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WikiProject Rufus Wainwright
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This WikiProject is about the singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright
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Welcome to WikiProject Rufus Wainwright! This WikiProject is dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of the Canadian-American singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright. This project aims to improve articles relating to Rufus Wainwright, side-projects (Blackoutsabbath, Prima Donna), his songs and albums, and all other related people and topics, including family members.


The primary goal of the project is to improve all articles related to Rufus Wainwright. The first major challenge is to improve the most important Wainwright-related articles.


This WikiProject is a sub-project of numerous collaborations:


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  1. Another Believer (April 2009)
  2. JeffStryker (May 2009)
  3. Melinoe (September 2009)
  4. Moxy (November 2010)
  5. Sylvia Anna (January 2011)
  6. SongsforLulu (talk) (May 2014)


Assessment information can be found here. For a complete list of Rufus Wainwright articles by quality, click here. The log of assessment changes is available here.

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Good articles have been thoroughly reviewed by an editor who did not contribute substantially to the article. The following Good articles are related to Rufus Wainwright.

Did You Know? (DYK)[edit]

These articles on Wainwright-related subjects have been featured on Wikipedia's homepage in the Did You Know section for the best new articles. See Did You Know? for nominating criteria and to nominate new articles. Generally, only new articles from within the past 7 days are eligible, as well as articles that have been expanded at least 5-fold in the last 7 days.

# Article Date Hook Type Archive
1 Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall 2/22/2009 ... that Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall is a live album recorded from Rufus Wainwright's June 2006 tribute concerts to legendary singer Judy Garland? Expansion 241
2 Release the Stars 3/4/2009 ... that the front cover of Rufus Wainwright's album Release the Stars is from the gigantomachy frieze at the Pergamon Altar? Expansion 242
3 Poses (album) 5/5/2009 ... that Rufus Wainwright's second studio album, Poses, features a song originally written by his father, Loudon Wainwright III? Expansion 244
4 Waiting for a Want 5/7/2009 ... that Rufus Wainwright's EP Waiting for a Want features guest appearances by family members Martha Wainwright and Suzzy Roche and musicians Teddy Thompson and Joan Wasser? Expansion 244
5 Want One 5/22/2009 ... that "I Don't Know What It Is", the first single from Rufus Wainwright's album Want One, samples Maurice Ravel's Bolero? Expansion 244
6 All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu 3/13/2010 ... that Rufus Wainwright's album All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu contains three adaptations of Shakespeare's sonnets? Expansion 254
7 Rufus Wainwright (album) 3/28/2011 ... that the music video for Rufus Wainwright's song "April Fools", which appeared on his eponymous debut album, featured cameo appearances by Melissa Auf der Maur and No Doubt's Gwen Stefani? Expansion

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