Peter Case (born April 5, 1954) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, who has had a wide-ranging career ranging from new wave music to folk rock to solo acoustic performance.
Case was born in Buffalo, New York. A veteran of several rock bands and the local bar scene as a teenager, Case dropped out of high school when he was fifteen (he would later earn a GED), and after several years of traveling arrived in 1973 in San Francisco, where he performed as a street musician. During this period a documentary about the local music scene, Nightshift, directed by Bert Dievert, captured the young Case on film. In 1976, he teamed up with Jack Lee and Paul Collins in to form the early new wave band The Nerves in San Francisco. The group's 1976 single, "Hanging on the Telephone," was later recorded by Blondie.
When the Nerves disbanded, Case moved to Los Angeles and formed the pop-rock band The Plimsouls in 1980. The Plimsouls found a measure of success when their song "A Million Miles...
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(LiveDaily.com) The Hidden Love Medical Relief Fund is planning a benefit concert to help Peter Case [ tickets ] pay the mounting expenses associated with his Jan. 15 emergency open-heart surgery. The participating artists, date and location of the Hidden Love concert are expected... continued
Track listing: Wake Up CallMy Generation's Golden Handcuff BluesCrooked MileBlind LuckSpell of WheelsOn the Way DowntownLet Me FallTwo HeroesBlue DistanceCoulda Shoulda WouldaCold Trail BluesIf You Got a Light to ShineSomething's ComingI Hear Your VoiceFirst LightGone
Track listing: Ice WaterBeyond the BluesSomeday BluesPut Down the GunTwo AngelsGinseng BluesHidden LoveTravellin' LightPoor Old TomLeavin HomeEntella HotelOne More Mile4th of July-Christmas Rag
Track listing: Evening RagaI Hear Your VoiceLost in the SkyGoneSomething's ComingAin't Leaving Your LoveIt's Cold InsideManana ChampeenFirst LightIf You Got a Light to Shine
Track listing: Paradise etc.Cool Drink O' WaterBlue DistanceWalking Home LateCoulda Shoulda WouldaSomething HappensTwo HeroesLost in Your EyesBlack Dirt & ClayCold Trail BluesThis Could Be the One
Track listing: A Million Miles AwayThree Days StraightSpell of WheelsTravellin' LightLet Me FallTwo AngelsFalling AwakeOn the Way DowntownBeyond the BluesDownUntil the Next TimeBaltimoreHoneychildIce WaterOldest Story in the WorldBlind LuckHidden LoveA Little Wind
Track listing: Spell Of WheelsOn The Way DowntownLet Me FallGreen Blanket (Part 1)Honey ChildSee Through EyesUntil The Next TimeCrooked MileBeautiful GrindDrunkard's HarmonyStill Playin'
Track listing: Turnin' BlueBaltimoreWorkin' for the EnemyBreaking the ChainAnythingBlind LuckA Little Wind (Could Blow Me Away)Punch & SockoWildernessTakin' ItAirplaneMoves Me Deeply
Track listing: Brokedown EngineRovin' GamblerSo Glad You're MineLakes of PonchartrainWalkin' BumHow 'bout YouMatchbox BluesRose ConollyDown in the AlleyWaltz of the AngelsWell Runs DryNorth Coast BluesDown the Line
Track listing: Vanishing ActDeja BluesDream About YouWhen You Don't ComeNever Comin' HomeIt's All MineWhy Don't We Give It a Go?Why?Last Time I LookedWonderful 99I've Been Looking for YouBeyond the BluesIt Don't Matter What People Say
Track listing: Charlie JamesPut Down the GunEntella HotelTravellin' LightPoor Old TomOld Part of TownRise and ShineTwo AngelsThis Town's a RiotHidden Love
Track listing: Echo WarsSteel StringsThree Days StraightMore Than CuriousI Shook His HandSmall Town SpreeOld Blue CarWalk in the WoodsHorse & CrowIcewaterSatellite BeachPair of Brown Eyes
Peter Case was born