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Unfaithful music & disappearing ink

Author: Elvis Costello; Declan Patrick MacManus
Publisher: [Australia] : Viking, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A personal introspective by the influential pop songwriter and performer traces his Liverpool upbringing, artistic influences, creative pursuit of original punk sounds, and emergence in the MTV world"--NoveList.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Elvis Costello; Elvis Costello
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elvis Costello; Declan Patrick MacManus
ISBN: 9780241003473 0241003474 0241003466 9780241003466
OCLC Number: 925469511
Description: 674 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: A white boy in the Hammersmith Palais --
Then they expect you to pick a career --
Don't start me talking --
Ask me why --
Beyond belief --
London's brilliant parade --
The first time ever I saw your face --
Roll up for the ghost train --
Almost Liverpool --
Welcome to the working week --
No trams to Lime Street --
I hear the train a-comin' --
Unfaithful music --
Scene at 6.30 --
Unfaithful servant --
There's a girl in a window --
It Mek --
America without tears --
Accidents may happen --
I love the sound of breaking glass --
What do I have to do to make you love me? --
Talking in the dark --
Is he really going out with her? --
Diving for dear life --
It's a wonderful life --
The color of the blues --
The identity parade --
The river in reverse --
That's when a thrill becomes a hurt --
I want to vanish --
Put away forbidden playthings --
They never got me for the thing I really did --
A voice in the dark --
Country darkness / Narrow daylight --
I'm in the mood again --
Down among the wines and spirits --
Postscript: the black tongue of the north end.
Other Titles: Unfaithful music and disappearing ink
Responsibility: Elvis Costello.

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Born Declan Patrick MacManus, Elvis Costello was raised in London and Liverpool, grandson of a trumpet player on the White Star Line and son of a jazz musician who became a radio dance band vocalist.  Read more...

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The book is fantastic - maybe the best about music by a musician that I've read...The stuff about the collaborations alone - McCartney, Burt Bacharach, Allen Toussaint, the Roots, the Brodsky Quartet Read more...

 
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