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Kid Rock, 'Born Free'

16. Kid Rock, 'Born Free'


Mr. Bawitdaba finally cuts the Bob Seger record of his dreams. This Rick Rubin-produced classic-rock throwdown is pure Detroit drive-time 1975: From hard-nosed arena anthems to winsome country rock to blue-collar boogie, Rock shows a versatility — and depth — no one thought possible back in his Bullgod youth.

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