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Internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter and author Elliott Murphy, who has been living in Paris, France for 22 years, was awarded the prestigious Medaille de Vermeil de la Ville de Paris in recognition of his career achievements in a formal ceremony on October 1 at the Hotel de Ville (City Hall) presided over by Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoë.
Past recipients of the award have included Jane Fonda, Gianni Versace, Kevin Liles (former Def Jam President) and Johnny Depp.
Elliott began his career with the classic album “Aquashow” in 1973 and has released over 30 albums as well as being the author of two novels and numerous short story collections. He has often joined his long time friend Bruce Springsteen on stage in Paris.
Elliott will make his yearly East Coast tour in December 2012.
6 Tin Angel, Philadelphia, PA [Band]
7 Rockwood Music Hall, NY, NY [Band]
8 Stephen Talkhouse, Amagansett, NY [Band]
9 Live @ Drews, Ringwood, NJ [Band]
12 The Turning Point, Piermont, NY [Band]
13 Iron Horse, Northampton, MA [Band]
15 Mexicali Blues, Teaneck, NJ [Band]