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by Ulster Boy
Wed Dec 26, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis when you least expect it
Replies: 692
Views: 182905

Re: Elvis when you least expect it

Watching the detectives turned up in the background of the Torvill and Deane drama on UK tv on Boxing night
by Ulster Boy
Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 447
Views: 45642

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

I imagine EC was familiar with the UK version
https://nostalgiacentral.com/television ... s-line-uk/
by Ulster Boy
Thu Dec 20, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 447
Views: 45642

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

Interesting article that maybe includes the origins of Mr and Mrs Hush?
http://www.jimramsburg.com/truth-or-con ... audio.html
by Ulster Boy
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Essential bootlegs/ Getting started with boots/ General advice
Replies: 14
Views: 1690

Re: Essential bootlegs/ Getting started with boots/ General advice

We could probably subdivide radio broadcasts to include pre-FM; and soundboard to include those assisted listening device and in ear monitor thingies. Compilations can be fun (I may have had a hand in Four eyes one vision) - I especially like the media blitz ones that popped up, e.g. bringing togeth...
by Ulster Boy
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis/Imposters play Vienna, VA on 15 June 2011
Replies: 54
Views: 10685

Re: Elvis/Imposters play Vienna, VA on 15 June 2011

There's an ALD recording of this show on Guitars 101 at the mo.
by Ulster Boy
Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Memories and images of Elvis in Ireland, March 1978 - first known photo of Dublin show has appeared.
Replies: 54
Views: 54228

Re: Memories and images of Elvis in Ireland, March 1978 - new photos of Belfast show

Amazing to see these. I was at this gig, 16 years old and venturing into Belfast city centre was quite the adventure in those days. Very few bands had visited Belfast in the early and mid 70s due to the troubles, and then suddenly a spurt from about 76 onward - Dr Feelgood, Eddie and the hot rods, T...
by Ulster Boy
Sun Dec 11, 2016 2:32 am
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Elvis Costello - Radio Sessions 1977 - 1983
Replies: 14
Views: 9298

Re: Elvis Costello - Radio Sessions 1977 - 1983

Let him dangle, from the 1989 Spike documentary:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b084nt0f

2:23
by Ulster Boy
Thu Dec 08, 2016 12:28 pm
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Elvis Costello - Radio Sessions 1977 - 1983
Replies: 14
Views: 9298

Re: Elvis Costello - Radio Sessions 1977 - 1983

Beaten to the punch and Possession in this broadcast:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b081300r
by Ulster Boy
Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:49 pm
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Looking to complete my collection
Replies: 7
Views: 5088

Re: Looking to complete my collection

Theres a bunch of stuff on here:
http://tela.sugarmegs.org/
by Ulster Boy
Fri Dec 02, 2016 1:53 am
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Looking to complete my collection
Replies: 7
Views: 5088

Re: Looking to complete my collection

PM sent
by Ulster Boy
Tue Nov 29, 2016 7:02 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Has anyone ever come across this demo collection?
Replies: 4
Views: 2573

Re: Has anyone ever come across this demo collection?

From memory, they weren't great quality and far from essential.
by Ulster Boy
Mon Nov 28, 2016 2:25 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Has anyone ever come across this demo collection?
Replies: 4
Views: 2573

Re: Has anyone ever come across this demo collection?

It was a very useful boot when it first appeared but much of the content was subsequently officially released on the Rhino reissue bonus discs.
by Ulster Boy
Fri Nov 04, 2016 2:13 am
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Looking to complete my collection
Replies: 7
Views: 5088

Re: Looking to complete my collection

Thanks. Managed to find the Werchter show, here:
http://www.mediafire.com/file/l3wuhvae7 ... FM-YUP.rar

Still searching for the other shows...
by Ulster Boy
Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:57 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: another crazy ba EC list: i've seen him perform live with...
Replies: 14
Views: 3560

Re: another crazy ba EC list: i've seen him perform live with...

Seen him duet with Emmylou Harris and in an ensemble with Emmylou, Steve Earle, John Prine and Nanci Griffith. Land mine Free World concert 2002.
by Ulster Boy
Mon Sep 19, 2016 6:57 am
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Looking to complete my collection
Replies: 7
Views: 5088

Looking to complete my collection

Can anyone help to point me to where I might find any of these shows - tried various searches with no luck:

7/12/1977 Philadelphia
6/6/84 Tokyo
6/7/86 Werchter
14/5/96 Los Angeles
9/7/96 Montreux

Thanks in advance!
by Ulster Boy
Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:17 am
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Elvis Costello - Radio Sessions 1977 - 1983
Replies: 14
Views: 9298

Re: Elvis Costello - Radio Sessions 1977 - 1983

I just don't know what to do with myself (41:10):

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07v3v08
by Ulster Boy
Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:10 am
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Elvis Costello - Radio Sessions 1977 - 1983
Replies: 14
Views: 9298

Re: Elvis Costello - Radio Sessions 1977 - 1983

Individual tracks from Peel sessions turn up now and again in good quality on various BBC programmes - heres a recent one of Mystery Dance (1 hour 15 mins in):

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07pt3l1
by Ulster Boy
Wed Jul 20, 2016 12:38 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters play Belfast , July 19th 2016
Replies: 35
Views: 8172

Re: Elvis and The Imposters play Belfast , July 19th 2016

It's 11,000 capacity is for full hall, going by the photos they reconfigured it to around half or a third of that size. Still, I said when it was announced it was a strange venue choice, way too big for an artist with whom Belfast has an uneasy relationship. By which I mean, there were long periods ...

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