Plenty of musical acts owe their careers, in whole or in part, to a name that rides the success of a predecessor. No less than the Rolling Stones were named for the Muddy Waters song “Rollin’ Stone”; the Hank Williams sequels benefit from their Roman numerals, even as Jr. sings somberly that he’s “standing in the shadows of a very famous man”; and it’s unlikely that Dinosaur Jr. would have sold so many records if dinosaurs hadn’t been so incredibly awesome back... More >>>