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Elvis Costello

“No God For The Damn That I Don’t Give”: Elvis Costello Releases New Song

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Post-punk icon Elvis Costello has unveiled his timely new single, "No Flag," together with an animated lyric video a little past midnight, June 5.READ MORE

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David Letterman Final 'Late Show' Guests Include Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, John Mayer, Dave Matthews Band & More

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David Letterman is in his final weeks as the host of The Late Show. Now the final guest list for the show's final 28 episodes have been revealed, Entertainment Weekly reports. On the music side of things, guests include Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, Iron & Wine, Tracy Chapman and Mumford & Sons, among others.READ MORE

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Steely Dan Announce Summer Tour With Elvis Costello Following Coachella Appearance [FULL SCHEDULE]

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Steely Dan recently announced a short tour in April that will include a set at Coachella. Elvis Costello will join the band in July for a 21-date summer trek following the music festival. The outing kicks off July 6 in Morrison, Colorado, and wraps up Aug. 12 in West Palm Beach, Florida, "Consequence of Sound" noted.READ MORE

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan Gives First Audio Interview in 10 Years for Showtime Documentary About the 'Basement Tapes' [LISTEN]

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A period of Bob Dylan's illustrious career has been revisited recently with two releases. Dylan put out "The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11" and a supergroup comprised of Marcus Mumford, Jim James, Elvis Costello and others released "Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes." The former is centered around Dylan's 1966 sessions in Woodstock, New York, with The Band while the latter is made up of unfinished Dylan lyrics. In a recent Showtime documentary, the songwriter discussed the "Basement Tapes" in his first audio interview in 10 years, "Consequence of Sound" noted. Dylan says in the interview below that the Basement Tapes were a result of just hanging out with other musical minds. "Oh ... y'know, beside this, kind of was gonna stay up in Woodstock for a while, so ... my band from the touring we had done together, those guys just came on up there, they liked it, too. And Robbie [Roberston] called me up one day and said, 'What's happenin'?' you know, 'What's happenin'?' and I said, 'Nuthin'.' He said, well he was in the mood for some nuthin' too." The songwriter gathered up 138 recordings for his new compilation, 30 of which were previously unreleased. He talked about the space that spawned those recordings, too.READ MORE

Elvis Costello

Check Out Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford and Jim James Performing a Lost Bob Dylan Tune [LISTEN]

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The crew of big names, including Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford and Jim James, have shared their finished version of a lost Bob Dylan song titled "Six Months in Kansas City (Liberty Street)."READ MORE

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Rhiannon Giddens Sings Bob Dylan's 'Spanish Mary' in Lyric Video, from 'New Basement Tapes' Album [WATCH]

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On Nov. 11, an album of lost Bob Dylan lyrics set to new music, titled "Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes," will be released and feature Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes and Rhiannon Giddens of Carolina Chocolate Drops. Today, the lyric video for one of the album's songs, "Spanish Mary," was sung by Giddens and released. You can check it out below.READ MORE

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Aerosmith, Elvis Costello, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Getting Their Own ‘Simpsons’ Dolls [PHOTO]

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Sure, Elvis Costello, Aerosmith and Weird Al may appear to have it all, but they've yet to hit the dream. Of course, now that they are each getting their own Simpsons doll ... things are a wee bit different.READ MORE

Deer Tick

Deer Tick To Cover Lou Reed, Beatles At 10th Anniversary Shows

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John McCauley and company announced today (Sept. 9) that they will play five classic albums during their time at the Brooklyn Bowl at the end of December to celebrate the band's 10th anniversary.READ MORE

Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello Sings Bob Dylan: 'Married To My Hack' From The New Basement Tapes Revealed [LISTEN]

Genres 13:22PM EDT

Last week, we got the Jim James-fronted "Nothing To It," and now it's Elvis Costello's turn. The venerable rocker churned out a bluesy version of "Married To My Hack," featuring some help from backup vocalist Rhiannon Giddens.READ MORE

The Beatles

8 Band Names Inspired By Other Artist's Names: The Beatles, Pink Floyd, And More

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Coming up with a bandname is one of the most important and difficult steps of forming a band. While some artists like to take their names from a song by another artist, such as Radiohead (A Talking Heads song) or Pretty Girls Make Graves (a Smiths song), other artists have found inspiration in the actual names of other artists. Here are eight band names that were inspired by the names of other artists.READ MORE

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9 Great Cameos from Musicians on 'The Simpsons': Michael Jackson, The Rolling Stones, Weird Al and More

Genres 13:53PM EDT

The cultural impact of The Simpsons is immeasurable, as you can tell from checking out Joey "Sideshow Joe" DeGroot's list on the number of bands that named songs (or themselves) after references to the animated classic. Celebrities of all stripes realize the kind of power that such a program packs so they'll readily appear as guest stars. The number of musical guests in the history of The Simpsons is huge, but we've whittled it down to nine of the best in honor of the current marathon of every episode currently happening on FXX.READ MORE

My Morning Jacket's Jim James Sings Bob Dylan-Written 'Nothing To It,' Featuring Elvis Costello And Marcus Mumford [LISTEN]

Genres 12:44PM EDT

As reported back in March, an all-star group of musicians including Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, and My Morning Jacket's Jim James teamed up to record two dozen songs featuring previously unreleased Bob Dylan lyrics. Today, the album's full details have been released, including the release date, artwork, and tracklist, as well as the song "Nothing To It," which you can check out below.READ MORE

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Johnny Depp Contributes To 'Lost' Bob Dylan Collection With Marcus Mumford, Elvis Costello, More

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Lost On The River: The New Basement Tapes is a yet-to-be-released collection of songs based on 'lost' Bob Dylan lyrics from the singer's 1967 Basement Tapes sessions. The list of musicians performing songs is long and impressive, but there's one name that doesn't belong.READ MORE

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Steven Van Zandt: E Street Band Guitarist Recruits Bruce Springsteen & Elvis Costello For New Darlene Love Album

Genres 13:47PM EDT

The E Street Band's own Steven Van Zandt has reportedly begun putting together an album for Sixties singer Darlene Love. And in order to do so, he's calling in the likes of heavy hitters Bruce Springsteen and Elvis Costello.READ MORE

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9 Great Albums That Open With Very Brief Songs: Foo Fighters, Cat Stevens, And More

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Earlier this week I wrote an article about albums that open with their longest song, such as David Bowie's Station to Station. These nine albums, however, pulled a completely different trick by easing listeners in with songs that are under two minutes long.READ MORE

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