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Cortez The Killer

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Features of This Track

electric rock instrumentation
minor key tonality
electric rhythm guitars
a dynamic male vocalist
political lyrics

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Rust Never Sleeps!
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One of NEILs FINEST!!! Sorry I did NOT hear it performed live....Oh well...it was a FABULOUS show!
Truly ONE 'KILLER' Song, EH!!!? LOL

0;o)))))
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Nice...
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Screw this wannabe Neil Young artist called Gov't Mule. No one can do this song than Neil Young.
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Come on Pandora...pl e a s e play Neil Young's - Harvest Moon!
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THE BOMB!!
Long may you run, NEIL
Nobody can do it like YOU!!!

0:o)))
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Lets see all the aztec did was cut out a few hearts,chop off heads to some god that was a false.
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pbsd76
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Got to see Neil in 1987, reunited with Crazy Horse.... they did the entire Live Rust album along with many other NY tunes...
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Gov't Mule does do a great version of this song. I can do without Dave Matthews though. He's such a whiner.
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GOV'T MULE ROCKS THIS SONG
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And nobody plays this song better than NY
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This is a great song, one of my favs
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ginamori8
That's why I love music it can inform you sometimes better then any school.
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One of the definitive jams in music. I used to use this to teach the fall of the Aztec in my classroom... did it ever set a mood!
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Loved this song first time i heard it.1980 maybe. He came dancing across the water....
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Dude. You're all ignorant if you truly believe Dave Mathews or Govt Mule do better versions of this song.
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This and On the Beach , and Like a Hurricane in some order my fav NY songs
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And I know she living there, and she loves me to this day!!!!!
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This is one of the best tracks ever no matter what version I hear or who plays it I love it just the most beautiful guitar song of all time never gets old moves me every time
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F**king amazing!
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\m/ (-_-) \m/
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jurston,neil young took this song to the highest level possible...
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Incendiary lyrics ...I love this with a passion!
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What a sad song and so beautiful. so simple and so friggin powerful it gives me chills.
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Very few artists dare to dive into a solo, before even uttering a vocal. NY nails it.
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jcallaebc
Wow! I'm trying to work ------ can't do it
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Thats funny.i was going out to cut the grass and it came on.Ive been listening to Neil since .about 1974.The best!
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I was gonna get some cold pop but pandora played this track...
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One of the most underrated Neil Young songs everything he does is great but there is a few that is just awesome and this is one
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Not sure if I could pick a favorite Neil song , gotta just keep listening to him !
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lball0
Maybe the most beautiful and accomplished guitar solo in the Rock canon. This one always stops me in my tracks to listen.
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love this song
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pberger09
My favorite Neil young song :-)
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what a song just love it
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Damn. This is brillant. My soul vibrates. I remember.
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Warren Haines took this song to it's highest level
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Much love to Neil but Dave Matthews has perfected this track.
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Don't get better then this folks
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The DMB version with Warren Haynes is awesome, but you should also check out Grace Potter with Joe Satriani... equally as cool.
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dscoalwell
Give me Neil Young's music anyday and I'm a happy camper. I hope to see him one day.
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Christine his name is Warren Haynes....ch e c k out his band Government Mule
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wish pandora would have the DMB at Central park with the Government mule guy - that version is soooo good.
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saw this song live (third greatest garage band tour) theatrics were amazeing.ext e r m i n a t o r s came into the garage to erraticate the mice roaches etc. had to be there . A story Ill tell to the end of days. fungus among us
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bob_danielso n
another great song by neil. And yes, the Spanish were not the nicest of people at the time. Once again ancient knowledge gets lost.
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aggielink
Finally, someone who realizes that these people aren't heroes.
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caribefatboy
deep soulful neil at his best... being my age (58), this resonates to the core (tez)...
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dave matthews and waren haynes
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give the dave and waren a lison
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grapegirl13
I love Mule but there is no comparison, Neil owns it!
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