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Loudon Wainwright III: Album III

Review by Bud Scoppa, Creem, January 1973

IT'S IMPOSSIBLE to forget the sight of Loudon Wainwright singing: head turned upward and wobbling loosely on his hunched shoulders, his face contorted in response ...

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A Tale of Loudon Wainwright III

Interview by Lenny Kaye, Rolling Stone, April 1971

NEW YORK – The word was out, carried by the wind and a few strategic newspaper clippings, and everybody, everybody was making it on down ...

Loudon Wainwright III: The Gaslight, New York NY

Live Review by Mike Jahn, New York Times, July 1971

Loudon Wainwright At Gaslight Evokes Dylan Comparisons ...

Loudon Wainwright III is Some Kind of Genius

Profile and Interview by Mike Jahn, New York Times Special Features Syndication, August 1971

LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III's first appearance in New York was an official big deal. The record company held a press party and invited the chic. ...

Loudon Wainwright III: Attempted Moustache (Columbia)

Review by Jim Esposito, Zoo World, January 1974

MOST PEOPLE seem to think Loudon Wainwright III is some kind of a folksinger, about halfway between Bob Dylan and Martin Mull in the general ...

Loudon Wainwright III: Loudon Alone

Interview by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, June 1974

THE PR MAN in the coffee lounge of the Hotel Russell was anxious about the Loudon Wainwright's appearance. "Is he cleanshaven or bearded." he wanted ...

Loudon Wainwright: I Like To Be Laughed At

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, September 1974

...which is as good a reason as any for Loudon Wainwright to play a role in the weekly comedy TV series, Mash. He spoke to ...

Loudon Wainwright

Book Excerpt by Bruce Pollock, 'In Their Own Words' (Collier Books), 1975

ANOTHER OF THE new breed of songwriters – sharp, witty, terse, incisive – Loudon Wainwright III arrived on the Greenwich Village scene just as it ...

Loudon Wainwright III - Unrequited

Review by Max Bell, NME, April 1975

THE WORST THING that ever happened to Loudon Wainwright III was being branded The New Dylan, kiss of death to any self-respecting artist who hopes ...

Loudon Wainwright III - at Victoria Palace, London

Live Review by Max Bell, NME, June 1975

YOU MIGHT HAVE noticed that Loudon Wainwright III has been in Great Britain recently, completing the second lap of his tour; you might have noticed ...

Loudon Wainwright III

Profile and Interview by Jerry Gilbert, ZigZag, February 1976

LOUDON WAINWRIGHT'S biggest paradox is his insistence that his values and lifestyle are no different from any man in the street: but his eccentricities are ...

Loudon Wainwright III: Whimsical Wainwright

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, July 1976

NEW YORK: The smart way to begin a story about Loudon Wainwright III would be to concoct some snappy couplet not unlike those that form ...

Professional Confessions: Loudon Wainwright

Review and Interview by Johnny Black, MOJO, November 1995

INTELLECTUAL SINGER-songwriters, doncha jus' luv 'em? LW3 has been at it for 20 years, spilling his guts, sharing his fears and generally earning a living ...

Loudon Wainwright III: The MOJO Interview

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, MOJO, November 2011

"LOOK WHAT can happen!" grins Loudon Wainwright III, examining then-and-now portraits on the lid of his career-spanning box set, 40 Odd Years. In 1970 he's ...

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