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Graham Parker has held onto his reputation as one of the most important singer-songwriters for more than 25 years. Two of his albums are listed in the "Rolling Stone"-magazine's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" ("Squeezing Out Sparks" and Howlin' Wind"). With his raspy "soulful-punk" voice Parker added his own touch to the optimistic spirit in the U.K. of the early 1970s and brought to bear his musical influences: Rock, R&B, Soul - and Country (after he had heard Neil Young's "Harvest" and songs like "Sweet Virginia" and "Dead Flowers" by The Rolling Stones) Together with the Rumour - a fusion of young musicians from the English "roots-bands" of the time like Brinsley Schwartz - Graham Parker gave two shows at the Rockpalast. This DVD presents both concerts: The first from 1978 at the WDR-Studi0, where The Rumour was backed up by a horn section, using the same type of band as on "Heat Treatment" (released in 1976, following on the heels of their debut al-bum "Howlin' Wind", produced by Nick Lowe). Graham Parker's second appearance was at the Grugahalle Essen in 1980, where he opened the 7th Rockpalast Night.