Elvis Costello & the Attractions

(London late 76 – 87)

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Less than zero 7″ (Stiff, BUY-11) released Mar 77
Tracks: Less than zero, Radio sweetheart

Various Artists – A Bunch of Stiff Records LP (Stiff, SEEZ-2) released Apr 77
Tracks: Less than zero

Alison 7″ (Stiff, BUY-14) released May 77
Tracks: Alison, Welcome to the working week

Red Shoes 7″ (Stiff, BUY-15) released Jul 77
Tracks: Red Shoes, Mystery dance

My Aim is True LP (Stiff, SEEZ-3) recorded 76 – 77, released Jul 77
Tracks: Welcome to the working week, Miracle man, No dancing, Blame it on cain, Alison, Sneaky feelings, Red shoes, Less than zero, Mystery dance, Pay it back, I’m not angry, Waiting for the end on the world

Watching the detectives 7″ (Stiff, HS-67) released 77, France, free with LP, *live 27-7-77
Tracks: Watching the detectives, Blame it on caine*, Mystery dance*

Various Artists – Hits Greatest Stiffs LP (Stiff, FIST-1) released Sep 77
Tracks: Radio sweetheart

Watching the detectives 7″ (Stiff, BUY-20) released Oct 77
Tracks: Watching the detectives, Blame it on caine, Mystery dance

Watching the detectives (edit) 7″ promo (Stiff, BUY-20 DJ) released Oct 77
Tracks: Watching the detectives (edit), Blame it on caine, Mystery dance

Alison 7″ (Columbia, 3-10641) released Oct 77, USA
Tracks: Alison, Miracle, man

Alison (mono) 7″ promo (Columbia, 3-10641) released Oct 77, USA
Tracks: Alison (mono, Alison (stereo)

Mystery dance 7″ (Stiff, 640131) released 77, France
Tracks: Mystery dance, Pay it back

Various Artists – Excerpts From Stiffs Greatest Hits 7″ promo (Stiff, FREEB-2), released 77
Tracks: Alison, Red Shoes, Watching the detectives

Various Artists – Live Stiffs Live LP (Stiff, GET-1) recorded Norwich 18-10-77, released Feb 78
Tracks: I just don’t know what to do with myself, Miracle man

Various Artists – Stiff Fourplay 7″ promo (Stiff) released Feb 78, Australia, Free with Rock Australia Magazine No 78
Traccks: Welcome to the working week, Watching the detectives

Watching the detectives (mono) 7″ promo (Columbia, 3-10696) released Mar 78, USA
Tracks: Watching the detectives (mono), Watching the detectives (stereo)

Alison 7″ (Columbia, 3-10705) released Mar 78, USA
Tracks: Alison, Watching the detectives

Alison 7″ (Stiff, 6.12 259) released 78, Germany
Tracks: Alison, Less than zero

(I don’t want to go to) Chelsea 7″ (Radar, ADA-3) released Mar 78
Tracks: (I don’t want to go to) Chelsea, You belong to me

This years model LP (Radar, RAD-3), recorded 77 – 78, released Mar 78
Tracks: No action, This year’s girl, The beat, Pump it up, Little triggers, You belong to me, Hand in hand, Chelsea, Lip service, Living in paradise, Lipstick vogue, Night rally

Stranger in the House 7″ promo (Radar, SAM-83), released Mar 78, free with LP, *live 22-10-77
Tracks: Stranger in the house, Neat neat neat*

Pump it up 7″ (Radar, ADA-10) released Apr 78
Tracks: Pump it up, Big tears

This year’s Girl 7″ (Columbia, 3-10762) released May 78, USA
Tracks: This year’s girl, Big tears

This year’s girl (mono) 7″ promo (Columbia, 3-10762) released May 78, USA
Tracks: This year’s girl (mono), This year’s girl (stereo)

Radio Radio 7″ (Radar, ADA-24) released Oct 78
Tracks: Radio radio, Tiny steps

Talking in the dark 7″ promo (Radar, RG-1) released Dec 78, given free at gigs
Tracks: Talking in the dark, Wednesday week

Armed Forces LP (Radar, RAD-14), recorded Aug – Sep 78, released Jan 79
Tracks: Accidents will Happen, Senior service, Oliver’s army, Big boys, Green shirt, Party girl, Goon squad, Busy bodies, Sunday’s best, Moods for moderns, Chemistry class, Two little hitlers

Live at the Hollywood High 7″ promo (Radar, SAM-90) released Jan 79 free with LP, *live 4-6-78
Tracks: Accicents will happen*, Alison*, watching the detectives*

Live at the El Mocambo LP (CBS, CDN-10) recorded 6-3-78, released 78, Canada
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Waiting For The End Of The World, Welcome To The Working Week, Less Than Zero (Dallas Version), The Beat, Lip Service, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Little Triggers, Radio Radio, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Miracle Man, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up

Various Artists – Arista AOR Sampler 2xLP (Arista, ALS-06) released 78, USA
Tracks: Miracle Man

Various Artists – Now see them live!: Special pressing for radio 12″ (Columbia, AS-443) released 78, USA
Tracks: Radio radio

Various Artists – Heroes & Cowards LP (Stiff, SEEZ-0) released 78, Italy
Tracks: Less than zero, Mystery dance, Alison

Various Artists – Action Replay LP (K-Tel, NE-1040) released 78
Tracks: Radio radio

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Demo recorded 74/75 Hope & Anchor studios
Tracks: Imagination (it’s a powerful deceiver)

Capitol Radio session Mar 75 “Charlie Gillett Show” (Tracks: unknown)

Demo recorded Dec 75 – Aug 76 “Honky Tonk demos”
Tracks: Cheap reward, Jump up, Mystery dance, Wave a white flag, Blame it on cain, Poison moon

Demo recorded Feb 76 “Home demos”
Tracks: Wave a white flag, Cheap reward

Demo recorded Dec 76 – Jan 77 Pathway studios
Tracks: Pay it back, Stranger in the house, Less than zero, Waiting for the end of the world, I’m not angry, Radio Sweetheart, Blame it on cain, Miracle man, Mystery dance, Welcome to the working week, Red Shoes, Sneaky feelings, Alison, No dancing, Blue minute, Call on me, I don’t want to go home, I hear a melody,

Demo recorded spring 77 Pathway studios
Tracks: Watching the detectives, Watching the detectives (long vers)

Rafters Club, Manchester 21-7-77
Tracks: Pay it back, Radio sweetheart, No dancing, Lipstick vogue, Watching the detectives, Miracle man, Alison, Blame it on cain, Red shoes, Chelsea, Sneaky feelings, The beat, Waiting for the end of the world, Night rally, Mystery dance, Less than zero, I’m not angry, Lip service, No action, Crawling to the usa

Granada TV What’s On recorded Apr 77, transmitted 21-7-77
Tracks: Alison

BBC John Peel session recorded 25-7-77
Tracks: Red shoes, Less than Zero, Mystery dance, Blame it on cain

Hope & Anchor, London 27-7-77
Tracks: Welcome to the working week, Sneaky feelings, Blame it on cain, No dancing, Waiting for the end of he world, Night rally, No action, Chelsea, Miracle man, The beat, Red shoes, Less than zero, Lipstick vogue, Watching the detectives, Lip service, Mystery dance, Alison, Crawling to the usa, Radio sweetheart

Eric’s, Liverpool 2-8-77 ITV So It Goes
Tracks: Watching the detectives, Chelsea, Lip service, No dancing, Blame it on cain

Nashville, London 7-8-77
Tracks: Blame it on cain, Mystery dance, Miracle man, (I don’t want to go to) chelsea, Alison, Crawling to the usa, Hoover factory, Less than zero, Lip service, Lipstick vogue, Mystery dance, Night rally, No action, No dancing, Pay it back, Radio sweetheart, Red shoes, Sneaky feelings, The beat, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives, Welcome to the working week

Bilzen Festival, Liege 11-8-77
Tracks: Blame it cain, Chelsea, I’m not angry, Less than zero, Lip service, Lipstick vogue, Miracle man, Night rally, No action, Red shoes, The beat, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives, Welcome to the working week

Nashville Rooms 21-8-77
Tracks: Less than zero, Blame it on cain, Waiting for the end of the world, Nightrally, Welcome to the working week, Stranger in the house, Red shoes, You belong to me, Chelsea, Miracle man, The beat, Radio radio, Lip service, Watching the detectives, Lipstick vogue, Mystery dance

Silver Thread Hotel, Paisley 30-8-77
Tracks: Welcome to the working week, Blame it on cain, You belong to me, No action, I’m not angry, Night rally, Red shoes

Tiffany’s, Edinburgh 31-8-77
Tracks: Alison, Blame it on cain, Chelsea, Hoover factory, I’m not angry, Less than zero, Lipstick vogue, Miracle man, Mystery dance, Night rally, No action, Radio radio, Red shoes, The beat, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives, Welcome to the working week, You belong to me

Maniqui, Falkirk 1-9-77
Tracks: Welcome to the working week, Blame it on cain, You belong to me, No action, Pay it back, Night rally, Red shoes, Chelsea, Miracle man, The beat, Radio radio, Lipstick vogue, Watching the detectives, Mystery dance, Less than zero, Alison, Lip service

Nashville Rooms, London 4-9-77
Tracks: Welcome to the working week, You belong to me, No action, Stranger in the house, Radio radio, I just don’t know what to do with myself, Red Shoes, Chelsea, I’m not angry, The beat, Miracle man, Lipstick vogue, Watching the detectives, Mystery dance, Less than zero, Alison, Lip service, Radio sweetheart, The price of love

Capitol Radio session 27-9-77
Tracks: Radio radio, You belong to me, Hoover factory

ITV Good Afternoon 27-9-77 (Tracks unknown)

Nojesliv, Stockholm broadcast 30-9-77
Tracks: Watching the detectives, Mystery dance

Apollo Theatre, Glasgow 13-10-77
Tracks: Welcome To The Working Week, Blame It On Cain, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Waiting For The End Of The World, Radio, Radio, Hand In Hand, Less Than Zero, Alison, Miracle Man, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, I’m Not Angry

Norwich 18-10-77
Tracks: I just don’t know what to do with myself, Miracle man

Apollo Theatre, Manchester 21-10-77
Tracks: No Action, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Blame It On Cain, Waiting For The End Of The World, Night Rally, Hand In Hand, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Lip Service, Whole Wide World, Roadette Song, Less Than Zero, Radio, Radio, Mystery Dance, Miracle Man

Leicester University 22-10-77
Tracks: Intro, Love Comes In Spurts, No Action, (The Angels Want To Wear My) Red Shoes, Blame It On Cain, The Beat, Dr. Luther’s Assistant, This Year’s Girl, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Less Than Zero, Whole Wide World, Roadette Song, Neat Neat Neat, Little Triggers, Radio Radio, You Belong To Me, Miracle Man

Lyceum, London 28-10-77 (w/ Stiff Gang) “Stiff’s greatest Stiffs tour”
Tracks: I’m Not Angry, Stranger In The House, The Beat, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Radio, Radio, Watching The Detectives, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll & Chaos

Civic Hall, Guildford 31-10-77
Tracks: Big tears, Less than zero, Lip service, Lipstick vogue, Little triggers, Miracle man, Mystery dance, No action, No dancing, Radio radio, Red shoes, Sneaky feelings, Stranger in the house, Sunday’s best, Watching the detectives, You belong to me

Lancaster University 5-11-77
Tracks: Alison, Chelsea, Less than zero, Lipstick vogue, Miracle man, Mystery dance, No action, Pump it up, Radio radio, Red shoes, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives, Welcome to the working week, You belong to me

Old Waldorf, San Francisco 15-11-77 early show
Tracks: Pump it up, Welcome to the working week, The angels want to wear my red shoes, Blame it on cain, Waiting for the end of the world, The beat, Less than zero, Alison, Miracle man, You belong to me, Lipstick vogue, Watching the detectives, Mystery dance

Old Waldorf, San Francisco 15-11-77 late show
Tracks: No action, The angels want to wear my red shoes, No dancing, I’m not angry, Chelsea, Radio Radio, Less than zero, Living in paradise, Alison, Miracle man, You belong to me, Lipstick vogue, Watching the detectives, Pump it up

Whisky-a-go-go, Los Angeles 18-11-77
Tracks: Big tears, Chelsea, Less than zero, Lip service, Lipstick vogue, Little triggers, Living in paradise, Miracle man, Mystery dance, Radio radio, Watching the detectives, You belong to me

Jed’s, New Orleans 23-11-77
Tracks: Alison, Blame it on cain, Less than zero, No action, No dancing, Roadette song, Stranger in the house, The beat, Waiting for the end of the world

Electric Ballroom, Milwaukee 1-12-77
Tracks: Big tears, I’m not angry, Less than zero, No action, Red shoes, Roadette song, The beat, Waiting for the end of the world

Riviera Theatre, Chicago 2-12-77
Tracks: Big tears, Blame it on cain, Hand in hand, Less than zero, Lipstick vogue, Little triggers, Miracle man, Mystery dance, No action, No dancing, Pump it up, Radio radio, Red shoes, The beat, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives, Welcome to the working week, You belong to me

Agora Ballroom, Cleveland 5-12-77
Tracks: Big tears, Blame it on cain, Hand in hand, Less than zero, Lipstick vogue, Little triggers, Miracle man, Mystery dance, No action, No dancing, Pump it up, Radio radio, Red shoes, The beat, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives, Welcome to the working week, You belong to me

Four Acres Club, Marcy 6-12-77
Tracks: Pump it up, Red shoes, Waiting for the end of the world, No action, The beat, Less than zero, Roadette song, Living in paradise, Little triggers, Radio radio, You belong to me, Miracle man, Watching the detectives, Lipstick vogue, Mystery dance, Lip service, I’m not angry

Hot Club, Philadelphia 7-12-77
Tracks: Welcome To The Working Week, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, Less Than Zero, The Beat, Roadette Song, Blame It On Cain, Little Triggers, Radio, Radio, You Belong To Me, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Pump It Up, Miracle Man, Mystery Dance

Paradise, Boston 9-12-77 early show
Tracks: Big tears, Less than zero, Lipstick vogue, No action, Pump it up, Radio radio, Red shoes, Roadette song, The beat, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives, You belong to me

Bottom Line, New York 14-12-77 late show
Tracks: Alison, Chelsea, Hand in hand, Less than zero, Lipstick vogue, Miracle man, Mystery dance, No dancing, Radio radio, Red shoes, Roadette song, The beat, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives, Welcome to the working week, You belong to me

Stone Pony, Astbury Park 16-12-77 Set #1
Tracks: Less than zero, Lipstick vogue, Miracle man, Mystery dance, No action, Radio radio, The beat, Waiting for the end of the world, You belong to me,

Stone Pony, Astbury Park 16-12-77 Set #2
Tracks: Hand in hand, I don’t know what to do with myself, I’m not angry, Pump it up, Radio radio, Really mystified, Red shoes, Roadette song, The price of love, Watching the detectives, You belong to me

US TV “Saturday Night Live” 17-12-77
Tracks: Radio radio, Watching the detectives

Armed & Dangerous bootleg-LP (The Impossible Recordworks, IMP-1-32) recorded Riviera, Chicago 2-12-77, released Dec 77
Tracks: Welcome To The Working Week, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, The Beat, Less Than Zero (Original Ver.), Radio Radio, You Belong To Me, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Pump It Up, Miracle Man, Mystery Dance

Demo recorded Dec 77 – Jan 78 Eden studios
Tracks: Lip service, Pump it up, You belong to me, No action, Little triggers, This year’s girl, This years girl (mono) Hand in hand, Living in paradise, Lipstick vogue, Big tears, The beat, Night rally, Chelsea, Radio Radio

Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin 25-1-78
Tracks: Welcome To The Working Week, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Less Than Zero, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, The Beat, Roadette Song, Alison, Radio, Radio, You Belong To Me, Miracle Man, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Mystery Dance, Pump It Up, This Year’s Girl

Fairmont Hotel, New Orleans 26-1-78
Tracks: Alison, Heart of the city, Nutted by reality – breaking glass, Radio radio, Red shoes, Watching the detectives

Faces Dallas 28-1-78
Tracks: Radio radio, Waiting for the end of the world, No action, Stranger in the house, Blame it on cain, The beat, You belong to me, Less, Lipstick vogue, Watching the detectives, Pump it up, Nutted by reality – breaking glass, Shake and pop, Heart of the city, Mystery dance

River Daze, St Louis 31-1-78
Tracks: Less than zero, Lip service, Lipstick vogue, Miracle man, No action, Pump it up, Radio radio, Red shoes, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives, Welcome to the working week

Demo Feb 78
Tracks: Big Boys, Greenshirt, Running out of angels

Pogo’s, Kansas City 1-2-78
Tracks: Chelsea, Less than zero, Lip service, Night rally, No action, Radio radio, Red shoes, Roadette song, The beat, Waiting for the end of the world

University Of Colorado, Boulder 4-2-78
Tracks: Welcome to the working week, Red Shoes, Waiting for the end of the world, No action, The beat, Chelsea, Big Tears, Lip service, Less than zero, Radio Radio, You belong to me, Pump it up, Lipstick vogue, Watching the detectives

University of California, Berkeley 7-2-78
Tracks: Chelsea, Hand in hand, I’m not angry, Less than zero, Lipstick vogue, Little triggers, Mystery dance, No action, Pump it up, Radio radio, Red shoes, The beat, This year’s girl, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives, You belong to me

University of California, Davis 8-2-78
Tracks: Big tears, Chelsea, Less than zero, Lip service, Lipstick vogue, Mystery dance, No action, Pump it up, The beat, This year’s girl, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives

Lane County Civic Centre, Eugene 9-2-78
Tracks: Chelsea, I’m not angry, Less than zero, Lipstick vogue, No action, Pump it up, Radio radio, Roadette song, Stranger in the house, The beat, This year’s girl, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives, You belong to me

Paramount Northwest Theatre, Seattle 10-2-78
Tracks: (I don’t want to go to) chelsea, Less than zero, Lipstick vogue, Little triggers, Mystery dance, Night rally, No action, Pump it up, Radio radio, The beat, This year’s girl, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives, You belong to me

Paramount Theatre, Portland 11-2-78
Tracks: Chelsea, Less than zero, Lip service, Lipstick vogue, No action, Radio radio, Red shoes, The beat, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives, You belong to me

Jay’s Longhorn Bar, Minneapolis 14-2-78
Tracks: Hand in hand, Waiting for the end of the world, No action, Less than zero, The beat, Red shoes, This year’s girl, Chelsea, Radio radio, You belong to me, Lipstick vogue, Watching the detectives, Pump it up, Miracle man

Centre Stage, Milwaukee 15-2-78
Tracks: Big tears, Chelsea, Less than zero, Lipstick vogue, Little triggers, Mystery dance, No action, Pump it up, Radio radio, Red shoes, The beat, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives

Bogart’s, Cincinnati 20-2-78 late show
Tracks: Big tears, Chelsea, Heart of the city, Lipstick vogue, Mystery dance, Night rally, Red shoes, Roadette song, Watching the detectives

Lehigh County Community Colege, Schnecksville 22-2-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, Less Than Zero (Dallas Version), The Beat, Big Tears, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Radio, Radio, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Lip Service, Pump It Up, You Belong To Me, Miracle Man

Tower Theatre, Upper Darby 24-2-78
Tracks: Big tears, Chelsea, Hand in hand, I’m not angry, Less than zero, Lipstick vogue, Little triggers, Miracle man, Mystery dance, No action, Pump it up, Red shoes, The beat, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives, You belong to me

State University of New York, Brockport 25-2-78
Tracks: Big tears, Lipstick vogue, Mystery dance, No action, Rump it up, Radio radio, Stranger in the house, The beat, This year’s girl, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives, Welcome to the working week, You belong to me

Brown University, Providence 26-2-78 late show
Tracks: Chelsea, I’m not angry, Less than zero, Lip service, Lipstick vogue, Living in paradise, Mystery dance, Pump it up, Radio radio, Red shoes, The beat, This year’s girl, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives, You belong to me

Warner Theatre, Washington DC 28-2-78
Tracks: (I don’t want to go to) chelsea, Blame it on cain, Chemistry class, Hand in hand, Less than zero, Lipstick vogue, Little triggers, Miracle man, Mystery dance, No action, Pump it up, Radio radio, Red shoes, The beat, Waiting for the end of the world, Watching the detectives, You belong to me

University of Massachusetts, Amherst 1-3-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, Less Than Zero (Dallas Version), Lip Service, Big Tears, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, The Beat, Radio, Radio, Pump It Up, You Belong To Me

Post College, Brookville 3-3-78 early set
Tracks: Mystery Dance, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, The Beat, Radio, Radio, Less Than Zero (Dallas Version), Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Pump It Up, You Belong To Me, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, I’m Not Angry, Miracle Man

Buffalo State College 4-3-78 early set
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, Less Than Zero (Dallas Version), The Beat, Living In Paradise, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, You Belong To Me, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Pump It Up, Moods For Moderns, Nutted By Reality, I Love The Sound Of
Breaking Glass, Shake And Pop, Heart Of The City

Buffalo State College 4-3-78 late set
Tracks: Mystery Dance, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Less Than Zero (Dallas Version), Radio Radio, Stranger In The House, Roadette Song, Lipstick Vogue, This Year’s Girl, Miracle Man, I’m Not Angry, Watching The Detectives, Pump It Up, Nutted By Reality, I Love The Sound Of Breaking Glass, Shake And Pop, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes

El Mocambo, Toronto 6-3-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Waiting For The End Of The World, Welcome To The Working Week, Less Than Zero (Dallas Version), The Beat, Lip Service, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Little Triggers, Radio Radio, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Miracle Man, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up, Nutted By Reality, I Love The Sound Of Breaking Glass, Shake And Pop, Heart Of The City

BBC John Peel session 13-3-78
Tracks: Chelsea, The beat, Pump it up, You belong to me

Stella Cinema, Dublin 16-3-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, Roadette Song, The Beat, This Year’s Girl, Night Rally, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Radio Radio, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Pump It Up, Miracle Man, I’m Not Angry

City Hall, Newcastle 22-3-78
Tracks: Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, This Year’s Girl, Night Rally, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Hand In Hand, Less Than Zero, The Beat, Lip Service, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Pump It Up, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me, Mystery Dance, Miracle Man

Top Rank, Brighton 29-3-78
Tracks: Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, This Year’s Girl, Moods For Moderns, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Two Little Hitlers, Less Than Zero (Dallas Version), The Beat, Hand In Hand, (I Don’t Want To Go To), Chelsea, Pump It Up, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me, Miracle Man, Mystery Dance, I’m Not Angry

Demo recorded Mar 78, waterloo studios, Sydney
Tracks: Crawling to the USA

Demo recorded spring 78
Tracks: Running out of angels, Green shirt, Big boys

Sports Centre, Bracknell 1-4-78
Tracks: Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, This Year’s Girl, Moods For Moderns, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Two Little Hitlers, The Beat, Living In Paradise, Goon Squad, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Pump It Up, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me, Miracle Man, Mystery Dance

Satellite City, Glasgow 4-4-78
Tracks: Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, This Year’s Girl, Welcome To The Working Week, Lip Service, Hand In Hand, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, The Beat, Radio Radio, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Pump It Up, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me, Miracle Man, Mystery Dance, I’m Not Angry

BBC Kid Jensen session 7-4-78 (Tracks unknown)

Guildhall, Portsmouth 12-4-78
Tracks: Chemistry Class, Sunday’s Best, Big Boys, Green Shirt, Radio Sweetheart, Hoover Factory, Radio Radio, Welcome To The Working Week, Alison, Stranger In The House, I’m Not Angry, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, This Year’s Girl, Lip Service, Less Than Zero, The Beat, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Miracle Man, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Pump It Up, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me, Mystery Dance, Heart Of The City

Roundhouse, London 15-4-78
Tracks: Big Boys, Chemistry Class, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, This Year’s Girl, Lip Service, Less Than Zero, Big Tears, Hand In Hand, The Beat, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Alison, Miracle Man, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Pump It Up, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me, Mystery Dance, Heart Of The City

Roundhouse, London 16-4-78
Tracks: Stranger In The House, Oliver’s Army, Accidents Will Happen, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, This Year’s Girl, Lip Service, Less Than Zero, Big Tears, Hand In Hand, The Beat, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Alison, Miracle Man, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Mystery Dance, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up, I Love The Sound Of Breaking Glass, Heart Of The City

State Theatre, Minneapolis 19-4-78
Tracks: Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, This Year’s Girl, Lip Service, Less Than Zero (Dallas Version), Hand In Hand, The Beat, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Alison, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Miracle Man, Pump It Up, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me

Aragon Ballroom, Chicago 21-4-78
Tracks: Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, This Year’s Girl, Lip Service, Less Than Zero (Dallas Version), (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Radio Radio, Alison, The Beat, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Pump It Up, You Belong To Me, Miracle Man, Mystery Dance, I’m Not Angry

Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak 22-4-78 early show
Tracks: Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, This Year’s Girl, Lip Service, Less Than Zero (Dallas Version), (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, The Beat, Radio Radio, Pump It Up, Miracle Man , Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me

Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak 22-4-78 late show
Tracks: Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, This Year’s Girl, Lip Service, The Beat, Pump It Up, Lipstick Vogue, Miracle Man, You Belong To Me, Mystery Dance, Radio Radio, I’m Not Angry

Landmark Theatre, Syracuse 27-4-78
Tracks: (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, This Year’s Girl, No Action, Waiting For The End Of The World, Lip Service, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Stranger In The House, The Beat, Alison, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Radio Radio, You Belong To Me, Mystery Dance, Pump It Up, Miracle Man, I’m Not Angry

Massey Hall, Toronto 29-4-78 early show
Tracks: Goon Squad, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, This Year’s Girl, No Action, Waiting For The End Of The World, Lip Service, Two Little Hitlers, Blame It On Cain, Hand In Hand, Alison, The Beat, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Radio Radio, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up

Massey Hall, Toronto 29-4-78 late show
Tracks: Lip Service, Stranger In The House, The Beat, This Year’s Girl, No Action, Waiting For The End Of The World, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Less Than Zero, Little Triggers, Radio, Radio, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me, Mystery Dance, I’m Not Angry, Pump It Up, Miracle Man

Theatre St Denis, Montreal 30-4-78
Tracks: Pump It Up, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, This Year’s Girl, No Action, Less Than Zero (Dallas Version), Lip Service, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Alison, The Beat, Stranger In The House, Radio Radio, You Belong To Me, Mystery Dance, I’m Not Angry, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives

Elvis Costello bootleg-LP (Toasted, 2S-903) recorded Roundhouse 16-4-78, released Apr 78, Australia
Tracks: A Stranger In The House, Oliver’s Army, Accidents Will Happen, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, This Year’s Girl, Lip Service, Less Than Zero, Big Tears, Hand In Hand, The Beat, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Alison, Miracle Man, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Mystery Dance, Watching The Dectectives, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up

Orpheum Theatre, Boston 4-5-78
Tracks: (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, This Year’s Girl, No Action, Party Girl, Lip Service, Less Than Zero (Dallas Version), The Beat, Alison, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Pump It Up, You Belong To Me, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Radio Radio, Mystery Dance, Miracle Man, I’m Not Angry

Capitol Theatre, Passaic 5-5-78
Tracks: Waiting For The End Of The World, This Year’s Girl, No Action, Less Than Zero (Dallas Version), The Beat, Party Girl, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Alison, Lip Service, You Belong To Me, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Radio, Radio, I’m Not Angry

Palladium, New York 6-5-78 early
Tracks: Accidents Will Happen, I’m Not Angry, This Year’s Girl, No Action, Less Than Zero, Hand In Hand, Party Girl, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Alison, The Beat, Lip Service, Pump It Up, Mystery Dance, You Belong To Me, Radio Radio, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives 

Palladium, New York 6-5-78 late
Tracks: Goon Squad, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, Stranger In The House, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Two Little Hitlers, The Beat, This Year’s Girl, Lip Service, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Alison, Pump It Up, You Belong To Me, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Radio Radio, Miracle Man, Mystery Dance, I’m Not Angry

Shaboo Inn, Willimantic 9-5-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Lip Service, Pump It Up, You Belong To Me, Party Girl, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, This Year’s Girl, No Action, Hand In Hand, Alison, The Beat, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Radio Radio, Waiting For The End Of The World, Miracle Man, I’m Not Angry

Chrysler Hall, Norfolk 10-5-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Lip Service, Pump It Up, You Belong To Me, Party Girl, Red Shoes, This Year’s Girl, Blame It On Cain, Stranger In The House, Alison, The Beat, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Radio Radio, I’m Not Angry

Jai-Alai Fronton, Tampa 14-5-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Pump It Up, You Belong To Me, Less Than Zero (Dallas Version), (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, This Year’s Girl, Miracle Man, Party Girl, Lip Service, Alison, The Beat, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Radio Radio

University of Cincinnati 17-5-78
Tracks: Miracle Man, Mystery Dance, Stranger In The House, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Pump It Up, Lip Service, Party Girl, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, This Year’s Girl, Watching The Detectives, The Beat, You Belong To Me, Radio Radio, Alison, Lipstick Vogue, I’m Not Angry

Cain’s Ballroom, Tulsa 21-5-78
Tracks: Honky Tonk Blues, Honky Tonkin’, Blame It On Cain, Pump It Up, Stranger In The House, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Less Than Zero (Dallas Version), Lip Service, This Year’s Girl, No Action, Party Girl, Watching The Detectives, The Beat, Radio Radio, Mystery Dance, You Belong To Me, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Miracle Man, I’m Not Angry

Dallas Convention Centre, Dallas 26-5-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Pump It Up, This Year’s Girl, Lip Service, Less Than Zero (Dallas Version), Blame It On Cain, Goon Squad, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Party Girl, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, The Beat, You Belong To Me, Radio Radio

Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica 30-5-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Pump It Up, Lip Service, Big Tears, Living In Paradise, Busy Bodies, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Alison, Goon Squad, This Year’s Girl, No Action, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Party Girl, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me

Hollywood High School, Los Angeles 4-6-78
Tracks: Accidents Will Happen, Mystery Dance, Lip Service, Living In Paradise, Goon Squad, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Party Girl, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, This Year’s Girl, No Action, Stranger In The House, The Beat, Alison, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me, Radio Radio, Pump It Up, Waiting For The End Of The World, Miracle Man

Centre for the Performing Arts, San Jose 6-6-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Lip Service, Blame It On Cain, Alison, Less Than Zero, Busy Bodies, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Stranger In The House, The Beat, Party Girl, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, This Year’s Girl, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me, Radio Radio

Winterland, San Francisco 7-6-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Lip Service, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Goon Squad, Less Than Zero, Blame It On Cain, The Beat, This Year’s Girl, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Pump It Up, Radio Radio, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Party Girl, You Belong To Me, I’m Not Angry

Olympia, Paris 18-6-78
Tracks: Damage, Stranger In The House, Mystery Dance, Lip Service, The Beat, Waiting For The End Of The World, Night Rally, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, This Year’s Girl, No Action, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Pump It Up, You Belong To Me

Rockpalast, Cologne 21-6-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, No Action, Waiting For The End Of The World, Lip Service, Two Little Hitlers, The Beat, Night Rally, This Year’s Girl, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Pump It Up, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, You Belong To Me

Theatre Carre, Amsterdam 22-6-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Waiting For The End Of The World, Night Rally, Radio Radio, Goon Squad, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, The Beat, Damage, Stranger In The House, This Year’s Girl, Lip Service, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Party Girl, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Pump It Up, You Belong To Me, Miracle Man, Alison, I’m Not Angry

Congresgebouw, The Hague 23-6-78
Tracks: (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace Love And Understanding?, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, Less Than Zero, The Beat, Damage, Stranger In The House, This Year’s Girl, Lip Service, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me, Mystery Dance

Audimax, Hamburg 28-6-78
Tracks: (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, Night Rally, The Beat, Less Than Zero, Pump It Up, This Year’s Girl, Lip Service, Little Triggers, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives

Roskilde Festival, Roskilde 2-7-78
Tracks: (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, Night Rally, Oliver’s Army, Radio, Radio, Goon Squad, Less Than Zero, This Year’s Girl, Lip Service, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Pump It Up, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Mystery Dance, Miracle Man, You Belong To Me

Dad’s Dancehall, Malmo 7-7-78
Tracks: Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, Party Girl, The Beat, Radio Radio, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, This Year’s Girl, Lip Service, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Pump It Up, You Belong To Me, Pay It Back

Konserthuset, Stockholm 10-7-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, Less Than Zero, Hand In Hand, Party Girl, Radio Radio, This Year’s Girl, Lip Service, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, The Beat, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up

Folkets Park, Linkoping 11-7-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Waiting For The End Of The World, Stranger In The House, Less Than Zero, The Beat, Alison, This Year’s Girl

Kaivopuisto, Helsinki 12-7-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, Stranger In The House, Radio, Radio, Less Than Zero, The Beat, This Year’s Girl

Lone Star Cafe, New York 25-7-78
Tracks: Don’t Lie To Me, You Win Again, Tonight The Bottle Let Me Down

ITV Revolver TV show 5-8-78
Tracks: This year’s girl, Radio radio

Demo recorded Aug – Oct 78 Eden studios
Tracks: Clean money, Two little hittlers, Green shirt, Sunday’s best, Chemistry class, Party girl, Accidents will happen, Olivers army, Senior service, Wednesday week, Moods for moderns, Tiny steps, Busy bodies, My funny valentine, Goon squad, Big boys, Peace love & understanding, Talking in the dark

Rock Against Racism, Brockwell Park, London 24-9-78
Tracks: Night Rally, Mystery Dance, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, Less Than Zero, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Oliver’s Army, The Beat, Lip Service, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, This Year’s Girl, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up, Radio Radio, (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?

CBGB’s, New York 18-10-78 with Richard Hell & the Voidoids
Tracks: You Gotta Lose, Shattered

BBC John Peel session 23-10-78
Tracks: Really mystified, Radio Radio, I just don’t know what to do with myself, Stranger in the house

O’Keefe Centre, Toronto 3-11-78 early show
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Lip Service, The Beat, Girls Talk, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself, Tiny Steps, This Year’s Girl, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Pump It Up, You Belong To Me, Radio Radio, (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?

O’Keefe Centre, Toronto 3-11-78 late show
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Radio Radio, Stranger In The House, Lip Service, Girls Talk, The Beat, I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself, This Year’s Girl, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up, Waiting For The End Of The World, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario 6-11-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Radio Radio, Waiting For The End Of The World, Night Rally, (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?, I Stand Accused, The Beat, I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself, This Year’s Girl, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes

Hamilton Place, Hamilton 8-11-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Waiting For The End Of The World, Radio Radio, I Stand Accused, The Beat, (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?, I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself, Lip Service, This Year’s Girl, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary 13-11-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Waiting For The End Of The World, Radio Radio, Accidents Will Happen, The Beat, Party Girl, This Year’s Girl, I’m Not Angry, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, I Stand Accused, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up

Mido Hall, Osaka 23-11-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, Hand In Hand, The Beat, Lip Service, Radio Radio, This Year’s Girl, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up

Japanese Education Hall, Tokyo 27-11-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Waiting For The End Of The World, Big Boys, Less Than Zero, Lip Service, The Beat, Alison, This Year’s Girl, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me

Japanese Education Hall, Tokyo 28-11-78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Waiting For The End Of The World, Hand In Hand, Less Than Zero, The Beat, Big Boys, Alison, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, This Year’s Girl, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up

Seibu Theatre, Tokyo 30-11-78
Tracks: Lip Service, Hand In Hand, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Accidents Will Happen, The Beat, Stranger In The House, Watching The Detectives, No Dancing, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Big Boys, Lipstick Vogue, This Year’s Girl, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up

Regent Theatre, Sydney 3-12-78
Tracks: Hand In Hand, (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?, Oliver’s Army, Watching The Detectives, Alison, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Lipstick Vogue, Pump It Up

Dominion Theatre, London 18-12-78
Tracks: (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Accidents Will Happen, The Beat, Oliver’s Army, Watching The Detectives, No Dancing, Party Girl, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Lipstick Vogue, This Year’s Girl, Big Boys, You Belong To Me – with The Last Time tease, Pump It Up, Radio Radio

Dominion Theatre, London 19-12-78
Tracks: (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Girls Talk, Goon Squad, Stranger In The House, Accidents Will Happen, The Beat, Oliver’s Army, (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?, Moods For Moderns, Watching The Detectives, Hand In Hand, Tiny Steps, Party Girl, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Lipstick Vogue, This
Year’s Girl, Big Boys, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up, No Dancing, Radio Radio

Dominion Theatre, London 23-12-78
Tracks: Hand In Hand, Big Tears, Goon Squad, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, I Stand Accused, Moods For Moderns, The Beat, Accidents Will Happen, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Lipstick Vogue, Watching The Detectives, Big Boys, This Year’s Girl, Radio Radio, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up

Dominion Theatre, London 24-12-78
Tracks: Hand In Hand, Big Tears, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Goon Squad, No Dancing, I Stand Accused, Watching The Detectives, The Beat, Accidents Will Happen, Alison, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Lipstick Vogue, Big Boys, This Year’s Girl, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up, We Wish You A Happy Christmas, Mystery Dance, (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?

Guildhall, Portsmouth 28-12-78
Tracks: Hand In Hand, (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?, Lip Service, Senior Service, The Beat, Oliver’s Army, Watching The Detectives, Radio, Radio, Accidents Will Happen, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Lipstick Vogue, Big Boys, This Year’s Girl, You Belong To Me, Pump It Up

Our Aim is True bootleg LP (Stiff, S-3230) released 77, recorded 75 (as Flip City), **recorded 78
Tracks: Third Rate Romance, Living In Paradise, Radio Soul, Radio Soul (Take Two), Pay It Back, Imagination Is A Powerful Deceiver, Imagination Is A Powerful Deceiver (2), Imagination Is A Powerful Deceiver (Take Two), Third Rate Romance (Take Two), Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door, I’m Packing Up, I’m Packing Up (Take Two), (Please Mister) Don’t Stop The Band, I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself**

Revelations from the very middle bootleg-LP (The Amazing Kornyface Record Label, TAKRL-928) recorded Hot Club 7-12-77, released 78
Tracks: Welcome To The Working Week, (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes, Waiting For The End Of The World, No Action, Less Than Zero, The Beat, Blame It On Cain, Little Triggers, Radio Radio, You Belong To Me, That’s What It’s All About, Watching The Detectives

The Kornyfone Radio Hour bootleg-LP (The Amazing Kornyface Record Label, TAKRL-901) recorded Toronto 6-3-78, released 78
Tracks: Mystery Dance, Waiting For The End Of The World, Welcome To The Working Week, Less Than Zero, The Beat , Lip Service, (I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea, Little Triggers, Radio, Radio, Vogue, Watchin’ The Detectives, Heart Of The City, Miracle Man

Rusty

Demos recorded c73
Tracks: Are You Afraid Of Your Children, Love Is Like Everything, Warm House, Separate Ways, Hemlock Tree, Silver Minute

Flip City

Demo recorded summer 74, BBC Maida Vale studios
Tracks: Exiles road, Miracle man, Radio radio

Demo recorded early 75
Tracks: Imagination is a powerful deceiver, Pay it back, Radio radio

Demo recorded May 75 Hope & Anchor studios
Tracks: Exile’s road, Knockin’ on heaven’s door, On the road, Packin’ up, Please mister don’t stop the band, Sweet revival, Third rate romance, Wreck on the slide, You win again

Red Cow, London 30-11-75
Tracks: Don’t lie to me. Sweet revival. You win again, Before I grow too old, Bring it on home to me, Another Saturday night it takes a lot to laugh, Radio soul, I love the life I live, Third rate romance, Gone dead train, Pay it back, One more heartache, Imagination is a powerful deciever, On the road, Flatfoot hotel

 

Further Information;

http://www.elviscostello.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvis_Costello
http://www.elviscostello.info/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
http://web.archive.org/web/20060629221327/http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/flipcity/flipcity.htm

Line ups:

Rusty
Jan 72 – Feb 73
Allan Mayes (voc/gtr)
Elvis Costello (voc/gtr)
Dave Jago (voc)
Alan Brown (bass)

“Solo”
Feb 73 – May 74
Allan Mayes (voc/gtr)
Elvis Costello (voc/gtr)

Flip City
May 74 – early 76
Elvis Costello (voc/gtr)
Steve Hazelhurst
Malcolm Dennis
Ken Smith
Mike Whelan
Mich Kent
Dickie Faulkener
Ian Powling

Elvis Costello & Clover
late 76 – early 77
Steve Nieve (keyb)
Elvis Costello (voc/gtr)
John McFee (gtr)
Sean Hopper (keyb)
Johnny Ciambotti (bass)
Mickey Shine (drms)

Elvis Costello & the Attractions #1
Jun 77 – 83
Pete Thomas (drms)
Bruce Thomas (bass)
Steve Nieve (keyb)
Elvis Costello (voc/gtr)
Nick Lowe (bass)

Allan Mayes later in Restless
Steve Hazelhurst later in Tooting Frooties
Pete Thomas is ex-Chilli Willi & the Red Hot Peppers, also in Larry Wallis’ Psychedelic Rowdies
John McFee, Sean Harper, Johnny Ciambotti & Mickey Shine become Huey Lewis & the News (Canada)
Elvis Costello also with Nick Lowe & the Sound
Bruce Thomas is ex-Roadrunners, Wildflowers (66), Bitter Sweet, Bodast (69), Quiver, Sutherland Brothers, Moonrider, Al Stewart
Mickey Shine is later in Tommy Tutone

 

Gigography (up to end 78, Incomplete)
“solo”
25/09/69 Crypt, Richmond, London (1st gig)
71           Bold Street, Liverpool
71           Great George St Congregational Church, Liverpool
71           Lamplight Club, Wallasey, Liverpool
10/11/71 Great Western Club, Birkenhead
18/04/73 Barmy Arms, Twickenham
73           Granny’s Blues Club, Helvetia
13/02/76 Half Moon, Putney, London
20/02/76 Half Moon, Putney, London
05/03/76 Half Moon, Putney, London
10/03/76 Centrefolk London
12/03/76 Half Moon, Putney, London
18/03/76 Grail Folk Club, Hounslow
19/03/76 Half Moon, Putney, London
16/04/76 Half Moon, Putney, London
02/05/76 Centrefolk, London
13/05/76 Grail Folk Club, Hounslow
16/05/76 Unit 3, Hillingdon, London
30/06/76 Troubadour, Cannock
27/05/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
28/05/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
26/07/77 Hilton Hotel, London
Rusty
21/01/72 Lamplight Club, Wallasey, Liverpool
04/02/72 Alexandra Hall, Crosby, Liverpool
12/02/72 Lynwood Hall, Walton, Liverpool
24/02/72 Why Not?, Liverpool
03/03/72 Lamplight Club, Wallasey, Liverpool
28/04/72 Quarry Bank School, Liverpool
05/05/72 St George’s Hall, Liverpool
05/72 Yankee Clipper, Liverpool
06/06/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
13/06/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
20/06/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
27/06/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
04/07/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
11/07/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
13/07/72 New Bard Club, London
14/07/72 Half Moon, Putney, London
15/07/72 Troubadour, South Kensington, London
17/07/72 Woodchurch Community Centre, Liverpool
18/07/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
27/07/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
01/08/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
08/08/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
15/08/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
22/08/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
29/08/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
05/09/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
06/09/72 Octopus Club, Liverpool
12/09/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
19/09/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
26/09/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
30/09/72 Lynwood Hall, Walton, Liverpool
02/10/72 Grosvenor Hotel, Widnes
03/10/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
04/10/72 Octopus Club, Liverpool
10/10/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
17/10/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
24/10/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
26/10/72 Liverpool University
28/10/72 Mary Help of Christians Girls School, Liverpool
31/10/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
01/11/72 Octopus Club, Liverpool
07/11/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
14/11/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
21/11/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
28/11/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
30/11/72 Why Not?, Liverpool
01/12/72 Crow’s Nest, Widnes
04/12/72 Mansion House, Wallasey, Liverpool
05/12/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
06/12/72 Octopus Club, Liverpool
12/12/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
15/12/72 Kingsway College Hall, Widnes
19/12/72 Temple Bar, Liverpool
09/02/73 Crow’s Nest, Widnes
24/06/73 Warwick University, Coventry
Flip City
74           North Pole Pub, London (1st gig)
03/09/74 Kensington Hotel, London
24/01/75 Brecknock, Camden Rd, London
29/01/75 Lord Nelson, Holloway, London
11/02/75 Lord Nelson, Holloway, London
08/04/75 Greyhound, Fulham Palace Road, London
17/06/75 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
27/06/75 Howff, London
18/07/75 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
25/07/75 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
09/08/75 JB’s Club, Dudley (?)
21/08/75 Howff, London
22/08/75 Howff, London
28/08/75 Howff, London
29/08/75 Howff, London
02/09/75 Greyhound, Fulham Palace Road, London
09/11/75 Red Cow, Hammersmith Rd, London
16/11/75 Red Cow, Hammersmith Rd, London
23/11/75 Red Cow, Hammersmith Rd, London
30/11/75 Red Cow, Hammersmith Rd, London
12/75      Ewell Technical College, Epsom
Attractions
14/07/77 Garden, Penzance
15/07/77 Woods, Drake Circus, Plymouth
16/07/77 Village Hall, Davidstow
21/07/77 Rafters, Manchester
22/07/77 “Island Records private party”, London
26/07/77 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
27/07/77 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
28/07/77 Nag’s Head, High Wycombe
29/07/77 Huddersfield Polytechnic
30/07/77 Eric’s, Liverpool (*)
02/08/77 Eric’s, Liverpool
04/08/77 Mr George, Coventry
05/08/77 Rock Garden, Middlesbrough (*)
06/08/77 Tracey’s, Redditch
07/08/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
09/08/77 Town Hall, Middlesbrough
11/08/77 Bilzen Festival, Liege
13/08/77 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
14/08/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
15/08/77 Affair, Swindon
20/08/77 Pop Festival, Marseilles
21/08/77 Castaways Club, Plymouth (*)
21/08/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
22/08/77 Castaways Club, Plymouth
26/08/77 Penthouse, Scarborough
27/08/77 JB’s Club, Dudley
28/08/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
30/08/77 Silver Thread, Paisley
31/08/77 Tiffany’s, Edinburgh
01/09/77 Maniqui, Falkirk
02/09/77 Silver Thread, Paisley
04/09/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
10/09/77 Crystal Palace Bowl, London
09/77      Folkpark, Vastervik (?)
03/10/77 Town Hall, High Wycombe
04/10/77 Aberystwyth University
04/10/77 Swansea University (?)
06/10/77 Exhibition Centre, Bristol
07/10/77 Bath University
08/10/77 Loughborough University
09/10/77 Town Hall, Middlesbrough
11/10/77 Empire Theatre, Liverpool
13/10/77 Apollo, Glasgow
14/10/77 Sheffield Polytechnic
15/10/77 Leeds University
16/10/77 Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon
18/10/77 University of East Anglia, Norwich
19/10/77 Top Rank, Brighton
21/10/77 Apollo Theatre, Manchester
21/10/77 Salford University, Manchester (*)
22/10/77 Leicester University
24/10/77 Champness Hall, Rochdale
25/10/77 Town Hall, Birmingham
26/10/77 Top Rank, Cardiff
27/10/77 Civic Hall, Wolverhampton
28/10/77 Lyceum, Strand, London
31/10/77 Civic Hall, Guildford
02/11/77 Friars (Maxwell Hall), Aylesbury
03/11/77 University of Essex, Colchester
04/11/77 Newcastle Polytechnic
05/11/77 Lancaster University
15/11/77 Old Waldorf, San Francisco
16/11/77 Old Waldorf, San Francisco
18/11/77 Whisky-a-go-go, Los Angeles
19/11/77 Whisky-a-go-go, Los Angeles
23/11/77 Jed’s, New Orleans
26/11/77 Capri Theatre, Atlanta
27/11/77 American Theatre, St Louis
29/11/77 Bunky’s, Madison
30/11/77 B’ginnings, Chicago
01/12/77 Electric Ballroom, Milwaukee
02/12/77 Riviera Theatre, Chicago
05/12/77 Agora Ballroom, Cleveland, USA
06/12/77 Four Acres Club, New York
07/12/77 Hot Club, Philadelphia
09/12/77 Paradise Club, Boston, USA
10/12/77 Paradise Club, Boston, USA
11/12/77 Oxford Ale House, New Haven
13/12/77 Bottom Line, New York
14/12/77 Bottom Line, New York
15/12/77 Ukranian National Home, New York
16/12/77 Stone Pony, Asbury Park
17/12/77 New York
22/12/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
23/12/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
24/12/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
20/01/78 Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London
21/01/78 Village Hall, Davidstow
25/01/78 Armadillo Theatre, Austin
26/01/78 Fairmont Hotel, New Orleans
27/01/78 Grand 1894 Opera House, Houston
28/01/78 Faces, Dallas
31/01/78 Riverdayze Club, St Louis
01/02/78 Pogo’s, Kansas City
04/02/78 University of Colorado, Boulder
07/02/78 University of California, Berkeley
08/02/78 University of California, Davis, USA
09/02/78 Lane County Civic Centre, Eugene
10/02/78 Paramount Theatre, Seattle
11/02/78 Paramount Theatre, Portland
14/02/78 Longhorn Bar, Minneapolis
15/02/78 Centre Stage, Milwaukee
17/02/78 Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
18/02/78 Union Ballroom, Brockport
19/02/78 Leona Theatre, Pittsburgh
20/02/78 Bogart’s, Cincinnati
22/02/78 Leigh County Community College, Schnecksville
23/02/78 Rutgers University, New Brunswick
24/02/78 Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, USA
25/02/78 Page Hall, Albany, USA
26/02/78 Brown University, Providence
28/02/78 Warner Theatre, Washington
01/03/78 University of Massachusetts, Amherst
02/03/78 Quinnipiac College, Hamden
03/03/78 Long Island University, Brookville
04/03/78 New York State University, Buffalo
06/03/78 El Mocambo, Toronto
07/03/78 El Mocambo, Toronto
16/03/78 Stella Cinema, Dublin
17/03/78 Ulster Hall, Belfast
19/03/78 Top Rank, Cardiff
20/03/78 Odeon Theatre, Canterbury
21/03/78 De Montfort Hall, Leicester
22/03/78 City Hall, Newcastle
23/03/78 Paramount Theatre, Asbury Park (*)
24/03/78 Eric’s, Liverpool
25/03/78 Eric’s, Liverpool
26/03/78 Locarno, Bristol
27/03/78 Winter Gardens, Malvern
28/03/78 Village Bowl, Bournemouth
29/03/78 Top Rank, Brighton
31/03/78 Corn Exchange, Cambridge
01/04/78 Sports Centre, Bracknell
02/04/78 Town Hall, Hartlepool
03/04/78 Tiffany’s, Edinburgh
04/04/78 Satellite City, Glasgow
05/04/78 Top Rank, Sheffield
06/04/78 Rafters, Manchester
07/04/78 Rafters, Manchester
09/04/78 Pavilion, Hemel Hempstead
11/04/78 Garden, Penzance
12/04/78 Guildhall, Portsmouth
13/04/78 Barbarella’s, Birmingham
14/04/78 Barbarella’s, Birmingham
15/04/78 Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London
16/04/78 Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London
19/04/78 State Theatre, Minneapolis
20/04/78 Orpheum Theatre, Madison
21/04/78 Aragon Ballroom, Chicago
22/04/78 Music Theatre, Royal Oak
25/04/78 Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo
27/04/78 Landmark Theatre, Syracuse
29/04/78 Massey Hall, Toronto
30/04/78 Theatre St-Denis, Montreal
02/05/78 Music Hall, Cleveland, USA
04/05/78 Orpheum Theatre, Boston, USA
05/05/78 Capitol Theatre, Passaic
06/05/78 Palladium, New York
07/05/78 Leroy Theatre, Pawtucket
09/05/78 Shaboo Inn, Willimantic
10/05/78 Chrysler Theatre, Norfolk, VA
13/05/78 Seminole Jai Alai Fronton, Orlando
14/05/78 Jai Alai Fronton, Tampa
16/05/78 Egyptian Ballroom, Atlanta
17/05/78 University of Cincinnati
18/05/78 Circle Theatre, Indianapolis
20/05/78 Uptown Theatre, Kansas City
21/05/78 Cain’s Ballroom, Tulsa
22/05/78 Raul’s, Austin
23/05/78 Municipal Auditorium, Austin
24/05/78 Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston
26/05/78 Old Warehouse, Dallas
27/05/78 University of Colorado, Boulder
28/05/78 Music Hall, Tucson
29/05/78 Symphony Hall, Phoenix
30/05/78 Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica
31/05/78 Civic Theatre, San Diego
01/06/78 Milken High School, Long Beach
02/06/78 University of California, Irvine
04/06/78 Hollywood High, Los Angeles
06/06/78 Centre for Performing Arts, San Jose
07/06/78 Winterland, San Francisco
12/06/78 Trinity College, Cambridge
16/06/78 Ancienne Belgique, Brussels
18/06/78 Olympia, Paris
19/06/78 Volkshaus, Zurich
20/06/78 Schwabinger Brau, Munich
21/06/78 WDR Studio L, Cologne
22/06/78 Royal Theatre Carre, Amsterdam
23/06/78 Congressgbow, Den Haag
25/06/78 Orpheus, Apeldoom
26/06/78 De Vereeniging, Nijmegen, Holland
27/06/78 Evenementenhal, Groningen
28/06/78 Audimax, Hamburg
29/06/78 Kant Kino, Berlin (*)
30/06/78 Neue Welt, Berlin
02/07/78 Roskilde, Denmark
04/07/78 Chateau Neuf, Oslo
06/07/78 Folkets Park, Hunnbostrand
07/07/78 Dad’s Dance Hall, Malmo
08/07/78 Masten, Kristianopel
09/07/78 Sundsta Aula, Karlstadt, Sweden
10/07/78 Konserthuset, Stockholm
11/07/78 Folkets Park, Linkoping, Sweden
12/07/78 Visfestivalen, Vastervik
16/07/78 Kaivopuisto, Helsinki
25/07/78 Lone Star Café, New York
23/09/78 Grand Hotel, Llandudno
24/09/78 Brockwell Park, London
18/10/78 CBGB’s, New York
02/11/78 El Mocambo, Toronto
03/11/78 O’Keefe Centre, Toronto
04/11/78 Theatre St-Denis, Montreal
05/11/78 Alonquin College, Ottawa
06/11/78 University of Western Ontario
07/11/78 Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
08/11/78 Hamilton Place Theatre, Hamilton
10/11/78 Lakehead Exhibition Coliseum, Thunder Bay
11/11/78 Playhouse, Winnipeg
12/11/78 Centrepoint, Epping
13/11/78 Saskatoon
14/11/78 Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Edmonton
17/11/78 Pacific National Exhibition Coliseum, Vancouver
23/11/78 Mido Hall, Osaka
24/11/78 Mido Hall, Osaka
27/11/78 Japanese Education Hall, Tokyo
28/11/78 Japanese Education Hall, Tokyo
29/11/78 Seibu Theatre, Tokyo
30/11/78 Seibu Theatre, Tokyo
03/12/78 Regent Theatre, Sydney
04/12/78 Festival Hall, Brisbane
06/12/78 Theatre, Canberra
09/12/78 Palais Theatre, Saint Kilda
10/12/78 Concert Hall, Perth
12/12/78 Apollo Stadium, Adelaide
18/12/78 Dominion Theatre, London
19/12/78 Dominion Theatre, London
20/12/78 Dominion Theatre, London
21/12/78 Dominion Theatre, London
22/12/78 Dominion Theatre, London
23/12/78 Dominion Theatre, London
24/12/78 Dominion Theatre, London
27/12/78 Top Rank, Brighton
28/12/78 Guildhall, Portsmouth
29/12/78 Pavilion, Bath
30/12/78 Odeon Theatre, Canterbury
31/12/78 New Theatre, Oxford
(?) = noted but some uncertainty with date or whether band played
(*) = band originally booked but did not appear / gig cancelled and/or date moved
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