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5 Dad-Rock Albums Your Father Loves (And You Should, Too)

Let's face it: "Dad rock" isn't really a positive term. It has an ugly suburban connotation, the sort of music that triggers nostalgia in the minivan on the way to soccer practice of the days before marriage and children shattered his independence.

Abe Simpson swung pretty close to the definition in this classic Simpsons moment, after a teenage Homer defiantly declares his father to not be "with it":

"I used to be 'with it.' They they changed what 'it' was. Now what I'm 'with' isn't 'it.' And what's 'it' seems weird and scary to me."

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David Accomazzo is a music wrangler, award-winning reporter, critic, and editor with more than a decade in the business.
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