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After The Gold Rush (album) by Neil Young 

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After The Gold Rush
After The Gold Rush by Neil Young (1970)
Overall rank: 79th   Overall chart history
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86/100 (from 1,112 votes)
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Accolades: Top 5 albums of 1970 (2nd)
Top 50 albums of the 1970s (23rd)
Top 100 albums of all time (79th)

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After The Gold Rush is ranked as the best album by Neil Young.

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From discojets1 02/15/2017 15:32
Neil Youngs most cohesive album
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From Drzozzy 02/12/2017 11:30
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From Mehran 12/24/2016 01:15
Best track: Southern man
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From nitomano 08/25/2016 17:47
Favoritas: After The Gold Rush, Only Love Can Break Your Heart, Tell Me Why
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From garycottier 05/29/2016 14:54
One of Neil Young's greatest albums, after the gold rush, is a superb LP featuring some of Young's best compositions. The anti-pollution title track is one of his finest songs, both musically and lyrically. Elsewhere, there's, southern man, a song that would get Ronnie Van Zant so irate that he would write, sweet home Alabama, in response. There's the beautiful, only love can break your heart, and, birds, and the excellent, don't let it bring you down, as well as the lovely, I believe in you. There are a few throways in, 'til the morning comes, and, cripple creek ferry, still, after the gold rush, is a seventies classic. Superb.
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From somefatguy157 02/05/2016 13:31
A passionate and clean album with some heartbreaking lyrics. Neil has made one heck of an album. Best tracks are Southern Man, Tell Me Why and Don't Let It Bring You Down.
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From imimesis 01/05/2016 17:44
Neil Young uses all his special Youngian powers here (the voice, the raw guitars, the emotionally taut lyrics), while also keeping intact all the flavor of his CSNY collaborations. A front to back masterpiece, if ever there was one. In the 70s, about the only album that matches it song-for-passionate-song, is Joni Mitchell's Blue.
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From Imaybeparanoid 12/22/2015 19:38
Finest album by one of the greatest artists of all time.
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From stangetzaway 11/17/2015 22:19
Arguably the best singer/songwriter album of the seventies. No mean feat.
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From migglemo 10/04/2015 23:25
This album is beautiful simplicity perfected. The songwriting is just so sturdy here. All you need is Young weaving melodies through his acoustic chords.
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