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by anjabro
Tue Jan 30, 2007 12:37 pm
Forum: Tin Pan Alley
Topic: Buskers night
Replies: 3
Views: 1980

Still going strong, And had someone doing 'Pump it Up' last night, which I got on video...That video and all others at... http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=anjabro ... Picture quality is rubbish..My cheap camera combined with our lighting set-up is not a good mix, but the sound is reasonable...
by anjabro
Fri Sep 29, 2006 2:59 pm
Forum: Tin Pan Alley
Topic: Buskers night
Replies: 3
Views: 1980

Buskers night

Just thought I'd show you all my website for a 'Buskers night' (as we call it... Open Mic, whatever..) that I've been running recently...I've got some vids (of varying quality..) on the site, and also on youtube...I haven't done any EC songs yet, but I'll put them up when I do... http://www.myspace....
by anjabro
Tue Jul 18, 2006 11:45 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Get Busy with the Elvis Costello Fan Forum
Replies: 21
Views: 1714

Bet You Can't Eat Anjabro

hmmm...
by anjabro
Wed May 31, 2006 5:38 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis on BBCTV Newsnight , Mon. May 29th
Replies: 7
Views: 902

"Bacharachian genre"..."what the poor dear can't do is sing them..."

What a tosser!!! Makes ME want to move out of England...

(But then so does the weather...Hailstones in May!?!?)
by anjabro
Wed May 17, 2006 3:48 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: YouTube Videos
Replies: 3
Views: 773

Worth checking regularly....Try 'Shot with his own Gun' ... Live (and slightly croaky...)...And 'Elvis Costello sings with Allen Toussaint at the Tribeca Film Festival'..

http://www.youtube.com/results?search=% ... rch=Search
by anjabro
Wed May 17, 2006 1:10 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Post Your Favourite Sep.11th Theory
Replies: 104
Views: 8840

I don't believe in conspiracy theories...I think a bunch of guys get together in a room and make them up...
by anjabro
Sun May 14, 2006 3:36 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Post Your Favourite Sep.11th Theory
Replies: 104
Views: 8840

Here's a good one...

http://www.911hoax.com/

and here's a page I found with a lot of clips I hadn't seen before...

http://www.terrorize.dk/911/

...It's in Danish, so I don't know what their tack is, but there is mention of missiles, bombs, lasers, etc.
by anjabro
Fri May 05, 2006 2:59 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: YouTube Videos
Replies: 3
Views: 773

He looks terrible in the 'Honey are you straight...' video...
by anjabro
Wed Apr 19, 2006 12:41 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Singer or song..?
Replies: 7
Views: 723

Singer or song..?

This article intrigued me.... http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/4917550.stm 'However, he (Sir Cliff Richard) insisted that singers were as crucial to the success of a piece of music as its composers. "We are as important to a song as the writer is because we give it life," said Sir ...
by anjabro
Fri Apr 14, 2006 2:13 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC related Random Thoughts
Replies: 19
Views: 2015

King Hoarse wrote:It's a man's right to have babies if he wants them!


Yeah, where's the foetus gonna gestate...you gonna keep it in a box..?

Thanks a lot...I'll always think of that whenever I hear it now...'What do I do now' by Stan/Loretta :lol:
by anjabro
Thu Apr 13, 2006 5:33 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC related Random Thoughts
Replies: 19
Views: 2015

I have been playing Elvis' version of Sleeper's What Do I Do Now? over and over again Agreed, great song... First time I heard it, I knew nothing about it, but when he sang the line... 'Was it when I said, I wanted to have children..' ...I immediately thought, this song was written by (or for) a wo...
by anjabro
Tue Apr 11, 2006 1:59 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC related Random Thoughts
Replies: 19
Views: 2015

bambooneedle wrote:Deserve's got nothing to do with it.


Oooh, you sounded just like Clint Eastwood there...
by anjabro
Thu Mar 16, 2006 9:18 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis' less appreciated gems: a new series
Replies: 78
Views: 9098

Heathen Town is another example of Elvis directly writing in response to someone else's song. In this case it's Sin City. I didn't know that... Other examples are Pump It Up (Subterranean Homesick Blues) ...or that... and Either Side of the Same Town (Dark End of the Street). ...or that...It's one ...
by anjabro
Wed Feb 22, 2006 3:36 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Sullivans figure out Elvis
Replies: 7
Views: 1341

"One more widow, one less white figure..."

...Frank Skinner had the same subtle lyric change when he did it on Stars in Their Eyes...
by anjabro
Thu Jan 12, 2006 9:41 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis's worst pun
Replies: 31
Views: 3768

she's my soft touch typewriter,
And I'm the great dictator...
by anjabro
Tue Jan 10, 2006 11:55 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: What was recorded on your birth date?
Replies: 9
Views: 1859

10th Feb 1967.....The Beatles had 40 musicians, conducted by Paul McCartney, recording the crescendos in "A Day in the Life" Feb 10 Studio 1. 8.00pm-1.00am. Recording: `A Day In The Life' (tape reduction take 6 into take 7, overdub onto take 7, reduction of take 7 with overdub onto take 6, edit piec...
by anjabro
Tue Jan 10, 2006 4:26 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: What was #1 on your birthday?
Replies: 29
Views: 2944

RedShoes wrote:March 4, 1981:

The Number 1 single was:
Joe Dolce Music Theatre - "Shaddap You Face"

The Number 1 album was:
Phil Collins - "Face Value"


Apparently faces were big that day...


Mine was...That's the day I had my wisdom teeth out....
by anjabro
Tue Jan 10, 2006 2:13 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: What was #1 on your birthday?
Replies: 29
Views: 2944

Monkees ruled the world on my birthday....

On 10th Feb 1967 ...

The Number 1 single was:
The Monkees - "I'm A Believer"

The Number 1 album was:
Monkees - "The Monkees"
by anjabro
Mon Jan 09, 2006 11:37 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Davey Farragher in Intensive Care (not what it seems!)
Replies: 2
Views: 515

The VG doth protest too much, methinks... Secret Robbie fan...? :wink:
by anjabro
Mon Jan 09, 2006 1:43 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: The CD Circle
Replies: 96
Views: 7024

Cd received from Otis...Track list.... 1. Romeo & Juliet : Montagues and Capulets - Sergei Prokofiev 2. Wake Up - Arcade Fire 3. I Hear A Melody - Elvis Costello (Indianapolis 15-10-05) 4. Chinito Chinito - Ry Cooder 5. Don't Think Twice, It's All Right - John Martyn 6. Dying Day - Orange Juice ...
by anjabro
Sun Jan 08, 2006 5:48 am
Forum: Photo Gallery
Topic: things i think are funny
Replies: 326
Views: 80454

I just found one my favourite oldy bloopers...From UK gameshow 'Catchphrase'... The reaction of the host (Roy Walker) is as funny as the cartoon...


http://www.compfused.com/directlink/961/
by anjabro
Fri Jan 06, 2006 4:43 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Jackson 'Doofser' Monk is 40 Today
Replies: 31
Views: 2856

Many happy returns...Hope you start feeling better about it... Oddly enough, I'm 38 at the minute, but if, for instance, the kids do something wrong on the computer, I find myself saying..' How come you teenagers don't know how to do this on the computer, and yet me, a 40 year old bloke...' And they...
by anjabro
Thu Jan 05, 2006 6:43 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Help with a movie title...
Replies: 21
Views: 1645

Goliath Awaits That looks like the one...I was sure I was a lot younger when I saw it, and I was sure it was the Titanic, but the plot is spot on, and it's got Christopher Lee...(..and John Carradine coincidentally, whoever mentioned him..) Well done board in general and Oily Slick in particular......
by anjabro
Thu Jan 05, 2006 3:52 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Help with a movie title...
Replies: 21
Views: 1645

I've seen this! But I don't know the title. I'm thinking it was a made for tv, movie of the week kind of thing. Yeah, definitely not a big budget thing... BTW, my kids were just watching Titanic on video, and I mentioned this movie, and everyone thinks I dreamt it up...at least I've got a witness n...
by anjabro
Thu Jan 05, 2006 3:49 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Help with a movie title...
Replies: 21
Views: 1645

Boy With A Problem wrote:Could it be The Incredible Petrified World with John Carradine -


No, it was definitely colour, late 60's/ early 70's kinda style...In fact I'm wondering if it might even have been a British, Hammer style movie...

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