Of course, influence rarely equals cash, and neither do regular-Joe looks. Thus the Cowgirls have remained on honorable, medium-sized labels, never allowed a full ride onto to the garage train they helped rev. But such sob stories do have a way of breeding their own more melancholy forms of success. Thus, over the last three Cowgirls records, Todd has turned back to his true country-troubadour style -- more roots, less rock. Vice versa on the live show, where the only damp cloth will be your pants from all the dancing.