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Every musical generation spawns an original, an artist so completely out of step with his peers that no previous yardstick is applicable. Hank Williams, Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard have all been shining examples of American musical innovators, some so far ahead of the curve that their impact on their contemporaries could only be viewed in retrospect, well after the reality of their lasting influence. It's no surprise that singer/songwriter Tom Leach is being viewed as this generation's new country original. Nor is it a stretch to hold him up in comparison to the above named icons to emphasize that originality. ...