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Songs for the Daily PlanetAfter opening with a tongue-in-cheek tribute to ''My Generation,'' Memphis' Todd Snider shows plenty of lyrical savvy on boozy R&B and Springsteen-style...Songs for the Daily PlanetAfter opening with a tongue-in-cheek tribute to ''My Generation,'' Memphis' Todd Snider shows plenty of lyrical savvy on boozy R&B and Springsteen-style...1994-11-25
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Songs for the Daily Planet

Lead Performer: Todd Snider; Producer (group): Margaritaville, MCA

After opening with a tongue-in-cheek tribute to ”My Generation,” Memphis’ Todd Snider shows plenty of lyrical savvy on boozy R&B and Springsteen-style whimsy with Songs for the Daily Planet. When he gears down for a ballad about abused children (”You Think You Know Somebody”), he actually becomes moving — the last thing you’d expect from a wiseass. A-

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