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Emitt Rhodes releasing first album since the ’70s ft. mems of The Bangles, Wilco, Aimee Mann & more (stream a track)
Emitt Rhodes releasing first album since the ’70s ft. mems of The Bangles, Wilco, Aimee Mann & more (stream a track)
...then there's people like Emitt Rhodes, who's a cult hero for no good reason whatsoever. Far from obscure, his music is loaded with melodic charisma, that essential ingredient that makes you want to hear some records over and over again...
Graham Parker reunited with The Rumour, made first new LP in 31 years, on tour, appearing in ‘This Is 40′ (dates, streams)
Graham Parker reunited with The Rumour, made first new LP in 31 years, on tour, appearing in ‘This Is 40′ (dates, streams)
Arriving on the mid-'70s London scene as a rough'n'ready product of the pub-rock era -- an R&B- loving Nick Lowe with a sharper, more ambitious pen, as it were -- Parker predated Elvis Costello and Joe Jackson, both of whom would second his illustration that the singer/songwriter idiom could be recharged, giving intelligent rock fans an excitable and energetic alternative to (slightly) older guardsmen like Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Randy Newman and Van Morrison...

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