When I was a kid in the mid-’60s, I was what’s known as a moddie boy, a prototype skinhead. You all had your hair like a crew cut, cropped, with suits or Levis with red suspenders, sometimes Doc Martens. It was a thriving soul music, Motown and ska scene; we used to dance to Prince Buster and the Skatalites.
Mostly I've never let record companies become involved with my music, which was a very smart thing that my first manager Dave Robinson did, to keep them out of it.
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I never learned music. I’m quite uneducated, and usually I sat in front of the TV, with soap operas on, in England. It was very inspiring for me, I’d done all this traveling around, I came back living with my parents, everyone around me was like they’re living in a soap opera.
|Birth:||18th November, 1950|
|Profession:||Lyricist, Singer, Writer|
Graham Parker was born in London, England. He is an English singer-songwriter, who is best known as the lead singer of the popular British band Graham Parker & the Rumour. His albums list shown below: Another Grey Area, The Real Macaw, The Mona Lisa's Sister, Human Soul, Struck by Lightning, Burning Questions, Acid Bubblegum, Deepcut to Nowhere, and Imaginary Television. His singles list shown below: "Hold Back the Night", "The New York Shuffle", "I Want You Back", "Temporary Beauty", "Life Gets Better", "Get Started, Start a Fire" and "Big Man on Paper". He has written several books include: The Great Trouser Mystery(novella), Carp Fishing on Valium(short stories), and The Other Life of Brian(novel).
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