With hot new product out this week by Bob Dylan, Oasis, the Pretenders and the Clash, who could disagree? Music is getting better than ever!
Interestingly, however, there's every indication these artists have been around the block a few times!
OK, maybe that's true. But when you get right down to it, this new guy "Jon McLaughlin" has the same name as some famous English jazz guitarist, "Hey Monday" used to have another name but changed it because they're big Happy Mondays fans, and "Lambchop" used to be an actual hand-puppet on television! "Michelle Williams" used to be on Dawson's Creek! And "The Rosebuds" starred in some Orson Welles movie! I could go on, but why bother? There's absolutely nothing new under the sun!
Except for Rise Against! I've never heard any band quite like them! But still--and I can't emphasize this strongly enough--one exception does not make the rule!
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