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Larry 'L.A.' Johnson dies at 62; filmmaker collaborated with Neil Young
Larry 'L.A.' Johnson dies at 62; filmmaker collaborated with Neil Young

Larry "L.A." Johnson, a documentary filmmaker who worked closely with Neil Young for four decades after meeting the Canadian rocker at Woodstock while working on the concert film about the 1969 rock festival, died Thursday at his home in Redwood City, Calif. He was 62. Johnson died unexpectedly, and the cause of death was not known, according to a spokeswoman for Young. Johnson earned an Academy Award nomination for his sound editing work on Michael Wadleigh's ground-breaking 1970 film documenting "three days of peace and music" at Woodstock, where Young had played with rock's then-new supergroup of Crosby, Stills & Nash. During his subsequent 40-year...

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