Neil Young to announce shock retirement from music?

Young created a stir on Wednesday when rumors have surfaced that his career was over.

Sad news for Young fans. Speculation had been rife that the Canadian musician best known for hit songs like Old Man or Heart of Gold, is about to announce his retirement from music, at age 74, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 29/10/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Being a musician isn't fun anymore

“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a musician-singer-songwriter just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.


For a little while on Wednesday evening, #ThankYouNeil was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.

“Neil Young was unlike any other musician we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouNeil”
— @universalObserver, 28 Oct 2020
“Didn't Neil Young retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 28 Oct 2020

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