11/12/2014 08:22 EST | Updated 11/13/2014 03:59 EST

25 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Neil Young

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INGLEWOOD, CA - APRIL 1: Canadian musician Neil Young performs with his band The Stray Gators at the Forum on April 1, 1973 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

This week marks the birthday of one of Canada's greatest Canadian musicians. Yep, our grizzly, hat-wearing, mutton-chopped, guitar-slinging rock god Neil Young is officially 69-years-old

Most music fans know about Neil Young and his epic musical legacy, but to celebrate his birthday bash, we thought we'd look a little deeper into the man behind "Rockin' In The Free World," "Heart of Gold," "Harvest Moon," "Ohio" and so many more classics.

In honour of Mr. Young's 69th birthday on November 12, here's a look at 25 things you (probably) don't know about Canada's iconic rocker.

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