Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Moodies

Along with lots of white hair, there were classic t-shirts in evidence at last night's Moody Blues concert. If you are a Moodies fan, it was a 2 1/2 hour stretch where it was hard to stay seated. Here's the Setlist:
Set 1
The Voice
The Day We Meet Again
Stepping in a Slide Zone
Gypsy
Tuesday Afternoon
Lean on Me
Meanwhile
Peak Hour
I know You're Out There Somewhere
The Story in Your Eyes
Set 2
Your Wildest Dreams
Isn't Life Strange
The Other Side of Life
Driftwood
Higher and Higher
Are You Sitting Comfortably
I'm Just a Singer(in a Rock & Roll Band)
Late Lament
Nights in White Satin
Question
Encore:
Ride My See-Saw

18 comments:

  1. Would love to have heard that encore song :D

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  2. I was exhausted after that concert! Hard to sit still.....great, great fun.

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  3. Je ne connais pas, mais l'affiche fait tres années hippies 1960/70

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  4. I'm grinning, just thinking about all that great music, live, out of the mouths and fingers of the Moody Blues. You are one lucky Birdman!

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  5. We would love to attend this concert! Wonderful moment!
    Léia

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  6. i've never been a fan of them but sounds like you had fun!

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  7. When I left Arizona for Texas with two suitcases I obviously no longer owned any music of my own. I think it's time to tune in to pandora.com for some Moody Blues!

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  8. I saw them one time, early 1970s, in Kansas City. I could only afford a ticket near the top of the room, and I swear that music took me all over the place, floating on air. No mind-altering drugs, either. Just that wonderful sound.

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  9. You are the envy of all your visitors today! Must have been a great evening. the "white hairs" have great taste.

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  10. Nights in White Satin..classic and my favorite! Glad Elenka and yourself enjoyed and 'grooved' to the music Birdman!

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  11. Whoah! Not *that's* a great concert!

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  12. I remember when I went about two or maybe three years ago. I went with friends who were around my age. I remember looking around the arena and thinking "wow, there are a lot of white heads here". And, you are so right, it was nearly impossible to stay in your seat. I agree with Kate, "white hairs" have great taste in music.

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  13. I take it you had a good time!

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  14. Nights in White Satin by itself pays for the tickets. You must have a lot of boomers reading your blog, buddy.

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  15. What a great show! We love the Moody Blues - way back then and still. Thank God for Pandora because "our vinyl" is long ago worn out.

    Darryl and Ruth :)

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  16. Waaah! I didn't know they were still playing! I was introduced to Moody Blues in '72, just before leaving for a road trip from Toronto to Panama. Right before crossing the border into Mexico, my mother allowed me to pick two tapes. One I picked was their On the Threshold of a Dream tape (the other was Jesus Christ Superstar soundtrack). If you remember the first cut of the album, In the Beginning, you'll understand the stunned glares I got from both parents and four siblings when we played it the first time. Luckily for me, it became a favorite album for all of us (as did JCSS).

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