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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Musicians Neil Young (R) and Pegi Young arrive at the 2012 MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute to Paul McCartney held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images For The Recording Academy)

Neil Young has issued a brief statement following the January 1 passing of ex-wife Pegi Young.

Young took to his official website on January 5 where he shared the following:

“Thanks Pegi, for being such a wonderful mother to our children. You live on inside of them and the many you have touched.”

This statement was prefaced by the lyrics to “Such A Woman,” a song from the 1992 album Harvest Moon which Neil wrote about Pegi.  

In 2014, the couple divorced after 36 years of marriage.  During their marriage, they help co-found the Bridge School, which provided alternative education to children with disabilities.

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Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.