December 23, 2012 6:37 PM

Graham Parker, one of rock’s ‘angry men,’ has less to rant about

In a more blessed career, 62-year-old Graham Parker would be as celebrated as his contemporaries Elvis Costello and Joe Jackson, thanks to more than three decades of smart, sassy, soulful punk-pop singles. Instead, he’s better known as a bitter underachiever who’s burned more bridges than General Sherman. But Parker’s luck — and mood — may be changing.

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