Neil Young writing a memoir

Musician Neil Young arrives for the film "Neil Young Journeys" at the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Monday, Sept., 12, 2011. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette) Nathan Denette

Neil Young, Toronto, Sept., 12, 2011.
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(CBS) Keith Richards. Pete Townshend. Bob Dylan. And now Neil Young.

The hard rocking guitarist, soft singing harmonizer and songwriter is getting into the memoir game. According to the New York Times, Young's book will come out in the Fall of 2012.

Called "Waging Heavy Peace," the Times reports Young has written some parts of the book already. Among the subjects Young covers are growing up, life and music.

Young has one No. 1 hit, "Heart of Gold," which came out in 1972 on the album "Harvest." He tours frequently, solo and with various bands, including Crazy Horse, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, and recently, a re-formed Buffalo Springfield.

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  • David Riedel

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