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Elvis Costello and the Roots: Wise Up Ghost

For all the collaborations both Costello and the Roots have enjoyed, this has to be among the most exciting, imaginative collection either party has experienced.

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Tomorrow Belongs to Her: The Art That Rose Against Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher is dead, yet her influence is stronger than ever. What lessons can be drawn from the cultural response to Thatcherism, and can they be applied again?

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The Top Five Songs for the Mitt Romney Presidential Campaign

Republicans love rock 'n' roll -- almost as much as the bands loathe them. Here are five songs the GOP can call its own.

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John Wesley Harding: The Sound of His Own Voice

Bob Dylan and Joan Baez's self-proclaimed bastard son looks back in whimsy.

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Old Country Comfort: How the British Might Save American Music (Again)

The British saved rock 'n' roll, reignited the blues, and may just make country music more American.

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Wilco + Nick Lowe: 22 September 2011 - New York

The threat of rain didn't prevent Wilco from playing to a sold-out crowd in Central Park last Thursday night.

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Captain America and a Past That Must Linger Still

Despite the dark times that birthed the original Captain America #1, there was a hopefulness to the character. Writer Ed Brubaker however offers a Cap worn down by personal history. Or is that the point?

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The 12 Most Memorable Paul McCartney Solo Songs

When he wasn’t collaborating with wife Linda, working in Wings, doing a duet, or disguised as the Fireman, Paul McCartney was going at it alone post-Beatles. In honor of his 69th birthday and the recent reissues of McCartney and McCartney II, here’s a look at his best solo work.

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Kanye West = Batman? Five Perfect Broadway Superhero Musicals We’d Like to See

If only the creators of the Spiderman musical had chosen Elvis Costello instead of U2 to create Spidey's soundtrack... While we're at it, here are some ideas for Broadway's next pack of superhero shows.

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‘Live from the Artist Den’ Premieres Third Season April 1

PBS original series Live from the Artists Den premieres its third season on public TV April 1, 2011. The show features intimate and unique performances by a

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The Year in Music: August 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable events in the world of music, here’s what happened in August 2010.

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Jesse Harris: Through the Night

The through-line of Through the Night seems to be a pared-down, unfussy approach to music that clearly comes from the heart.

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On TV This Week: Paul McCartney and the PBS Special with a Long Title

As a fan of both Paul McCartney and the Beatles, I heard quite a bit about this special, and had low expectations. The event seemed focus too much on itself and its guests instead of the real reason they were there.

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The Roots joined Elvis Costello for a performance of Get Happy! on Fallon, where he was promoting the second season of the Sundance Channel’s

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Verse-Chorus-Verse: An Interview with Rosanne Cash

Artist/Producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats, five questions at a time.

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Elvis Costello dropped by The Tonight Show last night to play “Sulphur to Sugarcane” off his recent country album Secret, Profane and Sugarcane.

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Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Smokey Robinson (Episode 13)

The great Smokey Robinson joins Elvis Costello for the final episode of the first season of Spectacle: Elvis Costello With…, airing tonight at 9pm EST/

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Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Diana Krall (Episode 12)

It’s about time that Elvis Costello’s wife, pianist and singer Diana Krall, appeared on Spectacle (airing Wednesdays at 9pm EST/PST on the

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Spectacle: Elvis Costello with She & Him, Jenny Lewis, and Jakob Dylan (Episode 11)

Much like the songwriters’ circle episode from a few weeks back, tonight’s episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello With… (airing Wednesdays at 9pm EST/PST

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Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Herbie Hancock (Episode 10)

“I’m interested in human beings,” Herbie Hancock tells Elvis Costello on tonight’s episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello With… (airing Wednesdays at 9pm EST/

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Country Fried Rock: Hollis Brown Interview

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"New York City rock band Hollis Brown have a new album, 3 Shots, that hits the listener with collaborations including Bo Diddley and Nikki Lane.

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