Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

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Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby johnfoyle » Mon Apr 09, 2012 4:03 pm

Who's going?

Cool illustration with this preview -

http://www.pacificsandiego.com/2012/04/ ... r-a-spin-3

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Illustration by R. Black

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby Azmuda » Mon Apr 09, 2012 4:44 pm

johnfoyle wrote:Cool illustration with this preview -
That poster was also used for March 23, 2005.

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby johnfoyle » Mon Apr 09, 2012 4:46 pm

A timeless classic!

That '05 show sounds exciting !

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby And No Coffee Table » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:39 pm

Very clear pic of the wheel: http://instagr.am/p/JgQbkHJDq_/

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby migdd » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:43 pm

Nice shot of the wheel. Harry Worth has been added.

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby And No Coffee Table » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:45 pm

I think this is actually the first time "Pump It Up" has appeared on the wheel without being followed by "in 6/8."

And it looks like "Big Hoo Small Boo" has officially been changed to the comparatively logical "Big Boo Small Hoo."

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby migdd » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:50 pm

And No Coffee Table wrote:the comparatively logical "Big Boo Small Hoo."


Indeed.

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby And No Coffee Table » Mon Apr 16, 2012 11:01 pm

Twitter:

Elvis is doing purple rain!!!!! Ahhhhhhh

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby And No Coffee Table » Mon Apr 16, 2012 11:55 pm

Ex-basketball star Bill Walton spun the wheel (it landed on "Pump It Up") and apparently even joined in on "Ramble On Rose."

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Walton previously spun the wheel in Boston in 1986.
http://www.elviscostello.info/wiki/inde ... -16_Boston

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby And No Coffee Table » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:37 am

Setlist from official site:

http://www.elviscostello.com/news/the-s ... esults/151

Overture - featuring the former Mother Superior of Our Lady of Perpetual Torment, Dixie De La Fontaine


I Hope You’re Happy Now

Heart Of The City

Mystery Dance

Uncomplicated

The Spectacular Spinning Songbook
Deep Dark Truthful Mirror – Spin 1
Watching The Detectives – Spin 2
Everyday I Write The Book – Spin 3
Toussaint - Nearer To You – Spin 4

“I Can Sing A Rainbow” Jackpot – Spin 5
Greenshirt

Red Shoes

Purple Rain

Harry Worth – Spin 6

The Hammer Of Songs
Alison
Pump It Up  - Spin 7 – Bill Walton
You Belong To Me - IMPROMPTU
Radio Radio – IMPROMPTU
Ramble On Rose – Bill’s Request

Interlude

A Slow Drag With Josephine

Jimmie Standing In The Rain

The Comedians - IMPROMPTU
Veronica – Spinner's Request - IMPROMPTU

“Girl” Jackpot – Spin 8 
This Year’s Girl
Girls Talk
Chelsea

Finale
Peace, Love And Understanding

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby The Gentleman » Tue Apr 17, 2012 9:10 am

Second outing for "The Comedians"-- do we have report on which version he's performing. my guess: original lyrics, but without the tricky time signature of the LP recording.

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby And No Coffee Table » Tue Apr 17, 2012 10:27 am

The Gentleman wrote:Second outing for "The Comedians"-- do we have report on which version he's performing. my guess: original lyrics, but without the tricky time signature of the LP recording.


Poor Deportee said it was the Roy Orbison version in Vancouver.

Clearly a "Numbers" spin is overdue. I suggest Elvis rig the wheel at the Wiltern tonight if necessary.

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby migdd » Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:49 am

And No Coffee Table wrote:Clearly a "Numbers" spin is overdue. I suggest Elvis rig the wheel at the Wiltern tonight if necessary.


The Angels Wanna Wear My Red Two should be played.

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby And No Coffee Table » Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:53 am

Agree... "Less Than Zero," "The Nameless One," "A Monster Went And Ate My Red Two," "My Three Sons," "4give Her Anything," "Five Small Words," "Six Fingered Man," "Seven Day Weekend," "Eight Days A Week"...

It may have to be spun early in the show.

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby sweetest punch » Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:58 pm

Since you put me down, it seems i've been very gloomy. You may laugh but pretty girls look right through me.

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby MOJO » Tue Apr 17, 2012 2:29 pm

What's with the Star Wars affect on the lyrics? A bit cheezy.

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby krm » Tue Apr 17, 2012 3:04 pm



can i hear Byrds turn turn turn @ 1.30?

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby bronxapostle » Tue Apr 17, 2012 3:20 pm

you got it krm...LOVE adding those tidbits of songs to the setlists!! :lol: :lol:

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Re: Elvis/Imposters, San Diego , April 16 '12

Postby ahawkman » Tue Apr 17, 2012 9:32 pm

I attended with my 8 year old daughter, her first concert!

I thought it was a great show musically; the sound was very good and the set list was pretty solid. Highlights for me were Jimmie (which didn't surprise me) and Harry Worth (which sort of did). He ended Jimmie with a stanza from Brother Can You Spare a DIme, very cool.

I was dubious about the whole wheel thing going in, and my fears were confirmed. To me, having the audience onstage for such an extended period is too distracting. Especially in San Diego, where it was pretty much (except for Bill Walton) a parade of extroverted hotties who were trying to outdo each other for Elvis' and the audience's attention. It does allow Elvis to spout more witty banter, so that's good, but again the distraction (to Elvis as well it seemed) wasn't worth it IMO. Elvis seemed to sense it too and toned it down for the last half of the concert, which improved things. I will admit that Elvis did crack me up when he asked one particularly buxom babe, "what happened to the gloves you wore when you first came up.... they were the first things I noticed about you. (To the audience) It's all about the accessories!"

My daughter was tired halfway through but was a trooper and hung in until the end. She knew only about 5 of the songs, so that makes it tough. But I think it was a good experience for her.


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