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Fathers & Sons: The Costellos

Fred Schruers, Rolling Stone, 11 November 1999

DECLAN MACMANUS took to the stage in 1977, an angry young man sporting Buddy Holly glasses and a strange name: Elvis Costello. But he wasn't the first MacManus to use Costello as his stage name — that was his dad, Ross, a jazz trumpeter and pop vocalist since the early '50s.

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