Peter Case
American musician
Peter Case
Peter Case is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. His career is wide-ranging, including new wave music to folk rock to solo acoustic performance.
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'White Collar' Premiere: Neal Compromises The Truth To Free Peter (VIDEO)
The Huffington Post - over 3 years
On the season premiere of "White Collar," Neal found himself facing an interesting offer. The Dutchman aka Curtis Hagen returned and offered Neal a deal to help get Peter out of prison. Hagen had pull with the prosecutor working Peter's case. But in order for him to help Neal, he needed something stolen ... and one other thing. “Federal prosecutor’s gonna need a good reason to step away and not lose face," Hagen told Neal. "Your old man’s confession should do quite nicely.” “If I could find my father, Peter would already be free," Neal told him. Read More... More on Reality-Free
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The Newest Trend In Ultra-Luxury Pet Care
Huffington Post - over 3 years
LOS ANGELES -- Jill Zarin had to take a cross-country business trip, but her dog Ginger was sick. She couldn't leave the 7-pound Chihuahua behind, so she hired a vet to go with them. In stepped celebrity veterinarian Dr. Cindy Bressler, who launched JetSetVets this year to meet pets' needs in the air. Bressler has a house call practice in New York and the Hamptons. She took on two partners to start JetSetVets: Los Angeles and Beverly Hills veterinarian Patrick Mahaney and Blue Star Jets, a New York-based company that promises to have a small, medium, large or jumbo jet ready to go anywhere in the world in less than four hours. Together, they are believed to be the country's only private-jet, ride-along-vet, concierge-pet service. The vets will dispense medicine, change dressings, monitor IVs and drips and handle any other in-flight medical care a pet needs. The company will also prepare animals for trips, apply for travel documents and work with veterinary hosp ...
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Mike Ragogna: Have Harmony, Will Travel: A Conversation with Carla Olson
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
A Conversation with Carla Olson Mike Ragogna: Hi Carla, how are you? Carla Olson: I'm great. LA is not too hot today, and it's going to be a great day. MR: Every day is a great day in LA. CO: Well, that could be debated, but I think I'll probably just agree with you there. MR: [laughs] You have a new album, Have Harmony, Will Travel. How did you come up with the material for this one? CO: Several years ago, I was in between production projects, which is what I mainly do. I haven't done a studio album in a long time, mainly because I've been working at producing. One day I just thought, "Well, I'm in between projects. Maybe I should try to start something." I did have about half an album's worth of material written, but it wasn't really what I wanted to do at the time. I approached a could of people about doing a duet album, one of them being Peter Case, who I've known since the '70s, and he said, "Yeah, I'd love to." He loved the two suggestions of songs ...
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Flemenstar set to miss Cheltenham after tests reveal lung infection
Daily Mail (UK) - about 4 years
Trainer Peter Casey says leading Irish chaser Flemenstar is 'very unlikely' to run at the Cheltenham Festival in March after being found to have a lung infection.
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Merrick Pet Care food review, plus Charlie needs a home
Monsters and Critics - about 4 years
As a proud dog foster parent I can brag that I have helped rescue and save numerous dogs from certain
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Richard (RJ) Eskow: The 1 Percent's "Fiscal Cliff" Counter-Revolution Will Be Televised
Huffington Post - about 4 years
Free speech is a beautiful thing. And it's amazing how free someone's speech becomes -- and how unavoidable -- when they're part of a tiny elite with billions of dollars at its disposal: Suddenly you can "speak" in all the major media outlets. You can "speak" on Fox News. And you can use your money to elect politicians who'll "speak" for you in high office. Will all that cash on hand - and a "news" network, too - suddenly your videos are everywhere. They're using video to full effect right now - first to create an artificial "fiscal cliff" panic, and then to force their losing agenda on the public. To paraphrase the late Gil Scott-Heron, the counter-revolution will be televised. Philo-Facts The public spoke loudly and forcefully in the last election: Raise taxes on millionaires, billionaires, and corporations. Defend Social Security and Medicare. And create jobs. That means the forces that oppose those things have a lot of work to do - and a lot of video to shoot. ...
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FOUND: Male Rottweiler Mix, Found Near SW 156th/Maplewild on Friday
B Town Blog - over 4 years
Deva Samuels of Fetch! Pet Care of West Seattle sent us these pics and note about a male Rottweiler mix she found in Burien Friday, Sept. 21: “I was driving in Burien on SW 156/Maplewild headed towards the beach,” she said. “I actually almost ran him over. I approached two houses in the neighborhood and neither person recognized the pup. He does not have a microchip, no collar. He is very friendly but laid back. He has a few lumps, one very noticeable fatty tumor on his chest. He is neutered and on the older side and a little chunky.” If you recognize this dog, please contact Deva at (206) 234-4224 Cell, (206) 965-9851 Office or email
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Local Pet Care Professionals Collaborate
Barrington Patch - over 4 years
With thousands of pet owners in Chicago’s Northwest Suburbs it is no surprise that there are pet care providers popping up everywhere. Few pet care companies have been able to differentiate their services and successfully “specialize” in particular areas of pet care. In June 2012, Shannon’s Pet Sitting & Mustang Sally Horse and Pet Sitting decided to combine forces, but did it in a way that allows them still maintain their own individuality in the pet care industry. Shannon's Pet Sitting specializes in pets with behavioral problems, medical needs & senior pets. With her background as a certified veterinary assistant specialized in Cardiology, Internal, and Emergency Medicine combined with her intuitive instinct of animal behavior, Shannon is able to recognize medical and behavioral concerns. In late May 2012 the pet care veteran of 15 years became over whelmed while working a full time day job and trying to manage the increasing demand for her “specialized” pet care servi ...
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Pet Care Services
Bowie Patch - over 4 years
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Watch: Casino Scam Caught on Tape
ABC News - over 4 years
FBI agent Pete Casey breaks down footage of a crooked dealer's false shuffle.
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Rhianna, Skye Would Be Prrrfect House Pets
Lake Forest- Lake Bluff Patch - almost 5 years
  I recently brought my three dogs (rescues, of course) to Best Friends Pet Care in Prairie View for their monthly grooming appointments, and I noticed two of the most precious cats I have ever seen! These darling cats were just sitting in the glass-enclosed cat condo in their lobby, watching all the dogs parade in (or, for some, being dragged in) to be bathed and trimmed up. They are so curious and friendly! I could not believe Rihanna and Skye are up for adoption with Young at Heart Pet Rescue. If you, a friend or relative is looking for an older but healthy and oh-so-cute cat, stop by Best Friends, 22096 Pet Lane in Prairie View, or call (847) 634-9444 for more information. Here is some information on each cat from the Young at Heart website: Rihanna Hi there, folks! It’s Me! Rihanna! Aren’t I a pretty girl? I am a complete sweetie pie, mellow and friendly, and I just adore TLC. Yes, I am a love hog, I will admit. I enjoy lap time, being brushed, pla ...
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Bring Bike or Helmet on Metro, Get Free Ride on May 17
Hollywood Patch - almost 5 years
[The following news release was provided by Metro.] Metro will be offering a chance to win several prizes, such as a commuter cycling package from REI valued at $750 to those who pledge to bike to work on Bike to Work Day, Thursday, May 17. Pledges may be made online Schools, workplaces, and advocacy groups will hold bicycle pit stops that day with free refreshments, giveaways, and bicycling information for bicycle commuters. Metro has invested close to $200 million in bike facilities and programs. Besides direct investment in bicycle projects, the expanding network of Metro buses and rail service enables more cyclists to extend their trips by combining bicycling with public transit. All Metro buses are equipped with front bike racks. Bikes may also be taken on Metro trains. On Bike to Work Day, Thursday, May 17, Metro will offer free rides to bicyclists on Metro buses and trains throughout Los Angeles County. Culver CityBus, DowneyLINK, Glendale Beel ...
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And the Best Place in Millbrae for Mother's Day Brunch is...
Millbrae Patch - almost 5 years
  All week, as part of our Readers' Choice articles, we asked you where the best Mother's Day Brunch in Millbrae can be found, and we've got some winners to announce. The votes are in, and the ballots counted. We'd like to congratulate three restaurants who finished in a tie for the winner of the Patch Readers' Choice Award as the Mother's Day Brunch location in Millbrae: The Hong Kong Flower Lounge, Peter's Cafe and the Terrace Cafe. These three competed in this large assortment of choices: Broadway Bistro Cafe Salina Hong Kong Flower Lounge Panera Bread Peter's Cafe Terrace Cafe Zen Peninsula Now, the poll we conducted was not scientific, and was not be the sole consideration when we chose a winner. The winner was determined based on poll results and your comments and reviews in our directory. Next week, to complement Mother's Day, where do you go for flowers in Millbrae when there's a special need? The Readers' Choice votin ...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Peter Case
  • 2016
    Age 61
    September 2016 sees the re-release of his debut solo album expanded with 6 extra tracks.
    More Details Hide Details In 2012, longtime musical partners Peter Case and Paul Collins announced a reunion tour paying tribute to their groups The Nerves, The Breakaways, The Beat and The Plimsouls. The touring band line-up for the Collins and Case tour was augmented by members of The Paul Collins Beat (Timm Buechler, bass, and Amos Pitsch of Tenement, drums, and Tim Schweiger, a veteran musician who also tours with Tommy Stinson of The Replacements and Guns N' Roses). According to the Los Angeles Times Music Blog of March 22, 2012, the tour "fell apart" early due to "musical differences".
  • 2014
    Age 59
    In December 2014, Case went into the Carriage House studio in Los Angeles, and recorded HWY 62, an LP of new original songs, with a band including Ben Harper on lead guitar, DJ Bonebrake of X, on drums, keyboardist Jebin Bruni, and bassist David Carpenter.
    More Details Hide Details The album was released in 2015.
  • 2012
    Age 57
    In 2012, The Case Files, a compilation of "studio out-takes, demos, and live shots," was released by Alive/Natural Sound Records.
    More Details Hide Details This record included two 1985 demos made with T-Bone Burnett, some spoken word pieces with music from a longer piece called "Bomblight Prayer Vigil," and various other Case rarities.
  • 2010
    Age 55
    Case's next project, Wig!, a CD/LP was released on June 29, 2010 by Yep Roc Records.
    More Details Hide Details The record was an interpretation of electric blues, and featured D.J. Bonebrake on drums, and Memphis musician Ron Franklin on slide guitar and electric piano. Case and Franklin composed a number of the songs the day before the sessions, which lasted three days.
  • 2009
    Age 54
    In January 2009, Case underwent heart surgery, leading to fund raising efforts by other musicians to help defray his medical costs.
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  • 2007
    Age 52
    On December 6, 2007, Case's Let Us Now Praise Sleepy John was nominated for a Grammy award in the Best Traditional Folk Album category.
    More Details Hide Details The album featured "Every 24 Hours," a duet with Richard Thompson on harmony vocals and guitar, and "That Soul Twist," a duet with Merle Haggard pedal-steel man Norm Hamlet.
  • 2006
    Age 51
    In February 2006, Hungry for Music, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC, released a three-disc tribute to Case, entitled A Case for Case; the set featured cover versions of Case's songs performed by various artists, including John Prine, Susan Cowsill, Joe Ely, Dave Alvin, Maura O'Connell and others.
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    In 2006 Case began posting on his blog sections of a memoir entitled As Far As You Can Get Without a Passport, which was subsequently issued in book form in January 2007 by everthemore books.
    More Details Hide Details The memoir covers Case's very early days from the time he left his native upstate New York and wound up singing and playing on the streets of San Francisco. This period inspired some of his most memorable songs, including "Entella Hotel "and "Travellin' Light." John Doe, co-founder of the Los Angeles punk band X, contributed an introduction to the book. Case has continued to write and post autobiographical additional material.
  • 2001
    Age 46
    In 2001, he organized, produced, and performed on Avalon Blues, a tribute album to blues music pioneer Mississippi John Hurt, which was nominated for the 2002 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album.
    More Details Hide Details Case also had the chance to perform Beatles songs at the Hollywood Bowl with Sir George Martin. He frequently conducts songwriting workshops in California, where he now resides, and in other locations. Case's solo performances have featured his own compositions as well as covers of songs by Memphis Minnie, Sleepy John Estes, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and others.
  • 1995
    Age 40
    His next Vanguard record, Torn Again, was issued in 1995, and features Case with a band including the rhythm section of Don Heffington and Jerry Scheff, with Greg Leisz on guitar.
    More Details Hide Details In 1996, the Plimsouls reunited for the first of several reunions. Throughout the '90s and early 2000s, Case continued to release discs as a solo performer, moving in an increasingly acoustic-oriented direction, and playing clubs and small venues. Torn Again was followed by Full Service No Waiting (1998), Flying Saucer Blues (2000), and Beeline (2002) all on Vanguard, in addition to Thank You St. Jude (2001), a self-released CD that featured David Perales on fiddle and background vocals. In a review of Flying Saucer Blues, critic Bill Wasserzieher declared, "I am convinced that nobody of Case's generation writes better songs or does better work in the tradition of Woody Guthrie." In 2004 Vanguard released Who's Gonna Go Your Crooked Mile, a compilation of tracks from his albums for the label, which also included two previously unrecorded songs, "Wake Up Call" and "My Generation's Golden Handcuff Blues". Both tracks gave evidence of Case's strongly held political convictions.
  • 1993
    Age 38
    Case signed a contract with Vanguard Records, and the record was re-released on that label in 1993.
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  • 1992
    Age 37
    In 1992, Case scored a radio hit with the song "Dream About You" which peaked at #16 on the U.S. Billboard Modern Rock charts.
    More Details Hide Details After a third album for Geffen, Six Pack of Love, Case recorded a live-in-the-studio album of cover versions of folk, blues, and country songs, Peter Case Sings Like Hell, which was released on Case's own Travelin' Light label.
  • 1989
    Age 34
    In 1989, Case released a second solo disc, The Man With the Blue Post-Modern Fragmented Neo-Traditionalist Guitar, this time with the help of artists like David Hidalgo of Los Lobos, Ry Cooder, and Benmont Tench.
    More Details Hide Details While not a major commercial success, the album was a favorite of critics and other musicians: Bruce Springsteen told Rolling Stone magazine that he was listening to Peter Case more than anyone else that year.
  • 1986
    Age 31
    Robert Palmer (writer) chose the album as the No. 1 release for 1986 in his year-in-review wrap-up for The New York Times.
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    Case struck out on his own with a self-titled album released in 1986 on Geffen Records.
    More Details Hide Details Produced by T-Bone Burnett and Mitchell Froom, the record included three songs co-written by Burnett and one by Victoria Williams, and also featured the talents of Williams, Morlix, Klein, Mike Campbell (of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers), John Hiatt, Jim Keltner, Jerry Marotta, Roger Mcguinn (of The Byrds), and Van Dyke Parks, among others. One of the songs on the album, "Old Blue Car," was nominated for a Grammy award.
  • 1978
    Age 23
    After the Nerves broke up in 1978, Case formed the rock n' roll band The Plimsouls in 1979. The Plimsouls became one of the top drawing live bands in California soon after the release of their debut EP "Zero Hour" on the Beat Records label in 1979.
    More Details Hide Details They grew in popularity and had two major label albums, the first on Planet/Elektra in 1981, and the next on Geffen Records, in 1983. In 1982, "A Million Miles Away" was released as a 12" single, on the Shaky City/ Bomp label, and became the band's signature song. It was a radio hit in California, and some other regions of the U.S. It eventually charted at 79 on the Billboard Hot 100. Their songs "A Million Miles Away," "The Oldest Story in the World," and "Everywhere At Once" were featured in the movie Valley Girl, but by the time that movie had become a cult favorite, the group had broken up. Case briefly performed with Gurf Morlix, Victoria Williams (Case's first wife), and Warren Tornado Klein as the Incredibly Strung Out Band, but their collaboration never resulted in a record.
  • 1976
    Age 21
    In 1976, he teamed up with Jack Lee and Paul Collins in to form the early punk-era band The Nerves in San Francisco.
    More Details Hide Details The group's 1976 ep track, "Hanging on the Telephone", was later recorded by Blondie. The Nerves moved to Los Angeles on January 1, 1977, and played and promoted some of the first punk-era shows in that city, performing at the Masque, and the Whisky A Go-Go, among other venues. They toured nationally in 1977, the first independent band of their era to do a national tour, as they opened shows for the Ramones, and Mink De Ville, and performed on co-bills with the Nuns, Devo, and Pere Ubu.
  • 1973
    Age 18
    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.
    More Details Hide Details During this period a documentary about the local music scene, Nightshift, directed by Bert Deivert, captured the young Case on film.
  • 1965
    Age 10
    Case was born in Buffalo, New York and lived in nearby Hamburg, New York. He wrote his first song "Stay Away," in 1965, at the age of eleven.
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  • 1954
    Born on April 5, 1954.
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