Last night (June 5), Elvis Costello took the stage on the Late Show with David Letterman with a spur-of-the-moment booking, and that’s not the only thing he did last-minute.
In fairness, June 24 and 25 won’t be the first time Elvis Costello plays the legendary Carnegie Hall. He has taken the stage there before with Spinal Tap in a blistering rendition of their single “Give Me Some Money.” But this will be his debut as the headliner.
They’re calling it “The New Basement Tapes.”
We’re grateful that some of the greatest artists of all time are still adding to their respective legacies with excellent new albums. Here, then, are five great albums that legends released in 2013.
Instead of doing an album of duets, on “Shout!,” Gov’t Mule took a novel approach, removing Warren Haynes’ vocals from the record and replacing them with an all-star cast of singers like Dr. John, Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Dave Matthews, Steve Winwood and Elvis Costello.
Neil Young (and his team) put together a solid lineup of classic rock icons, indie rockers, chart toppers and a jazz singer for this years’s Bridge School Benefit concert. The artists on bill all seemed enthused to be sharing the stage with Young, and judging by his on-stage visits, the feeling was mutual.
Last night (October 17) at Cipriani’s on Wall Street in New York City, a handful of legendary artists– Little Steven Van Zandt, Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys, Elvis Costello and Bill Medley of the […]
Elvis Costello and the Roots have released the video for their song “Walk Us Uptown.” It’s the first single from their upcoming collaborative album Wise Up Ghost. Opening with a few shots of Costello and Roots […]
“Gov’t Mule is almost finished with a new release that we’re hoping to have out in September. The upcoming tour is called ‘Prepare To Shout,’ the record is called Shout. I also think–at the risk […]
“We had 13 or 14 songs, but then we said, ‘Ooh! Wait a minute! Let’s replace four of these songs with four better songs!” Questlove said.