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Download as PDF Printable version. The Real Macaw Steady Nerves I don't know what it's about beyond the simple idea of greed. Quite often, I'll look at. Where did that come from? Each line of the lyrics means more individually than all of them do as a whole. It relates to the first time I came to America and the record company sent a Lincoln Continental to to pick me up at the airport.
I can almost see people opening bottles and eating popcorn, watching on TV. The championships are on TV and everybody watches. This song deals with a guy named Hurricane Higgins, a genius Irish snooker player with great style. A real commercial subject, as you can see. Although Steady Nerves is Parker's current musical obsession, it's not the only exciting thing to happen in his life lately.
Graham recently became a proud parent. Does this suggest we should get ready for a more sedate Graham Parker? I'm crazy as ever. I'm just a lot happier, that's all. It attacks in a way my last few albums haven't, and I think it sounds great. Break Them Down. Graham Parker. Mighty Rivers. Lunatic Fringe. Wake Up Next to You. When You Do That to Me. The Weekend's Too Short. Take Everything. Black Lincoln Continental.
Canned Laughter. Everyone's Hand Is on the Switch. Locked into Green.Graham Parker jumped labels to his third association, this time with Elektra. The result was his most commercially successful album since Squeezing Out Sparks and his sole top 40 American hit, "Wake Up Next To You." It also marked a re-association with guitarist Brinsley Schwarz as Parker tired to form a new band, billed here as The Shot/5(5).