Kojak Variety - Elvis Costello
Track Listing
  1. Strange
  2. Hidden Charms
  3. Remove This Doubt
  4. I Threw It All Away
  5. Leave My Kitten Alone
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  1. Strange
  2. Hidden Charms
  3. Remove This Doubt
  4. I Threw It All Away
  5. Leave My Kitten Alone
  6. Everybody's Crying Mercy
  7. I've Been Wrong Before
  8. Bama Lama Bama Loo
  9. Must You Throw Dirt in My Face
  10. Pouring Water on a Drowning Man
  11. The Very Thought of You
  12. Payday
  13. Please Stay
  14. Running Out of Fools
  15. Days
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With Almost Blue, Elvis Costello wanted to be a honky tonker. With Kojak Variety, he's a crooner, picking forgotten tunes by both minor and major artists (anyone from Screamin' Jay Hawkins to Bob Dylan). From his song selections to the pseudo-avant-rock/R&B band, Costello doesn't make any obvious moves. Yet that doesn't mean that the record is difficult -- it just shows the depths of Costello's affection for music and record collecting (which is also clear from his loving, detailed liner notes). Costello and his band ...

Kojak Variety 1995, Warner Bros.

UPC: 093624590323

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