Timothy White's Rock Stars
(featuring: Elvis Costello - The Spike Sessions) [89:37]
Release dateMedia Catalogue number (comments)
1989-02-__2xLP Westwood One (US radio promo, white sleeve, play sheet)
  1. ...This Town...
  2. Veronica [McCartney/MacManus]
  3. Pads, Paws And Claws [McCartney/MacManus] (live in studio) [2:28]
  4. Alison
  5. Watching The Detectives
  6. Wave A White Flag (Honky Tonk demo)
  7. Pump It Up
  8. Oliver's Army
  9. Temptation
  10. Girls Talk
  11. Everyday I Write The Book
  12. You're No Good [Clint Ballard Jnr.] (live in studio) [2:35]
  13. Sally Sue Brown [Alexander] (live in studio) [1:11]
  14. Deep Dark Truthful Mirror
"...This Town...", "Veronica" & "Deep Dark Truthful Mirror":
Elvis Costello, Kevin Killen & T-Bone Burnett.
"Alison", "Watching The Detectives", "Pump It Up", "Oliver's Army", "Temptation" & "Girls Talk":
Nick Lowe.
"Everyday I Write The Book":
Clive Langer & Alan Winstanley.
"...This Town...", "Veronica" & "Deep Dark Truthful Mirror":
As for Spike
Elvis Costello + Clover (aka The Shamrocks)
"Watching The Detectives":
Elvis Costello, Steve Goulding, Andrew Bodnar & Steve Nieve
"Pump It Up", "Oliver's Army", "Temptation" & "Girls Talk":
Elvis Costello & The Attractions
"Everyday I Write The Book":
Elvis Costello & The Attractions + The TKO Horns + Afrodiziak
"Pads, Paws And Claws", "Wave A White Flag", "You're No Good" & "Sally Sue Brown":
Elvis Costello - vocals, acoustic guitar
  • This is release contains an interview with Elvis plus the above listed songs. EC plays acoustic guitar and piano to illustrate parts of the conversation, and plays bits of Bon Jovi's "Bad Medicine", "Pads, Paws And Claws", "Mystery Dance", "Getto Child" (from The Detroit Spinners), "Everyday I Write The Book" and "Tramp The Dirt Down".