Neil Young supports Standing Rock activists with novelty in ‘Peace Trail’

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2016 has been a watershed year for folk music, what with Bob Dylan’s recent Nobel prize for literature, Paul Simon’s latest genre-challenging album and Leonard Cohen’s swan song of a final record. Neil Young joins them now with his upcoming (and 38th overall) album, Peace Trail. As is customary in
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One last hallelujah: A tribute to Leonard Cohen

Editor’s note: And so it goes — yet another musical legend has died in 2016. Leonard Cohen died last Thursday at the age of 82. Even in the moments leading up to his death, he had an uncanny, transcendent self-awareness. You Want it Darker, his 14th and last album, was released with
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