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Weekend Rock Question: What is the Best Neil Young Song of All Time?

Cast your vote in our weekly poll

June 3, 2011 4:05 PM ET
Neil Young performs with Buffalo Springfield in Oakland, California, June 1, 2011.
Neil Young performs with Buffalo Springfield in Oakland, California, June 1, 2011.
Photograph by Jay Blakesberg for RollingStone.com

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This week, in honor of Buffalo Springfield's reunion tour, our question for you is: What is the best Neil Young song of all time? Anything in Young's catalog is game–- Buffalo Springfield; Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young; his solo work; and his collaborations with Crazy Horse and Pearl Jam.

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