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Graham Parker and the Rumour: Squeezing Out Sparks

Peter Silverton, Sounds, 17 March 1979

One current school of thought – represented at our editorial meetings by the capitalist Ruislip reader faction – has it that Graham Parker has well and truly missed the boat. The time for short, skinny and angry men in glasses has passed and he’s been gazumped by Costello anyway. That kind of thing.

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