Ten years ago, Hootie and the Blowfish ruled the charts like few other freshman bands. Their debut album, "Cracked Rear View," shot to number one and sold an astonishing 13 million copies (that's just domestically). But pop music audiences are a fickle bunch. With each successive release, Darius Rucker and company found interest in the band's jangly, unthreatening rock tunes enjoying dwindling returns. Yet there is a lot to be said for professional perseverance.