Neil Young Offers $1,000 Prize for Covering His Covers
Neil Young is inviting musicians to cover an American classic and win $1,000. Young has reformed Crazy Horse for his new album, Americana, featuring his own versions of American classics.
And Young wants musicians to cover one of the songs he has recorded for the album. Participants may cover one of the following songs as featured on Neil Young’s Americana album:
“Get A Job”
“High Flyin’ Bird”
“This Land Is Your Land”
“God Save The Queen”
Young says he will personally select the winner and feature the winner’s song on his social media channels as well as slamming 1,000 bucks in their pocket for their efforts. Fans can also vote for their favorite cover with the highest-voted winner getting $500 and the Americana album.
Entries must be in by June 4. Voting is from June 5 to June 11 and the winner will be announced on June 25. Click for Neil Young Americana entry details.
Neil Young and Crazy Horse release Americana on June 1.