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Why did Spotify choose Joe Rogan over Neil Young? Hint: It’s not a music company.

By Travis M. Andrews

28 Jan 2022 · 7 min read

In one corner was Joe Rogan, the stand-up comedian and former "Fear Factor" host turned provocative podcaster.

In the other stood Neil Young, the multi-Grammy-winning rock legend with a lifelong passion for progressive causes.

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