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by docinwestchester
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis's most 'Marmite' project
Replies: 34
Views: 1271

Re: Elvis's most 'Marmite' project

"Party Party", while hated by most, does have some fans:

http://www.nosuchthingaswas.com/2011/02 ... party.html
by docinwestchester
Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis receives Lifetime Achievement Honor from Americana Music Association, Sept 11 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1262

Re: Elvis receives Lifetime Achievement Honor from Americana Music Association

"A live video stream of the 2019 Honors & Awards show will be webcast via NPRMusic.org, while live audio simulcasts of the show will be available via SiriusXM’s Outlaw Country, and on Nashville area terrestrial radio stations: WRLT (100.1 FM), WSM (650 AM) and WMOT (89.5 FM)." https:/...
by docinwestchester
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis receives Lifetime Achievement Honor from Americana Music Association, Sept 11 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1262

Re: Elvis receives Lifetime Achievement Honor from Americana Music Association

verbal gymnastics wrote:It would be great if Elvis duetted with any of these!


Brandi, for sure, will share the stage with Elvis at some point. I hope.
by docinwestchester
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .
Replies: 1516
Views: 576695

Re: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .

verbal gymnastics wrote:https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/aug/03/alan-johnson-interview-jeremy-corbyn-boris-johnson-elvis-costello?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other


Seems like a cool guy.
by docinwestchester
Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters play BB&T Pavilion, Camden, NJ, July 27, 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 2004

Re: Elvis & The Imposters play BB&T Pavilion, Camden, NJ, July 27, 2019

And I must be totally out of the loop, was that truly a new song (which EC said he just wrote) played before “PL&U”? DON'T KNOW, WASN'T THERE. any lyric or other clue for us? If he said that, probably true. I HOPE SO. thanks Mea culpa, I misunderstood what he said until I just watched the video...
by docinwestchester
Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: London meet up - Saturday 27th July
Replies: 32
Views: 3999

Re: London meet up - Saturday 27th July

So Bruce was a no-show?
by docinwestchester
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & Imposters/Blondie Forest Hills July 24, 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 2699

Re: Elvis & Imposters/Blondie Forest Hills July 24, 2019

The current arrangement of I Can't Stand Up/High Fidelity is really good! I know it's in every show and looks very ho-hum when reading the setlist, but man it kicks ass in the live setting. Kitten and Briana's vocals are especially strong here.
by docinwestchester
Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & Imposters/Blondie Washington July 26, 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 871

Re: Elvis & Imposters/Blondie Washington July 26, 2019

The Anthem looks like an amazing venue. Hope someone can report back on this.
by docinwestchester
Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & Imposters/Blondie Forest Hills July 24, 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 2699

Re: Elvis & Imposters/Blondie Forest Hills July 24, 2019

Sorry, don't know what you mean about Asbury show mention here Eugene. M/M Hush was a highlight that night for me too. And doc.... when you can get the exact wording of the EC mention regarding Morrissey verbatim, i would love to read it. I am pretty certain he jumbled the wording of what he meant ...
by docinwestchester
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & Imposters/Blondie Forest Hills July 24, 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 2699

Re: Elvis & Imposters/Blondie Forest Hills July 24, 2019

EC: "I'm gonna play you a new song now. This comes from a show called Face in the Crowd. It's gonna be on the stage in New York next year. Y'all gonna come see it?"

Is this an official announcement?
by docinwestchester
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & Imposters/Blondie Forest Hills July 24, 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 2699

Re: Elvis & Imposters/Blondie Forest Hills July 24, 2019

EC: "So how ya been? It's good to be back. We're so pleased to be here in Forest Hills and not in Forest Lawn. On the way here we were trying to think what songs would be appropriate for a night like tonight. My early career on the pro tennis circuit has gone unrecorded in song. So we thought m...
by docinwestchester
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters, Port Chester, NY, October 29 & 30 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 1631

Re: Elvis and The Imposters, Port Chester, NY, October 29 & 30 2019

Of course ba and I will represent! The Cap is a 20 minute drive from my house. I've been to dozens of shows there, including all of Elvis'.
by docinwestchester
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: ELVIS COSTELLO & THE IMPOSTERS ANNOUNCE UPCOMING FALL TOUR
Replies: 46
Views: 5790

Re: ELVIS COSTELLO & THE IMPOSTERS ANNOUNCE UPCOMING FALL TOUR

verbal gymnastics wrote:And the chances of any UK dates this year are...


Slim to none. Why does he hate you guys so much?
by docinwestchester
Thu May 16, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 40 years ago today, April 1, 1979 my story
Replies: 23
Views: 5280

Re: 40 years ago today, April 1, 1979 my story

bronxapostle wrote:40 years ago this minute, SQUEEZING OUT SPARKS tour at the Copacabana NYC, A VERY HARD TICKET to get: Graham Parker and the Rumour. My pal Doc will help with photo attachment.


Image
by docinwestchester
Sat May 11, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters, Edinburgh (Scotland), June 24, 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 9829

Re: Elvis and The Imposters, Edinburgh (Scotland), June 24, 2018

Man out of Time wrote:I like the description of Steve as "an odd version of Rick Wakeman who you’d happily talk to at a party." And I write as someone with his own vinyl copy of "The Myths and Legends of King Arthur And The Knights Of The Round Table".

MOOT


Rick's not cool at parties?
by docinwestchester
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 40 years ago today, April 1, 1979 my story
Replies: 23
Views: 5280

Re: 40 years ago today, April 1, 1979 my story

Been trying to add photos from 4/20/1979 of Joe Jackson at the Bottom Line and having NO SUCCESS. It keeps displaying FILE TOO LARGE. HELP DOC.... https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/924/6ryN0w.png https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/921/dPpbhh.png https://imagizer.imageshack.co...
by docinwestchester
Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC/Imposters and Blondie co-headline 13-date US tour, July-August 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 13502

Re: EC/Imposters and Blondie co-headline 13-date US tour, July-August 2019

Paul Myers @pulmyears tweets .@ElvisCostello and @BlondieOfficial are touring this summer, but they've shared bills before. Here's an ad for the Great Northern Picnic, Parade Stadium, Minneapolis, MN, 8/7/82 (@duranduran and @GregKihn also appeared) https://twitter.com/pulmyears/status/111384264136...
by docinwestchester
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC/Imposters and Blondie co-headline 13-date US tour, July-August 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 13502

Re: EC/Imposters and Blondie co-headline 13-date US tour, July-August 2019

verbal gymnastics wrote:
docinwestchester wrote:If I lived outside the U.S., I'd be pissed off.


Believe me, living in the UK this is the least of our problems...


Good point. What a mess!
by docinwestchester
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC/Imposters and Blondie co-headline 13-date US tour, July-August 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 13502

Re: EC/Imposters and Blondie co-headline 13-date US tour, July-August 2019

I'm all set for Mohegan Sun and Forest Hills. Yay for me!

If I lived outside the U.S., I'd be pissed off.
by docinwestchester
Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis Costello’s 1977 US Launch: The Inside Story
Replies: 5
Views: 1961

Re: Elvis Costello’s 1977 US Launch: The Inside Story

Anyone seen that dartboard before?

Hilarious!
by docinwestchester
Sun Feb 24, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Jonathan Wilson (Momofuku) with a nice story about EC - video
Replies: 0
Views: 1285

Jonathan Wilson (Momofuku) with a nice story about EC - video

Jonathan Wilson played a solo acoustic show last night in NYC. He intros this song with a good story about how Elvis encouraged his early work:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJk6d5Mwjf4

His new album, Rare Birds, is really good.
by docinwestchester
Wed Jan 23, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC praises John Sebastian
Replies: 3
Views: 1452

Re: EC praises John Sebastian

Summer in the City was a decent song too (said sarcastically). Nice article about that song, and the band in general, with fantastic photos here:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/09/nyre ... ummer.html

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