Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Post-1970s Neil Young Songs

See what song managed to beat 'Harvest Moon,' 'Philadelphia' and 'I'm The Ocean'

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3. "I'm the Ocean"

Pearl Jam were one of the biggest bands in the world in 1995 when they teamed up with Neil Young, one of their largest influences, to record Mirror Ball. Eddie Vedder's involvement was extremely minimal and Pearl Jam's label wouldn't allow their name to appear on the cover, but this was very much a collaborative project. In typical Young fashion, it was tossed together in a matter of days and is somewhat of a mixed bag. The clear highlight is "I'm the Ocean," a seven-minute epic in which Young reflects on his fast-paced life. "I'm not present, I'm a drug that makes you dream," he sings. "I'm an Aerostar, I'm a Cutlass Supreme/In the wrong lane, trying to turn against the flow." He hasn't played it since he took Crazy Horse on the HORDE tour in 1997. 

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