Guitar solo in Watching the Detectives.

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Guitar solo in Watching the Detectives.

Postby sinatra57 » Sun Mar 08, 2020 3:06 pm

Stop me if this has been mentioned before, but has anyone else remarked on Elvis playing a few bars of How Insensitive by Antionio Carlos Jobim when he solos during Watching the Detectives. I have noticed this a few times live and he did it again at Liverpool last week.

Looking forward to Blackpool tomorrow having read the reports of gigs since Liverpool which was great.

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Re: Guitar solo in Watching the Detectives.

Postby bronxapostle » Sun Mar 08, 2020 3:38 pm

For many years now, he has played INSENSATEZ during the CLUBLAND solo. I tried to credit it there whenever i heard it. Now, it's kind of become a part that is hard to decipher anymore now when played. Thanks for throwing a new monkey wrench in however. You say it appears during DETECTIVES now?

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Re: Guitar solo in Watching the Detectives.

Postby sinatra57 » Sun Mar 08, 2020 4:24 pm

Yes, in my haste to post I referenced the wrong song, it does appear in Clubland. Thanks for that correction bronxpostle, now are we the only people that have noticed? I don't think it's ever been mentioned before.

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Re: Guitar solo in Watching the Detectives.

Postby bronxapostle » Sun Mar 08, 2020 4:54 pm

Yes... it has been mentioned at the wiki. Let me look it up.

http://www.elviscostello.info/wiki/index.php/Insensatez


This is surely quite incomplete in the times it has been added to the song. Best, ba

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Postby sulky lad » Sun Mar 08, 2020 7:19 pm

I’ve always omitted it because it’s not a ‘song’ in the sense of no vocals. If it came to listing instrumental inclusions we could open a huge can of worms particularly with Steve in any band - he’s played so many different musical phrases in his accompaniments such as “Je t’aime’” on his introduction during the band appreciations by Elvis in “Everyday I Write The Book” on this tour and I clearly remember a snippet of JSB’s “Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring” in a live version of “I Want You” - sheer musical and intellectual genius to insert that devotion to heavenly aspiration of purest love into a song of human carnal love. I don’t think there are even enough of us on the wiki with wide enough musical knowledge to find all the licks - Elvis has played a phrase from “I Feel Pretty” Into “Detectives” ( if I recall correctly) at least once in this tour !

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Postby bronxapostle » Sun Mar 08, 2020 7:40 pm

Yes....A SUMMER PLACE, PINK.PANTHER THEME, JESU and WHOLE LOTTA LOVE are just a few more.... THAT THE BAND TINKERS WITH LIVE. my silly STATS keeping has always been strictly for ME! So, my simple ruling, for my stats keeping is....IF ELVIS PLAYS OR SINGS THE LICK, i tally it. lol silly me.

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Postby sulky lad » Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:41 pm

bronxapostle wrote:Yes....A SUMMER PLACE, PINK.PANTHER THEME, JESU and WHOLE LOTTA LOVE are just a few more.... THAT THE BAND TINKERS WITH LIVE. my silly STATS keeping has always been strictly for ME! So, my simple ruling, for my stats keeping is....IF ELVIS PLAYS OR SINGS THE LICK, i tally it. lol silly me.



Not silly BA , just a lot more meticulous than I could be!
I also feel like I don’t know enough about some musical genres to ace some of the little riffs or phrases that are put in , especially by Steve!

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Postby bronxapostle » Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:44 am

sulky lad wrote:
bronxapostle wrote:Yes....A SUMMER PLACE, PINK.PANTHER THEME, JESU and WHOLE LOTTA LOVE are just a few more.... THAT THE BAND TINKERS WITH LIVE. my silly STATS keeping has always been strictly for ME! So, my simple ruling, for my stats keeping is....IF ELVIS PLAYS OR SINGS THE LICK, i tally it. lol silly me.



Not silly BA , just a lot more meticulous than I could be!
I also feel like I don’t know enough about some musical genres to ace some of the little riffs or phrases that are put in , especially by Steve!



Assuredly!!! Certainly, E has included other motifs/ themes that i might have missed over the years. And in all honesty. I needed my dear guitar friend genius of all things rock, jazz and classical to clue me into the JOBIM riff he began playing all these years back. Thanks DONALD!!!
I'm more the kind of guy that when i catch him saying "there's a thousand things i want to say to you." that immediately deciphers it as IN THE CITY by THE JAM!

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Postby verbal gymnastics » Mon Mar 09, 2020 4:57 pm

bronxapostle wrote:I'm more the kind of guy that when i catch him saying "there's a thousand things i want to say to you." that immediately deciphers it as IN THE CITY by THE JAM!


That's because it was. I heard him do the same. 8)

I'd love to see a list compiled of the songs Steve has interpolated.

My favourite was when he played the James Bond theme (in 13 Steps Lead Down I think) and English Country Garden. Unfortunately my memory can't tell you which song that one was in but I'm almost certain it was an Imperial Bedroom track (or tour).
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Postby sulky lad » Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:03 am

verbal gymnastics wrote:
bronxapostle wrote:I'm more the kind of guy that when i catch him saying "there's a thousand things i want to say to you." that immediately deciphers it as IN THE CITY by THE JAM!


That's because it was. I heard him do the same. 8)

I'd love to see a list compiled of the songs Steve has interpolated.

My favourite was when he played the James Bond theme (in 13 Steps Lead Down I think) and English Country Garden. Unfortunately my memory can't tell you which song that one was in but I'm almost certain it was an Imperial Bedroom track (or tour).

The English Country Garden recalls Garth Hudson d I NG1, the same on the Dylan ‘Judas’ Manchester Free Trade Hall concert. I’ve heard Steve do it too but can’t remember where he interpolated it !

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Postby bronxapostle » Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:34 am

Sounda like a job for ANCT!!!
He is my go to guy for thess questions.

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Postby Man out of Time » Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:44 am

sulky lad wrote:The English Country Garden recalls Garth Hudson d I NG1, the same on the Dylan ‘Judas’ Manchester Free Trade Hall concert. I’ve heard Steve do it too but can’t remember where he interpolated it !


At this show at the Cornbury Festival, English Country Garden featured as part of “Chelsea”.

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Re: Guitar solo in Watching the Detectives.

Postby sulky lad » Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:11 am

Great recall Nick - spot on of course !

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Re: Guitar solo in Watching the Detectives.

Postby sulky lad » Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:45 am

Last night Elvis sang quite a portion of a song in the middle of Detectives which including sine lines - shocking blue paint and their secrets to keep and maybe the word loaded repeated a few times. Can’t find anything close on the net, any ideas anyone ?

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Re: Guitar solo in Watching the Detectives.

Postby And No Coffee Table » Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:20 am

sulky lad wrote:Last night Elvis sang quite a portion of a song in the middle of Detectives which including sine lines - shocking blue paint and their secrets to keep and maybe the word loaded repeated a few times. Can’t find anything close on the net, any ideas anyone ?

"Invisible Lady," the Elvis(/Mingus) song that stumps 'em every time. (It stumped me in Anaheim in 2018.)

http://www.elviscostello.info/wiki/inde ... sible_Lady

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Re: Guitar solo in Watching the Detectives.

Postby sulky lad » Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:38 am

And No Coffee Table wrote:
sulky lad wrote:Last night Elvis sang quite a portion of a song in the middle of Detectives which including sine lines - shocking blue paint and their secrets to keep and maybe the word loaded repeated a few times. Can’t find anything close on the net, any ideas anyone ?

"Invisible Lady," the Elvis(/Mingus) song that stumps 'em every time. (It stumped me in Anaheim in 2018.)

http://www.elviscostello.info/wiki/inde ... sible_Lady

But you’re not stumped - your breadth of knowledge never fIls to amaze me, thanks again ANCT # no. 1 source !!

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Re: Guitar solo in Watching the Detectives.

Postby sulky lad » Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:41 am

And what great lyrics they are too - dazzling wordplay again though I’m embarrassed about shocking blue pane rather than shocking blue paint :oops:

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Re: Guitar solo in Watching the Detectives.

Postby Hawksmoor » Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:10 pm

sulky lad wrote:I clearly remember a snippet of JSB’s “Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring” in a live version of “I Want You”

Hasn't Steve inserted sections of that into 'The Only Flame in Town' before now? Even on the recorded version - try here from 2:50.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04UjhPm2Z_A


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