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Old 09-05-2012, 09:42 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by Steve M.
That's not fair. Artists who used to fill arenas and now play clubs could be putting out their best work ever today, but the problem would be that but nobody cares owing to changing tastes and changing demographics. How can aging guitar rockers compete with hip-hoppers? They can't. They don't.
Great point. I don't think Mellencamp ever "jumped the shark", he's put out some of his best music in this decade, IMO.

The most obvious one to me would be Billy Squier when he made that weird "Rock Me Tonite" video (parading around in a pink shirt) his career was pretty much over at that point.
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