The Lonely Goatherd Blog And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats - Matthew 25:32
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To explicitly state the obvious, these external links go to interesting and provocative websites, but they speak for themselves. I don't necessarily agree with anything they say - especially that no-goodnik Richard Marcus.
You expect this out of some of these acts. Jimmy Buffet and especially the Eagles have always been major tools. Then there are the #(*$ Dixie Chicks, from whom no one expects anything but self-serving nonsense.
Still, it's disappointing to see this from Elvis Costello. He once raged against the machine. "I want to bite the hand that feeds me. I want to bite that hand so badly. I want to make them wish they'd never SEEN me."
Yet here he is now, LICKING the hand that feeds him. Here where it actually means something, he's throwing his weight behind the industry directly against the consumers and fans. He's ready to help the industry hacks shut down innovation and the beautiful abundance of the internet over thinking that he should make a few more nickels.
Here's the top thing that's come along ever to really shake the corrupt industry powers that be- and the author of "Radio Radio" wants to help them destroy it.