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Jewel Shows Us How Namedropping Is Done

Lindsay Robertson | October 9, 2008 - 11:55 am

Normally, none of us would watch an AOL interview with Jewel, right? I mean, whatever, Jewel, be Jewel, write songs, don’t be homeless, live and let live. But intrigued by a post on ONTD calling Ms. Kilcher a namedropper, I watched this interview, and wow, just wow. The names just keep falling to the floor. Summary: “Bob Dylan was all ‘be yourself’ and then Neil Young goes ‘you’re the best, Jewel’ and then Merle Haggard agreed, so I went ahead and did it.”:

To be fair, the question was “What’s the best advice you’ve received from your peers?” Though those aren’t her peers. I just kept waiting for the part where she said Johnny Cash was the one who told her not to fix her teeth, but that must have ended up on the cutting room floor.