Neil Young is a Canadian rock and country singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist active since 1960. In 1968, he joined Crosby, Stills, and Nash, later renamed Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young. The band won the 1969 Grammy Award for "Best New Artist" and performed at the Woodstock festival that same year. In 1978, Young began the "Rust Never Sleeps" tour, during with he played new music that was later released on the albums Rust Never Sleeps and Live Rust. The album reflects the style of the concerts: half electric, half acoustic.