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Crazy Horse: Ralph, Billy, Poncho... and Neil

Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, July 1997

THERE'S A SCENE in Year Of The Horse, looks like one of those scenic theme park rides, where Neil Young and crewperson are sitting talking about the bible. "Is God pissed off that he created man?" Young asks, "that man turned out to be man?" Then it dawns on him, how he’d planted a bunch of trees on his land and when they’d grown he cut the lot of them down, just because he could, because he didn’t like how they turned out. The sudden awareness of his godlike powers silences him momentarily. "Wow..."

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