Dai Griffiths [+]
Oxford Brookes University
Dai Griffiths is Senior Lecturer in Music at Oxford Brookes University. He has published papers in popular music including the history of pop music since punk, cover versions, and the role of words in songs. His book Radiohead: OK Computer was described by The Independent on Sunday as ‘clever, honest, and witty’.
This chapter explores the early years of Elvis Costello and how he began known as a musician.