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Elvis Costello: The Palladium, New York

Iman Lababedi, Creem, 31 December 1982

IT HAD been 10 months since I last saw Elvis Costello; in between I'd watched him play footsie with Tom Snyder, straight man to George Jones, and come close to a critical/commercial disaster with his bi-annual "no more concerts" rumor.

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