Covers of Elvis songs

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Re: Covers of Elvis songs

Postby docinwestchester » Sat Mar 04, 2017 5:16 pm

Possibly the most bizarre Elvis cover on YouTube:



I like it. He's got quite a number of covers, including this gem:


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Postby johnfoyle » Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:04 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dz36sTfKVlc

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Re: Covers of Elvis songs

Postby Man out of Time » Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:12 am

Ross Bellenoit is a musician based in Philadelphia, PA. He has recorded and performed a number of EC covers and seems to have a particular love of Blood & Chocolate.

On the charmingly titled "Future Corpses" project , he plays a very passable version of "All The Rage", although maybe a little "light" in the delivery. See what you think: it is track 6 here:

https://rossbellenoit.bandcamp.com/album/future-corpses

He played a show back in November 2013 which was the whole of Blood & Chocolate. See the poster here:

http://thekey.xpn.org/2013/10/22/ross-bellenoit-will-go-undercover-for-a-performance-of-elvis-costellos-blood-chocolate-at-milkboy-on-111/

More recently he played a show with his band The Deceptions (a bit like The Imposters?) which included Tokyo Storm Warning (from Blood & Chocolate and Lovable from King Of America. These are not easy songs to play, and I think he makes a fair fist of it, see what you think...


Tokyo Storm Warning

Lovable

Someone should buy Kevin Monko some cufflinks.

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Re: Covers of Elvis songs

Postby johnfoyle » Wed Oct 25, 2017 5:26 pm

A cover from 1986 of Brilliant Mistake by The Blades. From Dublin, the lyric is changed to make reference to local issues. Besides working for 'the RTE news' the presenter 'didn't know about Section 31' , a ban at the time on the IRA etc. being heard on TV and radio. The referendum mentioned was on allowing divorce. It happened in June 1986 and had a majority in favour of maintaining the ban. It would be 1996 before divorce was allowed.

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Painful...
I love you just as much as I hate your guts.

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OMG as the kids say!
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Postby Ymaginatif » Sat Nov 04, 2017 12:38 pm

Mr. Getgood wrote:


Painful...


there's a surprisingly good voice hiding underneath all that ... rubbish!

By the way, I'm not him :D
More about me (including some Elvis Costello covers): http://ymaginatifandmusic.blogspot.com/

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Re: Covers of Elvis songs

Postby Man out of Time » Sun Nov 19, 2017 12:15 am

Australian a capella four piece "The Ice Haloes" perform a version of the Bacharach/Costello favourite: "God Give Me Strength" at The Boite, Collingwood, VIC, Australia



You can read more about them here:

http://www.icehaloes.com/icehaloes/

In May 2015 they released a six-track EP "Cover Stories" which included a version of "Watching The Detectives".

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Re: Covers of Elvis songs

Postby johnfoyle » Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:48 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPElXDC ... e=youtu.be

Alison

'The classic 1977 hit by Elvis Costello is given a new treatment by memoryfield with help from special guest Iris. This one is loads of fun and will take you back to that strange moment in time somewhere in between Punk Rock and Disco but before New Wave, when polyester suits filled our closets and vinyl LP records sat contently on our shelves. Filmed in what appears to be a bizarre time capsule of a basement somewhere deep within the bowels of Orem, Utah, one has to ask the question as to whether or not Barry Manilow knows that someone has indeed been raiding his wardrobe.'


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