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Elvis Costello on what inspired 1977 song Alison

In his new memoir, Elvis Costello reflects on his upbringing and his long musical career that takes in more than 30 albums and dozens of hit songs.

The British singer and songwriter talked to Laura Trevelyan on BBC World News America about his parents, working with Paul McCartney and the inspiration for one of his most famous songs, Alison.

  • 16 Oct 2015
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