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Will Harrington, “Goodnight Irene” – Music VIDEO

PROVINCETOWN – One of the many joys of walking down Commercial Street in the summer in Provincetown is the very good chance you will come upon Will Harrington playing his standup piano and singing, among other things, amazing versions of American standards.

Harrington is an all-in energetic street performer with a repertoire of songs not often heard anymore. His performances are always compelling. He gives the old songs new life.

Frankly, the first time we saw him perform, the day before his 18th birthday,  he became an instant Cape Cod Wave favorite. We have seen a lot of music since we recorded that, but it sticks with us.

So as last week’s Beat The Heat Concert in Wellfleet reminded us, we must enjoy the best music while our summer paradise weather is here.

Thus, here is Will Harrington playing the standard, “Goodnight Irene.”

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– If you like Cape Cod music, here is a 6,000-word story that Cape Cod Wave did on the Cape Cod original music scene. We interviewed 20 musicians, four club owners, and two radio deejays – Cape Cod Music And The Joy Of Being Originally Alive

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Brian Tarcy

Brian Tarcy is co-founder of Cape Cod Wave. He is a longtime journalist who has written for the Boston Globe, Boston magazine, the Cape Cod Times and several other publications. He is the author of "YOU CAN'T SELL RIGHT FIELD; A Cape Cod Novel." He is also the author or co-author of more than a dozen mostly non-fiction books, including books with celebrity athletes Cam Neely, Tom Glavine and Joe Theisman. His previous book was, "ALMOST: 12 Electric Months Chasing A Silicon Valley Dream" with Hap Klopp,who created the iconic brand, The North Face.
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