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Year of the Horse (1997)

This film documents Neil Young and Crazy Horse's 1996 concert tour. Jim Jarmusch interviews the band about their long history, and we see backstage footage from the 1970s and 1980s.

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This film documents Neil Young and Crazy Horse's 1996 concert tour. Jim Jarmusch interviews the band about their long history, and we see backstage footage from the 1970s and 1980s.

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Rated R for language and drug content | See all certifications »
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8 October 1997 (USA)  »

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Year of the Horse: Neil Young and Crazy Horse Live  »

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$10,179 (USA) (12 October 1997)

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$189,491 (USA) (9 November 1997)
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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 1997 (1998) See more »

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Barstool Blues
Written by Neil Young
Performed by Neil Young and Crazy Horse
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One for the fans
7 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jim Jarmusch (Broken Flowers, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai) directed this documentary (his only one) of Neil Young and Crazy Horse's 1996 concert tour.

Jarmusch's grainy, home-movie style make this a very interesting film as we look into the background of the band.

Ten songs including "F*ckin' up", "Slips Away", and "Tonight's the Night". The only complaint I had about the music was Neil Young's guitar solos. They seemed to go on forever.

This movie is really for Neil Young fans. 20+ years of music history in a couple of hours.


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