When Rock Bands Jumped the Shark

10 Songs Where Bands Compromised Their Integrity and Wasted Their Talent

Jumping the shark. Everyone knows the phrase. Some, not all, know that it derives from a 1977 episode of “Happy Days” in which Fonzie, on water-skis, jumps over a shark.

Jumping the shark is typically applied to TV shows which are losing their audience, or have run out of creativity. A new character is…