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Take his song, "Be My Little Widow," where his gritty vocals scrape across the sound of boot-stomping and incipient heartbreak; or the jangling, gallows defiance of "Summons Song" - each song ripples with Americana, harkening back to a time when music mattered, when it was often the only thing the poor had left, and therefore it had to be done right.
With the premiere of ABC's new ``Dragnet'' series Sunday, many true-blue Los Angeles officers and former brass are harkening back to the influence the classic police-detective drama of the 1950s and 1960s had on American culture.
The Lustkillers, featuring former Lords of the New Church frontman Adam Becvare, have an upbeat and stripped-down post-punk sound, harkening back to the glory days of NYC punk.
Harkening back to hip-hop's golden era in recent months has become a trend among artists, including Missy Elliott's ``Under Construction.
Harkening back to Gloer's own experience with CLEP testing and recognizing the growing demand for a comprehensive preparation program, the firm added the CLEP exams in November 2002.
Seriously, Mindset X has a classic feel, harkening back to the heyday of prog-rock and heavy metal, attacking songs with a near-mechanical precision and thinly restrained fury.
Harkening back to some of her most difficult times coping with renal failure, Hartwell organized an annual prom at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks.