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Category Archives: Paul Collins

Songs about losers, losing, losing you, for losing, lost losers. Actually a pretty upbeat and punchy mix!


Tune it in and get happy here. I left a chunk of the previous show on this recording so you can cringe at the awkward transitions that are a part and parcel of community radio. It will be a sad day when commercial professionalism entirely consumes the airwaves.


Through a chain of coincidences we may never appreciate, we were offered tickets to see Paul Collins performing in Springfield by people who didn’t know who Paul Collins was when we didn’t even know he was playing Springfield. Thus the “power pop curse” was undermined as the gravity of this magnetic songwriter drew us into the seedy heart of the state capitol.

Bet you’re wondering: Did he play “Hanging on the Telephone?”
Did he!