Neil Young says he's 'done' with streaming music

Neil Young yanks music from streaming services

Neil Young said Wednesday that he will no longer allow his music to be streamed.

The Grammy-winning artist who holds a spot in the and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame made the announcement on his Facebook page. He blamed the poor sound quality of the medium.

"I don't need my music to be devalued by the worst quality in the history of broadcasting or any other form of distribution," Young wrote in the post. "I don't feel right allowing this to be sold to my fans."

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Although his decision is "not because of the money," he notes that bad deals made without his consent had cut into his income. A person who answered the phone at Young's management agency referred calls to Warner Music Group, which didn't respond to requests for comment.

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