Happy Birthday Elvis Costello. ‘About Costello’

This day (August 25, 1954), in Paddington, London is born Declan Patrick MacManus simply known as Elvis Costello, English singer and songwriter

VIDEO DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

Red Shoes (Top Of The Pops, 1977) . The Beat (w/ the Attractions, 1978) . Oliver’s Army (w/ the Attractions) . High Fidelity (w/ the Attractions) . Watch Your Step (1981) . You Little Fool (w/ the Attractions) . Everyday I Write The Book (w/ the Attractions, 1983) . I Wanna Be Loved (Top Of The Pops, 1984) . Little Palaces (The Session, 1987) . You don’t know what love is (w/ Chet Baker) . Veronica (w/ Paul McCartney, 1989) . So Like Candy . Deliver Us / For Other Eyes (w/ The Brodsky Quartet) . 13 Steps Lead Down (1994) . Bama Lama Bama Loo (Letterman, 1995) . All This Useless Beauty (2 Meter Session) . Toledo (w/ Burt Bacharach) . That Day is Done (Concert for Linda, 1999) . Perfect Day (w/ Lou Reed) . Poisoned Rose (w/ Lucinda Williams, 2001) . Peace Love And Understanding (2004) . Ascension Day (w/ Allen Toussaint) . Crazy (w/ Willie Nelson & Diana Krall) . The Weight (w/ Levon Helm, Elvis Costello’s Spectacle) . Delivery Man (Montreux, 2010) . Radio, Radio (w/ The Imposters) . I Want You (w/) The Roots, MSR Studios) . Watching The Detectives (Detour) . Alison (Milan, 2016) . Pump It Up / Peace, Love & Understanding, 2017) .

TOP 10

Elvis Costello Top 10 :

Alison . Watching the Detectives . Pump It Up . She . (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes . Welcome To The Working Week . Less Than Zero . Veronica . Miracle Man . (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea .

SELECTED ALBUMS

The Girl in the Other Room by Diana Krall is her seventh (and the first to feature songs co-written with her husband Elvis Costello) studio album released on April 27, 2004. >>

Elvis Costello’s ‘This Year’s Model’ is his second album (his first with the Attractions), produced by Nick Lowe and released on March 17, 1978 by Radar. >>

The River in Reverse by Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint is a collaborative album released on May 29, 2006,. >>

Elvis Costello’s ‘My Aim Is True’ is his debut album produced by Nick Lowe and released on July 22, 1977 by Stiff >>

Elvis Costello ‘s ‘Armed Forces’ is his third album recorded with the Attractions and released on January 5, 1979 by Radar / Columbia. >>

Elvis Costello’s ‘Trust’ is his fifth album recorded with the Attractions.and released on January 23, 1981 by F-Beat / Columbia >>

Released on September 29, 1998, Painted from Memory is a collaboration between Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach. >>

‘Wise Up Ghost and Other Songs’ by Elvis Costello & The Roots. is the collaborative studio album by Elvis Costello and The Roots. >>

Elvis Costello’s ‘Punch the Clock’ feat. ‘Everyday I Write the Book’ is his eighth album recorded with the Attractions and released on August 5, 1983 by F-Beat / Columbia. >>

Elvis Costello’s ‘Brutal Youth’ is an album recorded with his band the Attractions and released on March 8, 1994 by Warner Bros. >>

MORE VIDEOS

[1984] you do not want to miss Elvis Costello & The Attractions live atThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson hosted by Joan Rivers >> 12 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2009] Paul McCartney is at the White House to accept the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Among the (con)tributing artists : Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, Jack White, Herbie Hancock and more >> 84 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1998] Sinead O’Connor, Neil Finn, George Michael, Elvis Costelloand more including Paul McCartney perform at Linda McCartney’s tribute concert held at the Royal Albert Hall in London and hosted by Eddie Izzard. >> 50 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1998] Elvis Costellois one of the many artists billed at Woodstock 99 East Stage in Rome, NY >> 58 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2013] Diana Krall has invited her husband, Elvis Costello at the free concert she gives at Place des Festivals in Montréal, Canada >> 16 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1985] Van Morrison and Elvis Costello will sit in with Chet Baker at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club’s in London >> 59 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2016] Elvis Costello and the Imposters – that is Steve Nieve (kb)s, Pete Thomas (d), Davey Faragher (b, voc) – plus background vocalists Kitten Kuroi, YahZarah, Ace Ono – will be on stage at Beacon Theatre in New York City >> 160 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2013] Elvis Costello gives a solo concert at Carnegie Hall in New-York City >> 20 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1979] Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Rockpile feat Robert Plant, Paul McCartney & Wings, Paul McCartney & Rockestra feat. Pete Townshend close the Concert For The People Of Kampuchea at the Hammersmith Odeon in London >> 37 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1985] German TV show Rockpalast will film Elvis Costello ‘s concert at Grugahalle in Essen, Germany >> 99 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1977] Mink DeVille shares the bill with Elvis Costello & the Attractions at Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ >> 37 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1988] you do not want to miss Elvis Costello promoting his brand new album Spike released earlier this month at Late Show With David Letterman on CBS >> 5 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2012] Elvis Costello will open and The Who will close the Who Cares Benefit Concert – in facvour of Teenage Cancer Trust – held at The Theater at Madison Square Garden >> 46 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1977] Elvis Costello & the Attractions share the bill with Mink DeVille at Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ >> 51 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1977] if in Germany, do not miss upcoming new British artist Elvis Costello at Rockpalast on WDR >> 46 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2017] Elvis Costello will perform live at an AFI FEST afterparty at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles >> 22 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1984] Elvis Costello and his band will be on stage at Tennis Stadium, Forest Hills, NY >> 53 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1980] Elvis Costello and the Attractions take part in the Heatwave Festival at Mosport Park in Bowmanville, ON, Canada >> 76 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2009] Elvis Costello plus Jerry Douglas onresophonic guitar will perform in the afternoon at Hard Rock Calling held in Hyde Park, London >> 5 MINUTES on RVM >>

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Wikipedia : This day (August 25, 1954), in Paddington, London is born Declan Patrick MacManus simply known as Elvis Costello, English singer and songwriter

Official Site :

@allmusic : Because he supported his lyrics with his richly diverse music, Costello emerged as one of the most innovative, influential, and best songwriters since Bob Dylan.

@last.fm : His prolific and varied 30-year career has been marked by two constants: sharp songwriting and musical restlessness. The latter has seen him dabble in almost every musical form, from country to jazz to orchestral

@Discogs :

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