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Unfaithful music & disappearing ink [electronic resource]. Elvis Costello.

Costello, Elvis. (Author). Costello, Elvis. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101924976 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (15 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio, 2015.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Elvis Costello.
Summary, etc.: 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 successful radio dance band vocalist. Costello went into the family business and had taken the popular music world by storm before he was twenty-four. Costello continues to add to one of the most intriguing and extensive songbooks of the day. His performances have taken him from a cardboard guitar in his front room to fronting a rock and roll band on your television screen and performing in the world's greatest concert halls in a wild variety of company. "Unfaithful Music" describes how Costello's career has somehow endured for almost four decades through a combination of dumb luck and animal cunning, even managing the occasional absurd episode of pop stardom. The memoir, written entirely by Costello himself, offers his unique view of his unlikely and sometimes comical rise to international success,...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 526190 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Performing Arts.
Genre: Electronic books.

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