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snruter amabon 04-21-2014 03:21 PM

What Concert would you have most like to have seen
 
OK, simple question, kind of goes in the same vein as best Rock Band but which concert, past or present would you have liked to go to. I have a couple

1. Jethro Tull at Red Rocks 1972 I believe
2. Pink Floyd dark side of the moon tour
3. Crowes & Jimmy Page
Many many others I can think of really. Elton John in Australia would have been pretty epic.

spareparts 04-21-2014 03:25 PM

Re: What Concert would you have most like to have seen
 
I came very close to seeing Zeppelin in 1977. I would have been 11 years old. My buddy went to get tickets. There was a riot for tickets and the concert was cancelled

Close second was, we were going to see Nirvana but one dude's girlfriend said she wanted to go to the movies instead so he gave away the tickets. That sucked

snruter amabon 04-21-2014 03:29 PM

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Originally Posted by spareparts (Post 4139921)
I came very close to seeing Zeppelin in 1977. I would have been 11 years old. My buddy went to get tickets. There was a riot for tickets and the concert was cancelled

Close second was, we were going to see Nirvana but one dude's girlfriend said she wanted to go to the movies instead so he gave away the tickets. That sucked

Yeah, any Zepplin concert would be one I would like to see. When I was a kid big names used to come to my Brother & Sisters High school to play. Alice Cooper, Ted Nugent, Bob Seegar etc..... used to play in little old Bay City Michigan at a High School football stadium of all places. Those would have been pretty cool shows but alas I was a wee child.

snruter amabon 04-21-2014 03:32 PM

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My Brother saw Roger Waters doing The Wall a couple of years back in Charlotte, said it was the best show he has ever been to.

spareparts 04-21-2014 03:33 PM

Re: What Concert would you have most like to have seen
 
Yeah I definitely was too young to see the good stuff, but I did see my fair share of punk shows, Black Flag in 83, Fugazi a ton of times in 88-89

But the real good classic rock stuff, I missed.

Spurticus saw Skynyrd's last concert. That's pretty amazing

Transmaniacon 04-21-2014 03:36 PM

Re: What Concert would you have most like to have seen
 
Hendrix, with Band of Gypsies or hell, anywhere anytime.

Mingus at Antibes.

Alice Cooper band, circa 72-73.

Blue Oyster Cult, 1974.

Ike and Tina Turner

Dylan in Greenwich Village, 1963

Funkadelic with Eddie Hazel

Nina Simone, mid 60s

Duke Ellington at Newport

And many more

catdaddy66 04-21-2014 03:38 PM

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Of the three in the OP, I have to say Jethro Tull at Red Rocks! Awesome band at a legendary venue. I would give away a kidney to see The Wall by Roger Waters!

snruter amabon 04-21-2014 03:44 PM

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Originally Posted by catdaddy66 (Post 4139943)
Of the three in the OP, I have to say Jethro Tull at Red Rocks! Awesome band at a legendary venue. I would give away a kidney to see The Wall by Roger Waters!

Yeah, this was the concert with the riot associated I believe. I toured Red Rocks a few months ago & JT has long been my favorite band. Heard Ian Anderson still goes to pubs in Rural England/Ireland & does an impromptu set with local musicians. How freaking cools would that be to land on a random concert like that?

spareparts 04-21-2014 03:45 PM

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Originally Posted by Transmaniacon (Post 4139938)
Hendrix, with Band of Gypsies or hell, anywhere anytime.

Mingus at Antibes.

Alice Cooper band, circa 72-73.

Blue Oyster Cult, 1974.

Ike and Tina Turner

Dylan in Greenwich Village, 1963

Funkadelic with Eddie Hazel

Nina Simone, mid 60s

Duke Ellington at Newport

And many more

Your list is cool, I'd add Miles Davis with the fusion group around the time of Bitches Brew

snruter amabon 04-21-2014 03:46 PM

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It was 71, sorry I missed it by a year

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Forty years ago, Jethro Tull played an apocalyptic show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre amid tear gas, unruly crowds, hurled rocks, violent police officers and a swooping police helicopter.

It was to be the end of rock 'n' roll at Red Rocks forever. And for the five years after the concert, there was no rock music at the legendary mountain amphitheater.

"It was an overreaction by the police at the time, who had helicopters in the air," Tull frontman Ian Anderson said recently from his office in southwest England. "We charged through police roadblocks, and I ran straight onto the stage and talked to the audience. (The police) knew there would be a full-scale riot if they arrested me."

Anderson laughs about it now, calling it "a Top 10 strange/weird moment" while discussing his band's Red Rocks date, scheduled for Wednesday, only two days shy of that fateful show's 40th anniversary.

It's fitting that Tull is playing Red Rocks on this tour, also the 40th anniversary of the record they were touring then, "Aqualung."

http://www.denverpost.com/ci_18194571

Transmaniacon 04-21-2014 03:58 PM

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Originally Posted by spareparts (Post 4139933)
Yeah I definitely was too young to see the good stuff, but I did see my fair share of punk shows, Black Flag in 83, Fugazi a ton of times in 88-89

I think my first real show in a bar/club (not counting Magic Attic) was Fugazi at Rockafellas in 1989. I think Lay Quiet Awhile opened?

Edit: On second thought, it had to be 1990 when I saw them, because I was old enough to drive (15).

ccured 04-21-2014 04:26 PM

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Originally Posted by snruter amabon (Post 4139913)
OK, simple question, kind of goes in the same vein as best Rock Band but which concert, past or present would you have liked to go to. I have a couple

1. Jethro Tull at Red Rocks 1972 I believe
2. Pink Floyd dark side of the moon tour
3. Crowes & Jimmy Page
Many many others I can think of really. Elton John in Australia would have been pretty epic.

I saw Jimmy Page and the Black Crowes in 1999 or 2000 in Raleigh. Fanfrickintastic.

For Me
1)Any Led Zeppelin Concert
2)Monterray Pop especially Hendrix set
3)The Allman Brother's Live at the Filmore
4)The Band- The Last Waltz
5)When Dylan went electric or Elvis' comeback special

Spurticus 04-21-2014 04:57 PM

Re: What Concert would you have most like to have seen
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by spareparts (Post 4139933)
Yeah I definitely was too young to see the good stuff, but I did see my fair share of punk shows, Black Flag in 83, Fugazi a ton of times in 88-89

But the real good classic rock stuff, I missed.

Spurticus saw Skynyrd's last concert. That's pretty amazing

Yep, They must have known something was in the air that night too. I
saw them four or five times in their career, but that was absolutely a
Kick Ass Show that night. The whole show was Kick Ass. The Atlanta
Rhythm Section opened for them and ended with two encores. For an
opening act, that's pretty uncommon, but the crowd wouldn't let them
go without it. ..... Skynyrd came out and made ARS look like a HS prom
band. .. Hell of a show.

Spurticus 04-21-2014 05:03 PM

Re: What Concert would you have most like to have seen
 
I've said it on Cockytalk a couple of times before, but my answer to
this question would be The Original Woodstock Concert when the Who
was out on stage.

If I had a time machine and could go back in time Once, to one moment
to witness a historical event, I would chose The moment that The Who
was on stage at Woodstock doing See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me.
That was not a song played by The Who, to a big crowd at a concert that
night. That was four guys who had become the focal point of a Rock n Roll
Historical event, and they spoke to a generation through that song. It was
the right time, the right song and the right band for that concert and that
era. ... I still get chills when I see the replay of that.

spareparts 04-21-2014 05:05 PM

Re: What Concert would you have most like to have seen
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Spurticus (Post 4140011)
I've said it on Cockytalk a couple of times before, but my answer to
this question would be The Original Woodstock Concert when the Who
was out on stage.

If I had a time machine and could go back in time Once, to one moment
to witness a historical event, I would chose The moment that The Who
was on stage at Woodstock doing See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me.
That was not a song played by The Who, to a big crowd at a concert that
night. That was four guys who had become the focal point of a Rock n Roll
Historical event, and they spoke to a generation through that song. It was
the right time, the right song and the right band for that concert and that
era. ... I still get chills when I see the replay of that.

That's what I remember you saying before. Incidentally, didn't The Who play the most songs of any Woodstock artist? And the set ended at sunrise, followed by the Jefferson Airplane, who were supposed to go on in the middle of the night?

Spurticus 04-21-2014 05:10 PM

Re: What Concert would you have most like to have seen
 
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Originally Posted by spareparts (Post 4140014)
That's what I remember you saying before. Incidentally, didn't The Who play the most songs of any Woodstock artist? And the set ended at sunrise, followed by the Jefferson Airplane, who were supposed to go on in the middle of the night?

Yeah, I think the Who was actually out twice during that Concert. Not
sure if it was planned that way, or if it was adlibbed, but they were out
the fist day there for about 30 minutes playing a short set.
There wasn't a "headline" act for that concert, but The Who was given
the most amount of time the last day of the concert. Several acts ahead
of them were supposed to do 30 minute sets, but as in all concerts, things
run long at times, so the Who didn't actually come out until well after
3/4:a.m. ... the setting was fantastic though. Playing that song near
sunrise, must have been a hell of a view for the band and the crowd.

Acockolypse Now 04-21-2014 05:44 PM

Re: What Concert would you have most like to have seen
 
Would like to have seen Pink Floyd's original Wall concert in 1980. The one in London specifically. I saw Roger Waters in Charlotte do the Wall, and yes, it was the best show I've ever seen.

Hate I missed seeing Zappa live.

U-Dub Gamecock 04-21-2014 09:06 PM

Re: What Concert would you have most like to have seen
 
Going way back.... Im sure the Beatles would have been cool to see in concert...

Other ones:
Pink Floyd
The Doors
CCR

GamecockInHell 04-21-2014 09:16 PM

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I saw Pink Floyd on their 1075 tour. I wasn't a big Floyd fan until then but after that I was hooked. I've seen them twice since. I saw Skynard at the Atlanta concert that they played Freebird like a dozen times for an encore.
I guess my favorites that I didn't get to see were
#1 all three days at Woodstock, or at least Hendrix
#2 Led Zep anywhere. I had tickets once for them in Atlanta and for some reason they cancelled.
#3. Thin Lizzie. I loved that band and never got to see them.


I guess I've pretty much seen most everyone else I ever wanted to see at least once.

RGHoskins 04-21-2014 09:16 PM

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The Doors anywhere
Dylan and The Dead
Dylan with The Band
The Last Waltz


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