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by johnfoyle
Tue Jul 01, 2003 3:28 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Bruce Thomas` On The Road Again - ordering info.
Replies: 4
Views: 7824

When I placed my order for this with the publishers I asked if they could get Bruce to sign my copy. They have replied that he will - yippee! I`m not saying they will do it for everyone but there`s not harm asking. The book is still due to come out `late in July`. Incidentally Amazon are still listi...
by johnfoyle
Tue Jul 01, 2003 3:20 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Opening act for Toronto , July 2nd
Replies: 0
Views: 4724

Opening act for Toronto , July 2nd

see http://www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/TorontoSun/Entertainment/2003/07/01/123880.html Tue, July 1, 2003 Coup for Kyp Local talent opens for Elvis Costello tomorrow By Mary Dick Local songwriter Kyp Harness has been added as an opening act for Elvis Costello tomorrow at the Hummingbird Centre. It's quite...
by johnfoyle
Tue Jul 01, 2003 3:19 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis notes for 'Dusty In Memphis'
Replies: 10
Views: 11158

I did - it was very QUIET evening last October when I typed it out for the Costello-l Listserv - I `pasted` it here from their archive.
by johnfoyle
Sun Jun 29, 2003 5:05 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis notes for 'Dusty In Memphis'
Replies: 10
Views: 11158

This is Elvis` sleevenote for the new UK editon of Dusty Springfield`s Dusty In Memphis (Mercury 063 297-2) ( This is an exact transcription - I`m no grammatical expert but some of the wording does seem a little odd in places!) What words best describe the quality of voice and singing on `Dusty In M...
by johnfoyle
Fri Jun 27, 2003 6:28 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Lyrics to songs on `North`
Replies: 89
Views: 78042

Lyrics to songs on `North`

Just noticed these are on John Everingham`s fab. site.

see
http://www.elviscostello.info/lyrics/north.html
by johnfoyle
Wed Jun 25, 2003 6:37 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Mid 90s proposal for Costello 'live' box set
Replies: 4
Views: 7131

Mid 90s proposal for Costello 'live' box set

see http://www2.ocregister.com/ocrweb/ocr/article.do?id=45151§ion=SHOW&subsection=MUSIC&year=2003&month=6&day=25 Wednesday, June 25, 2003 Cancer claims O.C. label founder Greg Dwinnell The Orange County Register Greg Dwinnell, founder and president of Fullerton-based eggBERT Records,...
by johnfoyle
Tue Jun 24, 2003 3:42 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis spotted again
Replies: 3
Views: 8219

Hunting around the site of a Liverpool `paper I see that Elvis was `spotted`there last week also. see http://icliverpool.icnetwork.co.uk/0100news/0100regionalnews/page.cfm?objectid=13079898&method=full&siteid=50061&page=2 (extract below from The Liverpool Echo , June 17th) Spotted ELVIS ...
by johnfoyle
Sat Jun 21, 2003 11:29 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: North (2003) - perfect for Winter
Replies: 45
Views: 48000

Guests on Elvis`new album - bios. etc costello-l@listserv.aol.com Here`s some links to info. on the guests on `North` Peter Erskine http://music.barnesandnoble.com/search/artistbio.asp?userid=4XABTOYL7H&ctr=70205 Mike Formanek http://music.barnesandnoble.com/search/results.asp?WRD=mike+formanek&...
by johnfoyle
Sat Jun 21, 2003 11:21 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: North (2003) - perfect for Winter
Replies: 45
Views: 48000

Instant/irrational responses to this statement The record > presents eleven new compositions written at the > piano > by Costello between Autumn 2002 and New Year's Day > 2003. ....the exact same time as the finish of his relationship with Cait and the highly public `out shopping with Diana in New Y...
by johnfoyle
Sat Jun 21, 2003 10:54 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: North (2003) - perfect for Winter
Replies: 45
Views: 48000

Just seen this , after a Yahoo search Elvis`s new album - Official PR statement http://www.shorefire.com/artists/ecostello/pr_ecostello_06_17_03.html FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2003 NEW ELVIS COSTELLO ALBUM 'NORTH' SET FOR SEPTEMBER 23 RELEASE BY DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON The new Elvis Costello album ...
by johnfoyle
Sat Jun 21, 2003 10:43 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: North (2003) - perfect for Winter
Replies: 45
Views: 48000

Lee Konitz kinda mentions working with Elvis see http://www.allaboutjazz.com/iviews/konitz.htm In this interview , promoting a gig in May , Lee Konitz talks about what he was doing then ie. in April , around the same time Elvis was recording his album. He starts of being specific and concludes with ...
by johnfoyle
Sat Jun 21, 2003 5:48 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: North (2003) - perfect for Winter
Replies: 45
Views: 48000

I presume `Lee Connits`is jazz legend LEE KONITZ. See http://music.barnesandnoble.com/search/artistbio.asp?userid=4XABTOYL7H&ctr=70566 If so , excellent! I know someone once said that it`s a sign of advancing age when you spend more time in the jazz section of a music store - whatever : that`s m...
by johnfoyle
Thu Jun 19, 2003 1:31 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Diana sings Elvis
Replies: 12
Views: 13994

Ms. Krall did a new song by Elvis at some of her recent gigs , besides covering Almost Blue. Either or both may turn up on this album. see http://www.vervemusicgroup.com/studio.asp (extract below) Diana's new CD coming 11/4/03! In order to work out material for her new CD, Diana has performed severa...
by johnfoyle
Tue Jun 17, 2003 2:47 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis song with Willie Nelson being released
Replies: 8
Views: 9648

Elvis song with Willie Nelson being released

Elvis and Diana Krall joined Willie Nelson for his recent 70th birthday gig, singing `Crazy` with him. It`s coming out on disc . see http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/b00009ktwt/willienelsonworl/104-1087209-0548719 or http://www.cduniverse.com/productinfo.asp?style=MUSIC&pid=5891979&car...
by johnfoyle
Mon Jun 16, 2003 3:37 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Howard Tate , RIP
Replies: 7
Views: 8016

Howard Tate , RIP

http://privatemusic.com/news/index.jsp Howard Tate "Rediscovered" Rediscovered, the first new album from legendary R&B vocalist Howard Tate in nearly thirty years, and one of the most remarkable career comebacks in the annals of popular music, to be released on Private Music / Arista A...
by johnfoyle
Sun Jun 15, 2003 6:13 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 'Straight to Hell' (1986), featuring Elvis
Replies: 33
Views: 36342

'Straight to Hell' (1986), featuring Elvis

It being a sunny Sunday afternoon here in Dublin I had , of course , to spend my time indoors looking at the DVD of Straight To Hell , the 1986 film that Elvis played Hives The Butler in ( free with the July issue of Total DVD mag.) It is , of course , as bad as I remember it - but still great fun. ...
by johnfoyle
Sat Jun 14, 2003 11:10 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Big Wheel, new edition.
Replies: 28
Views: 33506

Bruce Thomas interview in July MOJO In the "Hello, Goodbye" column right inside the back cover of the magazine is a short interview with Bruce about his relationship with Elvis. I'm far too lazy to type out the entire thing, but he does say: "It's often said I was sacked for the things I'd written i...
by johnfoyle
Sat Jun 14, 2003 4:25 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Big Wheel, new edition.
Replies: 28
Views: 33506

Review of Bruce Thomas` The Big Wheel http://books.guardian.co.uk/review/story/0,12084,976726,00.html The Big Wheel, by Bruce Thomas (Helter Skelter, £10.99) Thomas was the bass player in the Attractions, but Elvis Costello fired him in 1990 after this touring memoir was first published. You can see...
by johnfoyle
Fri Jun 13, 2003 11:49 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC Reissues latest
Replies: 68
Views: 60579

Amazon UK list re-issues Punch The Clock http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0000A0C67/qid=1055522520/sr=1-2/ref=sr_1_2_2/202-3452250-6073408 Get Happy http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0000A0BRX/qid=1055522770/sr=1-23/ref=sr_1_2_23/202-3452250-6073408 Trust http://www.amazon.co.uk/exe...
by johnfoyle
Thu Jun 12, 2003 11:26 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC Reissues latest
Replies: 68
Views: 60579

http://www.sirendisc.com/cgi/panel.cgi From the Future Releases page on sirendisc.com (dunno if the dates are correct, but the last set came out earlier in the UK, didn't they?): Get Happy (+30) REMASTERED, 2CD $21.99 Remastered original 20 track album from 1980, plus a 30 track bonus disc, 19 of wh...
by johnfoyle
Mon Jun 09, 2003 3:48 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: New `version` of All This Useless Beauty Sleeve
Replies: 14
Views: 21081

New `version` of All This Useless Beauty Sleeve

The `reimagined` version of the sleeve of All This Useless Beauty sleeve that is showing in an exhibit in the Rock Hall Of Fame can be seen at http://www.theartrocks.com/tgactnw/54obrien.html and here`s a link to a larger detail on the artist`s site http://www.obrienillustration.com/stage2/elvis.html
by johnfoyle
Mon Jun 09, 2003 6:40 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Bruce Thomas` On The Road Again - ordering info.
Replies: 4
Views: 7824

Bruce Thomas` On The Road Again - ordering info.

Bruce Thomas`sequel to The Big Wheel is due to be be published `at the end of July` , according to it`s publishers , Bentwyck Henry Publishers. They have quoted me a price of £12.99 and say they can take direct orders. Contact details are: Bentwyck Henry Publishers Ltd.,36 Hart Street, Henley-on-Tha...
by johnfoyle
Sun Jun 08, 2003 1:04 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: What We Know About The Upcoming EC Album
Replies: 33
Views: 35556

I reckon that the track that Lewis Nash drummed on was the Cole Porter tune ( Let`s Misbehave) that Elvis has recorded for a film soundtrack.

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