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Old 04-01-2011, 06:24 PM
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Default Re: My rant on today's pop music

Originally Posted by Deltadrummer View Post
Last Train to Clarkville. .
Now there is a song that was meant to be pop, but is just a killer track.

Yeah, it has all the makings of pop dribble: Written by outside song writers, sung by a then fake band, using mystery studio musicians, recorded with the sheer purpose of cashing in on the Beatles craze.

Yet, the results were great.

Joe Jackson I still can't think of as generic pop. He was coming from a punk/new wave back ground, and was heavily influenced by jazz. I'd put him more in the college-indie scene than commercial pop.
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