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World Cafe

Elvis Costello Tells The Stories Behind The Songs

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Costello joins World Cafe to discuss his new memoir, Unfaithful Music And Disappearing Ink.

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To create Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes, T Bone Burnett (third from left) assembled the talents of Elvis Costello, Jim James, Jay Bellerose, Rhiannon Giddens, Marcus Mumford and Taylor Goldsmith. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

Catching Up With Dylan

Given the daunting task of finishing songs Bob Dylan had started (and abandoned) decades ago, super-producer T Bone Burnett decided to call a few friends.

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Of Marian McPartland, guest host Elvis Costello says that it's "an extraordinary leap of musical continuity that [she's] been able to make throughout the history of Piano Jazz." Michael Ochs Archives hide caption

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Elvis Costello says that Marian McPartland captures "many of the ingenious personalities" of Piano Jazz so that "they will be forever enduring." Tim Hall/Redferns hide caption

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Elvis Costello and ?uestlove of The Roots. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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?uestlove and The Roots play backing band to Elvis Costello on the new collaborative album Wise Up Ghost. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Elvis Costello and The Roots' new album, Wise Up Ghost, comes out Sept. 17. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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