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Musician Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello

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12 segments
46:47

A Pub Rocker and Pop Songwriter on Their New Collaboration

Musicians Burt Bacharach and Elvis Costello join us to talk about their new collaborative album, "Painted From Memory." (Mercury) The two have been working together for nearly two years, beginning with the Grammy-nominated single "God Give Me Strength" (from the film "Grace of my Heart"), included on this album. Singer-songwriter Elvis Costello has recorded over 17 albums in his 25 year career. Composer Burt Bachrach is said to have revolutionized the sound of the sixties, with dozens of top ten hits, several Grammys and Academy Awards.

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Elvis Costello on "All This Useless Beauty"

Throughout his solo career, Costello has performed and recorded with diverse artists like The Brodsky Quartet and jazz guitarist Bill Frisell. He's written about 300 songs. His latest release is "All This Useless Beauty," which he recorded with The Attractions. (REBROADCAST from 6/4/96)

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