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by johnfoyle
Wed Jan 12, 2022 11:33 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Oliver's Army in the news
Replies: 12
Views: 2622

Re: Oliver's Army in the news

http://www.elviscostello.info/wiki/index.php/London_Telegraph,_January_8,_2022 The Daily Telegraph , 8 January 2022 (extract) He intends to be back on tour with the Imposters in June. One number fans are unlikely to hear him play, however, is his biggest British hit, " Oliver's Army, " whi...
by johnfoyle
Mon Jan 10, 2022 6:39 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis at Royal Variety Performance, November 18, 2021
Replies: 51
Views: 15763

Re: Elvis at Royal Variety Performance, November 18, 2021

It has aired in a few territories , including Australia.

It seems that the copyright holders are particularly vigilant about the posting anywhere of clips .
by johnfoyle
Mon Jan 10, 2022 6:36 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis in Ireland, January 1982
Replies: 7
Views: 9064

Re: Elvis in Ireland, January 1982

A few days away from the 40th anniversary of this.
by johnfoyle
Mon Jan 10, 2022 10:07 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis on Saturday Kitchen 15th January 2022
Replies: 18
Views: 3476

Re: Elvis on Saturday Kitchen 15th January 2022

In 2012 Elvis & Diana contributed a recipe to a book, raising funds for a charity. https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/271720657_10158826362022957_5133110895403276036_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=dbeb18&_nc_ohc=ZW8KOlQYiZcAX_QIaGx&tn=2OzsZOIRit8kHpQB&_nc_h...
by johnfoyle
Mon Jan 10, 2022 9:54 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis on Graham Norton Show, January 14, 2022
Replies: 26
Views: 7173

Re: Elvis on Graham Norton Show, January 14, 2022

Image

Graham Norton listing the guests for this coming Friday's show.
by johnfoyle
Fri Jan 07, 2022 11:15 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Boy Named If, new album by Elvis & The Imposters, January 14, 2022
Replies: 469
Views: 117676

Re: The Boy Named If, new album by Elvis & The Imposters, January 14, 2022

Interview in the Guardian: The reader interview Elvis Costello: ‘The OBE is just another bauble in my china cabinet’ Answering readers’ questions, the troubadour recalls inspiring meetings with Neil Young, Fiona Apple and David Chase – and reveals his new music with Burt Bacharach https://www.googl...
by johnfoyle
Fri Jan 07, 2022 11:12 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Boy Named If, new album by Elvis & The Imposters, January 14, 2022
Replies: 469
Views: 117676

Re: The Boy Named If, new album by Elvis & The Imposters, January 14, 2022

A odd blink-and-you'll-miss it moment in the new video https://youtu.be/eGcbRIX0Fjw https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/271651222_10158822770647957_6221766381677600793_n.jpg?_nc_cat=111&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=dbeb18&_nc_ohc=zYv9PkFYwK4AX8muiFe&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh...
by johnfoyle
Fri Jan 07, 2022 11:09 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Boy Named If, new album by Elvis & The Imposters, January 14, 2022
Replies: 469
Views: 117676

Re: The Boy Named If, new album by Elvis & The Imposters, January 14, 2022

"Tune in to watch a special interview with Elvis Costello before the premiere of the official lyric video for “Farewell, OK”." https://elvis-costello.lnk.to/SpecialInterviewEvent The special interview was an extract from the promo appearance at Ronnie Scotts in Nov. 2021. https://scontent...
by johnfoyle
Fri Jan 07, 2022 7:33 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Boy Named If, new album by Elvis & The Imposters, January 14, 2022
Replies: 469
Views: 117676

Re: The Boy Named If, new album by Elvis & The Imposters, January 14, 2022

https://www.scotsman.com/whats-on/arts-and-entertainment/album-reviews-twin-atlantic-elvis-costello-the-imposters-cat-power-adam-ross-3517670 The Scotsman , 7 January 2022 Fiona Sheperd Elvis Costello has had a fruitful recording run through the pandemic, releasing new albums and EPs (in new languag...
by johnfoyle
Mon Dec 27, 2021 9:55 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Janice Long RIP
Replies: 5
Views: 1793

Janice Long RIP

Janice Long RIP BBC presenter, a 'DJ'. A regular interviewer of Elvis over the years. This interview from May 1985 is on YouTube https://youtu.be/RZzjKMlHq8Q October 2003 https://t.co/fyEmoBk7hO In November 2020 Janice interviewed Elvis for a virtual appearance. It was subsequently included on a pod...
by johnfoyle
Fri Dec 24, 2021 7:15 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Boy Named If, new album by Elvis & The Imposters, January 14, 2022
Replies: 469
Views: 117676

Re: The Boy Named If, new album by Elvis & The Imposters, January 14, 2022

There was nothing to lean on so maybe Elvis meant that using a ballpoint without that aid was the main challenge.
by johnfoyle
Fri Dec 24, 2021 4:39 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Boy Named If, new album by Elvis & The Imposters, January 14, 2022
Replies: 469
Views: 117676

Re: The Boy Named If, new album by Elvis & The Imposters, January 14, 2022

I didn't know EC is left handed.


Its why Elvis uses a pen with a felt tip to sign autographs. ' Ball points don't work for us lefties ' , he told me when I offered him one to sign a ticket after a show.
by johnfoyle
Sat Dec 18, 2021 4:47 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: London meet up - Saturday 22nd January
Replies: 27
Views: 7834

Re: London meet up - Saturday 22nd January

I've flights booked & hope to go .
by johnfoyle
Tue Nov 23, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 1983, Punch The Clock sleevenote/ TKO Horn member tells all
Replies: 18
Views: 18667

Re: 1983, Punch The Clock sleevenote/ TKO Horn member tells all

Great , thank you TKO - A Year in the Life of a Horn Section By Paul Speare   There are two gold discs on my wall which represent the same achievements (100,000 copies sold) but tell completely different stories. One, the less celebrated of the pair, from which Elvis Costello stares ashen-faced, rep...
by johnfoyle
Tue Nov 23, 2021 12:22 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 1983, Punch The Clock sleevenote/ TKO Horn member tells all
Replies: 18
Views: 18667

Re: 1983, Punch The Clock sleevenote/ TKO Horn member tells all

I just stumbled on this fascinating account of working with Elvis right through the PTC period, written by one of members of The TKO Horns http://www.paulspeare.com/index_files/page0003.htm This blog entry linked this - http://lineartrackinglives.blogspot.ie/ ... -horn.html Paul Speare' s account o...
by johnfoyle
Fri Nov 19, 2021 11:13 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Boy If - album playback 19th November
Replies: 24
Views: 6933

Re: The Boy If - album playback 19th November

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by johnfoyle
Thu Nov 18, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis at Royal Variety Performance, November 18, 2021
Replies: 51
Views: 15763

Re: Elvis at Royal Variety Performance, November 18, 2021

Chalkie Davies commented on Facebook -

Unfortunately it wasn’t live, they played to two specially edited tapes, each less than two minutes in length.
by johnfoyle
Thu Nov 18, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis at Royal Variety Performance, November 18, 2021
Replies: 51
Views: 15763

Re: Elvis at Royal Variety Performance, November 18, 2021

Wilma's photos https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/257366623_10158740756662957_8930497411074765388_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&cb=c578a115-7e291d1f&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=dbeb18&_nc_ohc=FDRQVd8mEoIAX-YHi6I&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=19332677c6540d0bff648fa600c04aaa&oe=619...
by johnfoyle
Thu Nov 18, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis at Royal Variety Performance, November 18, 2021
Replies: 51
Views: 15763

Re: Elvis at Royal Variety Performance, November 18, 2021

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by johnfoyle
Wed Nov 17, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and Diana at exclusive screening of “The Beatles Get Back”
Replies: 11
Views: 3690

Re: Elvis and Diana at exclusive screening of “The Beatles Get Back”

Neil is indeed a outstanding journalist . However , he wasn't editor of the NME. He contributed too publications here in Dublin , In Dublin and Hot Press. From 1996 on he has written for the Daily Telegraph , amongst other publications, along with a number of books. His many ecounters with Elvis are...
by johnfoyle
Mon Nov 08, 2021 4:33 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters, Indianapolis, IN, November 7, 2021
Replies: 2
Views: 1493

Re: Elvis and The Imposters, Indianapolis, IN, November 7, 2021

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by johnfoyle
Sun Nov 07, 2021 10:58 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters, Madison, WI, November 6, 2021
Replies: 5
Views: 2118

Re: Elvis and The Imposters, Madison, WI, November 6, 2021

'Penny' tweeted every few minutes during the show, very much evoking the mood of the show. Partial setlist , based on Penny's Tweets 1. Heart Of The City 2. Green Shirt 3. Either Side Of The Same Town 4. Haty O'Hara Confidential 5. Hey Clockface 6. Mystery Dance 7. Penelope 8. 'Chelsea 9. ??? ( 'to...
by johnfoyle
Sun Nov 07, 2021 10:22 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters, Madison, WI, November 6, 2021
Replies: 5
Views: 2118

Re: Elvis and The Imposters, Madison, WI, November 6, 2021

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