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by johnfoyle
Fri Oct 31, 2003 2:22 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and Steve in Spain, 31 Oct 2003
Replies: 5
Views: 2355

Elvis and Steve in Spain, 31 Oct 2003

Subject: Elvis and Steve in Spain--quick note. To: COSTELLO-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM Good afternoon, all. Just a quick note to say that I really enjoyed the two concerts they played in Spain. Although the crowd was warmer (probably the most enthusiastic bunch I've ever seen, actually) and his voice was ju...
by johnfoyle
Thu Oct 30, 2003 6:51 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Hoover Factory
Replies: 5
Views: 1609

http://www.ananova.com/entertainment/story/sm_833088.html?menu=entertainment.television Eastenders actress reveals love of fine architecture EastEnders actress Jessie Wallace is to reveal her love of fine architecture in a highbrow BBC show. Wallace, who plays Kat Slater, extols the virtues of the H...
by johnfoyle
Wed Oct 29, 2003 7:23 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Donald “Duck” Dunn, bassist for Booker T. and the MGs, RIP
Replies: 11
Views: 2161

Donald “Duck” Dunn, bassist for Booker T. and the MGs, RIP

http://www.rollingstone.com/news/newsarticle.asp?nid=18888 Stax Museum concert due on CD, DVD Shout! Factory records will release Soul Comes Home, a sixteen-track live album recorded last April at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, on February 3rd, to commemorate the first anniversary of the opening of...
by johnfoyle
Wed Oct 29, 2003 7:07 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: And my next concert will be.....
Replies: 35
Views: 5817

No - just terribly self-centered . Live music and travel are two of my main hobbies and I like to indulge both. I`m also very , very stingy.....not smoking or drinking help also.
by johnfoyle
Tue Oct 28, 2003 2:14 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: And my next concert will be.....
Replies: 35
Views: 5817

Daniel Lanois in Dublin this Thurs.(Oct.30) at The Olympia , followed by The Tindersticks at the same venue the day after. Next week I go to London to see Ralph Stanley and Laura Cantrell at The Barbican in the Way Beyond Nashville season. Then it`s Finghin Collins with the Dublin Orchestra at Natio...
by johnfoyle
Tue Oct 28, 2003 2:06 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Costello memoir article finally on the `net
Replies: 6
Views: 1480

Costello memoir article finally on the `net

A long memoir piece that Elvis wrote for an Irish magazine in 1987 is finally generally available on the `net - see http://www.elviscostello.info/articles/h-l/hot_press.870716a.html `Elvis Costello offers a handful of stories from his ten years on the beat- Hot Press, 1987-07-16 - Elvis Costello ` I...
by johnfoyle
Tue Oct 28, 2003 7:23 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: What Happened?
Replies: 22
Views: 3418

Here`s a similar forum - might be handy as back up -


http://www.elvis-costello.net/phpBB2/
by johnfoyle
Tue Oct 28, 2003 1:54 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: German review of Berlin , Oct.25th
Replies: 0
Views: 570

German review of Berlin , Oct.25th

From Der Taggespiegel , Oct.27th http://www.tagesspiegel.de/kultur/index.asp?gotos=http://archiv.tagesspiegel.de/toolbox-suche.php?ran=on&url=http://archiv.tagesspiegel.de/archiv/27.10.2003/809432.asp#art Ich will dich Neue Liebe, neuer Sound: Elvis Costellos grandioses Konzert in der Berliner U...
by johnfoyle
Tue Oct 28, 2003 1:52 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Covers of Costello/Bachrach songs in Philippines charts
Replies: 5
Views: 1403

I Saw Ms Pettit in concert in Dublin last Saturday , Oct25. Great voice , tight , well rehearsed band ( piano, drums , bass/double bass and trombone/flugelhorn) , a good humoured performance for a tiny turnout (c.60) in the small Mother Redcaps venue. Only minus point was the PA - it was too loud an...
by johnfoyle
Fri Oct 24, 2003 12:50 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Review of Cologne show
Replies: 8
Views: 1965

Since This Is Hell is such a new addition to Elvis `n Steve`s set it might be no harm to consider again the lyric - maybe Elvis is feeling particularly `close` to it`s subject matter lately ..... ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Chorus: This is hel...
by johnfoyle
Fri Oct 24, 2003 11:58 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Review of Cologne show
Replies: 8
Views: 1965

Review of Cologne show

A friend - who wishes not to be named - sent me this comment - Hi John, so good to hear from you as always! Just a quick note to give you a short impression on last night's show in Cologne.I'm not sorry to say that it was a very average (mostly a very uninspiring and bad show).EC performed "God's Co...
by johnfoyle
Fri Oct 24, 2003 11:53 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: German articles/interview with Elvis
Replies: 1
Views: 859

Kathleen writes - Subject: Re: German articles/interview with Elvis To: COSTELLO-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM Here it is, using Google's translation device (sure to be most amusing!): A rescueless romantic Elvis Costello in the schauspielhaus Hamburg - in such a way the times change: Punctually after 90 minut...
by johnfoyle
Fri Oct 24, 2003 6:25 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: German articles/interview with Elvis
Replies: 1
Views: 859

German articles/interview with Elvis

Translation please. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- http://www.abendblatt.de/daten/2003/10/24/222004.html Freitag, 24. Oktober 2003 Kultur / Medien Ein rettungsloser Romantiker Elvis Costello im Schauspielhaus Hamburg - So ändern sich die Zeiten: P...
by johnfoyle
Wed Oct 22, 2003 5:56 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Hamburg `paper interview
Replies: 0
Views: 537

Hamburg `paper interview

Translation , please. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ http://www.abendblatt.de/daten/2003/10/22/221065.html Costellos romantische Seite Schauspielhaus: Die neue Liebe hat sein Leben verändert - jetzt singt er Balladen. Elvis Costello ist heute zu ...
by johnfoyle
Wed Oct 22, 2003 12:54 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: E.C. in Italy - some news at last!
Replies: 0
Views: 670

E.C. in Italy - some news at last!

And there`s me thinking all Elvis was doing there was making self flagellating `phone calls to Australia.... -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- http://groups.google.ie/groups?dq=&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&group=alt.fan.elvis-c...
by johnfoyle
Tue Oct 21, 2003 1:45 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Vanity Fair (Nov.`03) feature on Elvis `n Diana
Replies: 81
Views: 12881

Elfslut Posted: Some operatic voices can cross over into pop.. Look at Sarah Brightman.... Don`t tell me you`ve never hard Sarah`s 1970`s pop hit (I lost my heart to a) starship trooper/Sarah Brightman and Hot Gossip 1979 Ariola America, Inc./PRO 7738 (Calvert/Hughes) Sorry - but I just have to infl...
by johnfoyle
Tue Oct 21, 2003 12:46 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: German article about Elvis
Replies: 9
Views: 1666

Dave Weil `translates` again ( whatever he`s on - I want some of it!) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "dave weil" writes - Subject: Re: German article about Elvis - translation To: COSTELLO-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM On Mon, 20 Oct 2003 18:54:48 +0100, you...
by johnfoyle
Tue Oct 21, 2003 12:49 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Preview of Offenbach show.
Replies: 3
Views: 1288

From: "John Harrison" writes- Subject: Was Offenbach show cancelled? To: COSTELLO-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM this from the guest book on the Home Page: http://www.elviscostello.info/guestbook/index.php Name: bm Date: 2003-10-16 Message: offenbach gig I was really looking forward to tomorrow. Sadly, my first...
by johnfoyle
Mon Oct 20, 2003 3:43 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Pretty words don't mean much anymore
Replies: 32
Views: 5421

Danny writes- The Poet's Rest has gotto be a pub, outside which the bus burst into flames And so it is . In Slane , Co. Meath it would be on the route of that tortuous seven hour bus journey from Dublin to Letterkenny that Elvis took at one point in the 1980`s - then he learned to drive. see http://...
by johnfoyle
Mon Oct 20, 2003 12:50 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: German article about Elvis
Replies: 9
Views: 1666

German article about Elvis

Translation please ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ http://www.op-online.de/333_404_3436313032.htm Entdeckung der Langsamkeit: Costello vor Tourstart in Deutschand Hamburg (dpa) Auf den ersten Blick scheint es, Elvis Costello habe sein neues Album ...
by johnfoyle
Mon Oct 20, 2003 12:46 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: ` Muggins got asked to get Elvis out on bail,...`
Replies: 1
Views: 806

` Muggins got asked to get Elvis out on bail,...`

http://observer.guardian.co.uk/omm/the10/story/0,11109,1062840,00.html Last month's 10 Last month, Ben Thompson nominated the 10 Greatest Publicity Stunts in music. They were: 1 Elvis joining the army 2 The Sex Pistols' boat party 3 Robert Johnson selling his soul 4 Madonna publishing 'Sex' 5 The KL...
by johnfoyle
Mon Oct 20, 2003 12:45 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: BBC Radio 2 "Sold On Song"
Replies: 18
Views: 2663

http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv_and_radio/story/0,3604,1066686,00.html The first word Elvis Costello ever said was "skin". He had heard it often enough, on Sinatra's I've Got You Under My Skin, for it to be his first utterance, he told Mariella Frostrup on Elvis Costello - Sold on Song (Radio 2), "befo...
by johnfoyle
Sun Oct 19, 2003 4:28 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Covers of Costello/Bachrach songs in Philippines charts
Replies: 5
Views: 1403

Covers of Costello/Bachrach songs in Philippines charts

http://www.sundaylife.co.uk/features/story.jsp?story=454978 Siobhan tastes a little Asian success BELFAST-based jazz singer and festival artist Siobhan Pettit is a major celebrity these days - in the Philippines! The Clonmel-born chanteuse is delighted that her new album Long Ago Tomorrow, has soare...
by johnfoyle
Sun Oct 19, 2003 4:03 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: That other new Elvis recording
Replies: 3
Views: 1339

Wanda Jackson talks about working with Elvis - http://www.knoxnews.com/kns/music/article/0,1406,KNS_349_2353081,00.html Late last year, word started getting around that Jackson was headed to Hollywood to record a new album, and musicians started offering their support for the project. Then Nashville...
by johnfoyle
Sun Oct 19, 2003 12:57 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis on compilations
Replies: 64
Views: 21778

Elvis on compilations

Browsing through the compilation racks I see Elvis is quietly licensing his tracks all over the place . Yesterday I spotted - an odd selection - New Amsterdam on Good Vibes http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0000A306F/ref=sr_aps_music_1_1/026-3487646-1398807 and , more likely , Good Year For ...

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