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Elvis Costello & The Attractions: Get Happy!! (F-Beat)

Paul Rambali, NME, 16 February 1980

ON AN otherwise typical day late last October, Elvis Costello strolled through the door of London’s Rock On record shop in Camden Town, the oldies emporium that laid the groundwork for the first of the new breed of independent labels (Chiswick), and played its part in the movement from pub-rock to punk. Ask Joe Strummer. Or ask Elvis.

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