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Elvis Costello: I fought the law!

Dave Schulps, Trouser Press, December 1977

RARELY HAS MYSTERY surrounded the arrival of a new rock performer the way it has Elvis Costello. Totally unknown a year ago, courtesy of Stiff Records Costello burst forth onto the British music scene. His debut album, My Aim Is True, quickly became the largest-selling import of 1977 and led in short order to a contract with Columbia Records in America.

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