Elvis Costello on being banned from SNL & trying to get arrested in Japan

Recording artist Elvis Costello of the New Basement Tapes performs On SiriusXM at Capital Studios on November 14, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

Recording artist Elvis Costello of the New Basement Tapes performs On SiriusXM at Capital Studios on November 14, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

It was 1977. The height of the Jim Belushi and Dan Aykroyd era on Saturday Night Live.

Elvis Costello was filling in for the Sex Pistols and was supposed to perform Less than Zero during one the shows. But it was this performance that led to the English singer-songwriter being banned from SNL. Costello recently shared his side of the story with VOLUME host Bill Flanagan.

Costello also talked about how he tried to get arrested in Japan.

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