Neil Young will enjoy more recognition during the upcoming 56th annual Grammy Awards with the announcement his 1970 studio album "After the Gold Rush" will be among the latest crop of recordings inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame.
According to an article posted Dec. 11 at UltimateClassicRock.com, the legendary Canuck singer-songwriter's classic third solo studio effort will be honored along with recordings by Creedence Clearwater Revival, U2, George Harrison, Chicago and The Rolling Stones.
The two-time Grammy Award winner will also honored by the Recording Academy during the 2014 Grammy week at a ceremony to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at the Village Studios in Los Angeles.
His latest studio album "Psychedlic Pill" has been nominated in the category of Best Rock Album.
The 2014 Grammy Awards take place on Jan. 26 in Los Angeles.
Earlier this week, Young released his latest archive entry "Live at the Cellar Door," which the two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee recorded live at a six-night stand in late 1970 at a Washington, D.C. club.
The "Heart of Gold" hitmaker will return home to Canada for four January benefit shows to raise funds for Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Legal Defence (AFCN) Fund.
The Canadian tour dates include: Jan. 12 Toronto, ON - Massey Hall, Jan. 16 Winnipeg, MB - Centennial Concert Hall, Jan. 17 Regina, SK - Conexus Arts Centre and Jan. 19 Calgary, AB - Jack Singer Concert Hall.
See NeilYoung.com for more details.
Did you know? Neil Young will reunite with his “on again-off again” backing band Crazy Horse in 2014 to make up European shows, which were cancelled during the summer due to a hand injury suffered by guitarist Frank "Poncho" Sampedro.