220px-After_the_Gold_Rush#15 – Neil Young – “Southern Man” – (1970)

Is this Neil Young’s best solo work? Maybe. The song is a strong-worded tale of racism in the American South. It’s interesting how Canadians have such strong opinions on how America does everything incorrectly. Despite this, Neil Young is responsible for some of the greatest “American” songs of the era. This is also the song that inspired Lynyrd Skynyrd to write “Sweet Home Alabama.”

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