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Neil Young: Tonight's the Night (Reprise)

Wayne Robins, Creem, September 1975

IF YOU THOUGHT Berlin was depressing, wait till you hear Tonight's the Night. Even the label is black. It is an album of resolute drugginess and obsession with death, brimming with the OD'd spirit of Danny Whitten, Neil's musical sidekick, and Bruce Berry, the roadie with star fantasies of his own who died "out on the mainline." But mostly, it is about Neil Young and his nightride into devastation.

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