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Elvis Costello

Paddington, London, England

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• Bought his first record "Please Please Me" by The Beatles, aged 9.

• For his stage name took "Elvis" from Elvis Presley and "Costello" from his paternal great-grandmother's maiden name.

• Made his recording debut in 1977 with My Aim Is True, featuring the classic "Alison."

• Produced ska icons The Specials' self-titled debut album, a huge UK hit in 1979.

• Has appeared in numerous films, including a duet with Burt Bacharach on "I'll Never Fall in Love Again" in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999).

• Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, along with his band The Attractions, by Elton John in 2003.

• Has collaborated with a diverse assortment of singers, including Bacharach, George Jones, Paul McCartney, jazz guitarist Bill Frisell and the classical ensemble Brodsky Quartet.

• Is an advisor on the Board of Directors of the Jazz Foundation of America.

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