To help pass the time till the start of Graham Parker's Big Year (more details HERE) MRML is going to dig into the bulging 'GP stuff' folder, to bring you a wide-ranging selection of bootlegs and out-of-print wonders, as we've done before (see HERE) and will do again.
To complement yesterday 2 X 7 version, here's the 12" extended version of the lead-off single, "Break Them Down", from one of Parker's many comeback album, 1985's Steady Nerves in this case.
A1. Break Them Down (Checked Shirts, Radios, Barbed Wire) 6:18
B1. Everyone's Hand Is On The Switch 3:23
Hey, while you're diggin' all this GP-ness don't neglect to check out all the parallel Parker-ing going on at some of the other blogs we love:
Power Pop Criminals offers a vintage '79 era bootleg HERE
Cover Me looks at some of the non-originals in GP's repertoire HERE
Teenage Dogs in Trouble offers up a newer Parker Rarity HERE
The Rare Stuff has (had?) a cool acoustic bootleg of GP opening up for BD HERE
GP fans - what do you make of this extended mix? Do you think the Steady Nerves album was a comeback? Do you wanna hear STILL more Parker rarities? Let us know in the COMMENTS section (which is where you'll find the Break Them Down 12" link).
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