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Elvis Costello and Musical Romance

Article: Elvis Costello and Musical Romance

Not-So-Silly Love Songs To avoid a potentially awkward situation, on this week’s edition of SPECTACLE, Elvis Costello turns over the host’s chair to the show’s Executive Producer, Elton John. This is because the guest this time around is none other than Elvis’s wife, the acclaimed jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall. But since we have…

Elvis Costello Comes Alive

Article: Elvis Costello Comes Alive

This week’s guest on SPECTACLE, Rufus Wainwright, is one of the most acclaimed songwriters of his generation. He is equally celebrated, however, for his power as a live performer; as he notes in the episode, he’s been on stage from a very young age, singing with his mother and aunt, the renowned folksingers the McGarrigle…

Green Grammys Honor Great Music With Smaller Carbon Footprint

Article: Green Grammys Honor Great Music With Smaller Carbon Footprint

LOS ANGELES, California, February 11, 20087 (ENS) – British pop star Amy Winehouse took five of the music industry’s top honors at the 50th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday, but for environmentalists what went on behind the scenes was equally important. Wind energy powered the Grammy Awards show, which featured jazz pianist Herbie…