Elvis Costello – ” The People Speak Once More”

El Nino Angeleno

I was around thirteen years old in the eighth grade attending Blessed
Sacrament School two blocks east of Hollywood High School when an up and coming British musician with a iconic American name performed live at
the Hollywood High Auditorium with his backing band, The Attractions. I
was not in the audience that night as I must have been churning out
Pre-Algebra solutions and Hemingway book reports at a record pace during
that time and was oblivious to what was happening down the street on
Highland Avenue. I had no idea of the significance of that Elvis Costello performance back then nor the number of people I would meet in the next thirty three years who claim to have been at that show.  More…