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Rufus Wainwright: "My Parents the Folk Heroes"

Barney Hoskyns, The Guardian, 15 June 2001

THE WITTIEST REQUEST from the crowd at Rufus Wainwright's New York show last week was for ‘Rufus is a Tit Man’, a song written aeons ago by his father, Loudon Wainwright III. Witty because, as the young man who might have been Loudon Wainwright IV himself responded: "Er, actually, he isn't – think lower down!"

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