Tuesday, February 24, 2009

73 Bands I remember seeing live

73 of the Bands I have been lucky enough to see over the past years, I have put a link with each one so you can get a little video of them if you aren't familiar with their music..

I am still thinking...

One of my absolute favorite performances was a single song, by Johnny Winter in a small club in Boston, Ma and he performed Redhouse, a Jimi Hendrix song

Led Zeppelin was fun, the all time best line up though was in Oakland California where I saw Eddie Money, Peter Tosh, Carlos Santana and the Rolling Stones in 1978

10 Years After
3rd Eye Blind
AC/DC (with Bon Scott)
Aerosmith in the 70's, 80's and 90's
Alanis Morissette
Alice Cooper 3rd row seats, Great Show!
Allman Brothers
Arlo Guthrie
B-52's
Barenaked Ladies
Beck
Bob Welch
Buffalo Tom
Dave Mason
Eddie Money
Elton John 1976
Emerson,Lake & Palmer
Foreigner
Frank Marino & Mahogony Rush
Frank Zappa
G-Love & Special Sauce
Gary Wright Most Boring Show EVAH
Genesis
Gin Blossoms
Heart At the California Jam 2
J Geils
Jefferson Starship
Jethro Tull
Joe Perry Project
Joe Walsh
Johnny Winter (Playing Red House was Awesome)
Journey
Judas Priest
KiKi Dee
Kings of Leon
Led Zeppelin (Final show in US with John Bonham)
Lynyrd Skynyrd (Before the Plane Crash)
Marshall Tucker (1st Band I ever saw)
Meatloaf
Moby
Molly Hatchett
Neil Young
Peter Gabriel
Peter Tosh (He was on Tour with Rolling Stones)
Pink Floyd (1975) this recording is from the show
Porno For Pyros
Presidents Of USA
Radiohead
Rick Derringer
Rolling Stones (best show 1978) 2 other x's
RUSH All about the drums baby
Sammy Hagar
Santana
Styx (in the 70's) Good Live Video from CHICAGO
Ted Nugent
The Cars
The Cranberries
The Eagles
The Foo Fighters
The Guess Who
The Killers
The Silver Beats (Japanese Beatles Cover Band)
The Who (Year drummer,Keith Moon, died)
Thin Lizzy
Till Tuesday
Tiny Tim
Todd Rundgren
Traffic
U-2
UFO
Van Halen (with Sammy Hagar)
Yes

7 comments:

Kath Lockett said...

Wow wow WOW - you've been soooo lucky, tom!

Mine are very few:
Dire Straits 1986
Midnight Oil - many times
Hoodoo Gurus - many times
B52s - 1989
Bryan Adams
Bruce Springsteen, Wembley 1991
Joe Cocker - 3 times
Rod Stewart
Crowded house - 3 times
Ronan Keating
The Damned - 1987
The Saw Doctors
U2 - Earls Court, 1992
THE WIGGLES - Adelaide, 2003

TOM said...

Kath that's a great list and you helped me remember 3 I forgot from shows in early 90's

Midnight Oil
Rod Stewart
and The Spin Doctors,

jaCkie said...

Pretty impressive/cool! I can't believe you saw alanis morissette! I would love to see her.. Any good?

want my list?! as follows:
(Please note that I started going to concerts at the height of being a boy band loving teenager!)

98 degrees with Jessica Simpson and the Baha Men (yes, the guys that sing the song "Who let the dogs out?") embarrassing!
NSYNC
John Mayer and the Counting Crows
Keane
The Killers (2 times)

Pathetic? I think so and I think I need to start going to more concerts if I'm ever going to compile a list like yours!

TOM said...

Jackie, I've got a few years on you...The list is getting better..I do have "Tiny Tim" on my list but he was playing at a state fair that I was at, I didn't buy tix in advance for him !!

PS Did I see you at the Killer Show??

jaCkie said...

haha yes i think so! i heard there was a guy at the concert with an untreated broken ankle walking around!

UNOWHO said...

I saw Johnny Mathis in concert a couple of times........Oh well !!

TOM said...

Jackie I think I have an old post with a picture of that The Killer Ankle

Unowho, I've seen Johnny Perform on the Ed Sullivan Show too