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by geoffcowgill
Sun Oct 21, 2007 9:21 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Ross McManus
Replies: 88
Views: 37554

The performance of "At Last" was really sweet. He introduced it by saying that it was his dad's birthday and if he wasn't here with us fine folks, there was nowhere else he'd rather be than with dad. He said that it was one of the first songs his dad taught him and couldn't help mention th...
by geoffcowgill
Tue Oct 16, 2007 2:36 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis solo in Macomb, IL, Oct. 15, 2007
Replies: 22
Views: 2869

Yeah, I got my "Delivery Man" CD booklet signed. The guy in front of me had his bicycle signed. Regarding the make-up of the audience, I heard a girl say as she was leaving, "We didn't know any of the songs." What could he have played that she would have known if she didn't know ...
by geoffcowgill
Tue Oct 16, 2007 9:54 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis solo in Macomb, IL, Oct. 15, 2007
Replies: 22
Views: 2869

It was amazing. It really works phenomenally well in this stripped-down acoustic arrangement. It may just have been the highlight of the show. When else has he played it recently? It's interesting that what was the overt conceit, the metaphor of the song back in '91 has now become the more literal f...
by geoffcowgill
Tue Oct 16, 2007 8:02 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis solo in Macomb, IL, Oct. 15, 2007
Replies: 22
Views: 2869

I think Richard only left out a couple of songs. The order I have is: Red Shoes Either Side of the Same Town Veronica River in Reverse Down Among the Wines and Spirits Our Little Angel New Amsterdam / You've Got To Hide Your Love Away the Loretta Lynn song, "Hello, my name is Eve..." Bedla...
by geoffcowgill
Mon Oct 15, 2007 9:54 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis solo in Macomb, IL, Oct. 15, 2007
Replies: 22
Views: 2869

I'm hoping for something pretty special tonight. Apart from the Clinton birthday party, this is Costello's only headlining show this season, is it not? I'll try to take down the setlist as best I can, but some of these new unreleased songs may give me trouble.

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