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Mellencamp Likens the Internet to Atomic Bomb

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John Mellencamp. What a well-known, thoughtful artist, who always has such insightful things to say about the music business. His erudite commentary on the evolution of our culture is intelligent and will be a hot topic for further discussion:

The Internet is the most dangerous thing invented since the atomic bomb. It's destroyed the music business. It's going to destroy the movie business... After a few generations, [Rock 'n' roll] gone... at the end of the day, they're gonna say: 'Yeah, there was this band called the Beatles, and the Rolling Stones, and this guy named Bob Dylan... And the rest of us? We're just gonna be footnotes. And I think that that's OK. I'm happy..." (Read the rest.)

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