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Never one to follow protocol, Neil's 1979 album featured new songs recorded live during his '78 tour with Crazy Horse. The now legendary record (with a title inspired by Devo and a sound invigorated by the punk movement), was originally split into separate acoustic and electric sides, and possibly best exemplifies two very different sides of Young. Includes Thrasher; Powderfinger; Hey Hey, My My (into the Black), and more.
Never one to follow protocol, Neil's 1979 album featured new songs recorded live during his '78 tour with Crazy Horse. The now legendary record (with a title inspired by Devo and a sound invigorated by the punk movement), was originally split into separate acoustic and electric sides, and possibly best exemplifies two very different sides of Young. Includes Thrasher; Powderfinger; Hey Hey, My My (into the Black), and more.
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Format: CD
Label: RPRW
Catalog: 2295
Rel. Date: 10/25/1990
UPC: 075992724920

Rust Never Sleeps
Artist: Neil Young
Format: CD
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Never one to follow protocol, Neil's 1979 album featured new songs recorded live during his '78 tour with Crazy Horse. The now legendary record (with a title inspired by Devo and a sound invigorated by the punk movement), was originally split into separate acoustic and electric sides, and possibly best exemplifies two very different sides of Young. Includes Thrasher; Powderfinger; Hey Hey, My My (into the Black), and more.

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''Rust Never Sleeps'' is an album by Neil Young and Crazy Horse released in 1979. The bulk of the album was recorded live at San Francisco's Cow Palace, with overdubs added. Audience noise is removed as much as possible, although it is clearly audible at certain points, most noticeably on the opening and closing songs. The album is half acoustic and half electric, opening and closing with different versions of the same song; "Hey Hey, My My".

Two songs from the album were not recorded live: "Sail Away" was recorded without Crazy Horse during or after the ''Comes a Time'' recording sessions, and "Pocahontas" had been recorded solo around 1975.

Young also released a film version of the album under the same title. Later on in 1979, Young and Crazy Horse released the album ''Live Rust'', a compilation of older classics interweaving within the ''Rust Never Sleeps'' track list. The title is borrowed from the slogan for Rust-Oleum paint, and was suggested by Mark Mothersbaugh of the New Wave band Devo. It is also an aphorism describing Young's musical self renewal to overcome his growing irrelevance. The album won the 1979 ''Rolling Stone'' Critics Poll for Album of the Year . In 2003, the album was ranked number 350 on the same magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. - Wikipedia

        
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