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Riff: Jack Johnson – “Tape Deck”

Sep 16, 2013

Called this band just what we want/We could change the name from month to month

from Tape Deck lyrics by Jack Johnson

Dedicated to his eldest son, “Tape Deck” sees Johnson reminiscing about his high school band, whose offer of a living room rehearsal space was withdrawn when instead of the breezy beachside folk he’s become renowned for, they began tearing into the classic works of hardcore punks Fugazi.

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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