Elvis Costello donates Guitar to The Picket

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Elvis Costello donates Guitar to The Picket

Postby Kev » Wed Jun 23, 2010 9:40 pm

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He said: “I played at The Picket a couple of years ago.

“It’s a place I feel very strongly about. It’s somewhere in Liverpool that allows people to play music at a community level, and for that it needs the city’s support.

“It’s hard for bands to get to play the big-paying clubs. It always has been.

“My folks had a club where people were playing jazz in the 40s and 50s. You had the same thing at The Cavern. It happened again with Eric’s – you had the Bunnymen, Deaf School, Pete Wylie.

“Without these venues, we wouldn’t have a music scene. We wouldn’t have had The La’s
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