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by bronxapostle
Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: A Face In The Crowd: new musical
Replies: 72
Views: 9379

Re: A Face In The Crowd: new musical

funny you should say so SP!!! as i typed this (DOING WHAT?) hoping for a possible nyc show this friday two hours ago....i got to thinking: I WOULD TRADE A SHOW THIS WEEK AND A COUPLE IN THE SUMMER FOR THE RECORDING OF A NEW LP THIS WEEK IN NYC!!!! 8) 8) 8)
by bronxapostle
Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: A Face In The Crowd: new musical
Replies: 72
Views: 9379

Re: A Face In The Crowd: new musical

sweetest punch wrote:And the Imposters are together in New York this Friday...


doing what????
by bronxapostle
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters show , Washington DC, April 29th 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 245

Re: Elvis & The Imposters show , Washington DC, April 29th 2017

In theory, DEMOCRACY is the TOPS!!! can NOT be outdone. The joy of the many. In American practice 2017, still more thievery and vile hate, hardly obliquely camouflaged yet trumpeted adoringly by the sadly ignorant. And NOOOO, don't take this as my declaration of love for the G.O.P. either. take this...
by bronxapostle
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:33 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers 2017 US Tour
Replies: 47
Views: 3342

Re: Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers 2017 US Tour

that's a cool opening act. you know we've got another collaboration coming in July!! 8) 8)
by bronxapostle
Fri Mar 31, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Your first meeting with Elvis
Replies: 9
Views: 679

Re: Your first meeting with Elvis

my first time...October 25, 1986 at the corner of 52nd Street and Broadway, about 7:00 p.m. the last night of COSTELLO SINGS AGAIN nyc. i was just hanging on the corner before entering, when the limo pulled up and E jumped out. About 20 or so others were there alongside me, perhaps in the know five ...
by bronxapostle
Thu Mar 30, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Anybody else have trouble redeeming Best Buy 45 offer?
Replies: 1
Views: 274

Re: Anybody else have trouble redeeming Best Buy 45 offer?

Thanks for all your input folks. :lol: :lol: :lol: Guess I'm the only dweeb who wanted the free 7" vinyl with my two cd set. Man, this was always a great boot, and now, officially released, WAY BETTER. and not to boast, but, OUR BOY IS THE BRAINS BEHIND THIS SMASH!!!! Great songs all of them. S...
by bronxapostle
Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Anybody else have trouble redeeming Best Buy 45 offer?
Replies: 1
Views: 274

Anybody else have trouble redeeming Best Buy 45 offer?

As soon as I saw this free MY BRAVE FACE vinyl 45 with purchase of 2 cd FLOWERS IN THE DIRT set at Best Buy was NOT available in store, I got nervous. So, despite buying it Saturday...I waited four days to redeem figuring in case there were gremlins in the early days of redemption . I tried to do th...
by bronxapostle
Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Seeing Elvis Costello's Whitton/ making-of-MAIT timeline
Replies: 56
Views: 5529

Re: Seeing Elvis Costello's Whitton/ making-of-MAIT timeline

http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/clover/19 ... 57e41.html

FWIW....my setlistfm.com contribution for my only CLOVER show, 13 months before my first Elvis & Attractions show!!!
by bronxapostle
Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis/El Mocambo - original/bootleg comparison
Replies: 12
Views: 1994

Re: Elvis/El Mocambo - original/bootleg comparison

8) thanks John for confirming what I have always expected. Mine is real. But, I thought so all these years as I am a life long NY'ER who very often bought promo records. One of the perks of living in NYC and going to loads of record stores in the good old days. :lol:
by bronxapostle
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Less Than Zero was first released ,as Elvis's first single, 40 years ago this weekend, on March 25th 1977
Replies: 10
Views: 462

Re: Less Than Zero was first released ,as Elvis's first single, 40 years ago this weekend, on March 25th 1977

Cool Dr. LUTHER....I know I have that BUNCH OF STIFFS comp. So, to celebrate 40...I will spin a few things. Hope you have been great my good friend, as well as another good old pal fave dave. Thanks for checking in here also. Off to best buy in the morning for sure for my two cd FLOWERS IN THE DIRT ...
by bronxapostle
Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Less Than Zero was first released ,as Elvis's first single, 40 years ago this weekend, on March 25th 1977
Replies: 10
Views: 462

Re: Less Than Zero was first released ,as Elvis's first single, 40 years ago this weekend, on March 25th 1977

This is the mix on the first batch of the vinyl single - it would be replaced by the mix that has featured on releases ever since. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZwq3eKf0xQ This begs a question that has been bothering me for a while... I know that this, the 'organ mix', has been reported for some...
by bronxapostle
Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Paul McCartney: Flowers In The Dirt Archive Collection
Replies: 80
Views: 14807

Re: Paul McCartney: Flowers In The Dirt Archive Collection

did everyone who cares see....the 2 cd version at BEST BUY comes with a 7" 45 of MY BRAVE FACE! or you have to acquire it afterwards somehow? THIS release is surely confusing on so many levels. i think i want the 2 LP version which looks EXACT to the 2 cd version. disc two ENTIRELY ELVIS!!! the...
by bronxapostle
Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis plays Sheffield 20 March 2017
Replies: 32
Views: 2513

Re: Elvis plays Sheffield 20 March 2017

Tonight could be legendary if he is indeed burying DETOUR. hope you all get a big night. Take a photo with Andrew and send my kind regards please. 8)
by bronxapostle
Sun Mar 19, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis Solo, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Sat. 18 March, 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1594

Re: Elvis Solo, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Sat. 18 March, 2017

I like this set...great variation. Big handful of newish songs and rarely aired tunes, alongside ten that he's been relying on heavily as of late. Now, if he can keep switching up the more oblique ones these last few nights of DETOUR, he can remind himself and all of us, of November 2013 USA solo an...
by bronxapostle
Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis plays Manchester Bridgewater Hall 19th March 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2233

Re: Elvis plays Manchester Bridgewater Hall 19th March 2017

Wish I could be there for the St. Joseph's night show. Have a blast all my friends.
by bronxapostle
Mon Mar 13, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: My Flame Burns Blue - vinyl debut on BLUE VINYL , June 2016
Replies: 230
Views: 32286

Re: My Flame Burns Blue - vinyl debut on BLUE VINYL , June 2016

PS: I am almost certain that my copy of El Mocambo is a pirate one. Bought it cheap on eBay. It is not important for me. not terribly concerned which i have, these nearly 40 years later, but i do wonder sometimes. does anyone that have one of each feel like putting them side by side so the rest of ...
by bronxapostle
Fri Mar 10, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: On Oct. 18, 2017 the Little Kids Rock organization is honoring Elvis Costello for their annual event
Replies: 1
Views: 201

Re: On Oct. 18, 2017 the Little Kids Rock organization is honoring Elvis Costello for their annual event

Wheeeee, night before my birthday. I got a hunch, Elvis will be best pleased at this type of event honoring him, by performing most of the night. He is the consummate accompanist and will do well playing background to Weller, Young, Cave, Hynde, Macca, Springsteen, Malin, Adams, Parker and more. :lo...
by bronxapostle
Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:42 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis 'Detour', Oslo (Norway), February 27, 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1194

Re: Elvis 'Detour', Oslo (Norway), February 27, 2017

johnfoyle wrote:Cinco is, amongst other things, the Argentine perspective on the story , the Malvinas/Falklands war in 1982, that prompted Shipbuilding so they make sense as a medley.


Did not know that....still I wonder how they meshed. Did he play Cinco at the piano???
by bronxapostle
Tue Feb 28, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers 2017 US Tour
Replies: 47
Views: 3342

Re: Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers 2017 US Tour

Ticketfly is ALWAYS worlds better than tm or ln.
by bronxapostle
Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers 2017 US Tour
Replies: 47
Views: 3342

Re: Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers 2017 US Tour

I saw those off dates and was wondering. With the reminder of Mommys birthday...hope you are correct.
by bronxapostle
Mon Feb 27, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis 'Detour', Oslo (Norway), February 27, 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1194

Re: Elvis 'Detour', Oslo (Norway), February 27, 2017

Oh, I thought u have been with Heather etc. A few days now. May I ask....how did CINCO MINUTOS arrive out of SHIPBUILDING????

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