Thursday, May 31, 2007

Tuesday May 29th: The Summer of Love, with Larry Miller

“It was 40 years ago today...”
A salute to Sgt. Pepper and his band

Jimi Hendrix: “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” (Live- concert in Stockholm (?)
Jeff Lynne: “A little Help From My Friends” *
Richie Havens: “A little Help From My Friends” (live)
Elton John: “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” (W/ John Lennon)*
Peter Frampton: “Getting Better”

George Burns: “Fixing a Hole”
Brian Ferry: “She’s Leaving Home” *
the Bee Gees: “Being For The Benefit of Mr. Kite”

Patti Smith: “Within You Without You”
Keith Moon: “When I’m 64”
John Denver: “When I’m 64”
Roy Wood: “Lovely Rita” *
Fats Domino: “Lovely Rita”

Peter Nicholas: “Good Morning”
Bee Gees and friends: “Sgt. Pepper: Reprise”
Lighthouse: “A Day in the Life”

Some concert events from the past in San Francisco:

Fillmore- May 27, 1966:
Velvet Underground: “I’m Waiting For The Man”
The Mothers of Invention: “You’re Probably Wondering Why I’m Here”

Avalon- May 26, 1967:
Salvation Army: “She Turns to Flowers” (oops- same name, wrong band)
Blue Cheer: “Out Of Focus”

Fillmore- May 26-27, 1967:
Big Brother and the Holding Company: “The Cuckoo”
Steve Miller Band: “Children of the Future”

Winterland- May 30th, 1967: H.A.L.O. Benefit:
Jefferson Airplane: “Won’t You Try/ Saturday Afternoon”
Quicksilver Messenger Service: “Babe. I’m Gonna Leave You”
Grateful Dead: “It’s All Over Now. Baby Blue”

Straight Theater: May 24, 1968:
Dan Hicks and His Hotlicks: “Where’s the Money”

Winterland- May 28, 1969: People’s Park Benefit:
Creedence Clearwater Revival: “Green River/ Susie Q” (Live)
Steve Miller Band: “In My First Mind” (encore, because the CD froze the first time)

* Note: Some of the Sgt. Pepper Music came from a soundtrack recording for the film “All This and WW II”- do a web search for more information..

Eli next week; I’ll be back on the 12th and the 26th with more Summer of Love Bad Acid Flashbacks. On Monday the 18th, Bob Dubrow and I will be cohosting a 4 hour special on the 40th anniversary of the Monterey Pop Festival, which I was somewhat at...

Stay Groovy!


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