Cortez the Killer (11:12)

Cover of Live Rust

From Live Rust and 43 other releases

“Cortez the Killer” is a song written by Neil Young that appears on the 1975 album Zuma credited to Neil Young & Crazy Horse. The song is about Hernán Cortes, the Spanish conqueror of the Aztec Empire in what is now considered Mexico. Check out the Cortez the Killer Songfacts for more info on this song.

The Church do a cover of this song on A Box of Birds, as do Built to Spill on the album Live, extending their version of the song to a play time of just over twenty minutes.

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