Best Neil Young Songs

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41 Bad Fog of Loneliness

A much overlooked, melencholic young lost love song that really is one of the gems in Neils impressive body of work

42 Stupid Girl
43 Captain Kennedy

28 isn't bad, but it could be better.

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44 Words (Between the Lines of Age)

An awesome song... The best of the best

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45 I Am a Child
46 Do I Have to Come Right Out and Say It?

Recorded by Buffalo Springfield, and written by Neil, but with Richie Furay singing lead.
Only very rarely done during Neil's solo concerts, but has popped up at most Buffalo Springfield reunion events.

47 I've Been Waiting for You

My favorite guitar solo of all time

48 Lotta Love
49 Ramada Inn

For Neil to write and play guitar on a new tune like this at his age, just shows you the energy and talent the guy brings to the table. If he wrote this in 1978, it would sound about the same and be hailed as a masterpiece, which it is!

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50 When You Dance, I Can Really Love
51 Philadelphia

One of the most emotional songs I've ever heard. Neil Young showed totally naked feelings.

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52 Don't Let It Bring You Down

This is a great song off After the Gold Rush. To me it epitomizes the early Neil Young, who really spoke out against social injustice. My wife is a big fan of Seal, and I accompanied her to his concert, not really expecting much, not really my type of music. Then he did a cover of this song, and it completely made the night for me. Neil is admired by so many artists in so many different genres of music that it's incredible. He and Paul Simon are alike in that respect.

53 Little Wing
54 Ride My Llama
55 Harvest
56 Revolution Blues

"Charles Manson song" is manipulator

57 Till the Morning Comes
58 Albuquerque

Great track. Nestled in middle of Tonights the Night but magical when discovered

59 Running Dry (Requiem for the Rockets)
60 A Man Needs a Maid

Awesome brilliant epic

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