Songs for the Daily Planet 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… Songs for the Daily Planet 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… Todd Snider
Music Review

Songs for the Daily Planet (1994)

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Details Lead Performance: Todd Snider

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-

Originally posted Nov 25, 1994 Published in issue #250 Nov 25, 1994 Order article reprints