Miscellaneous songs

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A Satisfied Mind

Written by: Joe Hayes and Jack Rhodes
This section is incomplete.

All My Loving

Written by: John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Recorded by:
Performed by Paul McCartney with EC on guitar & background vocals, 1999-04-10, London, England - Linda McCartney tribute concert.
Wikipedia: All My Loving

Atlantic City

Written by: Bruce Springsteen
This section is incomplete.

Basket Case

Written by: Green Day (words by Billie Joe Armstrong, music by Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tré Cool)
Recorded by:
  • Green Day, on Dookie, 1994
  • Avril Lavigne, on My World, 2003
Performed by Billie Joe Armstrong backed by Elvis and The Imposters on the TV program Decades Rock Live, recorded 2006-05-19.
Wikipedia: Basket Case

Bertha

Written by: Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter
Recorded by:
Vocal showcase for David Hidalgo in five concert appearances with Elvis — three of them as a member of The Pickups — in 2005.
Wikipedia: Bertha

Billy's Bones

Written by: Shane MacGowan
Recorded by:
In addition to producing The Pogues' recording, Elvis may have provided background vocals for this song at the Pogues' 1985-11-06 concert in Malmö, Sweden.

Change Is Hard

Written by: Zooey Deschanel
Recorded by:
Performed by She & Him with Elvis playing guitar as part of the backing band on an episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... recorded 2008-09-09.

Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home)

Written by: Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector
This section is incomplete.

Don't Ya Tell Henry

This section is incomplete.

Fallin' & Flyin'

Written by: Stephen Bruton and Gary Nicholson
Recorded by:
  • Jeff Bridges, on Crazy Heart: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, 2010
Performed by Jeff Bridges with Elvis Costello on guitar and backing vocals 2010-10-20 in New York.

Folsom Prison Blues

Written by: Johnny Cash
This section is incomplete.

Gonna Love My Baby

Written by: Lloyd McCollough and ? Thomas
Recorded by:
Performed by Nick Lowe at the Costello Sings Lowe / Nick Sings Elvis 2010-10-01 early and late shows with Elvis among the backing musicians.

Hammer Of The Honky-Tonk Gods

This section is incomplete.

Hard To Make A Stand

Written by: Sheryl Crow, Todd Wolfe, Bill Bottrell and R. Scott Bryan
Recorded by:
Performed by Sheryl Crow and her band with Elvis on guitar and harmony vocals 2009-07-11 in St. Louis.
Wikipedia: Hard To Make A Stand

High Timberline

Written by: Jim Lauderdale and Robert Hunter
Recorded by:
Vocal showcase for Jim Lauderdale in two concert appearances with Elvis: 2007-04-27 in Wilkesboro, NC and 2008-10-05 in San Francisco.

How Many Times Have You Broken My Heart

Written by: Hank Williams (words) and Norah Jones (music)
Recorded by:
  • Norah Jones, on The Lost Notebooks Of Hank Williams, 2011
Performed by Norah Jones with Elvis playing guitar and singing harmonies on an episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... recorded 2008-09-15.

I Ain't Living Long Like This

Written by: Rodney Crowell
Recorded by:
  • Rodney Crowell, on Ain't Living Long Like This, 1978
  • Emmylou Harris, on Quarter Moon In A Ten Cent Town, 1978
  • Waylon Jennings, on What Goes Around Comes Around, 1979
  • Jerry Jeff Walker, on Too Old To Change, 1979
  • Brooks & Dunn, on I've Always Been Crazy: A Tribute To Waylon Jennings, 2003
Performed by Emmylou Harris backed by Elvis and The Imposters and Larry Campbell on their 2005 tour.

If It Makes You Happy

Written by: Sheryl Crow and Jeff Trott
Recorded by:
Performed by Sheryl Crow with Elvis on guitar on an episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... recorded 2009-09-21.
Lyrics
Wikipedia: If It Makes You Happy

It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry

Written by: Bob Dylan
Recorded by:
Guitarist Steve Hazlehurst is the lead vocalist on this song performed by Elvis' mid-'70s band Flip City in their only circulating concert from 1975-11-30.

I'm A Man You Don't Meet Everyday

This section is incomplete.

Leaving Las Vegas

Written by: David Baerwald, Bill Bottrell, Sheryl Crow, Kevin Gilbert and David Ricketts
Recorded by:
Performed by Sheryl Crow with Elvis on guitar on an episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... recorded 2009-09-21.
Lyrics
Wikipedia: Leaving Las Vegas

Let It Be

Written by: John Lennon and Paul McCartney
This section is incomplete.

Like Rain

Written by: Nils Lofgren
Recorded by:
  • Grin, on Grin, 1971
Performed by Nils Lofgren, Elvis Costello and The Imposters on an episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... recorded 2009-09-25.

Lonesome Town

Written by: Thomas Baker Knight
This section is incomplete.

Long Tall Sally

Written by: Enotris Johnson, Richard Penniman and Robert Blackwell
This section is incomplete.

Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again)

Written by: Kris Kristofferson
Recorded by:
  • Kris Kristofferson, on The Silver Tongued Devil and I, 1971
  • Roger Miller, on single, 1971
  • Billie Jo Spears, on If You Want Me, 1977
  • Tompall & the Glaser Brothers, on Lovin' Her Was Easier, 1981
  • Nana Mouskouri, on Song for Liberty, 1982
  • Mark Chesnutt, on Outlaw, 2010
Performed by Rosanne Cash accompanied by Elvis on acoustic guitar, June 2, 2014, Boston, MA — in honor of songwriter Kris Kristofferson.
Wikipedia: Lovin' Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again)

Mas Y Mas

Written by: David Hidalgo and Louie Pérez
Recorded by:
Vocal showcase for David Hidalgo in six concert appearances with Elvis — three of them as a member of The Pickups — in 2005.

Molly Malone

This section is incomplete.

On The Road

Written by: Steve Hazlehurst
Recorded by:
Guitarist Steve Hazlehurst is the lead vocalist on this song from Elvis' mid-'70s band Flip City. It is included in the only circulating Flip City concert from 1975-11-30.

On Up The Mountain

Written by: Jakob Dylan
Recorded by:
Performed by Jakob Dylan backed by Elvis on guitar and harmony vocal on an episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... recorded 2008-09-09.

One Of These Days

Written by: Earl Montgomery
Recorded by:
Performed by Emmylou Harris backed by Elvis and The Imposters and Larry Campbell on their 2005 tour.

Pancho And Lefty

Written by: Townes Van Zandt
Recorded by:
Performed by Emmylou Harris backed by Elvis and The Imposters and Larry Campbell on their 2005 tour.
Wikipedia: Pancho And Lefty

Pretty Bird

Written by: Jenny Lewis
Recorded by:
Performed by Jenny Lewis with Elvis playing guitar as part of the backing band on an episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... recorded 2008-09-09.

Prison Girls

Written by: Neko Case
Recorded by:
Performed by Neko Case with Elvis on guitar on an episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... recorded 2009-09-21.
Lyrics

Radio Nowhere

Written by: Bruce Springsteen
Recorded by:
Performed by Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Nils Lofgren, Roy Bittan and The Imposters as a medley with Radio Silence and Radio, Radio on an episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... recorded 2009-09-25.
Wikipedia: Radio Nowhere

Rainy Day Women #12 & 35

Written by: Bob Dylan
Recorded by:
  • Bob Dylan, single and on Blonde On Blonde, 1966
Performed by Bob Dylan and his band with Elvis among the background vocalists 1995-03-31 in London and 1995-04-11 in Dublin.
Wikipedia: Rainy Day Women #12 & 35

Red Dirt Girl

Written by: Emmylou Harris
Recorded by:
Performed by Emmylou Harris backed by Elvis and The Imposters and Larry Campbell on their 2005 tour.

Ring Them Bells

Written by: Bob Dylan
Recorded by:
Performed by Ron Sexsmith with Elvis on backing vocals on an episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... recorded 2009-09-21.
Lyrics

Rock And Roll

Written by: Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham
Recorded by:
Performed by Sheryl Crow and her band with Elvis on guitar 2009-07-11 in St. Louis.
Wikipedia: Rock And Roll

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

This section is incomplete.

Seeds

Written by: Bruce Springsteen
Recorded by:
Performed by Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Nils Lofgren, Roy Bittan and The Imposters on an episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... recorded 2009-09-25.

Small Town

Written by: John Mellencamp
Recorded by:
Performed by John Mellencamp with Elvis playing guitar as part of the backing band on an episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... recorded 2008-09-15.
Wikipedia: Small Town

Sunshine Of Your Love

Written by: Jack Bruce, Pete Brown and Eric Clapton
Recorded by:
  • Cream, on Disraeli Gears, 1967
  • The Cowsills, on The Cowsills In Concert, 1969
  • Ella Fitzgerald, on Sunshine Of Your Love, 1969
  • The 5th Dimension, The Age Of Aquarius, 1969
  • Mongo Santamaría, on Feelin' Alright, 1970
  • Jimi Hendrix, on Experience, 1971 (recorded 1969)
  • Goo Goo Dolls, on Goo Goo Dolls, 1987
  • Bobby McFerrin, on Simple Pleasures, 1988
  • Frank Zappa, on The Best Band You Never Heard In Your Life, 1991 (recorded 1988)
  • Living Colour, single, 1994
  • Toto, on Through The Looking Glass, 2002
  • Ozzy Osbourne, on Under Cover, 2005
  • Funkadelic, on By Way Of The Drum, 2007 (recorded 1984)
Performed by The Police, Elvis Costello and The Imposters (with Elvis on guitar but not singing) on an episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... recorded 2008-08-06. The song was not included in the UK broadcast.
Wikipedia: Sunshine Of Your Love

The Angel Of Death

Written by: Hank Williams
This section is incomplete.

The Pilgrim, Chapter 33

Written by: Kris Kristofferson
Recorded by:
Performed by Kris Kristofferson backed by Elvis and The Sugarcanes 2010-07-25 in San Sebastián, Spain.

The Rising

Written by: Bruce Springsteen
Recorded by:
Performed by Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Nils Lofgren, Roy Bittan and The Imposters on an episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... recorded 2009-09-25.
Wikipedia: The Rising

There's No Tomorrow

Written by: Elton John, Leon Russell, T Bone Burnett and James Timothy Shaw (a.k.a. The Mighty Hannibal
Recorded by:
Performed by all participants in The Speaking Clock Revue 2010-10-20 in New York. (Elvis also produced and sings on a different song with this title on Squeeze's East Side Story.)

The Tide Is High

Written by: Tyrone Evans and Howard Barrett
This section is incomplete.

Tymps (The Sick In The Head Song)

Written by: Fiona Apple
Recorded by:
Performed by Fiona Apple backed by Elvis and The Imposters on the TV program Decades Rock Live, recorded 2006-05-19.

Wake Me Up When September Ends

Written by: Green Day (words by Billie Joe Armstrong, music by Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tré Cool)
Recorded by:
Performed by Billie Joe Armstrong backed by Elvis and The Imposters on the TV program Decades Rock Live, recorded 2006-05-19.
Wikipedia: Wake Me Up When September Ends

Werewolves Of London

Written by: LeRoy Marinell, Waddy Wachtel and Warren Zevon
Recorded by:
Performed by Warren Zevon with backing by EC, John Hiatt, Nicolette Larson, Richard Thompson, David Lindley & Jackson Browne, 1984-06-30, Santa Monica, CA - McCabe's Guitar Shop 10th Anniversary Show.
Wikipedia: Werewolves Of London

You Got The Look I Like

Written by: Nick Lowe
Recorded by:
  • Nick Lowe, on Party Of One, 1990
  • Henning Staerk, on Somewhere Someone's Falling In Love, 1997
  • Terry Anderson & The Olympic Ass-Kickin Team, on Lowe Profile: A Tribute To Nick Lowe, 2005
Performed by Paul Revelli at the Costello Sings Lowe / Nick Sings Elvis late show 2010-10-01 with Elvis among the backing musicians.