Jakob Dylan joins a long list of pop star offspring who have pursued musical careers. Some of the others:
Julian Lennon: John's older son hit big in 1984 with his "Too Late for Goodbyes" and "Valotte" singles. But recently he has struggled.
Wilson Phillips: Beach Boy Brian Wilson's daughters Carnie and Wendy and Papa John and Mama Michelle Phillips' Chynna sold more than 5 million copies of their debut album, "Wilson Phillips." But their second album hasn't shown the sales strength; it dropped out of the Top 10 after just four weeks.
Ziggy Marley: The rightful reggae heir, Ziggy has come close to his late father Bob's throne. On his most recent album, 1990's "Jah Make Ya," Ziggy and his siblings, the Melody Makers, developed a very modern dance-reggae hybrid all their own.
Nelson: Blond-tressed Matthew and Gunnar Nelson--twin sons of the late Rick Nelson--did for '90s teeny-boppers what their father did for '50s bobby-soxers. The duo's 1990 debut album, "After the Rain," was a 2-million-seller, driven by the No. 1 single "Love and Affection."
Jason Bonham: Hard-rock fans and critics have lauded the drumming talents of the son of the late Led Zeppelin basher John Bonham, though in two albums he has stuck pretty close to the Zep beat.
Edan: A group with a debut album, "Dead Flowers," to be released by Hollywood Records in late August, Edan is fronted by Edan Everly (son of the Everly Brothers' Don) and includes drummer Frank Avalon (yes--son of Frankie).