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Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford turn lost Dylan lyrics into new album

Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford turn lost Dylan lyrics into new album

BOB DYLAN: Rockers, including Elvis Costello, are turning old Dylan lyrics into new music. Photo: Associated Press

Elvis Costello and Marcus Mumford have signed up to help music producer T Bone Burnett turn lost Bob Dylan lyrics into songs for a new tribute album.

My Morning Jacket star Jim James and Rhiannon Giddens of Carolina Chocolate Drops have also joined the project.

“Lost On The River: The New Basement Tapes” is set for release this autumn to coincide with a new documentary called “Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued,” directed by Sam Jones.

The lyrics come from Dylan’s 1967 “Basement Tapes” sessions.

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