Neil Young and wife Pegi divorcing after 36 years of marriage

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - OCTOBER 20: Pegi Young and Neil Young (L-R) perform at the 26th Annual Bridge School Benefit at Shoreline Amphitheatre on October 20, 2012 in Mountain View, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/WireImage)
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - OCTOBER 20: Pegi Young (L) and Neil Young perform with Native Americans as part of the 26th Annual Bridge School Benefit at Shoreline Amphitheatre on October 20, 2012 in Mountain View, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)
Folk and rock legend Neil Young poses with his wife Pegi as they arrive for a special New York screening of the film "Neil Young: Heart of Gold", Thursday, Feb 9, 2006. The film, directed by Jonathan Demme, is an intimate musical portrait of Young filmed at the world premiere of the singer's Prairie Wind concert held in Nashville, Tn. last year. (AP Photo/Stuart Ramson)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Neil Young (L) and Pegi Young arrive at the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)
Pegi Young & The Survivors perform with her husband Neil Young during the Farm Aid 2013 concert at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2012 file photo Neil Young, right, and Willie Nelson perform during the Farm Aid 2012 concert at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, Pa. Opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from Canada south to the Gulf Coast said Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 that Nelson and Young will headline a concert on Sept. 27 on a farm near Neligh in northeast Nebraska. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File)
Academy President and CEO Neil Portnow, left, and honoree Neil Young at the Producers and Engineers of The Academy's 7th Annual Grammy Week Event, at The Village Recording Studios, on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 in West Los Angeles, Calif. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP)
Musician Neil Young talks with farmers and reporters during a press conference prior to the start of the Farm Aid 2013 concert at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
Neil Young performs with his wife's band Pegi Young & The Survivors during the Farm Aid 2013 concert at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
Musician Neil Young performs with his band Crazy Horse at the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Saturday Sept. 29, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
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By RYAN GORMAN

Legendary singer Neil Young and his wife are divorcing after decades together.

Young and wife Peggy filed for divorce on July 29, ending their 36-year marriage, according to Rolling Stone.

The pair married in 1978. They have two children, a son and a daughter, and even performed together – Pegi was a backup singer while he toured the world in the 1990's. She even joined him onstage at the 1994 Academy Awards.

Pegi was the inspiration for many of the superstar's classic hits including "Such a Woman," "Once an Angel" and "Unknown Legend."

They also started the Bridge School in 1986 after growing frustrated at the lack of schooling options for son Neil, who suffers from cerebral palsy.

The school is funded by an all-star concert held every year in Mountain View, California, according to the magazine. The 2013 benefit was the last time Neil and Pegi performed together.

Both were scheduled to play Farm Aid in September, but Pegi's name is no longer on the lineup.

Their next court hearing is set for December 12.
Neil Young and Pegi Young File for Divorce

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