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Elvis Costello and The Pop Tradition

Article: Elvis Costello and The Pop Tradition

Elton John – Elvis Costello’s guest for the premiere episode of SPECTACLE (as well as one of the show’s executive producers) – is a towering example of contemporary pop songcraft. In a career spanning four decades, he has gone from creating such indelible melodies as “Your Song” and “Someone Saved My Life Tonight” to composing…

The Spectacle Report – Prologue

Article: The Spectacle Report – Prologue

Welcome to the “Spectacle Report,” a new weekly journal that will delve deeply into the distinguished musical careers of Elvis Costello and his many guests. In these reports, we’ll explore the parallels and differences between Elvis and his guests, demystify some of the references dropped during the episodes and discuss some of the emerging themes…