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Ragged Glory (1990)

Neil Young
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Hard rock, Rock music, Grunge music

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Ragged Glory is the twentieth studio album by Canadian musician Neil Young, his fifth with Crazy Horse, released in 1990. It was voted album of the year in the annual Pazz & Jop critics' poll and in 2010 was selected by Rolling Stone as the 77th best album of the 1990s.
The album revisits the hard-rock style previously explored on Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere and Zuma. The first two tracks are songs Young and Crazy Horse originally wrote and performed live in the 1970s with "Country Home" notably being performed on their 1976 tour. "Farmer John" is a cover of a 60s song, written and performed by R&B duo Don and Dewey and also performed by garage band The Premiers. Young revealed that the song "Days that Used to Be" is inspired by Bob Dylan's "My Back Pages". The album features many extended guitar jams, with two songs stretching out to ten minutes and more.
The album was very well received by critics with Kurt Loder in Rolling Stone raving that it was "a monument to the spirit of the garage - to the pursuit of passion over precision" and calling it "a great one".
The CD single culled from the album, "Mansion on the Hill", included the otherwise unreleased song "Don't Spook the

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Tracks

7:06 Country Home
2:57 White Line
5:54 F*!#in' Up
8:28 Over and Over
10:00 Love to Burn
4:14 Farmer John
3:42 Days That Used to Be
10:18 Love and Only Love
5:11 Mother Earth (Natural Anthem)
4:48 Mansion on the Hill
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