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Crazy Horse: Who Is Neil Young's Band, Anyway?

Dave DiMartino, Musician, November 1987

DOES CRAZY Horse have day jobs or something? These guys have played on the Neil Young records most people swear by. From 1969's Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere to 1975's Zuma to 1979's Rust Never Sleeps, there have been very few albums released with the "Neil Young and Crazy Horse" dual credit, and most of them are among rock's very best. There have been others — 1979's Live Rust, 1981's Re*Ac*Tor and 1987's Life — that might not quite measure up, but that isn't the point. The dates they were recorded is. 1969, 1975, 1979, 1981, 1987. That's a lot of years in between. Imagine having to wait around 20 years for phone calls from Neil Young.

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