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by JONPD
Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:46 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .
Replies: 1555
Views: 930332

Re: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .

From the Record Collector Weekly News The building RC's offices are located in, The Perfume Factory, used to be where Elizabeth Arden made cosmetics. Elvis Costello worked for them on the premises and refers to it as "the vanity factory" in I'm Not Angry. The owners of the building have pu...
by JONPD
Mon Jul 14, 2014 4:12 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis solo, Swansea (Wales), July 11, 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 16481

Re: Elvis solo, Swansea (Wales), July 11, 2014

Setlist : - on English paper and NHS Sharpie !! It felt very strange when he first left the stage to see everyone get ready to leave and a real lack of cheering and calling for encores so when he came back it seemed to surprise so many people ! It felt like a crowd who weren't used to seeing "...
by JONPD
Sat Jul 12, 2014 6:07 pm
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: EC Kew 16 July ticket for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 5020

EC Kew 16 July ticket for sale

I have one unreserved general picnic ticket for sale.
by JONPD
Wed Mar 26, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis when you least expect it
Replies: 720
Views: 359875

Re: Elvis when you least expect it

In this weeks episode of BBC's legal drama Silk (one of the main characters is called Martha Costello): What name was the room booked in? Costello, no first name just an initial E. Defence barrister - a singer from the 1980s Judge - a good year for the roses Defence barrister - not so good for ship ...
by JONPD
Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:02 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis when you least expect it
Replies: 720
Views: 359875

Re: Elvis when you least expect it

Top of the Tops 2 Christmas 2013 broadcast on 22 December featured the Specials performing Nelson Mandela. The captions they show during the song refer to Elvis Costello as producer.
by JONPD
Thu Jul 11, 2013 3:50 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters play Gateshead, 12 June '13
Replies: 27
Views: 9909

Re: Elvis & The Imposters play Gateshead, 12 June '13

A review from this weeks edition of the Record Collector Weekly Newsletter: Elvis Costello & The Imposters Gateshead Sage 12/6/13 View: lefthand stalls Kitted out in a three-piece suit, tie and pork-pie hat, Elvis sweated through a 165-minute show, bassist Davey Faragher supplying backing vocals...
by JONPD
Thu Jul 11, 2013 3:47 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis when you least expect it
Replies: 720
Views: 359875

Re: Elvis when you least expect it

Reference in the 7 July edition of The Sunday Times. "In their heyday, the Bhundu Boys were lauded by Eric Clapton and Elvis Costello" Unfortunately it was in an article about a rather unsavoury member who joined the band in the 1990s after their heyday who amongst other convictions has a ...
by JONPD
Tue Jul 02, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis when you least expect it
Replies: 720
Views: 359875

Re: Elvis when you least expect it

Just got in the car 10.38pm, heard mention of Ross McManus, my ears pricked up and there followed mention of, and an interview, with Declan. It was a Radio 2 programme In the Mood - Joe Loss with Michael Freedland. Should be on iplayer soon O(programme originally broadcast 10pm Tuesday 2 July. Enjoy
by JONPD
Tue Jun 18, 2013 5:06 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis/The Imposters, Basingstoke 20 June 2013
Replies: 103
Views: 49325

Re: Elvis/The Imposters, Basingstoke 20 June 2013

If you are driving be aware that the road from the Victory roundabout to the usual Anvil car park is closed. The show is advertised as 8 o'clock and they nearly always start on time at this venue. I will aim to be in the venue bar from 7 if anyone wants to meet As I will be on my own and travelling...
by JONPD
Sun Jun 02, 2013 2:16 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters play Cardiff , 1 June '13
Replies: 34
Views: 15131

Re: Elvis & The Imposters play Cardiff , 1 June '13

Man out of Time wrote:Dixie posts this sans caption today. I think it is Cardiff, but could be Bristol.

http://instagram.com/p/aCgDNPSIFJ/

Cardiff stage.jpg


MOOT


Its St David's Hall, Cardiff
by JONPD
Sun Feb 03, 2013 2:46 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Have you ever stopped by a record store just to see what EC?
Replies: 11
Views: 6735

Re: Have you ever stopped by a record store just to see what

An unplanned visit to a second hand record shop yesterday and came out with a vinyl copy of Ten Bloody Mary's & Ten How's Your Fathers. A bargain for £3.99.
by JONPD
Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis/The Imposters, Basingstoke 20 June 2013
Replies: 103
Views: 49325

Re: Elvis/The Imposters, Basingstoke 27 May '12

This weeks update!

Fri 29 June 2012


We have been advised that the revised Elvis Costello date will be in June 2013. All ticket holders will be contacted next week with final information.
by JONPD
Sun Jun 10, 2012 2:09 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis/The Imposters, Basingstoke 20 June 2013
Replies: 103
Views: 49325

Re: Elvis/The Imposters, Basingstoke 27 May '12

From the Anvil website:

Confirming a revised date for Elvis Costello has taken longer than anticipated to allow other European tour dates to be settled. We apologise for the delay and anticipate that we will have more news next week. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause
by JONPD
Mon May 28, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis/The Imposters, Basingstoke 20 June 2013
Replies: 103
Views: 49325

Re: Elvis/The Imposters, Basingstoke 27 May '12

Perhaps 1 July is a possibility (fingers crossed) the day after Cornbury, nothing on at The Anvil and its not that far from Cornbury.
by JONPD
Sat May 26, 2012 2:01 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis/The Imposters, Basingstoke 20 June 2013
Replies: 103
Views: 49325

Re: Elvis/The Imposters, Basingstoke 27 May '12

Looking forward to Basingstoke tomorrow.
by JONPD
Sat May 12, 2012 1:24 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis when you least expect it
Replies: 720
Views: 359875

Re: Elvis when you least expect it

Last night's episode of Coronation Street included the line " I remember when we saw Elvis Costello at the Apollo". For those who don't know it Coronation Street is based in Manchester. And Elvis is playing at the Apollo tonight! The writer must be a fan.
by JONPD
Wed Mar 28, 2012 2:25 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis when you least expect it
Replies: 720
Views: 359875

Re: Elvis when you least expect it

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-17536844 A rundown Grade II-listed seaside pier in north Wales has been taken over by the local authority. Conwy council said it was the new owner of Colwyn Bay's 112-year-old Victoria pier, after the Welsh government acquired it from the Crown Est...
by JONPD
Mon Jul 11, 2011 4:14 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Request: Where Is The Love ?
Replies: 11
Views: 5954

Re: Request: Where Is The Love ?

You can buy the track on its own in iTunes (UK)
by JONPD
Mon May 09, 2011 12:49 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis/Imposters, Oakland, CA, May 8/9 '11
Replies: 60
Views: 22873

Re: Elvis/Imposters, Oakland, CA, May 8/9 '11

The official site's [url=http://www.elviscostello.com/#/news/the-spectacular-spinning-songbook--the-"]I don't get the Joanna-Temptation connection, is there one? The official site's description of the shows' format said "Joanna” "allow[s] for song with accompaniment by Steve Nieve to...
by JONPD
Mon Feb 14, 2011 4:24 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Request: The Great Unknown: Dodgy Demos
Replies: 3
Views: 2351

Re: Request: The Great Unknown: Dodgy Demos

Volume 8 of this 11 CD set?

I've got it somewhere.
by JONPD
Mon Dec 13, 2010 4:00 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Photos of rare Elvis 78s from 2010
Replies: 62
Views: 24001

Re: So who's won a pair of 78s?

Issue 6 has arrived. Photos to follow in a couple of days.
by JONPD
Mon Nov 15, 2010 4:45 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Has your NR CD arrived yet?
Replies: 30
Views: 11036

Re: Has your NR CD arrived yet?

oliversa1 wrote:Mine arrived Friday along with t. shirt and lithograph. Vinyl to follow.

However, still waiting for my 78's, getting worried now!!! Apparently despatched on 26th October.


Still waiting for my 78s also dispatched on the 26th

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