Make Neil Young's Video, Support Electric Conversion Cars (VIDEO)

05/15/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Dave Burdick treehugger.com

Treehugger reports that Neil Young, rock legend and proud owner of the LincVolt electric conversion car, is putting out a call to his fans:

But here is lovely twist. He's inviting fans to enter a contest to make a better music video than his own, to accompany the song, 'Johnny Magic.' This particular tune is a homage to Johnathon Goodwin, the so-called Motorhead Messiah, who worked with Neil Young on the LincVolt project. This was converting a 2.5 ton Lincoln Continental Mark IV into a biodiesel/electric hybrid vehicle, that now gets 100 miles to the gallon.

Here's the original video, which premiered here:

I think you can probably beat it.

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