Costello's soul schooling showed itself as never before on this fourth album, and third with the Attractions.
The 60th anniversary of the iconic Stax Records will be marked by a joint campaign by Concord Music Group and Rhino Entertainment.
The Official Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame on 21 August will induct Fats Domino, Sam & Dave, Prince, Smokey Robinson, the Supremes and others.
The duo were holding on for their first R&B No. 1 with a gem from the Isaac Hayes/David Porter songbook.