Music Review: 'Step Right Up'
Todd Snider proves his critically lauded folk-rock debut was no fluke with Step Right Up. Picking up where Woody Guthrie and the Byrds left off (like an early Dylan with a less corrosive sense of humor), Snider deftly mixes adolescent angst with clear-eyed vision and moves easily from raggedy-ass rhythm numbers to satiric story-songs. One of the freshest writer/vocalists of his generation. A