Saturday, December 28, 2013

The return of the capital models part 349...

Playlist (Play) (Download)
Yes - The Ladder
Yes - Magnification
Yes - Live at Montreux 2003
Yes - Yes
Yes - Time and a Word
Yes - The Yes Album
Yes - Fragile
Yes - Close to the Edge
Yes - Tales from Topographic Oceans
Yes - Relayer
Yes - Going for the One
Yes - Tormato
Yes - Drama
Various - Capital Models Covers : The Originals

Awake super early but did not rise till just after six...


At 8, I was at the venue for tonight's gig re the set up and soundcheck...

Andy was there slightly ahead of me and we were followed closely by Keith...


...and Jamie...


We took the full two hours allotted to us to get everything just right - more space would have been good of course but not to worry...


All was ready bang on 10 am...


...and time for breakfast...


Home around midday...

In the afternoon, mostly listening to Yes still, I took a trip down to GuitarGuitar to partake of a couple of new bass plectrums...

The black ones below were purchased in 1977 when I got my first bass - only one remains intact...


Just before 8 in the evening, picked up Keith and chum Lynn and headed back to the Kilted Pig...

Despite having spent so much time getting things set up this morning, I discovered my mic was no longer working...

I had to drive home and attempt a fix...

And back again just in time for the start of the first set at 9:30...


A bit of a tight squeeze...


The set went well with audients already singing along by the third song...

Of course some of them had been here since the afternoon and were rather the worse for wear...

We gave them the good time they were looking for...


The second set started on cue at 11 but here is the moment I realised my hastily repaired mic, despite having functioned for the first collection of pop-picking hits, had now "gone to buggery", as they say in the music business...


I swapped to Jamie's mic for the first song before taking Andy's to the front of the so-called stage...


I think it's fair to say, a good time was had by all...

Including Penny, Paul and Ross...


...Maureen and Keith...


...Bobby...


...Tori and Shivvy...


...Count Brodski (seen here with Penny and her autographed poster)...


...Paul (again) and George...


All in all, over and above the usual punters, we must have brought in around 40 or 50 others for an excellent night of fun...

The place was indeed packed...

After three encores and a total playing time of two and a quarter hours, it was all over...


Time for a catch up with chums who'd made it along, before heading home and hitting the sack around 2am...

Highlight of the Day : Playing live...

Setlists

Set One
A Hard Rains a-Gonna Fall
Dakota
That’s Entertainment
The Ballad of John and Yoko
Bad Moon Rising
The Scientist
Light My Fire
Wake Me Up
The Man Who Can’t Be Moved
Sweet Jane
Candy
Feel
Your Song
Cracklin’ Rosie
Sweet Caroline

Set Two
Say Hello Wave Goodbye
Rocking in the Free World
Open Your Eyes
Dancing in the Dark
Starman
Proud Mary
Folsom Prison Blues 
Perfect Day
Brown Eyed Girl
Stuck in the Middle With You
Make Me Smile
Suspicious Minds
Ruby Don’t Take Your Love to Town
Mrs Robinson
Rhinestone Cowboy
Daydream Believer

Encore 1
All Shook Up
Blue Suede Shoes

Encore 2
Laid

Encore 3
Sweet Caroline (again)

1 comment:

David Quartet said...

Saturday 28 December 2013
Yes – The Ladder - Nine Voices
Yes – Magnification - Don't Go
Yes – Live at Montreux 2003 - Don't Kill the Whale
Yes – Fragile - Five Per Cent for Nothing
Yes – Tormato - Madrigal
Yes – Yes - Yesterday and Today
The Beatles – 1967-70 - The Ballad of John and Yoko
Elton John – Greatest Hits - Your Song
Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel – The Best Years of Our Lives - Make Me Smile
The Monkees – Works - Daydream Believer
Neil Diamond – Gold - Sweet Caroline