Can you think of instances when more-established musicians try to re-cast themselves along the lines of a younger artist? Neil Young pretending to be Devo for an album does not count. I’m thinking more along the lines of the 30-year-old Pub Rock veterans who changed their date of birth and recast themselves, in 1976, as Punks.
Do you believe in Rock Repentance?
If given the chance to create a new ad campaign for a revamped AMC Pacer, what band/song would you use?
Do you own more “bad” Stones or “bad” Dylan albums?
Name something musical from a time you lived through that’s now considered part of a current-day nostalgic perspective on the era that does not ring true to your memory and experiences.
If there is such a thing as Rock Repentance, how might any of the following artists repent for their Rock Sins?
- Rod Stewart
- Billy Idol
- Ted Nugent
I look forward to your responses.