But what if, like myself, that's all you are capable of being? Who cares? Keep on doing whatever your thing is whether it meets the definition of being original in somebody elses opinion or not.
The only person you need to please is yourself. I get a great sense of accomplishment from writing and recording songs. Does it matter to me that somebody else might write me off as a clone?
Sorry doesn't matter one bit and what's more it never should matter. If you wanna be an Elvis impersonator or Dylan tribute artist etc.... and you bring joy to people who want that then more power to you. Having said all that nonsense here's the article: