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Elliott Murphy


Elliott Murphy (2009)

Interview by Archie Patterson, Rock's Backpages, December 2009

The man who bore the weight of being the "New Dylan" in the mid-'70s looks back at his early days, his move to Europe, and brings us up to date with where he's at in the 21st century

File format: mp3; file size: 20.9mb; Interview length: 22' 52"; sound quality: ***


Various: New York New Wave

Report by Dave Marsh, Melody Maker, October 1973

GREAT WHITE ROCK has not often come from New York City and its surrounding boroughs, even though – or perhaps because the American music business ...

New York Dolls/Eliott Murphy: The Academy of Music, New York

Live Review by Alan Betrock, Phonograph Record, April 1974


Elliot Murphy: Night Lights (RCA)

Review by Bud Scoppa, Phonograph Record, March 1976

Lost Generation, the second album by this hero-obsessed New Yorker, made it clear that Murphy’s haughty, proper-noun-laden style could be undercut by unsympathetic or insensitive ...

Elliott Murphy: Just A Story From America (CBS)

Review by Andy Gill, New Musical Express, May 1977

A FEW years ago, Rolling Stone printed a sizeable review of the first albums by Elliott Murphy and Bruce Springsteen, assessing them as contenders for ...

Elliott Murphy: Just A Story From America (Columbia)

Review by Robot A. Hull, Creem, June 1977

WHEN I FIRST put this record on the turntable, it spun and revolved just like any other vinyl tostada. The needle, just like always, ate ...

Elliott Murphy: Bottom Line, NY

Live Review by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, June 1977

I WAS HALFWAY through my cheeseburger when Elliott Murphy hit stage. He was greeted by the kind of applause that is reserved for unknowns who ...

Elliott Murphy at the Hotel Café, L.A.

Review by Roy Trakin, Rock's Backpages, January 2009

BACK IN 1973, this celebrated Long Island singer/songwriter and the New York Dolls were the twin toasts of the town's still-nascent rock-crit community. ...

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