Elvis Costello accepts O.B.E. from Queen of England: “My mom told me to do it”

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Elvis Costello has been recognized as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) for his services to music. The veteran musician announced the “very surprising honour” on his blog, detailing why he chose to accept the award after a long talk with his mother.
After admitting that his first reaction “upon receiving an ‘O.H.M.S.’ letter was, ‘Oh no, they’ve finally tumbled me,’” the “She” crooner noted that he sought counsel from his mother, Lillian MacManus, on whether he should accept. In the post, he explained,
“I began my call by telling my Mam that the Prime Minister, Mrs. May, had

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