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Elvis Costello

December 29th, 2015

Episode 1074 of 1303 episodes

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Elvis Costello looks back over a musical career which spans almost four decades, as he publishes his new memoir Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink. Sitting at the Front Row piano with his guitar, the musician discusses his upbringing in London and Liverpool, the influence of his father - a successful radio dance-band vocalist - and the heady years of pop stardom with hits including Watching the Detectives, Pump It Up, Oliver's Army and (I Don't Want to Go to) Chelsea. Presenter John Wilson Producer Jerome Weatherald

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