Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .

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Postby verbal gymnastics » Wed Mar 16, 2016 3:43 pm

:lol:

I thought you were joking John!
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Postby johnfoyle » Thu Mar 17, 2016 6:14 am

New , to me anyway , comment on the Veronica video

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Postby johnfoyle » Sat Mar 19, 2016 10:26 am

Ms Krall posts to f/book -

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So wonderful seeing my dear friend Christian McBride and Edgar Meyer at Wigmore Hall.

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Postby johnfoyle » Sat Mar 19, 2016 12:28 pm

For a show tonight in Liverpool

https://twitter.com/TheUnthanks/status/ ... 0969470976

The programme for tonight's Philharmonic concert has interviews with us and an introduction by Elvis Costello! @ElvisCostello

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Postby scielle » Sat Mar 19, 2016 9:34 pm

Some more EC & Diana at Wigmore Hall with Christian McBride -

https://www.instagram.com/chrmcbride/

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Postby And No Coffee Table » Sun Mar 20, 2016 10:50 am

https://twitter.com/ElvisCostello/statu ... 5303223296

Elvis Costello wrote:Delighted to encounter the great Marty Wilde last night and talk of fathers and sons and fathers and daughters.

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Postby johnfoyle » Sun Mar 20, 2016 3:23 pm

Tangential previous Wilde connection - Gary Barnacle was in a relationship with Kim Wilde around the same time he toured with the Elvis & The Attractions in 1984. Shane MacGowan , of the support act The Pogues, tells a tale of Gary giving him the evil eye for being too friendly with Ms Wilde.

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Postby johnfoyle » Sun Mar 20, 2016 3:52 pm

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Re: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .

Postby sheeptotheslaughter » Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:16 am

The last couple of times I have been in my local pub I have heard accidents will happen on one occasion and Cant stand up for falling down last saturday

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Postby johnfoyle » Wed Mar 30, 2016 3:48 pm

Pete Thomas began his career in the UK Pub Rock scene, but he is best known for his 40-year association with Elvis Costello. He tells Joe about stalking Mitch Mitchell as a teenager, his working relationship with The Attractions, drinking for maximum enjoyment, getting arrested, and the existential dread that plagues us all.

http://www.thetrapset.net/063-pete-thom ... kshit-etc/

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Postby johnfoyle » Thu Mar 31, 2016 4:24 pm

Ethan Hawke has lots to say about Elvis in this

http://pitchfork.com/thepitch/1073-etha ... al_twitter

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Postby johnfoyle » Thu Apr 07, 2016 9:02 am

Elvis at no. 10 in the 'Boy singer' list - bless!


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Postby verbal gymnastics » Thu Apr 07, 2016 10:37 am

Number 5 songwriter though!
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Postby johnfoyle » Sat Apr 09, 2016 4:41 am

Kathy Burke talks , at about 18 minutes , about Elvis playing a new song for her during the filming of Straight To Hell in 1986.


https://soundcloud.com/adam-buxton/ep-1 ... burke/sets

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Postby johnfoyle » Mon Apr 11, 2016 12:13 pm

EC 8-tracks , via Ken on f/book

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Postby johnfoyle » Mon Apr 11, 2016 6:16 pm

Getoffwork caught up with Tim Mech at Massey Hall to discuss his ongoing work as Elvis Costello's guitar tech.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VR_eRXlyp8g

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Postby johnfoyle » Tue Apr 12, 2016 6:33 pm

Elvis tweets -

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Re: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .

Postby verbal gymnastics » Wed Apr 13, 2016 6:56 am

Elvis - there's hundreds of lyrics I don't understand. Can I send you a list?
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Re: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .

Postby docinwestchester » Wed Apr 13, 2016 10:56 am

verbal gymnastics wrote:Elvis - there's hundreds of lyrics I don't understand. Can I send you a list?


Does his explanation above make any sense to you? I still don't get the lyric.

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Re: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .

Postby verbal gymnastics » Wed Apr 13, 2016 11:33 am

It's a reference to drinking beer.

Drinking 8 pints is equivalent to drinking an English gallon. I guess drinking 8 pints was deemed as the reference for being drunk.

There's an English saying about being "one over the 8" which means being very drunk. Elvis is simply expanding on this.

I'm sure there are better explanations than this but I hope it helps.
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Re: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .

Postby docinwestchester » Wed Apr 13, 2016 1:37 pm

verbal gymnastics wrote:It's a reference to drinking beer.

Drinking 8 pints is equivalent to drinking an English gallon. I guess drinking 8 pints was deemed as the reference for being drunk.

There's an English saying about being "one over the 8" which means being very drunk. Elvis is simply expanding on this.

I'm sure there are better explanations than this but I hope it helps.


Is drinking 8 pints the typical night at an English pub? I'd be in the Emergency Room if I did that.

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Re: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .

Postby verbal gymnastics » Wed Apr 13, 2016 3:19 pm

You should come to a London meet up! :lol:
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Postby sheeptotheslaughter » Thu Apr 14, 2016 1:30 am

verbal gymnastics wrote:You should come to a London meet up! :lol:


I've certainly never come home sober. The last we had in the two chairmen I couldn't even talk by the time I got back to Liverpool Street :D

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Re: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .

Postby verbal gymnastics » Thu Apr 14, 2016 3:27 am

I know that feeling!
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