Cortez the Killer (20:30)

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He came dancing across the water with his stallions and guns
Looking for the new world and the palace in the sun
On the shore lay Montezuma with his coca leaves and pearls
In his halls he often wondered the secrets of the world

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  • senorhippie

    Faithful to the original, and then some!

    2 Aug 3:21am Reply
  • Nakkinak

    truly great cover

    11 Feb 4:55pm Reply
  • mircoas

    best cover ever.

    21 Jul 2013 Reply
  • Richie57

    Don't underestimate the lyrics.

    3 Nov 2012 Reply
  • Richie57

    Three chords + infinity. Beautiful. Fantastic...Bit short though...

    28 May 2012 Reply
  • J-God

    Words can't describe how fucking epic this is.

    19 Jan 2012 Reply
  • BrainPies

    Plus I love the extra 10 minutes of delightful guitar wankery.

    10 Dec 2011 Reply
  • BrainPies

    What an ambitious cover to attempt, live no less. I was skeptical at first but Mr. Martsch & Co. totally pull it. SO faithful to the original, yet not a bland duplicate. I'm sure Neil himself was impressed. Interesting to note though that it took 3 guitarists to to get Neil's depth of sound. Yeah BTS plays more layered notes here, but somehow that's what it takes.

    10 Dec 2011 Reply
  • Modestmilk

    I have to change my pants every time I hear this [2] I can't even

    29 Sep 2011 Reply
  • houghster27

    God. this is amazing!

    19 Aug 2011 Reply
  • JhesseI

    I prefer this above Pizza or sex. Or even the two combined.

    20 May 2011 Reply
  • Zach10k

    My favorite band covering my favorite classic rock song of all time. It's a pain in the ass, I mean, I have to change my pants every time I hear this

    25 Mar 2011 Reply
  • wavescrashing

    What a killer.

    20 Mar 2011 Reply
  • DonDijk

    fcking great

    4 Mar 2011 Reply
  • houtex4close

    u gouys in boise in march?

    9 Jan 2011 Reply
  • houtex4close

    must been a kamakazzi down hill out of bogus basing what inspired this, ,night sking can be dangerous 4 u in the back side of the mountain,, I could sswear this was neil young on the helm

    9 Jan 2011 Reply
  • pinkfloid

    could listen forever...

    28 Dec 2010 Reply
  • dudemanaric

    My all time favorite song and tone.

    28 Dec 2010 Reply
  • senorhippie

    I'm almost too embarassed to admit but, this more Neil Young than Neil Young!

    30 Oct 2010 Reply
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