From Jeffrey Kane: "...The major music empires have eaten their
own for quite some time now. They're now reaping what they've sown in the
form of formulaic lather-rinse-repeat one hit wonders that last perhaps two
albums and then go 'poof'..."
The problem is that "the major music empires" weren't who brought us all of
that great music in the first place. There have always been "bought and paid
for" one hit wonders but there used to also be a parallel track of the good
stuff. They earned their audience and fame performing in local and regional
venues until the size of their following caught the attention of the
managers and record labels who invested in taking them national and
I don't think it's right to gripe about the musical major leagues when we've
failed to support the minor leagues that produced most of America's great
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