Peter Case

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    June 6, 2014

    25 Must-See Metro Phoenix Concerts in June

    Feeling warm? Don't let it get to you...seriously. Look, we know you're miserable now that the heat's really kicking in, but just crank up the A/C, grab a ice-cold beverage, and think happy thoughts. You can't stay inside all the time, especially there is many an excellent show to see during the mon ... More >>

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    March 14, 2012

    Paul Collins & Peter Case, Rhythm Room, 3/13/12

    ​See also: Paul Collins and Peter Case on the First Time They Heard the Ramones and The State of Power Pop Peter Case and Paul Collins Rhythm Room Tuesday, March 13 "I'm playing on the streets everyday...I lose my voice, get sunburned, my fingers bleed, and I never make much more than a few doll ... More >>

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    March 7, 2012

    Paul Collins and Peter Case on The First Time They Heard the Ramones and The State of Power Pop

    See also: Peter Case of The Nerves/Plimsouls, on the Blues, Powerpop and a Fixed Up Heart Maybe the name "The Nerves" doesn't immediately strike a bell, but chances are "Hanging on the Telephone" will. A single from Blondie's stone-cold classic 1978 LP Parallel Lines, the song was actually written ... More >>

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    November 21, 2011

    Incoming: Il Divo, Rammstein, Yip Deceiver

    ​Multinational male opera group Il Divo has plans to make Phoenician females go crazy for good-looking foreign men who can sing beautifully.Opera might not be your thing, but Il Divo could very well change that. These guys have got some major pipes, and crossover ever-so-slightly into the pop musi ... More >>

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    June 28, 2011

    Abstinence, French Quarter, Tacocat, and Forever at YOBS, 6-27-11

    Taco Cat​ Abstinence, French Quarter, Tacocat, and ForeverYOBS in TempeMonday, June 27The cops who patrol the Farmer neighborhood handing out noise violations can rest a little easier at their posts. Last night, YOBS, a.k.a. Ye Olde Bike Saviours, a.k.a. Tempe's noisiest punk rock house venue/art ... More >>

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    June 27, 2011

    Peter Case at The Rhythm Room, 6-26-11

    Maria Vassett​Peter CaseThe Rhythm RoomSunday, June 26As much as he's a songwriter, Peter Case is a storyteller. All throughout his solo acoustic set at The Rhythm Room last night, Case peppered the space between songs with stories from his rock 'n' roll past: Scoring free records from Elektra whe ... More >>

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    June 23, 2011
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    June 22, 2011

    Peter Case of The Nerves/Plimsouls, on the Blues, Powerpop and a Fixed Up Heart

    ​Peter Case is a man with serious cred when it comes to power-pop. His '70s band The Nerves recorded the original version of "Hanging On the Telephone," which Blondie scored a hit with, and his '80s group, The Plimsouls, married Northern Soul grooves with strident, chiming melodies. In 1986, Case ... More >>

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    February 2, 2006

    Various Artists

    I Am the Resurrection: A Tribute to John Fahey

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    March 28, 2002

    Up and Rumbling

    After five years of fits and starts, Gin Blossoms songwriter/guitarist Jesse Valenzuela finally launches a solo career

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    July 12, 2001

    Label Makers

    Reuben's Accomplice gets Better Looking; the Pistoleros flirt with Elektra

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    July 5, 2001


    From the week of July 5, 2001

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    June 28, 2001

    Avalon Sunrise

    Legendary songsmith Mississippi John Hurt receives loving tribute on Avalon Blues

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    November 9, 2000

    The Vision

    Native American singer-songwriter Bill Miller's formula for change is right there -- in his music and his life

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    September 21, 2000

    A Brand-New Case

    With the New Wave Plimsouls (and Plimsouls reunion) behind him, Peter Case is returning to his folk roots

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    June 29, 2000


    Valley rig-rockers Flathead face an uncertain future

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    May 18, 2000

    Smooth Operators

    Haikus and lows abound in this month's jazz and heritage releases

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    April 6, 2000

    Plain Folk

    Roger McGuinn, still a Byrd man, doesn't wanna be a rock 'n' roll star

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    March 16, 2000

    Triumph of the Underdogs

    For 25 years, Bug Music has protected the rights of songwriters. In the process, they've gotten Willie Dixon's songs back from Led Zeppelin and transformed Iggy Pop into a TV-commercial composer.

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    January 13, 2000

    True Believer

    From punk to rock to country, Alejandro Escovedo has weathered the push and pull of family and music

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    December 16, 1999

    Hit & Miscellany

    Sonic Thrills, Propeller 12, Carrie Johnson, Mob 40s, Big Pete

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    January 22, 1998

    Desert Solitaire

    For singer-songwriters Victoria Williams and Mark Olson, the fast lane ends in Joshua Tree

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    April 27, 1994
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    December 30, 1992