2011-08-08 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 16, 2011*, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) releases digitally the motion picture soundtrack for the new movie One Day, starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess. The soundtrack One Day features a brand new track written and composed exclusively for the movie by Elvis Costello; titled "Sparkling Day," the song is only available on this soundtrack. Also included is a stellar roster of songs by a diverse group of artists from the last two...

2010-06-03 09:30:00

Critically-acclaimed producer and A&R representative to join team at world's first rock and roll research facility CLEVELAND, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum announces that Gregg Geller, a critically-acclaimed producer and A&R representative, will join the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in collecting documents, personal papers, manuscripts, oral histories and other materials for the newly-built Library and Archives facility in...

2009-12-10 14:42:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Elvis Costello was 23 years old when he performed a sold-out concert at the auditorium of Hollywood High School. It was June 4, 1978 and he had been introduced to America with a controversial appearance on "Saturday Night Live" and two albums Rolling Stone would eventually rank among the 200 greatest of all time. Twenty-five years later, in 2003, Costello would be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the following year would be ranked by...

2009-08-23 21:17:55

A gathering of 878 guitarists in Shreveport, La., gave children a chance to jam with artists such as James Burton and Al Di Meola, event organizers said. The James Burton International Guitar Festival, held Saturday in Shreveport, is sponsored by the James Burton Foundation. Many children were able to participate in the festival because the foundation donates guitars and services to schools, the Shreveport Times reported. The foundation provides technical training, free guitars and music...

2009-08-18 14:36:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The first edition in The Costello Show live performance series of complete concerts featuring Elvis Costello finds one of the most eclectic and acclaimed artists at the fiery start of his career. Live At The El Mocambo (Hip-O/UMe), to be released September 29, 2009, marks Volume 1 of his Elvis Costello -The Costello Show series of albums. During the next year or so, The Costello Show series will continue with the album releases of significant...

2009-06-03 20:10:35

Actor Neil Patrick Harris has signed on to present the Top 10 List on Thursday's edition of Late Show with David Letterman in New York, CBS said Wednesday. Harris, star of the CBS comedy series How I Met Your Mother, is to serve as host of The 63rd annual Tony Awards ceremony, which will be broadcast live on the network from Manhattan's Radio City Music Hall Sunday. Thursday's Letterman is also to feature a performance by and interview with musician Elvis Costello, CBS said.

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.