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Costello and Black Cancel Israel Performances

June 10th, 2010 — 6:43pm

Elvis Costello and the Pixies both recently pulled out of performing in Israel. I understand this. I also disagree with Israel’s actions aboard the Turkish aid ship.

But I am sad for Israeli music lovers. Both Costello and Frank Black are great musicians, and Costello’s “Alison” and Black’s “St. Francis Dam Disaster” are two of the most beautiful ballads ever written.

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