Produced by

Graham Parker

Friday, April 30, 2010

A 35-year veteran of the music industry, British rocker Graham Parker recently took his first stab at penning music for television. When the two TV theme songs he submitted were rejected by the shows' creators, Parker decided he would make their loss his own gain. Thus was born Imaginary Television, Parker's new album of theme songs for nonexistent TV shows, complete with liner notes that outline the plots and characters. He joins us today to share selections from it.

Guests:

Graham Parker

Comments [5]

CathyAnn Dee from austin,tx

great to hear the chairman giving us insight as too how these songs evolve

May. 23 2010 09:29 PM
Irene, couchbound from NYC

Great interview with Graham! He's always been a fave of mine.

Apr. 30 2010 02:58 PM
Ted in Atlanta from design dept.

The Mona Lisa's Sister is one of the few albums I played in its entirety on my college radio show. "Some people are in charge of pens - that shouldn't be in charge of brooms" - Awesome. Same with keyboards I guess, or tv soundtracks decisions.

Blue Highways has become even more a favorite to me than Local Girls...

As I'm listening, wow what complete depth of a TV fantasy world he's creating here!

Apr. 30 2010 02:49 PM
Jennifer from NYC

Sounds Great!

Apr. 30 2010 02:48 PM
Garrett from morristown

This sounds like this album came from vengeance. Very cool concept.

Apr. 30 2010 02:47 PM

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