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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

What Else Started in Neil Young's Car?

Posted By on Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 12:01 AM

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Yesterday, Neil Young claimed the fire that immolated his massive warehouse started in a 1959 Lincoln Continental he's had converted into the world's coolest hybrid vehicle. What else started in Neil Young's car?

  • Neil Young's kids;

  • The slow food movement;

  • The Whiskey Rebellion;

  • The Velvet Revolution;

  • The San Francisco Committee of Vigilance;

  • Mr. Holland's Opus;

  • Buffalo Springfield (also ended in said car);

  • The Rebel Alliance;

  • Gravity.

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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