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NPR Contributor Who Plagiarized 10 Music Articles Resigns

Brian Wise, a reporter and online editor for NPR-affiliated classical music station WQXR, resigned yesterday after a copy editor discovered that words or phrases from 10 of his stories had been copied from other sources without attribution. 245 more words

Music Video: Graham Parker and The Rumour - Tear Your Playhouse Down / Hey Lord (Live1979)

So, last night in one of my dreams, Graham Parker was mentioned.  That’s as good a reason as any to post this clip taken from one of my favorite concerts ever.  58 more words

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The Real Macaw....

Its beginning to feel like valediction time as yet another songwriter with attitude, edge, venom and songs that mean something looks like he’s putting his… 101 more words


Graham Parker & The Rumour @ The Brook, Southampton. 12 October 2015

“I got my soul shoes on my feet…”

Image © John Callaway

Image © John Callaway

Image © John Callaway

Image © John Callaway

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Graham Parker - Howlin' Wind

ARTIST: Graham Parker
TITLE: Howlin’ Wind
SINGLES: Don’t Ask Me Questions (#32 UK), Silly Thing, Soul Shoes
OTHER SONGS YOU MAY KNOW: White Honey, Howlin’ Wind, Back to Schooldays… 279 more words

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Graham Parker - Squeezing Out Sparks

There’s nothing to hold onto, when gravity betrays you, And every kiss enslaves you.

A Great Album

I forgot about this album, until it bubbled from my subconscious as a whistled “Discovering Japan.” …

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The Music Biz And I

On a recent morning, the day’s threatening skies put me in mind of the music business mini-career that I enjoyed till not long ago. It was with the Pastorius Park Free Summer Concerts Series, in Philadelphia’s lovely and small townish Chestnut Hill neighborhood. 1,250 more words