And yet to have been present at the best of the 1984 shows (Paris, Barcelona, Vienna, Offenbach), particularly if one was somewhere towards the front of the sea of humanity, able to see the man and hear him, must have been an unforgettable experience. Here is Dylan offering himself – through his singing; he does almost no talking between songs – openly and enthusiastically and warmly.
… Paris (July 1) is my favorite show of the tour (based on the tapes).
~Paul Williams (BD Performing artist 1974-86)
“There must be some way out of here,” said the joker to the thief
“There’s too much confusion, I can’t get no relief
Businessmen, they drink my wine, plowmen dig my earth
None of them along the line know what any of it is worth”
Standing on the waters casting your bread
While the eyes of the idol with the iron head are glowing
Distant ships sailing into the mist
You were born with a snake in both of your fists while a hurricane was blowing
Freedom just around the corner for you
But with the truth so far off, what good will it do?
#2 – Jokerman
Highway 61 Revisited
All Along The Watchtower
Just Like A Woman
I And I
License To Kill
Greg Sutton: I’ve Got To Use My Imagination (Gerry Goffin & Barry Goldberg)
A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall
It Ain’t Me, Babe
It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)
Simple Twist Of Fate
Masters Of War
Ballad Of A Thin Man
Enough Is Enough
Every Grain Of Sand
Lay Lady Lay
Like A Rolling Stone
Mr. Tambourine Man
Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
Girl From The North Country
Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door
Señor (Tales Of Yankee Power)
The Times They Are A-Changin’
Blowin’ In The Wind
Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar)
Mick Taylor (guitar)
Ian McLagan (keyboards)
Greg Sutton (bass)
Colin Allen (drums).
8-10, 18-20 Bob Dylan solo (vocal & guitar).
4, 9, 18 Bob Dylan harmonica.
21-25 Carlos Santana (guitar)
Been so long since a strange woman has slept in my bed
Look how sweet she sleeps, how free must be her dreams
In another lifetime she must have owned the world, or been faithfully wed
To some righteous king who wrote psalms beside moonlit streams
The Rolling Stones Pacific Tour 1973 was a concert tour of countries bordering the Pacific Ocean in January and February 1973 by The Rolling Stones. The tour is sometimes referred to as the Winter Tour 1973. However this title is misleading, as much of it took place in the Southern Hemisphere, where it was summer at the time.
#4 Gimme Shelter:
Love In Vain
You Can’t Always Get What You Want
Honky Tonk Women
All Down The Line
Band Introductions / Happy Birthday Nicky
Rip This Joint
#12 Midnight Rambler
Mick Jagger – lead vocals, harmonica
Keith Richards – guitar, backing vocals
Mick Taylor – guitar
Bill Wyman – bass guitar
Charlie Watts – drums
Nicky Xenakis – drums
Bobby Keys – saxophones
Jimmy Price – trumpet, trombone
Nicky Hopkins – piano
#1 Brown Sugar
#3 Rocks Off
Brown Sugar * Bitch * Rocks Off * Gimme Shelter * Happy * Tumbling Dice * Honky Tonk Women * All Down The Line * Midnight Rambler * Little Queenie
“I don’t really think in terms of obstacles. My biggest obstacle is always myself.” – Steve Earle
One of JV’s Greatest heroes
SteveEarle (born January 17, 1955) is known for his rock, folk and Texas Country as well as his political views. He is also a producer, author, a political activist, and an actor, and has written and directed a play.
Stephen Fain Earle
January 17, 1955 (age 58)
Hampton, Virginia United States
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Country-rock, Texas country, folk,Americana, heartland rock, alt-country,roots rock
Me and Egil have seen Steve Earle in concert several times and have followed him since his magnificent debut. We love the man.
He is always exciting to follow, as a musician, as a writer or as an actor. He has integrity. We’re always looking forward to his new albums and hope he will return to our shores as soon as possible.
Happy birthday Steve Earle!
by Stephen Thomas Erlewine
In the strictest sense, Steve Earle isn’t a country artist; he’s a roots rocker. Earle emerged in the mid-’80s, after Bruce Springsteen had popularized populist rock & roll and Dwight Yoakam had kick-started the neo-traditionalist movement in country music. At first, Earle appeared to be more indebted to the rock side than country, as he played a stripped-down, neo-rockabilly style that occasionally verged on outlaw country. However, his unwillingness to conform to the rules of Nashville or rock & roll meant that he never broke through into either genre’s mainstream. Instead, he cultivated a dedicated cult following, drawing from both the country and rock audiences. Toward the early ’90s, his career was thrown off track by personal problems and substance abuse, but he re-emerged stronger and healthier several years later…(READ MORE)
One of his best – Goodbye:
Photo: Senor McGuire
Last year for his birthday we picked our favourite songs by Steve Earle.