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Old 09-15-2016, 11:43 AM   #2
johnfowles
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Default Re: Morristown NJ Sept 14, 2016

[quote=3pennies;189508]I wasn't able to jot town the setlist (hopefully someone else can provide) [/quote]
Only too happy to oblige thruppence, see below I am sorry we did not arrange to meet (in fact it was a bit doubtful until about 3:30 that I would be going due to my Sang Froid (the Englishman's usual bloody cold as Paddy Roberts once memorably sang)
Gord was in generally good form except for having trouble getting the first line of Never Too Close requiring two restarts. he was quite chatty including reminiscing about Los Angeles parties on Santa Monica Blvd in the 50's.
We felt that the audience was comparatively quite laid back, although there were at least three standing ovations.

For the first time for a long time I memorised the complete 2-set setlist using the mnumonic method that I have repeatedly mentioned (there is a detailed explanation in my posting to the Massey Hall 2008 thread). see:-
http://www.corfid.com/vbb/showpost.p...1&postcount=26
That method relies on associating a song title with rhyming or otherwise suitable/memorable key words , so doing so for two sets is a real challenge since it is hard to come up with words representing numbers greater than 14, so I had to start over with one-bun for set 2 then when recalling later trying not to get confused by the resulting two associations for each number (let alone mix them up with memories of previous exercises).I was particularly pleased this time with my links for five "hive" which I find hard to come up with at the best of times:
in the first set I imagined a flight of bees attacking a horse (and horseman) hence Don Quixote.
for the second set I came up with "making a bee line" i.e. pressing on (I'd Rather Press On)
Anyway the setlists were
Set One
Sweet Guinevere
Did She Mention My Name
Waiting For You
Never Too Close
Don Quixote
Clouds of Loneliness
Rainy Day People
Spanish Moss/Shadows
Beautiful
A Painter Passing Through
The Watchman's Gone
The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald
Carefree Highway
Set Two
Now And Then
Ribbon Of Darkness/Sundown
14 Karat Gold
I'd Rather Press On
The Minstrel Of The Dawn
Let It Ride
If You Could Read My Mind
Restless

Baby Step Back
Canadian Railroad Trilogy
Encore
Cold On The Shoulder
 


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