Stick To Me: Graham Parker Looks Back In Anger
Chris Bourke, Rip It Up (New Zealand), November 1988
GRAHAM PARKER was a contender. Short, with a reason to live, he kicked the late 70s into life with a passion and fury that was rooted in R&B but a storm-warning for punk. He was an angry young man and a romantic, fighting for the underdog with intensity and venom.
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