

"HE WAS A hero to me," David Crosby said of singer-songwriter Fred Neil. But when Neil died of cancer on July 7th at the age ...

Fred Neil, 1936-2001

Obituary by Richie Unterberger, No Depression, September 2001

FRED NEIL, one of the most influential singer-songwriters of the early folk-rock era, died in his sleep on July 7 at the age of 65. ...

The Other Side Of This Life: Fred Neil, 1936-2001

Obituary by Joel Selvin, MOJO, September 2001

"FREDDIE TAUGHT me a lot," says David Crosby, speaking exclusively to me on the death of Fred Neil. "He was an amazing folk singer, probably ...

Elektra Label: Various Reissues

Review by Ian MacDonald, Uncut, December 2001

Twenty-album reissue programme commemorates a great Sixties label ...

The Rock Snob's Dictionary: An Introduction

Book Excerpt by David Kamp, Broadway Books, February 2006

2021 AUTHOR'S NOTE: This was written in 2005 and does not entirely hold up today. (But most of it does.) ...


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