Neil Young Files for Divorce from Wife of 36 Years

Neil Young has filed for divorce from his wife Pegi Young, the inspiration for his love songs “Such a Woman,” “Unknown Legend,” and “Once an Angel.”

Young filed for divorce in San Mateo County Superior Court on July 29th. The couple married in 1977 and have two children together: Ben and Amber Jean (who are both adults). Neil met Pegi when she was working as a waitress at a diner near his ranch. The couple has maintained a home in La Honda, California for several years.

Young is represented by Hanson Crawford Crum, a family law boutique firm located in San Mateo.

Source: Yahoo! Music, “Neil Young Files for Divorce from Pegi Young, Wife of 36 Years,” Rolling Stone, August 26, 2014