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by johnfoyle
Mon May 25, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Steve Nieve - The Daily Improvisation
Replies: 141
Views: 19754

Re: Steve Nieve - The Daily Improvisation

I love this screen grab from yesterday's show. They've really fine tuned the presentation. https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/100531168_10157522305682957_5761439147134812160_o.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_sid=dbeb18&_nc_oc=AQkgCdEaMr3xXyHX5Ew-sJAlASNHk5HAcQ0k2y0zgMZqre3vHwgBQuVAhg4MyFtPGk0...
by johnfoyle
Wed May 20, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Music Monday featuring EC and Allan Mayes, May 18, 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 646

Re: Music Monday featuring EC and Allan Mayes, May 18, 2020

Wilma Wilkie posts on Facebook - Better capture from the MTF livestream last night #needtogetoutmore https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/p843x403/98205720_10222770178380432_4007048124588621824_o.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_sid=825194&_nc_oc=AQlQR5mWq2CX1yidMeKlNLXqKUDJx0hfB2u3VUP_40Mmilwhh...
by johnfoyle
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis's Liverpool, Feb. 2005
Replies: 28
Views: 14608

Re: Elvis's Liverpool, Feb. 2005

Looking up Conway St in the search engine for this forum I see I missed this - The obituary , by Spencer Leigh, refers to this interview he did with Ross in the 2001- Ross MacManus - Elvis' Dad BBC Radio Merseyside's Spencer Leigh has interviewed Elvis Costello's father, the dance band singer Ross M...
by johnfoyle
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis's Liverpool, Feb. 2005
Replies: 28
Views: 14608

Re: Elvis's Liverpool, Feb. 2005

A few of my snaps from a rainy, cold Birkenhead , March 2020. It hasn't changed much since 2005. https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/89259533_10157254532012957_2485218684788801536_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_sid=110474&_nc_oc=AQk8BCo7Dcnjlaepo1V8kX32bokVZybdNMBKwftG_8LzoWmRkqcoPX7YrxyA_m...
by johnfoyle
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters play Sunderland Empire, March 3, 2020
Replies: 20
Views: 10356

Re: Elvis & The Imposters play Sunderland Empire, March 3, 2020

Long-time favourite Alison morphs into the Motown hit I’m Gonna Make You Love Me while Pump It Up – written on a fire escape at the old Swallow Hotel in Newcastle, pop fans – gets the Empire jumping. Something to be checked out - https://i2-prod.chroniclelive.co.uk/incoming/article12587433.ece/ALTE...
by johnfoyle
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: "Plotting our return, early in the Leap Year" (2020 UK tour)
Replies: 231
Views: 92952

Re: "Plotting our return, early in the Leap Year" (2020 UK tour)

Maybe this ? http://www.elviscostello.info/wiki/index.php/Sessionography_1972-1979 AUG 7, 1977 Basing Street Studios, London a. (I Don't Want To Go To) Chelsea (Basing Street Studios Version) This Year's Model (Rhino bonus CD) EC (vocal, guitar), Steve Nieve (keyboards), Bruce Thomas (bass), Pete Th...
by johnfoyle
Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis' christening church - 'For Sale'
Replies: 6
Views: 6410

Re: Elvis' christening church - 'For Sale'

I visited the site again today . The building is still unused. However, information at this site, that is new to me , says it was opened in 1959, years after Elvis's christening. https://taking-stock.org.uk/building/birkenhead-holy-cross/ (extract) 'The parish of Holy Cross was formed in 1928 with t...
by johnfoyle
Sun Mar 08, 2020 3:28 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis's Liverpool, Feb. 2005
Replies: 28
Views: 14608

Re: Elvis's Liverpool, Feb. 2005

Brilliant, thanks. I'm now on the bus from the airport.
by johnfoyle
Thu Mar 05, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .
Replies: 1539
Views: 722941

Re: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .

https://recordstoreday.com/Photo/418462495716:360 O behave ! Possibly the only Costello related item on Record Store Day , April 18 2020. Including ' Burt Bacharach & Elvis Costello “I’ll Never Fall in Love Again” Released on CD and Cassette in 1999, first time on vinyl. Pressed on tan transpar...
by johnfoyle
Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis's Liverpool, Feb. 2005
Replies: 28
Views: 14608

Re: Elvis's Liverpool, Feb. 2005

I'm going to be in Liverpool for the day on Sunday, before traveling on to Blackpool on Monday morning for Elvis's show that night.

I'm hoping to revisit some of the locations I last saw all of fifteen years ago and will , of course , report back here.
by johnfoyle
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters play Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, March 2, 2020
Replies: 35
Views: 17424

Re: Elvis & The Imposters play Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, March 2, 2020

Paulwdixonphotography@pdicko67· #elviscostelloAnd a few quick ones straight off camera whilst the legend is still on stage...@ElvisCostelloat@RoyalNottinghamthis evening. Full edits tomorrow in@nottslive@NottsNightOut https://twitter.com/pdicko67/status/1234602810727071745?s=20 https://scontent.fdub...
by johnfoyle
Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and the Imposters play Southampton Mayflower Theatre - 1st March 2020
Replies: 17
Views: 8267

Re: Elvis and the Imposters play Southampton Mayflower Theatre - 1st March 2020

Via Twitter https://twitter.com/tomstroud9/status/1234252914023190529?s=19 https://scontent.fdub4-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/88265955_10157235359487957_9078126340372168704_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_sid=07e735&_nc_oc=AQmM8bIec8sp5q3LGHOZBRlRamCUBsa2ltJkVIC465IkPpKNLoHb_1q7pBHH3gPWV3c&_nc_ht=sco...
by johnfoyle
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters play Sunderland Empire, March 3, 2020
Replies: 20
Views: 10356

Re: Elvis & The Imposters play Sunderland Empire, March 3, 2020

Promo interview - https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p084qstp?fbclid=IwAR1s7ts6wdefBV5FhE0sHXq5Fq25QdU6dLb9NZuDHWgZ0RZ3ASMu3JAoWP8 Usual stories. The best moment was when the DJ told Elvis that the venue for the Sunderland show is where Sid James died , on stage in 1976. Elvis seems to be lost for wo...
by johnfoyle
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters play Eventim Olympia, Liverpool, February 28, 2020
Replies: 42
Views: 16356

Re: Elvis & The Imposters play Eventim Olympia, Liverpool, February 28, 2020

Great photo , by Mark Auty https://twitter.com/marko7591/status/1233541933752094720?s=20 https://scontent.fdub4-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/s960x960/88213070_10157229573807957_3998928660714225664_o.jpg?_nc_cat=109&_nc_sid=ca434c&_nc_oc=AQm6J-bQW9S-oM626OhGGF-k6JdwdkySXglQEZ-RIeOcS4tJAnC0586IOMy...
by johnfoyle
Thu Feb 20, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis in Suomenlinnan Studio, Finland, February 2020
Replies: 26
Views: 9678

Elvis in Suomenlinnan Studio, Finland, February 2020

https://www.instagram.com/p/B8zWISDhpjm/ Suomenlinnan Studio What an amazing week we’ve had with @elviscostello #musicproducer #producer #producerlife #musicstudio #studio #legend #create https://scontent.fdub4-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/87193443_2931319300232456_1496196881703763968_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&...
by johnfoyle
Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:20 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis in Liverpool football club podcast , February 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 4690

Re: Elvis in Liverpool football club podcast , February 2020

How do you play this? Dumb old guy can't figure it out. It seems that you have to take out a subscription. A comment says it can be done for a little as a fiver month. It seems the content is just be about sports. Not my thing so I'll give it a miss. There's an extract here - https://twitter.com/Th...
by johnfoyle
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis phone interview with Matt Everitt on BBC Radio 6Music, February 5, 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 3817

Re: Elvis phone interview with Matt Everitt on BBC Radio 6Music, February 5, 2020

Elvis on the 'phone. About 10 minutes of taped chat , with extracts from the usual 70s/80s songs . Nothing really new. Non- committal comments on Brexit/Trump, which has prompted a hostile tweet from a keyboard warrior. The chat goes into a full play of Shipbuilding, without a sign off comment , and...
by johnfoyle
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Dave Robinson brings the Stiff Records Story to Ireland, February 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 4432

Re: Dave Robinson brings the Stiff Records Story to Dublin, February 29, 2020

I've already booked for films that evening in the Dublin Film Festival. I saw and enjoyed Dave do this routine in the Vinyl festival here in Kilmainham, Dublin in 2018. By the way the venue in Kilmainham was in the old Royal Hospital. The same hospital that Elvis's grandfather recovered in after bei...
by johnfoyle
Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: London Meet Up - Saturday 25th January 2020
Replies: 16
Views: 7693

Re: London Meet Up - Saturday 25th January 2020

https://scontent.fdub4-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/82958066_10157121446787957_5857380483075145728_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&_nc_eui2=AeGIik49-xyekWK1nWpJFFkTgvxezyeyhBtSIkGylYsWtWQCJgJYQmidK-HoSrjfPTHpKxmFf8VyHEX1NTPwFXKBz3XpcC3XqQTGTKEOKIhdRg&_nc_oc=AQkJADLynGOkxxNgP1QOHXBzmwTvuxEX1e7Tg0q1bO75ohWCqaA...
by johnfoyle
Wed Jan 29, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters play Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, March 2, 2020
Replies: 35
Views: 17424

Re: Elvis & The Imposters play Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, March 2, 2020

“I haven’t counted how many songs [we know] but I know I’ve just sent a list of another ten to everybody to consider that we maybe listen to and think about how we would play that can make the combinations a little bit more unique for this UK run.


:D :D :D
by johnfoyle
Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Davey Faragher interview, January 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 8108

Davey Faragher interview, January 2020

https://forbassplayersonly.com/davey-faragher/ Davey Faragher Seasoned session player describes his path from little brother to Elvis Costello gig By Jon Liebman January 27, 2020 Born and raised in Redlands, California, Davey Faragher was surrounded by music from the very beginning. After performing...

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