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37 Years Ago: Elvis Costello Is Banned From ‘Saturday Night Live’

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Elvis Costello gave shape to his own budding career with a rebellious move on 'Saturday Night Live,' switching mid-song into a diatribe against corporate-controlled broadcasting -- and getting himself banned from the show for a dozen years.

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Aerosmith and Elvis Costello Get Their Own Simpsons Dolls

Joe Perry and Elvis Costello
NECA

Aerosmith and Elvis Costello's appearances on 'The Simpsons' are being immortalized in yellow plastic.

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Bob Dylan Tribute Album Features Lost Lyrics, Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello and Bob Dylan
Dimitrios Kambouris / Kevin Winter, Getty Images

The guest-packed 'Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes' will feature never-before-heard lyrics from Bob Dylan.

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Elvis Costello’s Solo Tour Delivers Many Happy Surprises

Annie Zaleski, Ultimate Classic Rock
Annie Zaleski, Ultimate Classic Rock

We review Elvis Costello's recent tour stop in Cleveland.

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Elvis Costello Announces Solo 2014 Tour of North America

Elvis Costello
Stephen Lovekin, Getty Images

Elvis Costello has announced that he will launch a small solo tour in June.

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35 Years Ago: Elvis Costello Incites Brawl with Racist Remarks

Elvis Costello
Garry Merrin, Keystone/Getty Images

Elvis Costello made some drunken racist remarks, which led to a fight with Bonnie Bramlett.

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11 Years Ago – Elvis Costello Fills in For David Letterman

Elvis Costello
YouTube

On March 12, 2003, Elvis Costello took on the role of talk show host when he filled in for David Letterman for the evening.

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25 Years Ago: Elvis Costello Releases ‘Spike’

Elvis Costello, 'Spike'
Warner Bros. Records

"Basically, it's a comedy record."

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35 Years Ago: Elvis Costello Releases ‘Armed Forces’

Elvis Costello, 'Armed Forces'
Columbia Records

After beating the sophomore jinx with his second album, 1978's 'This Year's Model,' Elvis Costello set out to prove he was here to stay -- and on Jan. 5, 1979, he took the next step with his third LP, 'Armed Forces.'

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Top 10 Elvis Costello Songs

Gary Merrin, Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Gary Merrin, Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Since bursting onto the scene in 1977, Elvis Costello has constantly refused to be pigeonholed. Originally lumped in as part of the punk and New Wave movements due to his short, angry songs, he quickly took a series of musical detours, occasionally circling back before trying something else new. Combining his musical curiosity with a work rate that would fell

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