Rust Never Sleeps (live album) by Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Rust Never Sleeps by Neil Young & Crazy Horse
(Live album)
Year: 1979
Overall rank: 403rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 783 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 1979 (9th)
Award Top albums of the 1970s (102nd)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (403rd)

Neil Young & Crazy Horse bestography

Rust Never Sleeps is ranked 2nd best out of 21 albums by Neil Young & Crazy Horse on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Neil Young & Crazy Horse is Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere which is ranked number 215 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 8,837.

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Rust Never Sleeps track list

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Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 783 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 84.0/100, a mean average of 83.3/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 84.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 12.9.

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Rating:  
55/100
From 10/14/2021 18:30
hard-driving rock + roll
"it's better to burn out than to fade away"
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85/100
From 04/13/2021 21:23
Another good album from Neil, he had no bad albums in the seventies. The first side is my favourite , and the songs i like the most are Thrasher, Pocahontas and Powderfinger. Not crazy about Welfare Mother and Sedan Delivery.
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From 12/29/2020 12:24
Great tracklist. As a live music guy raised on Live Rust, I'm still wrapping my head around the intentional suppression of the audience noise.
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From 11/27/2020 00:00
Grande álbum, tanto a sessão acústica qnt a hard rock!
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95/100
From 06/02/2020 20:35
A great live album. My My, Hey Hey (Out Of The Blue) is one of the best songs I've ever heard, the louder songs are very entertaining and energetic, the acoustic songs are quite delightful. Neil Young knocks it out of the park once again.
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From 06/01/2020 14:56
Pretty good in parts.
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From 12/29/2019 20:39
Love it.
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From 07/16/2019 16:23
100/100

Best Solo artists of the 1970s? Bowie, Stevie, Elton and Neil Young!
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From 06/21/2019 22:20
Acoustic half was good. Electric half was really good.
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From 03/25/2019 03:50
Side one is really good, but side two is majestic. One of the best album sides ever, up there with side 3 of the White Album (well, almost) or whatever you can name.
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Best Albums of 1979
1. London Calling by The Clash
2. The Wall by Pink Floyd
3. Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
4. Fear Of Music by Talking Heads
5. Entertainment! by Gang Of Four
6. Off The Wall by Michael Jackson
7. Breakfast In America by Supertramp
8. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
9. Rust Never Sleeps by Neil Young & Crazy Horse
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11. Metal Box by Public Image Ltd.
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16. Specials by The Specials
17. Singles Going Steady by Buzzcocks
18. Setting Sons by The Jam
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