Elvis Costello – A New Year For The Roses. Label: Note Records (3) – LPEC-Roses Format: Vinyl, LP, Unofficial Release. Country. Tracks [~40 min]. Side 1: Sittin' And Thinkin' Success Good Year For The Roses - EC starts singing Psycho by mistake. Good Year For The Roses · Written by, Jerry Chesnut · Performed by, Elvis Costello & The Attractions · Produced by, Billy Sherrill · Musicians. Contents · George Jones version · Elvis Costello version · George Jones and Alan Jackson version. Declan Patrick McManus, OBE (born 25 August ), known professionally as Elvis Costello, is an English singer-songwriter. He has won multiple awards in. He began his career as part of London's pub rock scene in the early s and later became associated with the first wave of the British Punk/New Wave movement. from angry new wave rocker (“Radio Radio”), to country stylist (a cover of George Jones' “A Good Year for the Roses” with legendary country music. Lyrics to the song Good Year For The Roses - Elvis Costello and The Attractions - Song lyrics of all styles. This is Elvis Costello - Good year for The Roses/Your Angel Steps Out Of Heaven YEAR & CATALOGUE NO: XX17 LABEL: F Beat LABEL CONDITION: Near Mint. A-Side: Good year for the roses. Year: Quality Vinyl For Music Lovers. Cover: Plain sleeve.