Howie Newman
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BOSTON GLOBE
It's all fun and games by Dick Trust
A singer-songwriter-turned-sportswriter-turned-singer-songwriter again, Newman is deft at
presenting a humorous bent. Serious tunes find their way into shows, too, and their lilt is easy
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BOSTON GLOBE
Wisecracker not your typical folkie by Denise Taylor
Between witty ballads like "Big in Belgium" and "Drivin' in Boston Is Drivin' Me to Drink," Newman
also takes audience polls, trolls for impromptu back-up singers, and riffs on whatever comes to
mind.
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MLB.COM  Official Web site of Major League Baseball
Three decades of baseball songs by Doug Miller
Howie Newman, the Boston-based singer, songwriter and baseball nut, recently released an
album of clever, funny and heartfelt baseball songs, Baseball's Greatest Hits, Volume 2.
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THE VICTORY REVIEW
CD review by Tom Peterson
Howie Newman is a scream, particularly if you are 40-something. He has a special talent for
expressing those things that we often think but rarely discuss or are too polite to bring up.
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NASHUA TELEGRAPH
Howie Newman brings musical comedy to area by Rick Dumont
Newman has been a staple of the folk music scene for many years, and it is his own special blend
of comedy and guitar work that has kept him a wanted man on stages throughout New England.
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BOSTON GLOBE
Newman plays a comeback tune by Wendy Killeen
Newman’s life experience – he’s been divorced, remarried, and has children – is perfect for the
coffeehouse set. “His audience is living it,” said Janet Feld. “There is nothing better than going to a
show and thinking, ‘This guy is singing about me.’”
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MELROSE FREE PRESS
Helping Our Neighbors by Daniel DeMaina
Newman thought it would be nice to have Melrose musicians and businesses supporting a
nonprofit organization that provides for people in Melrose.
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BOSTON GLOBE
Season opener for Newman
Newman doesn't limit his subject matter when it comes to penning his witty, upbeat ditties. Other
topics he's tackled include television commercials, getting up in the morning, cellphones, middle-
age dating, and intergalactic garbage collection.
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WORCESTER MAGAZINE
Howie Newman's second life as a folk musician by Charlene Arsenualt
Newman has fine-tuned his show from the early '80s. Playing pop folk with usually funny lyrics
(he's got a few serious tunes), Newman’s songs are in the same vein as those of Barenaked
Ladies.
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THE JEWISH JOURNAL
Local folksinger hits all the right notes by Susan Jacobs
The likeable entertainer plays zippy and upbeat tunes that have tinges of folk, rock, bluegrass,
jazz and country.
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THE INSIDE PITCH  American Softball Association newsletter
Modified player puts his love for softball to music
Howie Newman has recorded a true classic about our favorite sport as part of his upcoming CD,
Trust Me, You’ll Like It. The song, "Weekend Warrior," is a catchy, hard-rocking ditty that details
the trials and tribulations of playing Sunday morning doubleheaders for the past 23 years.
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