Year of the Horse

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Year of the Horse
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Directed byJim Jarmusch
Produced byL. A. Johnson
Written byJim Jarmusch
StarringNeil Young
Edited byJay Rabinowitz
Release date
  • May 9, 1997 (1997-05-09)
Running time
106 min.
Year of the Horse
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Live album by
ReleasedJune 17, 1997
RecordedOn tour in 1996
Neil Young & Crazy Horse chronology
Broken Arrow
Year of the Horse
Silver & Gold
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2.5/5 stars [1]

Year of the Horse is a 1997 documentary directed by Jim Jarmusch following Neil Young and Crazy Horse on their 1996 tour.

Eponymous album[edit]

Year of the Horse is also a live album by Neil Young & Crazy Horse released in 1997. It offers a different track list than the film.

This live album, in many ways could be seen as an epitaph for longtime Neil Young producer David Briggs who died in 1995 from lung cancer. This is reflected by the song choices which (outside of recent album cuts like "Scattered" and "Big Time") were among Briggs' favorites.

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Neil Young.

Disc one[edit]

  1. "When You Dance I Can Really Love" – 6:20 (from After the Gold Rush)
  2. "Barstool Blues" – 9:02 (from Zuma)
  3. "When Your Lonely Heart Breaks" – 5:04 (from Life)
  4. "Mr. Soul" – 5:05 (from Buffalo Springfield Again)
  5. "Big Time" – 7:28 (from Broken Arrow)
  6. "Pocahontas" – 4:50 (from Rust Never Sleeps)
  7. "Human Highway" – 4:07 (from Comes a Time)

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Slip Away" – 10:52 (from Broken Arrow)
  2. "Scattered (Let's Think About Livin')" – 4:00 (from Broken Arrow)
  3. "Danger Bird" – 13:34 (from Zuma)
  4. "Prisoners of Rock 'n' Roll" – 6:40 (from Life)
  5. "Sedan Delivery" – 7:16 (omitted on LP) (from Rust Never Sleeps)



It currently holds a 50% "rotten" rating on the critical review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes.[2] Roger Ebert called it the worst movie of 1997.[3]


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