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Elvis Costello

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Elvis Costello was born Declan Patrick MacManus on August 25, 1954 in London, England. He is a Grammy award-winning musician, singer-songwriter, and record producer. His career spans over 40 years from the 1970s to the present. His first recording was as a background singer for his father's vis mere television commercial. His first groups were Rusty, a folk duo, and Flip City. He changed his name to D. P. Costello and later his manager suggested the name Elvis Costello. Through the years he has had numerous hit songs, collaborated with famous musicians, and has worked in various musical genres. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003. His book, Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink, was published in 2015. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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(eng) Elvis Costello has performed with many backing bands, which don't have any independent existance from the main artist: Those artist name are appropiately combined with the main author listing.
Where Costello has recorded with another indepependant artist (e.g., The Brodsky Quartet), both artists should be listed as individual authors, rather than as a single author.

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Værker af Elvis Costello

Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink (2015) 407 eksemplarer
My Aim Is True [Sound Recording] (1977) 72 eksemplarer
Trust (Mixed Data) (1981) 52 eksemplarer
Armed Forces (1979) 49 eksemplarer
Painted From Memory [Sound Recording] (1998) — Artist — 41 eksemplarer
Spike [Sound Recording] (1989) 39 eksemplarer
Get Happy!! [Sound Recording] (1980) 39 eksemplarer
Brutal Youth [Sound Recording] (1994) 39 eksemplarer
Imperial Bedroom [sound recording] (1982) 37 eksemplarer
When I Was Cruel [Sound Recording] (2002) 31 eksemplarer
Almost Blue (1981) 28 eksemplarer
King of America [Sound Recording] (1986) 24 eksemplarer
All This Useless Beauty (1996) 23 eksemplarer
Punch the Clock [Sound Recording] (1983) 23 eksemplarer
Kojak Variety [Sound Recording] (1995) 21 eksemplarer
North [Sound Recording] (2003) 21 eksemplarer
The Delivery Man [Sound Recording] (2004) 19 eksemplarer
The River in Reverse [Sound Recording] (2006) — Performer — 14 eksemplarer
Taking Liberties [Sound Recording] (1980) 13 eksemplarer
Momofuku [Sound Recording] (2008) 12 eksemplarer
National Ransom [Sound Recording] (2010) 12 eksemplarer
My Flame Burns Blue [2 CD] (2006) 11 eksemplarer
Wise Up Ghost [Sound Recording] (2013) 10 eksemplarer
Best Of Elvis Costello (2003) 7 eksemplarer
Look Now (2018) 7 eksemplarer
Cruel Smile (2002) 7 eksemplarer
Live at The El Mocambo [Sound Recording] (1978) — Artist — 6 eksemplarer
Deep Dead Blue (1999) 5 eksemplarer
Hey Clockface (2020) 4 eksemplarer
How to Play the Guitar and Y (2021) 4 eksemplarer
Elvis Costello 4 eksemplarer
Veronica [Sound Recording] (1989) — Artist — 4 eksemplarer
13 Steps Lead Down (1994) 3 eksemplarer
Piano Jazz with Elvis Costello (2005) 3 eksemplarer
Live at Hollywood High [EP] (2010) 3 eksemplarer
The Boy Named If (2022) 3 eksemplarer
Original Album Series (2012) 2 eksemplarer
Extreme honey 2 eksemplarer
Alison [Audio Single] (1977) 2 eksemplarer
The Other Side of Summer [Sound Recording] (1991) — Artist — 2 eksemplarer
This Year's Model 1 eksemplar
Futurama Sessions 1 eksemplar
Oliver's Army (1979) 1 eksemplar
Get Happy!! 1 eksemplar
2½ Years 1 eksemplar
2½ Years (1993) 1 eksemplar
The Delivery Man (2004) 1 eksemplar
6/16/02 1 eksemplar
I'm Your Toy 1 eksemplar
SULKY GIRL 2 1 eksemplar
Little Atoms (1996) 1 eksemplar
Let Them All Talk 1 eksemplar
On Stage [Video Recording] (2013) 1 eksemplar
Radio Radio 1 eksemplar
Imperial Bedroom 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

De-Lovely [2004 film] (2004) — Performer — 188 eksemplarer
Duets: An American Classic (2006) — Bidragyder — 53 eksemplarer
Live Aid [video recording] (2004) — Bidragyder — 38 eksemplarer
The Look of Love: The Burt Bacharach Collection (1998) — Performer — 25 eksemplarer
Cold Mountain: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2003) — Komponist — 24 eksemplarer
Brian Wilson Presents Smile (2005) — Actor, nogle udgaver16 eksemplarer
De-Lovely: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2004) — Preformer — 14 eksemplarer
Sound of the Suburbs (1991) — Artist — 7 eksemplarer
Spectacle with Elvis Costello: The Complete First Season (2009) — Performer — 4 eksemplarer
Spectacle with Elvis Costello: The Complete Second Season (2011) — Performer — 4 eksemplarer
One Amazing Night [1998 film] (1998) 4 eksemplarer
Bringing It All Back Home [sound recording] (2003) — Bidragyder — 4 eksemplarer
The Sound of the City (1992) — Bidragyder — 2 eksemplarer
No Prima Donna: The Songs of Van Morrison (1993) — Bidragyder — 1 eksemplar
Bringing It All Back Home, Volume 2 (1998) — Bidragyder — 1 eksemplar
Love Songs of Burt Bacharach (2004) — Artist — 1 eksemplar

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Juridisk navn
MacManus, Declan Patrick
Andre navne
Elvis Costello and the Attractions
Elvis Costello and the Imposters
Elvis Costello and the Roots
Elvis Costello and the Brodsky Quartet
Elvis Costello and the Confederates
The Costello Show (vis alle 7)
Napoleon Dynamite
Fødselsdato
1954-08-25
Køn
male
Nationalitet
UK
Land (til kort)
England, UK
Fødested
London, England, UK
Bopæl
London, England, UK
Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, UK
Uddannelse
St. Edmund's Catholic Primary School, Whitton, England, UK
Archbishop Myers Secondary Modern School, Hounslow, England, UK
St Francis Xavier's College, Liverpool, England, UK
Erhverv
Musician
Singer/Songwriter
Record Producer
Relationer
Krall, Diana (wife)
Oplysning om flertydighed
Elvis Costello has performed with many backing bands, which don't have any independent existance from the main artist: Those artist name are appropiately combined with the main author listing.
Where Costello has recorded with another indepependant artist (e.g., The Brodsky Quartet), both artists should be listed as individual authors, rather than as a single author.

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This is a very interesting book, and particularly in those chapters in which Elvis Costello discusses, at some length, his musical forebears, to wit , his father and grandfather, but also the gloriously catholic assortment of musicians with whom he has collaborated. I was especially interested to hear (which probably says something about the way my hamster wheel of a mind operates) that the reference to the Quisling Clinic in "Green Shirt" does indeed refer to the former medical offices in my hometown of Madison, Wisconsin, which he saw when he played Bunky's in 1976 and stayed at the Edgewater Hotel. As Mr. Costello points out, the name "Quisling" has a different connotation for a northern European of his age, that of Vikdun Quisling, the Norwegian Nazi collaborator; indeed, the word quisling , according to Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th Edition , now means "traitor" or "collaborator." I listened to the audiobook, read by Elvis Costello himself, who does a wonderful job of reciting his own engaging prose.… (mere)
 
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Mark_Feltskog | 18 andre anmeldelser | Dec 23, 2023 |
I would have loved to have more about the early days and a little less about the later days.
 
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squealermusic | 18 andre anmeldelser | Mar 16, 2023 |
I'm giving this book 5 stars because it is amazing in its breadth and is insightful AND funny, which is a great combo. I do think it is a little long and I was not happy with the non-chronological organization. But quite simply, Mr. Costello can write. Not that we didn't already know that of course. I found myself laughing out loud at parts of this memoir but also feeling very informed about Elvis' life. Really an enjoyable book. Being reminded of all his great music is another benefit. Now I may go listen to an album to two. If you like his music at all, read this book. Even if you don't, if you are into memoirs then I think you will like this.… (mere)
 
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MarkMad | 18 andre anmeldelser | Jul 14, 2021 |

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Medlemmer
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Vurdering
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ISBN
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