Graham Parker

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Graham Parker Wiki Biography

Graham Parker was born on the 18th November 1950, in London, England, UK and is a musician and songwriter, best known as the lead member of the rock group Graham Parker & the Rumour, but also as a soloist. Parker has been active in the entertainment industry since 1970s.

How much is the net worth of Graham Parker? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $5 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017. Music is the major source of Parker’s modest fortune.

To begin with, Graham Parker was already dreaming of a career as a rock musician as a teenager, yet after his graduation he did odd jobs as a tanker and truck driver among others. From 1970, he played in various unsuccessful bands, but toured from Spain to Morocco. In 1975, Parker returned to London, where the head of Stiff Records Dave Robinson gave him the opportunity to record some demos. Robinson also formed the band The Rumour, consisting of Graham Parker, Brinsley Schwarz, Martin Belmont, Andrew Bodnar, Bob Andrews and Stephen Goulding, and they became Parker’s backing band for the next five years; Graham Parker & The Rumour quickly became one of the most popular live bands in England.

In 1976, Graham Parker’s first LP, “Howlin’ Wind” was released, which was produced by Nick Lowe, inspired by The Rumour’s relaxed style, as well as by Parker’s stirring songs. “Howlin’ Wind” as well as the following album “Heat Treatment” (1976) were commercial failures, despite praise and recognition by the critics. Only the EP “The Pink Parker” (1977) brought the band their first hit parade success. On the album “Stick To Me” (1977), again produced by Nick Lowe, Graham Parker & The Rumour surprised the audience with more pop and generous arrangements, adding more reggae elements to their music. In 1979, the album “Squeezing Out Sparks” appeared, which sold well, and the live double album “Parkerilla” (1978) and the album “The Up Escalator” (1980) were also very popular with audiences; the latter was Parker’s last collaboration with his long-time backing band The Rumour, from which he parted that year.

At the beginning of the 1980s Graham Parker settled in New York, where he recorded the album “Another Gray Area” (1982), earning mostly positive reviews. With “The Real Macaw” he was able to rehabilitate himself a year later. “Steady Nerves” (1985) and “Mona Lisa’s Sister” (1988) became his last records, which could be placed in the LP charts. Parker lost his record contract and had to publish his highly praised albums like the gently folk “12 Haunted Episodes” (1995) on ever smaller labels. He revealed his disappointment about it in the album “Acid Bubblegum” in the song “Sharpening Axes” (1996).

In 2007, the CD “Do not Tell Columbus” was released and in 2010 “Imaginary Television” was released. In 2012, he played himself in the film “These are the 40”. In 2012, Graham Parker and The Rumour reunited, and two studio albums were released – “Three Chords Good” (2012) and “Mystery Glue” (2015), managing to maintain his net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of Graham Parker, he is married to Jolie Parker.

IMDB Wikipedia $5 million 1950 Acid Bubblegum (1996) Andrew Bodnar Arista Records Bloodied but Unbowed Bob Andrews Brinsley Schwarz Brit Award for British Breakthrough Act Carp Fishing on Valium (2000) Conan (2012 Drugs & Ruck ‘n’ Roll (2002) East London England Graham Graham Parker Graham Parker Net Worth Heat Treatment (1976) Howlin’ Wind (1976) Martin Belmont Musician Nick Lowe November 18 Parker RCA Records Rude Tube (2013) Sex Singer Singers Songwriter Squeezing Out Sparks (1979) Stephen Goulding Stick to Me (1977) The Great Trouser Mystery (1980) The Mona Lisa’s Sister (1988) The Other Life of Brian (2003) The Parkerilla (1980) The Real Hustle (2008) The Up Escalator (1980) Top of the Pops (1977-1978 tv series) United Kingdom Vertigo Records Writer

Graham Parker Quick Info

Full NameGraham Parker
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthNovember 18, 1950
Place Of BirthEast London, United Kingdom
ProfessionSinger, Writer, Songwriter, Musician
EducationChobham Secondary Modern School, Surrey
NicknamesParker, Graham
Record LabelsVertigo Records, Arista Records, RCA Records
AlbumsHeat Treatment (1976), Squeezing Out Sparks (1979), Howlin’ Wind (1976), The Parkerilla (1980), Acid Bubblegum (1996), Stick to Me (1977), The Up Escalator (1980), The Mona Lisa’s Sister (1988)
NominationsBrit Award for British Breakthrough Act
MoviesBloodied but Unbowed
TV ShowsRude Tube (2013), Conan (2012, TV Series), The Real Hustle (2008), Sex, Drugs & Ruck ‘n’ Roll (2002), Top of the Pops (1977-1978, TV Series)

Graham Parker Quotes

  • Pop musicians are too full of themselves to act properly. It’s all preening and posturing for us. We mug, we mime, we throw shapes, we pose, we do weird things with our eyeballs, but we can’t act. I think deep down many musicians, myself included, consider acting and filmmaking a much higher art form, and we wish we were actors. We spend too much time in music trying to manipulate people’s emotions in under ten seconds. It’s excessively phony.

Graham Parker Filmography

Super League Show 22016TV Series short writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Britain’s Got More Talent2015TV Series writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Today at Wimbledon2014TV Series writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Rude Tube2013TV Series writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
This Is 402012performer: “Local Girls”, “Thunder and Rain”, “Protection”, “Watch the Moon Come Down”, “What Do You Like?”, “Happy Birthday to You” / writer: “Local Girls”, “Thunder and Rain”, “Protection”, “Watch the Moon Come Down”, “What Do You Like?”Soundtrack
Conan2012TV Series performer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
RocKwiz2011TV Series writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Football Focus2011TV Series writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
FringeTV Series performer – 1 episode, 2010 writer – 1 episode, 2010Soundtrack
The Real Hustle2008TV Series documentary writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Orange Playlist2007TV Series writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
When Snooker Ruled the World2002TV Movie documentary writer: “Fools Gold” – uncreditedSoundtrack
UndeclaredTV Series performer – 1 episode, 2002 writer – 1 episode, 2002Soundtrack
Sex, Drugs & Ruck ‘n’ Roll2002TV Series documentary writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Drakarna över Helsingfors2001performer: “Don’t Ask Me Questions” / writer: “Don’t Ask Me Questions”Soundtrack
Teachers2001TV Series writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
L’ultimo bacio2001writer: “Watch the Moon Come Down”Soundtrack
Natural Selection1999writer: “Daddy’s a Postman”Soundtrack
Burnzy’s Last Call1995performer: “Childhood Sweetheart” / writer: “Childhood Sweetheart”Soundtrack
Boston Kickout1995writer: “Fools Gold”Soundtrack
True Love1989/Iperformer: “Cupid”Soundtrack
Roadhouse 661985writer: “CRAWLING FROM THE WRECKAGE”Soundtrack
Hard to Hold1984performer: “When The Lights Go Down”Soundtrack
Top of the PopsTV Series performer – 4 episodes, 1977 – 1978 writer – 2 episodes, 1977 – 1978Soundtrack
Between the Lines1977performer: “Heat Treatment” / writer: “Heat Treatment”Soundtrack
Don’t Ask Me Questions: The Unsung Life of Graham Parker and the Rumour2013DocumentaryComposer
Graham Parker & the Figgs: Live at the FTC2010Composer
This Is 402012Graham ParkerActor
Booker1989TV Series songs performed by – 1 episodeMusic Department
Graham Parker and the Rumour: Long Emotional Ride2013Video documentary shortHimselfSelf
Don’t Ask Me Questions: The Unsung Life of Graham Parker and the Rumour2013DocumentaryHimselfSelf
Conan2012TV SeriesHimself – Musical GuestSelf
Graham Parker & the Figgs: Live at the FTC2010HimselfSelf
The Lost Songs of Lennon & McCartney2003Video documentaryHimselfSelf
Later… With Jools Holland1995TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Late Night with Conan O’Brien1993-1994TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Late Show with David Letterman1993TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Late Night with David Letterman1982-1992TV SeriesHimself / Himself – GuestSelf
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1992TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Solid Gold1985TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Rock Revolution1984TV MovieHimselfSelf
Fridays1980TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Top of the Pops1977-1978TV SeriesHimselfSelf
If It Ain’t Stiff2007TV Movie documentaryHimselfArchive Footage

Graham Parker Awards

2013ASCAP AwardASCAP Film and Television Music AwardsTop Box Office FilmsThis Is 40 (2012)Won
2013ASCAP AwardASCAP Film and Television Music AwardsTop Box Office FilmsThis Is 40 (2012)Nominated