Brinsley Schwarz

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    July 15, 2011

    Graham Parker and the Rumour: April 16, 1979, Rainbow Music Hall

    ​ Some might note how far the mighty have fallen when Graham Parker must play the Lion's Lair, as he will tomorrow night (and it's not the first time), but in this case, it's actually the perfect place for Parker to perform: grungy, low-rent, patently sharp-edged and designed for drunken debau ... More >>

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    October 14, 2004


    Hamell on Trial trades electric guitar for an abrasive brand of acoustic punk.

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    January 10, 2002

    Graham Slams

    New-wave pioneer Graham Parker is still squeezing out the sparks.

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    May 27, 1999

    The Mellowing of Mr. C

    Elvis Costello isn't angry anymore.