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Crazy Horse doesn't just redeem Neil Young's mawkish moments — it transforms them. From left, Ralph Molina, Poncho Sampedro, Neil Young and Billy Talbot are Neil Young and Crazy Horse. Julie Gardner/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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World Cafe

Band Of Horses On World Cafe

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The twangy rock band fine-tunes its sound on Mirage Rock, produced by the legendary Glyn Johns.

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Song Premiere: Pelt, 'Of Jack's Darbari'

Simultaneously frenetic and meditative, the raga is seared in pulsating piano and scorned fiddle, and based on a scale Jack Rose suggested to his old band.

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