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Influences And Recollections of a Musical Mind

As a writer, songwriter, and all around nerd, I was instantly in awe of Elvis Costello upon first discovering his music while still in high school. 179 more words


#558: 'Alison' - Elvis Costello

When I was young, my father used to like to talk about music a lot. Part of this was how I first became a music fan to begin with, but he also used to regale me with tales of his getting caught up with record clubs, where they would keep sending him records until it ended up costing him big time. 368 more words

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What's a Porky Prime Cut?

If you want to make vinyl records now, I think you can do an order on the Internet, download some tracks and then a company in Poland will press and print for you. 393 more words


Spinning Sunday Plus One or: The Haul 6/2/18


So, I promised that I’d make up for making Spinning Sunday “silent.” Here’s the haul from Underdog Records:

Life As We Know It

Get Happy!!

Album: Get Happy!!

Artist: Elvis Costello and the Attractions

Released: February 15th, 1980

Highlights: The Imposter, King Horse, Possession, New Amsterdam, I Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down, Human Touch, Riot Act… 779 more words


Elvis Costello - Punch the clock (The '59) #153

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Elvis Costello – Punch the clock (1983)

This year, Jem of Jemtunes, born in 1959, turns 59. So ‘The ’59’ celebrates 59 years of cracking tunes with a few albums from each year – 1959 through 2018. 97 more words

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